Now I Begin,
Now I Begin,
My wedding anniversary is tomorrow. Seems fitting that this particular Psalm written to commemorate the marriage between King David and a Phoenician Princess is next up for Project Psalm. Psalm 45 11-12 Listen, my daughter, and understand; pay me careful heed. Forget your people and your father’s house, that the king might desire your Want More?
Once upon a time when the world was new, God created the first man and the first woman out of love. The place in which they dwelled was a garden of paradise. Everything was perfect. In this haven the first man and the first woman did not know pain, suffering, or death. In the garden they 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 26: Would you pass the test? 26:2 Examine me, Lord, and test me search my heart and mind. I am a practicing Catholic. I know for certain if I were to be tested on Catholic doctrine and practices…I would fail! It is something I wrestle with constantly. It is not out of selfishness or 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?
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?
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 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?
Psalm 10: A continuation of Psalm 9, Psalm 10 leads with King David questioning God. 10:1 Why, Lord, do you stand afar and pay no heed in times of trouble? In the second section David offers examples of how the enemies of God seem to flourish in society and find success, while God’s people suffer. Want More?