Devotion for Friday, March 9

Brooke Eikenberry Lent 2012

Friday, March 9

Psalm 19: 11-14

The passage, from a Psalm of David, speaks of the ways of the Lord.
I see this as the timeless natural and ethical order of things.

Here is my paraphrasing of the verses:

By the Right Way I am challenged and awe-struck.
And by staying on That Path I am ever rewarded and refreshed.

But how do I know when I misstep?

I just do my best to walk with care and caution to avoid the pitfalls.

May all my words, thoughts and inner feelings

Stay on That Path.

-Submitted by Bill Pramuk

GPS Questions:

Each Sunday morning as I approach the Chancel, I kneel and pray the Psalm 19 prayer: “Let the words of my mouth and the meditation of my heart be acceptable to you, O Lord, my rock and my redeemer” (v.14). If you’re preparing to preach a sermon, why might this prayer be helpful to you? How might this prayer be helpful to those who aren’t preachers?

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