Where are you?
I am in trouble!
Sin and wickedness have surrounded me. Everything goes dark and cold. Satan and his minions look upon my flesh with lust and hunger.
Temptations are too much. I cannot do battle. My muscles are weak, small, and frail.
I cry and scream: HELP ME, O GOD!
But you are my powerful Champion. You are the people’s Savior. You are invincible. You are forever strong.
I have praised you in the past and my lips shall sing of your praises for as long as I draw breath and beyond.
Your people before me trusted you and I trust you now. You have never failed me. Even when there have been moments when I didn’t know your goodness, you were always good.
You have rescued my grandmother and my dad.
Now rescue me!
Save me, O God.
My life is in your hands.
Series: As a young believer, I have not had the chance to read all the way through the Bible. The Psalms and Proverbs will be the last books before I finish the Old Testament in Ezekiel, Daniel, then Isaiah. As I read through the Psalms, I was struck by the very personal and intimate nature of the Psalms despite the deep theological, doctrinal, and Christocentric focus of the written songs themselves. Using the Psalms as a mere template and an outline, how I would I respond? So doing just that, I began writing out prayers based on each of the Psalms.