“Hear me when I call, O God of my righteousness! You have relieved me in my distress; have mercy on me, and hear my prayer” (Psalm 4:1) The Old Testament uses several different words for calling on/for God. One of those words means to call/cry out (loudly). Another word is the crying to be freed … Continue reading LORD, HEAR MY CRY AND BE MERCIFUL UNTO ME
Read it for yourself (in Psalm 13): I. David’s Concerns (verses 1, 2) … “HOW LONG, O LORD? Will You forget me forever? HOW LONG will You hide Your face from me? HOW LONG shall I take counsel in my soul, having sorrow in my heart daily? HOW LONG will my enemy be exalted over … Continue reading Sound Familiar? – – King David’s Prayer From 3000 Years Ago
“As for God, His way is perfect; the word of the LORD is proven; He is a shield to all who trust in Him” (Psalm 18:30) "The LORD is my strength and my shield; my heart trusted in Him, and I am helped” (Psalm 28:7) “Oh, how great is Your goodness, which You have laid … Continue reading THE BLESSINGS OF TRUSTING GOD
Not too long ago I finished reading the Psalms for the 3rd time (all 150 of them)! If you want a tremendous and incredible pick-me-up from God Himself - - this is it. I'm just going to take some samplings from the first few Psalms to perhaps whet your appetite for additional strengthening of your … Continue reading Need Some Encouragement or Real Help?
"Why do the nations rage (throng tumultuously), and the people plot a vain (worthless or empty) thing?" (Psalm 2:1) Yes, it's summertime; and, of course, it's the hot season of the year. But this is not what I'm referencing in my title above. I read in The Economist (March 10, 2020) that as of 2019, … Continue reading It’s Getting Hot Out There