Devotions Based on Psalms: Psalm 73

St. John’s University, Collegivelle, MN, 56231 2006 Sunday, June 28 By: Carol Hagler Psalm 73 Psalm 73 first caught my attention on a chilly November Saturday morning in 1989, as I studied the Sunday school lesson for the following day.  Having found and read several other verses suggested for the lesson, I read Psalm 73:26.…

Devotions Based on Psalms: Psalm 82

St. John’s University, Collegivelle, MN, 56231 2006 Wednesday, June 17 By Diana Bridges Psalm 82 God stands in the congregation of the mighty; He judges among the gods. How long will you judge unjustly, And show partiality to the wicked? Defend the poor and fatherless; Do justice to the afflicted and needy. Deliver the poor and needy; Free them from the hand…

Devotions Based on Psalms: Psalm 147

St. John’s University, Collegivelle, MN, 56231 2006 Thursday, June 11 By: Grayson Hanchey (10 years old) Psalm 147 (New Revised Standard Version):  Praise for God’s Care for Jerusalem This psalm is a celebration. It’s like 3 verses of a hymn where the community of Jerusalem (Israel) praise God. There are 3 parts of the psalm,…

Devotions Based on Psalms: Psalm 55

St. John’s University, Collegivelle, MN, 56231 2006 Sunday, June 7 By Erica Hanchey Psalm 55, full of vivid imagery of the battles we face and distinction between righteous and unrighteous, is a Psalm of comfort, a prayer that is beautifully and powerfully written in 23 simple verses: Psalm 55 : 1-23 Listen to my prayer,…

The Parables and The Pandemic: “Lord, teach us to pray…”

The Sower, Vincent van Gogh Copyright: www.bridgemanart.com Original: https://krollermuller.nl/en/vincent-van-gogh-the-sower Sunday, May 3rd He was praying in a certain place, and after he had finished, one of his disciples said to him, “Lord, teach us to pray, as John taught his disciples.” He said to them, “When you pray, say:      Father, hallowed be your name.      Your kingdom…