He continues to be the God who hears our groaning. He hears the cry of the nurse or the doctor struggling to cope with massive pressures on the healthcare system. He hears the cry of His child gasping for breath as the virus takes grip upon the lungs. He hears the sob of one who has lost a loved one, being deprived of the opportunity to say that final crucial farewell, he hears the cry of a family worrying about their financial future, he hears the cry of the church longing for a renewed spiritual consciousness in these desperate times.
God has brought us to an extreme situation, that is so unlikely, it feels like the uttermost ends of the earth. God will carry the burden.
Tears are the result of pain and are the expressions of the suffering heart. Yet tears are precious, the proof that we love and care. Days of tears are precious times for learning and discovering.
Ever feel alone, unloved, betrayed, lonely, frightened? Ever suffer in the body and soul? Ever sorrow and grieve? In this Psalm, through prayer, the subconscious knowledge that God was real and present, suddenly took root and brought David to a sense of peace in the midst of pain. Psalm 6 O Lord, rebuke me notContinue reading “THE DARK NIGHT OF THE SOUL – Psalm 6”
This is a Psalm for those whose characters are being assassinated, who are the subjects of unjust criticism and who are the victims of malicious gossip.
“Where were you? Why were you not a friend to one of your children. Why did you stand back and allow this situation to take place?” We often sing Joseph Scriven’s words and quote them in prayer: “What a Friend we have in Jesus All our sins and griefs to bear What a privilege toContinue reading “Is Jesus our Friend when Life Goes Wrong?”