Posts Tagged Grace

Psalm 130 – Looking for redemption

Psalm 130 is a song filled with deep cries of longing for mercy and redemption.  As one of the Songs of Ascents (Psalms 120-134) it would have been used by pilgrims as they made their way to Jerusalem for the festival celebrations.  This particular song helped the pilgrims articulate their hope for salvation. The psalm […]

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Psalm 13 – In the face of sorrow

One of the things I find so appealing about the Psalms is the way they articulate the full range of human emotions.  They often provide a way for me to articulate feelings I lack the vocabulary or clarity to voice. Psalm 13 is such a psalm.  A feature of the psalm which strikes me is […]

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Mephibosheth: Understanding your inheritance (2 Samuel 19:24-30)

Read 2 Samuel 19:24-30 on BibleGateway My last post Mephibosheth: Living as a son of the king looked at the story of Mephibosheth and some of the things we can learn from the way he was treated by King David. This crippled nobody, lame in both feet, was welcomed into the household of the king, […]

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Mephibosheth: Living as a son of the king (2 Samuel 9:1-13)

Read 2 Samuel 9:1-13 on BibleGateway Following Saul’s death, a civil war had ensued in Israel which pitched the house of Saul against the house of David in a power struggle over control of the country. ‘Now there was a long war between the house of Saul and the house of David; and David grew […]

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