CAROLYN'S COMPOSITIONS

November 26, 2010

26 Devotions Based on the Alphabet: The Letter L

26 DEVOTIONS BASED ON THE ALPHABET:

THE LETTER  L

Monte Holland

Several persons have expressed an interest in having my husband, the Rev. Monte W. Holland, post an online series of devotions. Through their encouragement, Monte will post a weekly devotion on CAROLYN’S COMPOSITIONS. To read the introduction click on 26 Devotions Based on the Alphabet: Introduction. Click on  26 Devotions Based on the Alphabet: The Letter K  to read the previous post on the letter K.

Return to this site each Saturday to read his devotions.  Carolyn C. Holland

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 ALPHABET OF THE BIBLE – THE LETTER L

     Love the Lord, all you his saints. (Psalm 31:23)

     This verse takes on real meaning as we look at Psalm 31 as a whole. The heading on this psalm is A Prayer for Protection.

     Early on the psalmist (David) says, Listen to my prayer and hurry to save me. In addition to requesting God’s help, David  praises God: You are faithful, and I trust you because you rescued me. And further on David says, My life is in your hands. Save me from enemies who hunt me down.

     This is all back drop to our L verse.

     Many people say “Praise God!” when something good happens. There isn’t always a lot of punch behind that phrase. It often just flows forth in the moment.

     David says much more when he states, Love the Lord, all you his saints. The verses preceding Psalm 31:33 tell the story: saints are those whose lives are (more…)

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