Now I Begin,
Now I Begin,
PS46:7-8 Though nations rage and kingdoms totter, he utters his voice and the earth melts. The Lord of hosts is with us; Our stronghold is in the God of Jacob. I don’t know about you, but the world feels a little crazy right now, maybe even more than a little! There’s more violence on Want More?
In the garden of Gethsemane on a starry night, our lord kneels in prayer contemplating his plight. Dripping tears of sweat and blood, He knew they would come. He offers up prayers. The Father’s will be done. With a kiss, a small kiss His love is betrayed. Shackled and whipped the King becomes a Want More?
Psalm 33:6 By the LORD’s word the heavens were made; by the breath of his mouth all their host. usccb.org How awesome would it be to speak something into being? How amazing is it to breathe life into existence? It is beyond anything that we as humans are capable of. To go from nothing to Want More?
Psalm 32:3-5 Because I kept silent, my bones wasted away; I groaned all day long. For day and night your hand was heavy upon me; my strength withered as in dry summer heat. Then I declared my sin to you; my guilt I did not hide. I said, “I confess my transgressions to the Lord,” Want More?
Psalm 30:7-8 Complacent, I once said, “I shall never be shaken.” Lord, you showed me favor, established for me mountains of virtue. But when you hid your face I was struck with terror. -usccb.org Complacent: marked by self-satisfaction especially when accompanied by unawareness of actual dangers or deficiencies (Merriam-Webster) My husband once remarked, “People only Want More?
Psalm 29:9 The voice of the Lord makes the deer dance and strips the forests bare. All in his Temple say, “Glory!” Zeus, Jupiter, Thor…mythological gods of thunder/lightening/sky. In all their power and might, they have nothing on our Lord. The one true commands everything. Like a storm he rolls across the sea conquering the sea monsters-conquering Want More?
27:10 Even if my father and mother forsake me, the Lord will take me in. If you can not trust your parents, who can you trust? God. It is as simple as that. Trust in God, may seem a bit cliche but it simply is the truth. This statement is so profound because it is Want More?
Psalm 25 Aleph: A little background; This Psalm in its original Hebrew form was comprised of lines that began with a successive letter in the Hebrew alphabet. The letters aleph, lamed, and pe open the first, middle, and last lines of the Psalm. 25:2 aleph To you, O Lord, I lift up my soul 25:11 Want More?
Psalm 24: I am always reminding my daughter that nothing she owns belongs to her. It all belongs to my husband and I. Her phone, bedroom, the very clothes on her back…it is all ours! We will check her phone, go in her room, maybe even take her clothes if we feel the need. We Want More?
Psalm 23 The Lord Shepherd and Host: In Psalm 23, the first half of the Psalm illustrates God’s love for us is in the form of a shepherd and we are the sheep, following and trusting completely in God for our most basic needs and care. In the second half we are portrayed as guests of Want More?