Posts Tagged Trouble

Psalm 93 – Who is on the throne?

The simplicity and confidence of Psalm 93 has struck me with renewed force this week.  At a time of lockdown, social restrictions, widespread fear and anxiety, closed schools and businesses, pressurised health services, isolation and Coronavirus, this Psalm has brought strength to my faith. The psalmist begins with a description of a God who reigns.  […]

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Psalm 142 – A prayer from a cave

Sometimes the Psalms give insights even before they begin!  Psalm 142 is one of those.  Before we read verse 1 we read: ‘A Maskil of David, when he was in the cave. A prayer.’  The cave in question is the cave of Adullam and we read about David’s time in this cave in 1 Samuel […]

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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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Psalm 46 – Comfort amid turmoil

I don’t usually tie the content of my posts in with current events.   Today I am going to make an exception.  Yesterday my country voted to leave the European Union.  Yesterday my vote was cast for a losing cause.  Today I woke up concerned about what had happened overnight.  There was a horrible feeling in […]

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