Psalm 22:11

Do not be far from me, for trouble is near and there is no one to help. Psalm 22:11 (NIV) Today is Good Friday, the day that Jesus was hung on the cross to die. One of the things he said while he was on the cross was, "My God, My God, why have you… Continue reading Psalm 22:11

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Psalm 40: 1-3

I waited patiently for the Lord; he turned to me and heard my cry. He lifted me out of the slimy pit, out of the mud and mire; he set my feet on a rock and gave me a firm place to stand. He put a new song in my mouth, a hymn of praise… Continue reading Psalm 40: 1-3

Lamentations 3:19-26

I remember my affliction and my wandering,    the bitterness and the gall.I well remember them,    and my soul is downcast within me.Yet this I call to mind    and therefore I have hope:Because of the Lord’s great love we are not consumed,    for his compassions never fail.They are new every morning;    great is your faithfulness.I say to myself, “The Lord is my portion;    therefore I will wait for… Continue reading Lamentations 3:19-26

Psalm 139:1-5

You have searched me, Lord,    and you know me.You know when I sit and when I rise;    you perceive my thoughts from afar.You discern my going out and my lying down;    you are familiar with all my ways.Before a word is on my tongue    you, Lord, know it completely.You hem me in behind and before,    and you lay your hand upon me Psalms 139:1-5 (NIV) "You… Continue reading Psalm 139:1-5

Psalm 27:13-14

I remain confident of this:    I will see the goodness of the Lord    in the land of the living.1Wait for the Lord;    be strong and take heart    and wait for the Lord. Psalm 27:13-14 (NIV) I am reading through the Bible this year, and Psalm 27 was part of one of my morning devotionals. This could have been my mantra for the last five… Continue reading Psalm 27:13-14

Psalm 143:8-10

Let the morning bring me word of your unfailing love,    for I have put my trust in you.Show me the way I should go,    for to you I entrust my life.Rescue me from my enemies, Lord,    for I hide myself in you.1Teach me to do your will,    for you are my God;may your good Spirit    lead me on level ground. Psalm 143:8-10 Since we just… Continue reading Psalm 143:8-10