Now I Begin,
Now I Begin,
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?
(click for full Psalm) Psalm 22 Prayer of an Innocent Person: Written before Christ, this Psalm is intense as it contains frustration, fear, prayer for salvation, and finally praise. Themes that are likely common in our everyday lives but this psalm is also a perfect example of how the Old Testament’s relationship to the New Testament. Want More?
Psalm 20:War. War on terror. War on drugs. War for land. War for people. War for rights. War, a state of competition, conflict, or hostility between different people, groups, or nations. 20:8-9 Some rely on chariots, others on horses, but we on the name of the Lord our God. They collapse and fall, Want More?
Kindergarten The Bible Psalm 19: Have you ever seen Robert Fulghum’s quote, All I really need to know I learned in kindergarten? Teachers will sometimes have the poster up in their classrooms. The basic rules of kindergarten and how they apply to life is more than just amusing, it is insightful. In my kindergarten religious education class Want More?
Psalm 18 A Psalm of Thanksgiving: You are gasping for air, your lungs screech out in pain with every mouth full of black murky water. Arms thrash left to right, but to no avail. As far as the eye can see, the dark water extends out and around you-turning in and over itself as it Want More?
Psalm 17 Prayer for Rescue from Persecutors: How often have we felt as if trouble was circling us, making the gap between us and it shorter and shorter. Any moment we expect all sorts of calamity to launch itself at us. Our shoulders are tight, necks stiff, and tempers on edge as the day to Want More?
Psalm 16 God The Supreme Good Psalm 16:8 I keep the Lord always before me; with him at my right hand, I shall never be shaken. Bad things happen. You will just be sailing along, everything seemingly alright and then boom! Everything is suddenly not okay. Perhaps you may be one of those people who feels Want More?
Psalm 13 Prayer for Help: How many times have you said a prayer over and over, wondering how many more times you will have to pray it before it is answered? How many times have you held an intention so close to your heart, offered it up to God, but worried over it still? How many times have Want More?