Tag Archives: King David

Praying when Doors Close

What do we pray when our spirits are crushed, when circumstances force us to change direction and formulate new plans? Five years ago on January 21st, my day began with a phone call that informed me that my older son … Continue reading

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A Prayer Against Abhorrent Evil and Lying

David prays a powerful indictment of epidemic lying and proponents of wickedness in Psalm 12. He aligns with God’s hatred for untruth. He pleads for the Lord to rescue, to save, to guard. He prays, “Save, O LORD, for the … Continue reading

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Prayer When We Misinterpret God’s Will

We pray at times because we want to discern God’s will. We may actually believe that is our motive for prayer. I suspect that sometimes when we say that we want to discern God’s will, we really want God to … Continue reading

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