Psalm 58

On Mondays for the last several years, I've been trying to post a meditation on a psalm and today's the day for Psalm 58.¬†Interestingly,¬†Bible Gateway's "Book of Common Prayer" reading plan for today (March 17, 2014) includes Psalm 58. Almost four years ago, I looked at Psalm 58 in a post titled "Broken Teeth & … Continue reading Psalm 58

In God We Trust, Psalm 56

Ever wonder where the phrase engraved on American coins comes from? Contrary to the prevailing national culture, money made in the United States still says: In God We Trust. Regardless of how many Americans actually put their trust in God, he cares for those who do. And despite the failure of many to acknowledge him, … Continue reading In God We Trust, Psalm 56

Clean heart, Psalm 51

King David wrote the well-known penitential Psalm 51 after the prophet Nathan confronted him with his sins involving Bathsheba and her husband, Uriah (whose death in battle he'd arranged). You can read the sad sequence of self-centered actions in 2 Samuel 11. Nathan's confrontation and the beginning of consequences are recorded in 2¬†Samuel 12. God's … Continue reading Clean heart, Psalm 51