Second Sunday after Epiphany: The Psalm Passage – The Lord loves me . The Lord loves you too! I know this to be so!
“O LORD, you have searched me and known me. You know when I sit down and when I rise up; you discern my thoughts from far away. You search out my path and my lying down, and are acquainted with all my ways.” (Psalm 139:1- 3) That last phrase where the psalmist says, You “ are acquainted with all my ways.“ That resonates within me. The Lord knows me and all my ways – I am talking about the personal me, the one that I try not to show when I present myself to others. The “me” that is scared and anxious, weak and lazy, impatient and unkind – that “me” that is NOT the best “me” that I can or should be – that “me”. So when I come to the Lord in prayer and confess all of those things, the Lord already knows. [...] […]Read More