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Daily Devotional | We Sat and Wept

  • May 21, 2022 | Romans 12:19
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In 586 BC, the Babylonian army invaded Jerusalem destroying the city and the Temple. They took many people captive and forced them into exile. Today’s reading provides a glimpse of how God’s people responded to their situation.

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A Conversation with May's Devotional Author

From the Editor

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​Hello friends,

Why is it that in times of joy and sorrow, I find myself turning to the book of Psalms?

Maybe it’s because the psalms so beautifully express every emotion: the good, the bad, and the ugly. Let’s be honest, we’ve all experienced moments when we feel frail and fearful. We have been angry at the injustices of our world. And we’ve even asked God to punish our enemies. The psalms let us express all these emotions to God, but then help us look away from our own troubles and fix our eyes on Him. In these songs of praise, we also find beautiful expressions of worship. The psalms encourage us to wonder at God’s greatness, His provision, and His faithfulness.

If you’ve been studying with us for the past few years, you’ll realize that this is the final chapter of our four-study series on the Psalms. This month, we focus on book 5 of the Psalms, chapters 107 to 150. Our author, Dr. Ryan Cook will be our guide once again with a study that we hope will encourage and bless you!

Thank you for being a part of our Bible study.

Jamie Janosz
Managing Editor

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