Category Archives: worship

don’t forget

don’t forget Psalm 50:22-23 (JDV) Psalm 50:22 “Understand this, you who forget God, or I will tear you apart, and there will be no one to rescue you. Psalm 50:23 Whoever sacrifices a thank offering appreciates me, and whoever orders … Continue reading

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within, beyond, around

within, beyond, around Psalm 48:9-14 (JDV) Psalm 48:9 God, within your temple, we contemplate your covenant faithfulness. Psalm 48:10 Like your name, God, so your praise reaches to the ends of the land; your right hand is filled with justice. … Continue reading

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new politic

new politic Psalm 47:2 (JDV) Psalm 47:2 you see, Yahveh, the Most High, is awe-inspiring, a great king over the whole land. new politic Our lowly Jesus, meek and mild, is also a great king who rules over the land … Continue reading

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make some noise

make some noise Psalm 47:1 (JDV) Psalm 47:17 Clap your hands, all you peoples; shout to God with a ringing cry. make some noise Noise is not always appreciated, but it always gets your attention. I had to have a … Continue reading

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not even close

not even close Psalm 42:6 (JDV) My throat is melting away; that is why I remember you from the land of Jordan and the peaks of Hermon, from Mount Mizar. not even close I’ve lived in a number of places … Continue reading

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things are bad, but

things are bad, but Psalm 42:5 (JDV) Why, my throat, are you melting away?¹ Why are you in such uproar? Put your hope in God, because I will still praise him, my Savior and my God. things are bad, but … Continue reading

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memories of worship

memories of worship Psalm 42:4 (JDV) I remember this as I pour out my heart: how I used to walk with many, leading the festive procession to the house of God, with joyful shouts and thankfulness. memories of worship When … Continue reading

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worshiping scarecrows

worshiping scarecrows Jeremiah 10:1-16 (JDV) Jeremiah 10:1 Hear the word that Yahveh has spoken to you, house of Israel. Jeremiah 10:2 This is what Yahveh says: Do not learn the way of the nations or be terrified by signs in … Continue reading

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incense and sweet cane

incense and sweet cane Jeremiah 6:16-21 (JDV) Jeremiah 6:16 This is what Yahveh says: Stand by the crossroads and look. Ask about the path of long ago, “Which is the way to the good path?” Then take it and find … Continue reading

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the Caesarea miracle

the Caesarea miracle Acts 10:44-48 (JDV) Acts 10:44 While Peter was still speaking these words, the Sacred Breath came down on all those who heard the message. Acts 10:45 The circumcised believers who had come with Peter were amazed because … Continue reading

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