Psinging through Psummer
Have you ever felt like everything was going wrong? This is the psalm for you!
God is faithful in the midst of adversity!
Daily Prayer: Teach me to trust in you in every situation and to wait for your salvation. Amen.
Monday, June 22
Read Psalm 27. David is dealing with external and internal troubles. What are your external troubles? What are your internal troubles? Pray this psalm to God.
Tuesday, June 23
After reviewing Psalm 27, read Isaiah 12. Isaiah sings a song of future salvation. How are our adversities like a desert? What are the emotions of “wells of salvation” to quench our thirst? What does Isaiah’s song encourage the people to do with their salvation?
Wednesday, June 24
After reviewing Psalm 27, read Psalm 84. Think of the house of the Lord as the paradise of God’s creation restored. Given the evil of our world, how beautiful is that “house?” What do we “seek?” For more, see Matthew 6:33.
Thursday, June 25
After reviewing Psalm 27, read Ephesians 5:15-21. Paul says, “the days are evil.” David knew that too, but in v. 6, it said that in the midst of the evil he will sing and make melody. What gives us such confidence that in the midst of evil, we can sing? Where should you be singing?
Friday, June 26
After reviewing Psalm 27, read Matthew 10:1-22. God has designed family to be a deep and enduring bond. What refuge do we have when our families turn against us because of our faith? Who do you know who has lost family or a support structure because of their faith in Jesus?
Saturday, June 27
After reviewing Psalm 27, read Psalm 130. Why is it important to wait on the Lord? What happens when we don’t wait for the Lord? Why does it take more strength and courage to wait than to act alone? What are you waiting for?
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