“Psalms of Ascent Series”, Quiet Time Coaching: Episode 175, Psalm 127 – overview
You have found a daily podcast based on the Psalms of Ascent (Psalms 120-134).
They are designed to help our hearts and minds being a healthy place while the Covid 19 virus does its worst.
“Since, then, you have been raised with Christ, set your hearts on things above, where Christ is, seated at the right hand of God. Set your minds on things above, not on earthly things. For you died, and your life is now hidden with Christ in God. When Christ, who is your life, appears, then you also will appear with him in glory.” (Colossians 3:1–4 NIV11)
Each day we will meditate on a verse or two from these wonderful Psalms as we make our pilgrimage from confusion to hope, pain to peace, anxiety to joy.
“A song of ascents. Of Solomon. Unless the LORD builds the house,
the builders labour in vain.
Unless the LORD watches over the city,
the guards stand watch in vain. In vain you rise early
and stay up late,
toiling for food to eat—
for he grants sleep to those he loves. Children are a heritage from the LORD,
offspring a reward from him. Like arrows in the hands of a warrior
are children born in one’s youth. Blessed is the man
whose quiver is full of them.
They will not be put to shame
when they contend with their opponents in court.” (Psalm 127:0–5 NIV11)
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“Worship the LORD with gladness; come before him with joyful songs.” (Psalms 100:2 NIV11)
God bless, Malcolm
PS: You might also be interested in my book: “An elephant’s swimming pool”, a devotional look at the Gospel of John