Latest NewsletterThe Beauty of the Psalms
I continue with the introduction to Psalter that I wrote last week. And I hope this will encourage your use of it!
The greatest Prayer Book is found in the Bible. The greatest Hymn Book is also found there. It is the Psalter, otherwise known as the Book of Psalms. The Psalter is comprised of 150 Chapters. And of the 39 Books of the Old Testament, it is from the Psalms that we find most often on the lips of our Lord Jesus in the Gospel Accounts.
The twenty-four hour news is enough to fill anyone full of anxiety. It is not that the news media invents such things as a new corona virus, COVID-19, or a wild downturn in the stock market. Rather, it can amplify, dramatize, and analyze the “what ifs” to death.
Our Lenten Midweek Services are under way, and we are off to a good start with using the Holden Evening Prayer Service for the first time at Gift of Grace. And now as Daylight Savings Time kicks in, you will be able to arrive and depart from our 6:30-7:30pm service in daylight.
At the Ash Wednesday Service I spoke about fasting. This week I would like to write a little further on the topic.