Psalm 25: New Living

The opening lines of Psalm 25 sound to me like repentance. A changing of mind. Sometimes when I think of the word repentance I feel like it has a negative connotation. When I have thought of repentance in the past I always think about what I am doing wrong. How poorly...

Psalm 130: Will you wait?

Our last Psalm for our Confession week is Psalm 130, which you can read here. Psalm 130 is a prayer to God asking for help and deliverance. As I read this Psalm I thought about how easy for all of us to relate to this. How many times have we made a poor choice? We’ve...

Psalm 63: Trust and be Satisfied

As I read Psalm 63 I am struck with how the Psalmist is completely satisfied in God. Over and over again he says, “God is taking care of me.” All I need is Him. Nothing I desire is outside of what God has provided for me. It is such a striking picture. The...

Psalm 40: I waited patiently for the Lord

Today we are looking at Psalm 40, which you can read here. The first line of Psalm 40 really stands out to me. I waited patiently for the LORD… Our culture is so fast, so instantaneous. I wonder how good we are at waiting patiently. Reading on, we learn the...