Category Archives: Psalms

November 14 – 35 Prayers in the Bible – David

Read Psalm 23: 1-6 My 20th birthday was one that I will never forget. Six years ago, I was sitting on a hill in Bethlehem overlooking the very fields where it is thought that the angel appeared to the shepherds … Continue reading

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November 13 – 35 Prayers in the Bible – David

Read Psalm 27:1-14 Do you have enemies or people who you would consider an adversary? As you read David crying out to the Lord to shield him from them, do you picture these people?… I don’t. I do not have … Continue reading

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November 12 – 35 Prayers in the Bible – David

Read Psalm 30:1-12 David’s prayer illustrates for us the importance of prayer on both sides of difficult situations. Whether we find ourselves in desperation or, if we have been delivered, both provide us with reason to engage God. I will … Continue reading

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November 11 – 35 Prayers in the Bible – David

Read Psalm 139:1-24 A few years ago we went to the Alive Festival in Canal Fulton to listen to contemporary Christian music. As Michael W. Smith began to perform a song titled “Everywhere I go I see you”, he started … Continue reading

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November 9 – 35 Prayers in the Bible – David

Read Psalm 63:1-11 Searching for life sustaining water and shelter and soul sustaining truth, is where David finds himself here in Psalm 63.  His enemies are near. In military combat, they say the “3:1 principle” is a general rule leading … Continue reading

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October 29 – 35 Prayers in the Bible – Elisha

Read 2 Kings 6:8-19 and Psalm 27:3-4 In my youth, I remember reading this story of Elisha and his servant. My friend and I talked about it with wonder. Especially, when most of life felt like a “great unknown,” to … Continue reading

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July 20: Depression

Read Psalm 42 In speaking about the commandment “you shall not murder”, we do not often look inwardly. However, as James states, sin is a killer of the spirit as well as depression (James 1). I am no stranger to … Continue reading

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