May the Words of my Mouth

In preparing to serve at the Dallas Processing Center for Operation Christmas Child, I have been praying that the words of David in Psalm 19:14 would be true of me. May the words of my mouth and the meditation of my heart be acceptable to You, Lord, my rock and my Redeemer. Psalm 19:14 (HCSB) … Continue reading May the Words of my Mouth

Psalm Saturday | Where Does My Help Come From?

This week, we continue our exploration of the Hallel psalms, keeping our focus on the psalms that comprise "The Great Hallel." In ancient times, Jews recited these hymns during the three annual pilgrim festivals as they offered the required sacrifices in the Temple of Jerusalem. These Psalms express confidence and gratitude for God's divine providence. … Continue reading Psalm Saturday | Where Does My Help Come From?

Psalm Saturday | Psalm 117

The shortest psalm, Psalm 117 is a psalm of praise. The psalmist encourages Gentiles to praise Israel's God, the only true God. The unknown psalmist declares that Israel's God has been fully revealed through His acts in Creation, in the promises made and kept to Abraham, and in the redemption of Abraham's descendants. Psalm 117 … Continue reading Psalm Saturday | Psalm 117