Praying the Psalms – Psalm 22

Praying the Psalms Psalm 22 My God, my God, why have you forsaken me? Jesus uttered these words from the cross. In his time of greatest fear and pain, he wondered at your absence. If even he had to wonder, then surely, I am okay to have doubt. Please do not leave me and forsakeContinue reading “Praying the Psalms – Psalm 22”

Praying the Psalms – Psalm 38

Praying the Psalms – Psalm 38 “This is one of a group of psalms known in later tradition as the penitential psalms, namely, psalms that confess sins and express confidence in God’s mercy. In this psalm a serious illness threatens the life of the worshiper.” – Notes from the Compass Study Bible God, I prayContinue reading “Praying the Psalms – Psalm 38”

Praying the Psalms – Psalm 21 (vs 1-2)

O Eternal, you are strong. Through your patience, you reveal your strength. Give me some of that patient strength today. I feel at the very edge of everything. I am glad because of you and you not leaving me to myself. Glad am I for you, but I cannot sing your name today. I canContinue reading “Praying the Psalms – Psalm 21 (vs 1-2)”