Monday Musings

Deliverance

“I cry to you, O LORD; I say, ‘You are my refuge, my portion in the land of the living’” (Psalm 142:5). When David was in trouble, many times he sat down and wrote a psalm. He was always honest in those times, telling God exactly how he felt about whatever situation he found himself… Continue reading Deliverance

Monday Musings

Simple Rest

“O LORD, my heart is not lifted up; my eyes are not raised too high; I do not occupy myself with things too great and too marvelous for me” (Psalm 131:1). The Songs of Ascents are a series of fifteen psalms, believed to have been sung by the Israelites when they ascended to Jerusalem for… Continue reading Simple Rest

Monday Musings

Counted Tears

            “You have kept count of my tossings; put my tears in your bottle. Are they not in your book?” (Psalm 56:8).             Psalm 56 is among the famous passages in the Bible. It contains the incredibly comforting refrain, “When I am afraid, I put my trust in you” (v. 3). This is ultimately a… Continue reading Counted Tears

Monday Musings

My Deliverer

            “The LORD is my rock and my fortress and my deliverer, my God, my rock, in whom I take refuge, my shield and the horn of my salvation, my stronghold” (Psalm 18:2).             Psalm 18 is a song of victory, proclaiming God’s greatness and might in battle. According to the superscript of the psalm,… Continue reading My Deliverer

Monday Musings

How Long

            “How long, O LORD? Will you forget me forever? How long will you hide your face from me?” (Psalm 13:1).             The book of Psalms covers a wide range of emotions. In some of them, the author is expressing joy, glorifying God for some great act or some beautiful creation. Others are expressions of… Continue reading How Long