Daily Bread: Thoughts & Prayers from the Psalms ~ Psalm 31 ~ How GREAT is the GOODNESS of our GOD ! He is our SHELTER and ROCK FORTRESS and DELIVERER LOVE and TRUTH SAVIOR and REDEEMER When I am in distress and my life is consumed with ANGUISH, I will TRUST in you, God. Your refuge is a high rock. Your fortress is strong. Your love is unfailing. I am hidden in you. You SAW my affliction and you KNEW the great suffering of my soul. Let your face SHINE on me. Hide us in the shelter of your PRESENCE. You PRESERVE the faithful. How GREAT is the GOODNESS which the LORD has stored up for us ! He has SHOWN us His WONDERFUL LOVE ! You can read (or listen) to Psalm 31. HERE
Psalm 32 Daily Bread: Thoughts & Prayers from the Psalms ~ Psalm 30 ~ SING to the LORD, All you saints of His. PRAISE His holy name ! For He has lifted us UP out of the depths and the grave ! He continues in MERCY He is our HELP. For what good will it do if our VOICES are silenced? So… SING to the LORD all you saints of His ! For His anger lasts but a moment… but His favor lasts a LIFETIME ! Our weeping my last for a night… but our JOY comes in the MORNING ! The LORD has turned our WEEPING into DANCING and He has clothed us in JOY ! Our hearts will SING to our God ! We will not be SILENT ! We will give thanks FOREVER ! You can read (or listen) to Psalm 30. HERE
Daily Bread: Thoughts & Prayers from the Psalms ~ Psalm 29 ~ “The LORD blesses His People with peace.” Have you ever wondered what the Psalms must have sounded like being sung by the voices of His People, our people, so long ago? A few days ago I came across a song that took these ancient words and brought them to life. I think it is a perfect prayer we can sing together today. It is offered (truly an offering) to us by Shelby Hughey (lyrics) and Elijah Ogden (music). I found it while reading some of the most genuine thoughts on real life in Christ, by Sarah Sandel. I highly recommend her blog ( ) . You’ll find her writing to be brave and true and inspiring. Thank you Sarah, Shelby, and Elijah for letting me share ! HERE VIDEO Oh, Your voice like thunder cracks, And oh, Your voice, like heavy rain beating on my back. With a word the hills start shaking and the fire splits in two. What is this? How is it the voice that thunder speaks to you
Rest my dear one, to My love run, Lay these burdens down. Surely you were made for more than this. Pretty pictures, trophies centered On your highest shelf come crashing down, Come crashing down. Continue reading Psalm 29 – Daily Bread from the Psalms Daily Bread: Thoughts & Prayers from the Psalms ~ Psalm 28 ~ O LORD We call to you for HELP for MERCY.
Continue reading Psalm 28 – Daily Bread from the Psalms Daily Bread: Thoughts & Prayers from the Psalms ~ Psalm 27 ~ LORD, You ARE our LIGHT our SALVATION our STRONGHOLD What is there to fear ? Our CONFIDENCE is in you ! We ask you to OPEN our eyes that we may see you in all your BEAUTY and contemplate all your LOVELINESS ! KEEP us close to you every day LIVING in the nearness of your PRESENCE. In your arms we find SAFETY & SHELTER. HEAR our voices and be MERCIFUL HEAR our hearts and RECEIVE us. Though those we love deepest may REJECT us, YOU WILL NOT ! We will continue to SEEK your face. We will SING and MAKE music to you ! We can be FULLY CONFIDENT We WILL see your GOODNESS in the land of the LIVING !!! So We will WAIT for you. We will be STRONG and take heart. For you are our STRENGTH & SALVATION The LIGHT of our LIFE ! What is there to fear ?! You can read (or listen) to Psalm 27. HERE Psalm 26