Posts Tagged ‘giving thanks’

            A major reason for the contemporary church’s weak prayer life and spirituality is that we are infected with modernist individualism, which misleads us into believing that the corporate is opposed to the personal.  This is unbiblical.  By its context, structure and content Psalm 107 reveals a pattern for giving thanks to God that incorporates the personal into the whole life of the people of God. Read the rest of this entry »

            Psalm 126 helps us to deal with the disappointment of partially answered prayer, a challenge that we rarely discuss but regularly confront.  It does so by combining the seemingly contradictory actions of thanksgiving, lamentation and hope.  Read the rest of this entry »