In the past, I heard this Psalm often at funerals or sometimes in movie scenes depicting death or funerals. With its hope for “the valley
Trouble is guaranteed in this life, but what a comfort that we need not go through this life without the peace of our Savior, Jesus Christ. He made a way for the disciples’ peace, speaking purposefully to them, and so He speaks purposefully to us through His Scripture. Even in the midst of trouble and great grief, the time and testimony of fellow believers prove that the peace of Christ emboldens Christians to take heart and even sing.
Perhaps that is one reason I love both of these songs so much. ‘It is Well’ is one of the songs I would play for my grandma while she lay in bed with cancer. This song was born out of comfort in grief and has in turn comforted so many like me. The second song, ‘Christ the Sure and Steady Anchor’ speaks of the hope He gives in salvation. We hope as those who already know the answer, yes, He has, and, yes, He will.
By all appearances, things were not going well for David when he wrote this Psalm. He in wartime, and acknowledges that God no longer goes
Saturday reflections… How many times did I focus on the “what ifs” of worry rather than the “surely” of scripture? How many times was I
The world gives peace only when there is no fear. When there is no fear, a person is at peace. However, this verse implies the