Pray Psalm 42

We have finished our journey through the book of 1 Kings! We will spend the next two days in Psalm 42 and 43 and begin Colossians on Wednesday.

(Psalm 42 & 43, considered one Psalm in many Hebrew manuscripts, speak of one whose soul is downcast, who has shed many tears, and who feels rejected by God, yet hopes he/she will praise God again. As you pray today, think of the persecuted believers, the thousands of refugees, or the people in your life who are downcast in spirit and need to be reminded that God is their stronghold. You may want to READ or LISTEN to the chapter before you begin.

42:1     As the deer pants for streams of water, may ______’s soul pant for You, O God.

42:2     May ______’s soul thirst for You, the living God.

42:5,11     When ______’s soul is downcast and disturbed, may ______ put his/her hope in You, God, and praise You again, his/her Savior and God.

42:8     May ______ say of You, “By day the Lord directs His love, at night His song is with me – a prayer to the God of my life.” May You be the God of ______’s life.

QUESTION: When was a time in your life that you were most thirsty for God? How did He quench your thirst? Share your story with someone today!

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