A Psalm for Today

I hear it in the news,
from the Internet,
in the neighborhoods,
and in the city streets.
I try to cover my ears,
but the groaning is all around us.

The pain.
The cries.
The violence.
The sighs.
The sickness.
The screams.
The hunger pains.
The disease.
The groaning is all around us.

Then I am reminded of a blood stained cross and an empty grave,
through Scripture,
through faith,
in the neighborhoods and in the city streets.
I lift my eyes and believe,
there’s a Savior that surrounds us.

His steadfast love.
His grace.
His mercy.
His holy face.
His compassion.
His faithfulness.
His sovereignty.
His holy justice.
There is a Savior that surrounds us.

He will deliver us.

May His Kingdom come.  May His will be done on earth as it is in heaven.

About Fred

I am a follower of Jesus, the husband to Alison Glenn, daddy to my little man Ian and one day soon our adoptive child as we await his or her arrival. I am a son, brother, friend, multi-vocational pastor of Williamsburg Christian Church, ethnographer, activist and justice seeker, founder and president of 3e Restoration Inc, Mid-Atlantic Coordinator for Mission Alive, and prematurely balding. I received my B.S. in Ministry/Bible at Amridge University and my Masters of Religious Education in Missional Leadership (MREML) from Rochester College.
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