Category Archives: SCRIPTURE PRAYER

thirty-two

Praise you Lord, that I can put myself in your hands and count on you from morning to night. I can be confident that you’ll answer when I cry for help. Nothing I might obsess about, compares to you and … Continue reading

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thirty-three

WORSHIP: “A song to our strong God! A shout to the God of Jacob! Anthems from the choir, music from the band, sweet sounds from lute and harp, Trumpets and trombones and horns: it’s a festival day…” Thank you for … Continue reading

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thirty-four

WORSHIP: Praise you that whenever we’re tempted to say, “the Most High has turned his hand against me”, all we need to do is remember what you have done–even “your wonderful deeds of long ago”. Your Word is so precious, … Continue reading

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thirty-five (a trip through Psalm 73)

WORSHIP & CONFESSION: We were just talking about the need to remember that God is good (+ sovereign), in order to move from complaint to trust, in our lamenting… “No doubt about it! God is good–good to good people, good … Continue reading

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thirty-six

from Psalm 71 WORSHIP: You are my retreat, a guest room with wide open spaces. You are my vast, granite fortress, where I am free from the grip and the clutch of “Wicked” and “Bully”. You’ve been my bedrock since … Continue reading

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thirty-seven

WORSHIP: Praise you Lord, that we only need to call on You, and our enemies vanish; and you fill us with laughter and song! Not only “us”, but all heaven sings out, cheering you on, clearing the way for you, … Continue reading

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thirty-eight

My sermon words this week: “Remember=worship=joy”. The context is the Israelites complaining in the desert, and the title was “I’m sick of this!” They had just been rescued from slavery, for heaven’s sake–only a few days beforehand. Like the little … Continue reading

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thirty-nine

WORSHIP: “God–you’re my God! I can’t get enough of you! I’ve worked up such hunger and thirst for God, traveling across dry and weary deserts. So here I am in the place of worship, eyes open, drinking in your strength … Continue reading

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forty

WORSHIP: “God the one and only, I’ll wait as long as he says”, and the reasons, one at the top of the Psalm (62) and one at the bottom: “Everything I need comes from him”, and “Everything I hope for … Continue reading

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forty-one

WORSHIP: “You’ve always given me breathing room, a place to get away from it all, A lifetime pass to your safe-house, an open invitation as your guest. You’ve always taken me seriously, God, made me welcome among those who know … Continue reading

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