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Please read Psalm 126

The Psalms have always been deeply meaningful to me. Over the years, I have taught Bible study and spiritual formation courses on these sacred texts. I have used the Psalms for personal devotion and it has been transformational. Jesus knew them and quoted them. On the cross, Jesus quoted Psalm 22. They have a cumulative effect, growing on you and holding different meanings at different stages in your life.

Today's scripture is such a Psalm for me. I’ve prayed and written journal pieces on this Psalm many times. Is is a Psalm of hope.

Psalms cut across the pains and the deep hurts of our human condition. In a world of suffering and discord, Psalm 126 is needed. But our world has always...continue reading