Psalm 48: Praying Through The Psalms

Great is the Lord, and most worthy of praise,    in the city of our God, his holy mountain. The Lord is great and worthy of our praise. He is the King of Kings and the Lord of Lords. His majestic splendor reaches to the highest heavens. He dwells in the city of our God, His holy mountain. Nothing... Continue Reading →

Praying Through Psalm 119

Psalm 119 is the longest chapter of the Bible. The Lord has devoted 176 verses from Scripture to uplift His laws, decrees, and righteous commandments. We live in a world today where God's precepts are not taken seriously, even in the Judeo-Christian community. May this chapter be a staunch reminder that God desires that we... Continue Reading →

Praying Through Psalm 50

The Mighty One, God, the Lord, speaks and summons the earth from the rising of the sun to where it sets (Ps. 50:1) O Lord, you are mighty and holy. There is no one like you. You declare when the sun rises and where it sets. You are sovereign over creation. We rest in you.... Continue Reading →

Wisdom Is Found When Praying Through Psalm 90

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 →

Psalm 103: Praying Through The Psalms

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 →

Psalm 91: Praying Through The Psalms

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 →

Daily Devotional: Psalm 1 And The Blessed Life

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 →

Poem: A Song To My King of Kings

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.

5 Strategies For Praying Powerfully Through The Psalms

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 →

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