Road-trip Rhythms #27 & 63 – One Thing I Seek
August 9, 2020 / Psalms 27:
Whom shall I fear?
27: 1 The Lord is my and my — whom shall I ? The Lord is the of my life—of whom shall I be ?
One Thing I ask, Earnestly do I seek
27:4 I ask from the Lord, this only do I : that I may in the of the the of my , to on the of the Lord and to seek Him in His .
63:1 You, God, are my God, I seek you; I for you, my being for you, in a dry and parched land where there is . 2 I have seen you in the and beheld your and your .
Asking & seeking
Pray & Listen
7 my when I , Lord; be to me and me.
8 My says of you, “ !” Your face, Lord, I will seek.
The Benefits –
Hear My Voice When I Call –
In the Day of Trouble
27:5 For in the of , He will keep me in His ; He will hide me in the of his and set me upon a . 6 Then my head will be above the enemies who me; at his sacred tent I will with shouts of ; I will sing and make music to the Lord.
The day of Trouble –
The Promise of His Presence –
Confident in God
27:13 I of this: I will see the of the Lord in the of the .
63: 3 Because your is than , my lips will you. 4 I will you as long as I live, and in Your , I will lift up my . 5 I will be fully as with the of foods; with lips, my will praise you.
Wait on God
27:14 for the Lord; be and and wait for the Lord.
63:6 On my I you; I think of you through the of the night.
The Daily Office Tool – “The Prayers” (Acts 2:42)
- 15 to 30 minutes 2-4 times a day.
- A few minutes of silence, stillness, and centering before God in solitude.
- Read a short passage of Scripture, reflect and respond to it.
- Pray through the Lord’s prayer. Daily warfare procedure. Filling of the Holy Spirit and the Father’s love.
- Conclude again with a few minutes of silence.
My So What (What is God saying to me, about Him, about me?) –
Now What? (How is God asking me to respond in heart and action?) –