Thirsty Thursday-Psalm 11- Watching and Weighing
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Thirsty Thursday-Psalm 11- Watching and Weighing

The Lord is in his holy temple; the Lord is on his heavenly throne. He observes everyone on earth; his eyes examine them. The Lord examines the righteous, but the wicked, those who love violence, he hates with a passion. (Psalm 11:4-5) [The book of psalms is our songbook of life—in celebration or grief, in confidence or confusion, in joy or anger or despair. I invite...

Thirsty Thursday-Psalm 10- “God is with us” (so what can I do?)
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Thirsty Thursday-Psalm 10- “God is with us” (so what can I do?)

Why, Lord, do you stand far off? Why do you hide yourself in times of trouble? (Psalm 10:1) [The book of psalms is our songbook of life—in celebration or grief, in confidence or confusion, in joy or anger or despair. I invite you to read and reflect on these songs of life wherever YOU are this week. Read...

Thirsty Thursday-Psalm 9- I Will
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Thirsty Thursday-Psalm 9- I Will

I will praise you, Lord, with all my heart;     I will tell of all the marvelous things you have done.  I will be filled with joy because of you.     I will sing praises to your name, O Most High. (Psalm 9:1-2, NLT) [The book of psalms is our songbook of life—in celebration or grief, in confidence...

Thirsty Thursday-Psalm 8- Competing Voices
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Thirsty Thursday-Psalm 8- Competing Voices

Lord, our Lord, how majestic is your name in all the earth! You have set your glory in the heavens. Through the praise of children and infants you have established a stronghold against your enemies, to silence the foe and the avenger.  (Psalm 8:1-2) [The book of psalms is our songbook of life—in celebration or grief, in confidence or confusion,...

Thirsty Thursday-Psalm 7- A Sword and Shield
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Thirsty Thursday-Psalm 7- A Sword and Shield

God is my shield, saving those whose hearts are true and right. God is an honest judge; He is angry with the wicked every day. (Psalm 7:10-11, NLT) [The book of psalms is our songbook of life—in celebration or grief, in confidence or confusion, in joy or anger or despair. I invite you to read and...

Thirsty Thursday-Psalm 6- The Power of Tears
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Thirsty Thursday-Psalm 6- The Power of Tears

I’m tired of all this—so tired. My bed     has been floating forty days and nights On the flood of my tears.     My mattress is soaked, soggy with tears.  (Psalm 6:6, The Message) [The book of psalms is our songbook of life—in celebration or grief, in confidence or confusion, in joy or anger or despair. I...

Thirsty Thursday-Psalm 5- For the Flutes
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Thirsty Thursday-Psalm 5- For the Flutes

Give ear to my words, O Lord; give heed to my sighing. Listen to the sound of my cry, my King and my God, for to you I pray. O Lord, in the morning you hear my voice; in the morning I plead my case to you, and watch.  (Psalm 5:1-3, NRSV) [The book of psalms is our songbook of life—in celebration...

Thirsty Thursday-Psalm 4- Quid est veritas? (What is truth?)
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Thirsty Thursday-Psalm 4- Quid est veritas? (What is truth?)

Many are saying, “Who will show us better times?” Let your face smile on us, Lord. You have given me greater joy than those who have abundant harvests of grain and new wine. In peace I will lie down and sleep, for you alone, O Lord, will keep me safe. (Psalm 4:6-8, NLT) [The book of psalms is our songbook...

Thirsty Thursday-Psalm 3- “God Helps Those Who…”
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Thirsty Thursday-Psalm 3- “God Helps Those Who…”

Lord, how many are my foes! How many rise up against me! Many are saying of me, “God will not deliver him.” But you, Lord, are a shield around me, my glory, the One who lifts my head high. I call out to the Lord, and he answers me from his holy mountain. (Psalm 3:1-4) [The book of psalms is our songbook...

Thirsty Thursday-Psalm 2- Obey Your Thirst
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Thirsty Thursday-Psalm 2- Obey Your Thirst

Why do the nations rage and the peoples plot in vain? The kings of the earth take their stand and the rulers gather together against the Lord and against his Anointed One. “Let us break their chains,” they say, “and throw off their fetters.”   (Psalm 2:1-3) [The book of psalms is our songbook of life....