How Long, Oh Lord? (Psalm 6)

Not long now and every enemy will be put to shame. You, Lord,  will smite them with the sword of Your mouth and cast them into outer darkness and eternal suffering. But that day has yet to come. Today, the enemy is putting fear on our faces in every corner of the globe. So theContinue reading “How Long, Oh Lord? (Psalm 6)”

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 3)

That I awoke this morning is a miracle unto itself. You have sustained me once again. You are my glory. You are the reason for life. It’s for you that I wake and because of you that I hold my head up high. Your life is a shield about me. I will trust in you.Continue reading “Praying the Psalms (Psalm 3)”

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)”