Tag Archives: God

First Verse, a journey through the Psalms: Psalm 70

Save me, O God!     Lord, help me now! Psalm 70:1 (GNT) The cry of our heart. Sometimes, we find ourselves on the bottom looking up.  We long to be free. Free from whatever holds us down. Free from the shackles … Continue reading

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First Verse, a journey through the Psalms: Psalm 68

Arise, O God, and scatter all your enemies! Chase them away! Psalm 68:1 (TLB) Arise O God. May that be our headline, rather than the headlines that horrify us lately: Gunman opens fire… Mass shooting… Terror strikes… It seems like one … Continue reading

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Another Response

“The angel of Adonai appeared… and said, “You valiant hero! The Lord is with you!” Judges 6:12 CJB Gideon was an obscure nobody living in a time of oppression, suffering and evil, his homeland occupied by an enemy. Life was … Continue reading

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First Verse, a journey through the Psalms: Psalm 67

God, be gracious to us, and bless us.  May he make his face shine toward us. (selah) Psalm 67:1 (CJB) This last week has been quite cloudy, reminding me of the predominately cloudy days of my childhood, growing up near … Continue reading

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First Verse, a journey through the Psalms: Psalm 66

Sing to the Lord, all the earth! Psalm 66:1, TLB I love the awesomeness of being able to access Scripture online, be able to type in a word and have every verse it appears in show up in a list for … Continue reading

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