Reflections

Therefore do not worry…

Therefore do not worry…

“If God gives such attention to the appearance of wildflowers—most of which are never even seen—don’t you think he’ll attend to you, take pride in you, do his best for you? What I’m trying to do here is to get you to relax, to not be so preoccupied with getting, so […]

you had been my help

you had been my help

Who will rise up for me against the evildoers?Who will stand up for me against the workers of iniquity?Unless the Lord had been my help,My soul would soon have settled in silence.If I say, “My foot slips,”Your mercy, O Lord, will hold me up.In the multitude of my anxieties within me,Your comforts delight my […]

May his face smile with favor on us

May his face smile with favor on us

May God be merciful and bless us.May his face smile with favor on us. Interlude May your ways be known throughout the earth,your saving power among people everywhere.May the nations praise you, O God.Yes, may all the nations praise you.Let the whole world sing for joy,because you govern the nations with […]

But the godly…

But the godly…

But the godly shall flourish like palm trees and grow tall as the cedars of Lebanon. For they are transplanted into the Lord’s own garden and are under his personal care. Even in old age they will still produce fruit and be vital and green. This honors the Lord and exhibits his faithful […]

Victory comes from you, O Lord

Victory comes from you, O Lord

I lay down and slept, yet I woke up in safety, for the Lord was watching over me. I am not afraid of ten thousand enemies who surround me on every side. Arise, O Lord! Rescue me, my God! Slap all my enemies in the face! Shatter the teeth of the wicked!Victory comes […]