Great rescuer

Heavenly Father, so often we ignore the dreadfulness of sin. Father, please forgive us for calling good what you have said is evil and what we ultimately see only brings us brokenness and and death. Lord when we see our sin for what it is we cannot help but feel trapped and helpless. How often… Read more Great rescuer

Ps 84

Lord of armies, please stir up our hearts to know you as the living God. Help us to repent and turn away from the dead gods of our own making that we have scrapped together from your own beautiful creation. May our hearts instead lean in to you, the one who has given us all… Read more Ps 84

Your mercy

Heavenly Father, we are ever in need of your mercy. Left to our own selves we drift away from what is good and right and begin to construct for ourselves gods that are worthless idols. Father please forgive us for our folly and pour out your mercy upon us again. Father, thank you that we… Read more Your mercy

Forsaken for us

Dear Lord Jesus, thank you for bearing the full weight of our sin. You were utterly sinless and yet were crushed for our iniquities. Lord thank you for suffering the dreadful anguish and loss as our sin tore you from that beautiful fellowship with the Father. You were utterly forsaken, absorbing the awful disconnection with… Read more Forsaken for us

Ps 119: Shin

Heavenly Father, please help us to keep longing for your word and rejoicing to hear it. Please help us to know the peace that comes from holding on to your promises, may this buoy us up and keep us from stumbling. Lord cause us to hate falsehood and instead love your law, holding on to… Read more Ps 119: Shin

Gospel shaping us

Heavenly Father, thank you for the opportunity to meet with the rest of the senior staff at the conference last week. Thank you for the way that the gospel unites us together, though we are all so different and spread throughout the country. Please help us to keep the gospel central to all we do… Read more Gospel shaping us

Psalm 85

Heavenly Father, please help our students to keep rejoicing in your love and faithfulness throughout these last few weeks of semester. Please help them to set their hopes on your salvation more than on the outcome of their exams. Please keep shaping our hearts throughout this time, keep us turning to you for forgiveness. Keep… Read more Psalm 85