Thirsty Thursday- Building Toward Your Future Psalm 127
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Thirsty Thursday- Building Toward Your Future Psalm 127

A song of ascents. Of Solomon. Unless the Lord builds the house, the builders labor in vain. Unless the Lord watches over the city, the guards stand watch in vain. In vain you rise early and stay up late, toiling for food to eat—for he grants sleep to those he loves. (Psalm 127:1-2) Building Toward Your Future My wife and I had three of our young grandsons...

Thirsty Thursday- Sowing with Tears Psalm 126
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Thirsty Thursday- Sowing with Tears Psalm 126

Those who sow with tears will reap with songs of joy. Those who go out weeping, carrying seed to sow, will return with songs of joy, carrying sheaves with them. (Psalm 126:5-6) “Sowing With Tears” There is a long-held belief that pain and suffering are two of the primary—or perhaps even essential—ingredients of great art. In his book, Tortured Artists, author...

Thirsty Thursday- You’re Surrounded Psalm 125
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Thirsty Thursday- You’re Surrounded Psalm 125

Those who trust in the Lord are like Mount Zion,which cannot be shaken but endures forever. As the mountains surround Jerusalem, so the Lord surrounds his people both now and forevermore. (Psalm 125:1-2) You’re surrounded! “Don’t move! You’re surrounded!” What sort of image comes to your mind when you hear that phrase? What’s your gut reaction? I can imagine a homeowner, surrounded by deadly wildfires,...

Thirsty Thursday- The Power of a Lie Psalm 124
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Thirsty Thursday- The Power of a Lie Psalm 124

The views expressed in this post from January 7, 2021 regarding events at the U.S. Capital are those of the author alone, and do not not necessarily represent those of The Living Well congregation and/or its leadership as a whole.  If it had not been the Lord who was on our side—let Israel now say—if it had...