Shelter - Based on Psalm 91

Written By:
Dave Hopwood
Bible Refs: Psalm 91
Lectionary Weeks: First Sunday in Lent (Year C), Proper 21, Ordinary/Lectionary 26 (Year C)

This riffs on some of the themes of Psalm 91. You could explain that “will say to the LORD” is a cue for the congregation to respond to the words in bold type.
 

Extract from the prayer:

Those who live in the shelter of the Most High,
those who abide in the shadow of the Almighty,
will say to the LORD:
"My refuge and my fortress; my God, in whom I trust."

Those who call for help in times of trouble,
those who seek strength to make it through another day
will say to the LORD:
"My refuge and my fortress; my God, in whom I trust."

Those who wrestle to remain calm and compassionate as the world rages,
those who need courage to stand up for truth,
will say to the LORD:
"My refuge and my fortress; my God, in whom I trust.”...

 

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Dave is an author and speaker who loves communicating the Bible using contemporary media, humour, illustrations and stories. He is author of several books retelling the Bible including The Groovy Gospel, The Bloke’s Bible, and Film & Faith. He goes out speaking by invitation and regularly publishes ideas and material via his website: www.davehopwood.com

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