Praise YHWH, all you servants of YHWH who minister by night in the house of YHWH. Lift up your hands in the sanctuary and praise YHWH. May YHWH bless you from Zion, he who is the Maker of heaven and earth. Psalm 134:1-3
I wait for the Lord, my whole being waits, and in his word I put my hope. - Psalm 130:5
Teach me your way, Lord, that I may rely on your faithfulness; give me an undivided heart, that I may fear your name. This prayer of submission is based on Psalm 86. You may find it useful to pray this prayer when opening the scriptures for study or when praying that God would increase your … Continue reading Prayer of submission
This is a psalm that my youngest son, Aaron wrote: O Lord in heaven Creator of everything in heaven and on earth I thank you for what you created Family, friends, food, water, the earth Everything you made
This painting by Jeffrey Smith was inspired by Psalm 139:15 which reads, "My frame was not hidden from you when I was made in the secret place, when I was woven together in the depths of the earth"
Listen to my words, Lord, consider my lament. For I pray to you
Blessed is the one Whose delight is in the law - Tree roots well watered
Here's another haiku I wrote, inspired by Psalm 42:1 As the deer pants for Streams of water, oh my Lord, My soul pants for you.
I was meditating on the Psalms last night and in the process a few bubbled back out in Haiku form. Bit rough but I thought I would share them. Psalm 19 The heavens declare The glory of God and the Skies proclaim his strength Psalm 42 My soul thirsts for God He's been elusive of … Continue reading Psalms: Haiku style
The Psalms are an excellent place to begin exploration of biblical meditation. Following are excepts of the more explicit references. I've left the more implicit ones out as this post is already excessively long. Often the whole psalm is a meditation so make sure you check out the psalms in their entirity if this wets … Continue reading Meditation in the Psalms