Monday Musings

A Soul Cast Down

“Why are you cast down, O my soul, and why are you in turmoil within me? Hope in God; for I shall again praise him, my salvation and my God” (Psalm 42:5-6, 11; 43:5). Psalms 42 and 43 take the reader on a rollercoaster of emotions. The psalmist begins his discourse with something akin to… Continue reading A Soul Cast Down

Monday Musings

Blessed Be God

“Blessed be God, because he has not rejected my prayer or removed his steadfast love from me!” (Psalm 66:20). Psalm 66 is a song of thanksgiving. The author is anonymous, but his psalm recounts his gratefulness to God for delivering him and all the people of Israel from innumerable trials. He proclaims the awesomeness of… Continue reading Blessed Be God