All posts tagged: Hope

Psalm 23 – Shadow

Once I heard about the eclipse happening this year and as close to me as it was, there was no way that I was going to miss heading down to see it. I am grateful for a family that is equally adventurous to want to […]

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Psalm 22 – Forsaken

The other morning, I was heading to an event for the Presbytery and ended up getting down there about 30 minutes earlier than I needed to. Right by the church where we were to meet was a cemetery that looked like a nice place for […]

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Psalm 21 – Rise Up

Its been nearly 2 weeks since I wrote about Psalm 20 and each day since that time, I’ve been reading Psalm 21 and wasn’t finding something that just connected with it. Its not that there isn’t powerful stuff in Psalm 21, but just wasn’t finding […]

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Psalm 16 – Distance

I’ve been praying through Psalm 16 a lot the last few weeks – there’s been a lot happening in my life and in the world that has been heavy on me.  Prayers for family members, for friends, for the church I serve, for the community […]

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Psalm 13 – Lament

Yesterday afternoon all along the main drag of our town, every tree and every pole had white and blue ribbons tied to them.  They were in recognition of the release of Otto Warmbier, the young man who was just released from prison in North Korea. […]

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Psalm 12 – Chalk

I’ve been reading through Psalm 12 for over a week now. Initially my focus as I read was on verses 6-7: The Lordʼs words are absolutely reliable. They are as untainted as silver purified in a furnace on the ground, where it is thoroughly refined. […]

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Psalm 6 – Sight

My eyes grow dim from suffering; they grow weak because of all my enemies. – Psalm 6:7 There is a theme in these early Psalms about struggles and finding God through those times. There are many laments of asking God where God is at. Psalm […]

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