Parallel Passages on the Plot to Kill Jesus:
The psalm reading today is Psalmwhich is only three verses, so I would like to give you some extra information to help you really experience the imagery in this psalm.
Verse 2 speaks of precious oil being poured on the head of a priest. Exodus 20 tells us more about this oil — it is to be made of the finest spices, including liquid myrrh, sweet smelling cinnamon, aromatic cane, and olive oil.
It shall not be poured on the body of an ordinary person, and you shall make no other like it in composition. It is holy, and it shall be holy to you. Mount Hermon stands over 9, feet tall and Mount Zion, where the priests served to mediate between God and man, lies miles to the South and only stands at 2, feet tall.
So, as we are reading this psalm, you can see in your minds eye, the dew falling from tall Mount Hermon to Mount Zion which is only a quarter of the size. Heavenly Father, what beautiful images you give us to ponder and to relate to Christian community.
Thank you for not only blessing us with senses to experience the world around us, but for arousing those senses in the reading of your Word. We ask that as we read your Word, here and in our homes, that you would give us space to pause and meditate.
Help us to smell the sweet scents, feel the silky oil, see the dew settling upon the mountain, and taste that you are good. Father, communion between each of us personally with you is good, but this psalm is illustrating how good it is to be in gospel community.
We ask for forgiveness, but Holy Spirit we also ask for your guidance. We ask for grace as we struggle to find our way in community with our family, other believers, our neighbors and the lost.
Grant us wisdom from you, grace for one another, and open dialogue about what our community is and what it could be. Let us experience the sweetness Psalm speaks of and may it increase our excitement as we look forward to the day we will live in perfect unity.
Lord, we ask these things not only for the people of Centennial Church, but also for all your people across the world. Today we want to specifically lift up our brothers and sisters in the North Central District of the Evangelical Free Church of America. Be with the pastors, leaders, and all who will be gathering tomorrow and Tuesday at the annual North Central District Conference as we explore your inexpressible and glorious joy.
Thank you for the work that has gone on to prepare this conference and we pray for a beneficial time where all involved can experience unity in the gospel and honor your name. Almighty Healer, we also lift up Kevin and Sarah [name withheld] to you, along with their sweet new baby, Sophie Mae.
God, you are the great physician and we pray that you would grow little preemie Sophie into a strong, healthy child who follows after you.
We ask that you would provide her with all she needs to continue developing outside the womb and heal any and all complications that have or may develop. We ask for your loving arms would wrap around Kevin and Sarah, as well as John and Marlene enveloping them in your supernatural peace.
May they feel the unity of the body of Christ lifting them up in prayer and providing for their needs. We ask all these things in the mighty name of Jesus.my children, the time of the great abomination is drawing near when my houses are going to be closed and my daily worship suspended!
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