Psalm 61:1-3 ESV Hear my cry, O God, listen to my prayer; from the end of the earth I call to you when my heart is faint. Lead me to the rock that is higher than I, for you have been my refuge, a strong tower against the enemy. We all have days that are … Continue reading When My Heart is Faint
“And let the peace of Christ rule in your hearts, to which indeed you were called in one body. And be thankful. Let the word of Christ dwell in you richly, teaching and admonishing one another in all wisdom, singing psalms and hymns and spiritual songs, with thankfulness in your hearts to God. And whatever … Continue reading Peace of Christ
This song is based off Psalm 42. The psalmist was downcast due to some trying and difficult times in his life. He may have been in exile. He was suffering greatly. The storms and tempests of his life were sweeping over him like a flood. He felt forgotten by God. He questioned why he must … Continue reading Why So Downcast?
This song, based off Psalm 30, updated to our relationship with Jesus Christ, God the Son, is a psalm of thanksgiving and praise for all that God has done for us in providing salvation for us from sin through the death of Jesus Christ on the cross, and through his resurrection. He delivered us from … Continue reading Not Be Silent
When I was in high school, back in the 1960s, I was “in love” with a guy, and we were friends, but he was not in love with me. He was in love with another girl, who was not in love with him. And, I wrote a poem about that, at that time. So, as … Continue reading Unrequited Love
Hebrews 12:2 NIV says: “Let us fix our eyes on Jesus, the author and perfecter of our faith, who for the joy set before him endured the cross, scorning its shame, and sat down at the right hand of the throne of God.” In 2 Corinthians 4:18 NIV we read: “So we fix our eyes … Continue reading I Will Lift My Eyes
Thursday, September 28, 2017, 10:13 a.m. – The Lord Jesus put in mind the song “The Peace of Christ.” Speak, Lord, your words to my heart. I read Colossians 3:1-17 (NASB). Things Above (vv. 1-4) Therefore if you have been raised up with Christ, keep seeking the things above, where Christ is, seated at the … Continue reading Holy and Beloved