Restore the Sparkle: Psalm 13

For the choir director: A psalm of David. 1 O Lord, how long will you forget me? Forever?     How long will you look the other way? 2 How long must I struggle with anguish in my soul,     with sorrow in my heart every day?     How long will my enemy have the upper hand? 3 Turn and answer me, O Lord my […]

The Fellowship of the Saints

The following is Psalm 16:3 in several different versions.  They differ from each other but all express the same fundamental thought.  The variation is refreshing and allows for a stronger development of thought.  3 As for the saints who are on the earth, “They are the excellent ones, in whom is all my delight.” (NKJV)     3As for […]

Your Face is Shining on Me: Psalm 67

Your Face is Shining on Me: Psalm 67 For the director of music. With stringed instruments. A psalm. A song.  “Make Your Face Shine Upon Us” 1 May God be gracious to us and bless us and make his face to shine upon us, Selah 2 that your way may be known on earth, your saving power among all nations. 3 Let […]

Restrain Them: Psalms 141:8-10

8″ I look to you for help, O Sovereign Lord.     You are my refuge; don’t let them kill me. 9 Keep me from the traps they have set for me,     from the snares of those who do wrong. 10 Let the wicked fall into their own nets,     but let me escape.”  Psalms 141:8-10, NLT Spoken like a man who […]