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

Safely Saved

“Consequently, he is able to save to the uttermost those who draw near to God through him, since he always lives to make intercession for them” (Hebrews 7:25). The book of Hebrews was written to a group of Jewish believers who were apparently considering returning to Judaism, abandoning what they had learned about Christ and… Continue reading Safely Saved

Monday Musings

No Fear

            “The LORD is my light and my salvation; whom shall I fear? The LORD is the stronghold of my life; of whom shall I be afraid?” (Psalm 27:1).             Psalm 27 is an expression of confidence in God. The psalm doesn’t state when it was written, but it does name David as the author.… Continue reading No Fear

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