Posts in 23rd Psalm
23rd Psalm - The Table

Consequently,  dealing well with our enemies – internal/external - in Christ, brings a sense a security and self assurance that doesn’t drive us to be independent and self defined, but comfortable in who God created us to be, happy and content to remain in the house of our divine creator rather than trying to construct our own.   

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23rd PsalmClint Gibson
23rd Psalm - Disorientation

The nature of anguish, uncertainty, mystery, lament, dark night of the soul and despair is all a critical part of our experience if we are to follow the trajectory of providence. In order to move through to new orientation we must all experience disorientation. There is no fast track to the new, in fact Brueggemann says that despair is where hope lives. In other words we all need to experience the darkness in order to find the God who hides in the shadows.

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23rd PsalmClint Gibson
23rd Psalm - For your Names Sake

This phrase both challenges and humbles me, as I consider my human task as a divine representative. I can partner with God, or not. Either way I am still assured of the love of the Great Shepherd, but with or without me, God will do what is purposed, for the sake of God’s own.

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23rd PsalmClint Gibson