Tuesday, April 5, 2022

Discerning God's Future: The Lord Our Refuge

Tuesday, April 5, 2022

Prayer for Week 6

God of silence and God of all sound, help me to listen. Help me to do the deep listening to the sounds of my soul, waiting to hear your soft voice calling me deeper into you. Give me attentive ears that begin to separate the noise from the sounds that are you; you who have been speaking to me and through me my whole life, for so long that you can seem like background noise. Today help me hear you anew. Amen.


Psalm 34:1-10

I will bless the LORD at all times;

          his praise shall continually be in my mouth.

My soul makes its boast in the LORD;

          let the humble hear and be glad.

O magnify the LORD with me,

          and let us exalt his name together.

I sought the LORD, and he answered me,

          and delivered me from all my fears.

Look to him, and be radiant;

          so your faces shall never be ashamed.

This poor soul cried, and was heard by the LORD,

          and was saved from every trouble.

The angel of the LORD encamps

          around those who fear him, and delivers them.

O taste and see that the LORD is good;

          happy are those who take refuge in him.

O fear the LORD, you his holy ones,

          for those who fear him have no want.

The young lions suffer want and hunger,

          but those who seek the LORD lack no good thing.



Think of a time when the Lord delivered you from your fears. What was the situation? What was the result?



In what ways has the Lord been a refuge for you?

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