Psalm 129-131: Looking to the Lord.

December 2, 2015. Daily Reading: Psalm 129-131. Background: Psalm 126-128. Concepts and Connections. Chapter 129 Enduring affliction: Another psalm in the series of the songs of ascents (see psalm 120), this psalm recounts affliction that the people of Israel had endured from the people who oppressed them even from the beginning. As Israel was becoming a nation…

Psalm to remove frustration.

December 11, 2014. “Be angry and do not sin; do not let the sun go down on your anger, and give no opportunity to the devil.” (Ephesians 4:26-27) Boiling, boiling in my bones, it rises from within. Sequestered deep, deep inside, Do not let it the battle win. In, in, in the veins, coursing throughout the body,…

4 Considerations about anger.

November 30, 2014. Today I would like to discuss something that is close to my heart, not the topic specifically, but the lack of it in a mature attitude in Christ. Anger is an emotion that so many people struggle with from time to time. I have been there, and I’m sure you have been…

Fret not!

February 13, 2014. “Be still before the Lord and wait patiently for him;     fret not yourself over the one who prospers in his way,     over the man who carries out evil devices!” (Psalm 37:7) Today’s post will be short and sweet, as I want to allow the Psalmist to do most of the teaching. The only reading for…