Saturday Prayer: A Prayer from Psalm 46

My RevGals prayer for this week: Saturday Prayer: A Prayer from Psalm 46 Holy, Compassionate, Comforting, Empowering God, You are our refuge and strength, a very present help in trouble. Let us not fear, though the earth quakes; though the mountains shake in the heart of the sea; though its waters roar and foam, though its…

We Will Not Fear?

(Below is an excerpt from last Sunday’s sermon on Psalm 46. You can find the full sermon here.) According to the psalmist, God’s presence with us now, our knowledge of God’s presence with God’s people–Jacob and others–in the past–this means that we do not need to be afraid. The psalm opens with these words of…

Call to Worship–Psalm 46

Call to Worship (based on Psalm 46): The earth shakes, the mountains quake — tempting our hearts to fear. God is our refuge and strength, a very present help in trouble. Storms rage, winds swirl–destroying schools, hospitals, homes. Still, God is our refuge and strength, a very present help in trouble. Violence comes to light…