Praying the Psalms (Psalm 5) (We Pray to You)

Where shall I direct my prayers? Only to you, Lord. Only You understand. You hear and you do right. Not only do you hear my prayers, but even my cries. I groan for relief for this earth, this country and your people. All of creation is groaning today and it’s no different than yesterday. WeContinue reading “Praying the Psalms (Psalm 5) (We Pray to You)”

Praying the Psalms (Psalm 4)

O Lord, will you answer me when I call to you? My sins were like crimson, but Jesus washed me anew. My good deeds done in the flesh were as filthy rags to you, but your reconciled me through the blood of the cross and my works, now done in the power of the Spirit,Continue reading “Praying the Psalms (Psalm 4)”

Praying the Psalms (Psalm 2)

Father, I see a deep hatred and disregard in our world for the things which please you. The nations are mocking you. They laugh at holiness and truth. They spit in the faces of your people. They jeer at the idea of a crucified Messiah because they see it as weakness. The rulers of thisContinue reading “Praying the Psalms (Psalm 2)”

A Prayer For the Church

Holy spirit, what good will arise from our meetings if you are not present? Come like a rushing wind. Have your way among us. We know that passion is pointless, repeated prayers are futile, and our joining together is nothing more than a social club of the world, if you are not in the midstContinue reading “A Prayer For the Church”