Category Archives: Psalms

Back’s Against the Wall?

We call them “no win” situations, when the odds are stacked against you, when the rug has been pulled from beneath you. Between a rock and hard place is incredibly frustrating to those wanting some blue sky. Runners get trapped … Continue reading

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In Times Like These…

In times like these, there must be a running conversation going on with God. Might as well strap on the headset. What’s necessary is more akin to the coach talking to you in your helmet. You’ll get the play but … Continue reading

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Dreading the Worse

The Lord is my light and my salvation; Whom shall I fear? The Lord is the defense of my life; Whom shall I dread? Psalm 27:1 We live in a desperate time where fear is rampant. The COVID-19 virus has … Continue reading

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When Things Go South

Then I said, “It is my grief, that the right hand of the Most High has changed.” I shall remember the deeds of the Lord; surely I will remember Your wonders of old. Psalm 77:10-11 When things go south, we wonder if God … Continue reading

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The Good Shepherd

Surely goodness and lovingkindness will follow me all the days of my life, and I will dwell in the house of the Lord forever. Psalm 23:6 Ultimately, our shepherd leads us to our permanent eternal home with him. In the … Continue reading

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Have a Seat

You prepare a table before me in the presence of my enemies; You have anointed my head with oil; My cup overflows. Psalm 23:5 No matter the adversity, even in the darkest wilderness (Psalm 78:19), our Sovereign Lord, in his role as … Continue reading

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He Carries a Big Stick

Even though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I fear no evil, for You are with me; Your rod and Your staff, they comfort me. Psalm 23:4 As you get older you sense that a journey through the … Continue reading

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Making Tracks

He guides me in the paths of righteousness for His name’s sake. Psalm 23:3b Righteousness will go before Him and will make His footsteps into a way. Psalm 85:13 The Lord has a reputation to keep up. No one in his charge … Continue reading

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Peace and Quiet

The Lord is my shepherd, I shall not want. He makes me lie down in green pastures; He leads me beside quiet waters. He restores my soul. Psalm 23:1-3a “I just need some wisdom,” is my most frequent prayer request. In the beginning you … Continue reading

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