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Prayer (tenth in a series)

The two verses from Psalm 13 are an example of how “complaint” can be a form of prayer. This is the topic I am addressing this week. In many cultures there are time-honored and acceptable ways for expressing feelings of grief, distress, sadness or righteous indignation… Christians have access to an ancient and more hopeful version of the Blues found in a number of the psalms. Reading through these psalms can provide an effect even more beneficial than singing the Blues because they are in essence prayers – prayers to our God who listens to us with unfailing love and without condemnation. Continue reading

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