I love the Psalms

Reading:                                         Psalm 102               

 (Verses 12-17)

But you, LORD, sit enthroned forever;
your renown endures through all generations.
You will arise and have compassion on Zion,
for it is time to show favor to her;
the appointed time has come.
For her stones are dear to your servants;
her very dust moves them to pity.
 The nations will fear the name of the L
ORD,
all the kings of the earth will revere your glory.
For the L
ORD will rebuild Zion
and appear in his glory.
He will respond to the prayer of the destitute;
he will not despise their plea
(NIV).

Reflection

Psalm 102 begins as a lament, but today’s reading is drawn from the mid portion of the psalm, and rather than despair and grief, this section is filled…

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