Psalm 96: Praying Through The Psalms

Sing to Yahweh a new song! Sing to Yahweh, all the earth. Sing to Yahweh! Bless his name! Proclaim his salvation from day to day (Ps. 96:1-2, WEB)." It is good to sing to Yahweh. For He is the King of kings and the Lord of lords. The whole earth was created by His wisdom... Continue Reading →

Psalm 95: Praying Through The Psalms

O come, let us sing for joy to the Lord, let us shout joyfully to the rock of our salvation. Let us come before his presence with thanksgiving, let us shout joyfully to Him with psalms (Psalms 95:1-2) Heavenly Father, you are the rock of our salvation---a firm foundation by which we stand. We use... Continue Reading →

Psalm 20: Praying Through The Psalms

May the Lord answer you when you are in distress; may the name of the God of Jacob protect you. May he send you help from the sanctuary and grant you support from Zion (Ps. 20:1-2). Heavenly Father, we know you answer our prayers. The Hebrew word here, יַֽעַנְךָ֣ , means that you testify, answer,... Continue Reading →

Psalm 19: Praying Through The Psalms

The heavens declare the glory of God; the skies proclaim the works of his hands. Day after day they pour forth speech; night after night they reveal knowledge (Ps 19:1-2). Heavenly Father, the heavens declare your glory. The word declare in Hebrew, מְֽסַפְּרִ֥ים, means to take account of or reckon. There is this divine assurance... Continue Reading →

Psalm 147: Praying Through The Psalms

Praise the Lord. How good it is to sing praises to our God, how pleasant and fitting to praise him! The Lord builds up Jerusalem; he gathers the exiles of Israel (Ps. 147:1-2). Heavenly Father, you are worthy to receive honor and praise from our lips. For it is fitting and right to praise you. For... Continue Reading →

Poem: A Righteous Prayer

Two men went to the temple to pray. One a Pharisee. The other a tax collector. The religious man stood tall and exclaimed. Holy God, I stand before you unashamed. For I fast twice a week and give my tithe. I am not a robber, adulterer, or evildoer. I am not like that tax collector... Continue Reading →

Psalm 86: Praying Through The Psalms

Hear me, Lord, and answer me, for I am poor and needy. Guard my life, for I am faithful to you; save your servant who trusts in you. You are my God; have mercy on me, Lord, for I call to you all day long. Bring joy to your servant, Lord, for I put my... Continue Reading →

Psalm 93: Praying Through The Psalms

The Lord reigns, and he is robed in majesty; the Lord is robed in majesty and armed with strength; indeed, the world is established, firm and secure. Your throne was established long ago; you are from all eternity (Ps. 93:1-2). Heavenly Father, you exercise sovereign rule over the entire universe. Your steadfast love and mercy... Continue Reading →

Verse of The Day: James 1:12 Teaches Believers To Remain Steadfast Under Trial

"Blessed is the man who remains steadfast under trial, for when he has stood the test he will receive the crown of life, which God has promised to those who love him." -James 1:12 James---the brother of Jesus, was one of the chief leaders in the church at Jerusalem. James, along with Peter and Paul,... Continue Reading →

Psalm 51: Praying Through The Psalms

Have mercy on me, O God, according to your unfailing love; according to your great compassion blot out my transgressions. Wash away all my iniquity and cleanse me from my sin (Ps. 51:1-2) Heavenly Father, have mercy on me. Grant me favor according to your grace and truth. For I know I have sinned and... Continue Reading →

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