Devotions Based on Psalms: Psalm 46

St. John’s University, Collegivelle, MN, 56231 2006 Saturday, June 13 PSALM 46  Derlene Williams 1God is our refuge and strength, an ever-present help in trouble. 2Therefore we will not fear, though the earth give way and the mountains fall into the heart of the sea, 3though its waters roar and foam and the mountains quake with their surging. 4There is a…

Mixed signals or which way do I turn?

The Week of Hope You are our living hope, Lord, as we celebrate your promises for our present and our future on your birthday. We are your grateful people.  Amen Weekly Advent Prayers by Betty Claire Jackson By Willard Teel Psalm 62:1-2, 5-7 Mixed signals or which way do I turn? Is your life similar…

A Moment of Silence

By Cameron Taylor Romans 12:9-12 “Please remain standing for a moment of silence.” As an elementary school teacher, the above words are spoken after the Pledge of Allegiance at the start of our morning announcements. For me, this is a set time during the school day where I can stop, take a pause from the busy…

My Soul Waits in Silence

By Bettie Reddick Psalms 62:1-2, 5-7 For God alone my soul waits in silence; from him comes my salvation. He alone is my rock and my salvation, my fortress; I shall never be shaken.   For God alone my soul waits in silence; from him comes my salvation, my fortress; I shall not be shaken.…

Inward Preparation

By Karen Calhoun Philippians 4:4‐7 Advent is a season of inward preparation. Advent is the work of the soul. Paul gives us the instructions in Philippians 4:4-7. “Rejoice in the Lord always; again I say rejoice. Let your reasonableness be known to everyone. The Lord is at hand; do not be anxious about anything, but…

Silence

By Bridgette Langford Psalm 84 Can you remember the last time you just sat in silence and had a conversation with the Lord? I am talking about quiet time away from the world – no phone, no email, only uninterrupted time with God?  Just being in his presence. Thinking about this situation reminds of the…