Devotions Based on Psalms: Psalm 122

St. John’s University, Collegivelle, MN, 56231 2006 Friday, June 19 By: Marilyn Gladson Psalm 122 New Living Translation (NLT) Psalm 122 A song for pilgrims ascending to Jerusalem. A psalm of David. 1 I was glad when they said to me, “Let us go to the house of the Lord.” 2 And now here we are, standing inside your…

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 3

St. John’s University, Collegivelle, MN, 56231 2006 June 2, 2020 What do you do when life falls apart? Psalms 3 from The Message translation 1-2 Look! Enemies past counting! Enemies sprouting like mushrooms, Mobs of them all around me, roaring their mockery: “Hah! No help for him from God!” 3-4 But you, God, shield me on all sides; You ground…

The Parables and The Pandemic: “Two men went up to the temple to pray…”

The Sower, Vincent van Gogh Copyright: www.bridgemanart.com Original: https://krollermuller.nl/en/vincent-van-gogh-the-sower Wednesday, May 13th He also told this parable to some who trusted in themselves that they were righteous and regarded others with contempt: “Two men went up to the temple to pray, one a Pharisee and the other a tax collector. The Pharisee, standing by himself, was praying thus, ‘God,…

Behold: The Peace of Worship

Norman Dugas Isaiah 43:1-3 There’s not a lot of peace in our modern, daily lives. Pressures abound. Cell phones ringing. Email pinging. Obligations tugging at our shirttails. Maybe that’s why I so look forward to the worship hour at Woodland each Sunday. Daniel chimes the hour, and I begin to feel at peace. I hear…