Now I Begin,
Now I Begin,
Psalm 49:17 Do not fear when a man becomes rich, when the wealth of his house grows great. At his death he will not take along anything, his glory will not go down after him. We experience this world through our senses. We touch, taste, feel, smell and see all that is around us. It is Want More?
Ps 48:9 What we had heard we have now seen in the city of the Lord of hosts, In the city of our God, which God establishes forever. Psalm 48 was originally written as hymn for the City of Zion. The importance of Zion transcends Christianity and is considered sacred in Judaism as well as Want More?
Psalm 47:7-8 Sing praise to God, sing praise; sing praise to our king, sing praise For God is king over all the earth; sing hymns of praise. On Sundays I teach a religious education class to kindergartners. Yesterday I asked them a simple question, “How many of you are bored in Church?” Most of them Want More?
Sometimes things are good, 44:6 Through you we batter our foes; through your name we trample our adversaries We praise God 44:5 You are my king and my God who bestows victories on Jacob. Other times… not so good, 44:23 For you we are slain all the day long, considered only as sheep to be Want More?
Psalm 43:4 That I may come to the altar of God, to God, my joy, my delight. Then I will praise you with the harp, O God, my God. -usccb.org Sometimes I do not want to go to church. Honestly, I wake up and think this bed feels so good. I could just stay here Want More?
Psalm 42:2-3 As the deer longs for streams of water, so my soul longs for you, O God. My soul thirsts for God, the living God. When can I enter and see the face of God? –usccb.org There’s no place like home, there’s no place like home. If only I could click my heels and Want More?
Psalm 40:10 When I sing of your righteousness in a great assembly, See, I do not restraiin my lips; as you, Lord, know. www.usccb.org/bible/psalms/40 I can not sing. I try. I try really hard, much to the dismay of those around me. I can feel the song well up in me like a geyser ready to Want More?
Psalm 39:2 I said, “I will watch my ways, lest I sin with my tongue; I will keep a muzzle on my mouth. usccb.org I have a dog, Destro, who does not chew. What do you mean he does not chew? I mean he does not chew, he just swallows indiscriminately. Destro once had an Want More?
Psalms 38:11-12 My heart shudders, my strength forsakes me; the very light of my eyes has failed. Friends and companions shun my disease; my neighbors stand far off. ww.usccb.org It’s flu season! Coughing, sneezing, and the one I hate the most, sniffling can be heard all around. Moms become the germ police, sanitizing hands and Want More?
37:8-9 Refrain from anger; abandon wrath; do not be provoked; it brings only harm. Those who do evil will be cut off, but those who wait for the Lord will inherit the earth. www.usccb.org Anger What people do out of anger, what people will say How it rules their hearts How it ruins their day Want More?