Praise (for four readers/from Psalm 148)

Reader 1: Lord God, You deserve praise from everywhere, everyone, and everything.   Reader 2: Everything in outer space, the whole universe, praises You.   Reader 3:... Read More »

Forgiveness (may be read responsively/from Psalm 130)

God, when life is overwhelming us and we are buried by concerns and confusion, we call out to You as best we can.   Please hear us. Please listen to us. We feel so unworthy to be... Read More »

I open my eyes, O God . . .

I open my eyes, O God, to the glory and sunshine in your creation, and I open my heart to receive the full impact of your love. May your radiant fire burn away all that is rotten in... Read More »

It is good to give thanks . . . (from Psalm 92)

It is good to give thanks to the Lord, And to sing praises to Your name, O Most High; To declare your lovingkindness in the morning, And Your faithfulness every night . . . For You,... Read More »
“Songs of Messiah—The Sacrifice” (Part 3)

“Songs of Messiah—The Sacrifice” (Part 3)

This week we are considering Psalm 22, the song of the Sacrificed Christ. Monday and Wednesday we saw His spiritual and emotional suffering as He was abandoned by His Father and the... Read More »
“Songs of Messiah—The Sacrifice” (Part 2)

“Songs of Messiah—The Sacrifice” (Part 2)

This week we are considering Psalm 22, the song of the Sacrificed Christ. Monday we saw His spiritual suffering as He was abandoned by His Father. Today we examine His emotional... Read More »
“Songs of Messiah—The Sacrifice” (Part 1)

“Songs of Messiah—The Sacrifice” (Part 1)

The next three weeks, I would like us to think together about the great trilogy of messianic songs found in the book of psalms—Psalms 22, 23, and 24. These songs combine to give... Read More »

Father, Son, and Holy Spirit

To God the Father who first loved us, and made us accepted in the beloved Son; To God the Son, who loved us and washed us from our sins in His own blood; To God the Holy Spirit, who... Read More »

Psalm 103:1-4

Praise the Lord, O my soul; all my inmost being, praise his holy name. Praise the Lord, O my soul, and forget not all his benefits— who forgives all your sins and heals all... Read More »

Faithful God

Praise to you, O faithful God! You never fail those who trust in you, but allow them to share in your glory. You fight for us against everything that could attack or do us harm. You... Read More »