Sadness Makes Room for Joy

Blow the trumpet in Zion;   sound the alarm on my holy mountain!Let all the inhabitants of the land tremble,   for the day of the Lord is coming, it is near—2 a day of darkness and gloom,   a day of clouds and thick darkness!Like blackness spread upon the mountains   a great and powerful army comes;their like has never been fromContinue reading “Sadness Makes Room for Joy”

From Dust to Dirt

Psalm 51:1-17 1 Have mercy on me, O God,   according to your steadfast love;according to your abundant mercy   blot out my transgressions.2 Wash me thoroughly from my iniquity,   and cleanse me from my sin.3 For I know my transgressions,   and my sin is ever before me.4 Against you, you alone, have I sinned,   and done what is evil in yourContinue reading “From Dust to Dirt”