Lord, you have been our dwelling place throughout all generations. Before the mountains were born or you brought forth the whole world, from everlasting to everlasting you are God (Ps. 90:1-2). Heavenly Father, thank you for protecting us from the storms of life. You are the ultimate refuge. Dwelling in your sanctuary is the safest place to... Continue Reading →
Praise the Lord, my soul; all my inmost being, praise his holy name. Praise the Lord, my soul, and forget not all his benefits--who forgives all your sins and heals all your diseases (Ps. 103:1-3). Lord, it is good to give you praise. For you are holy, wise, majestic, and gracious. My soul sings to... Continue Reading →
Whoever dwells in the shelter of the Most High will rest in the shadow of the Almighty (Ps. 91:1). O God, we live in a frightful, broken world. The COVID-19 pandemic, political unrest, and violence on the streets have caused chaos, bitterness, and fear in our hearts. Lord, but I know that when we dwell... Continue Reading →
Psalm 1 "Blessed is the one who does not walk in step with the wicked or stand in the way that sinners take or sit in the company of mockers, but whose delight is in the law of the Lord, and who meditates on his law day and night. That person is like a tree... Continue Reading →
God you are my peace. You cause my worries to cease. God you are my strong tower. You have infinite power. God you are my exalted King. You alone I will praise and sing.
One of my favorite classes in seminary was Spiritual Disciplines led by Dr. Paul Chitwood at Southern Seminary in Louisville, Kentucky. He taught us several practical steps on how to pray through the Psalms powerfully. I have taken his advice and crafted them into my own unique approach to prayer. Here are 5 strategies to... Continue Reading →