All this week I will be publishing a series of Laments to correspond to the three Jewish “prayer hours” of the day. I hope that they are helpful. Sabbath Week of Lament — Day One, Sunday Read Psalm 44 A Morning Prayer of Lament “God, You have done so much for Your Church. You determined … More A Sabbath Week of Lament — Day One, Sunday
Lament : to mourn aloud; to wail. 1 : to express sorrow, mourning, or regret for, … often demonstratively : to mourn 2 : to regret strongly A new series begins next Sunday. Each day at midnight, I will post a series of three laments, one to correspond to each of the three “hours” … More A Sabbath Week of Lament — Sunday
Reading with the Pastor Mark 8 and Psalm 44 Verses 12 and 13 arrested my attention. Sighing deeply in His Spirit, He said, “Why does this generation seek for a sign? Truly I say to you, no sign will be given to this generation.” Leaving them, He again embarked and went away to the other … More Thinking about Incarnation
Sunday Musings A mother, perhaps more than anyone else in the culture is a sower of futures. And Christian mothers are always seeding the future with Gospel values, the Gospel message and Gospel hope. She sows her seed in the rush and bustle of daily life and responsibilities that are often overwhelming and frequently (too … More Why Prayer is Mightier than the Sword: A Mother’s Day Ray of Hope
I have been talking to a number of people of late who seem to be in the doldrums in relationship to God. They love Him. They believe in Him. They are seeking to follow Him. And they can’t sense His presence. Historically, they have many biblical compatriots. The people of God are not immune from … More Psalm 44 and the Silence of God
Friday is for Heart Songs Spoiler alert: Poetry at the end. Bear with me. I am still trying to get my life back on track after the loss of my mom. This blog is a repost from when I was just poking around and trying to learn how to format in WordPress. I had … More Why Do You Hide Your Face?
Psalm 44:1-26 This is what You have done for us in the past. (1-3) A This what we are doing now. (4-8) B Where are You God? (9-16) C We continue to trust You now. (17-22) B This is our cry for redemption as in the past. (23-26) A The whole Psalm continues my … More Psalm 44 and the Silence of God