Advent Day 7: Psalm 46

God is our refuge and strength,     an ever-present help in trouble. Therefore we will not fear, though the earth give way     and the mountains fall into the heart of the sea, though its waters roar and foam     and the mountains quake with their surging. There is a river whose streams make glad the city of … More Advent Day 7: Psalm 46

Praying for Enemies

The psalms are filled with great messages of praise and worship, of love and adoration, fear and awe, woe and lament.  They are also filled with pleas to dump burning coals on enemies’ heads, to throw enemies into miry pits.  In as many words, the psalmist wants his enemies to burn in hell. I wouldn’t … More Praying for Enemies