Why Do You Despair (reprise)

“Why do you despair, my soul? And why do you groan? In regards to me you must hope in God, Because again I will confess him— Salvation is before me by my God.” (Psalm 42:12 [verse 11 in English translations])   Once again we find the psalmist echoing the words of his soul’s despair. The… Read More

Why Do You Despair, Oh My Soul?

“Why do you despair, my soul, and groan? In Regards to me, you must hope on God, for again I will confess him— Salvation is before him.” (Psalm 42:6 [verse 5 in English translations])   What is your attitude when things start going bad and our plans fall apart? Is your first response to groan… Read More