Let Them See Your Hand
Today’s Scripture Readings: Psalm 109:16-31 | Jeremiah 6:15- 8:7 | Colossians 2:8-23 | Proverbs 24:26
Today’s Scripture Focus: Psalms 109:16-31
But you, O Sovereign Lord, deal well with me for your name’s sake; out of the goodness of your love, deliver me.  For I am poor and needy, and my heart is wounded within me.
(Psalm 109:21-22 NIV)
The psalmist finds himself in a difficult place. He describes his situation: “I am poor and needy, and my heart is wounded within me.” Beaten up by circumstances and, especially by people—accusers, he calls them— he fasts and prays and desperately seeks the Lord (23-25). But he hasn’t given up hope. He looks to the God of hope.
I was moved by one part of his petition especially. He prays that God will work in such a way that everyone will see that the…
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