01_Psalm 6, The Seven Penitential Psalms
Summary: Week 1 | Psalm 6<br> <br> <br> <br> #letuspray<br> <br> <br> <br> <br> To the choirmaster: with stringed instruments; according to The Sheminith. A Psalm of David.<br> <br> 1 O Lord, rebuke me not in thy anger,<br> nor chasten me in thy wrath.<br> 2 Be gracious to me, O Lord, for I am languishing;<br> O Lord, heal me, for my bones are troubled.<br> 3 My soul also is sorely troubled.<br> But thou, O Lord—how long?<br> <br> <br> 4 Turn, O Lord, save my life;<br> deliver me for the sake of thy steadfast love.<br> 5 For in death there is no remembrance of thee;<br> in Sheol who can give thee praise?<br> <br> <br> 6 I am weary with my moaning;<br> every night I flood my bed with tears;<br> I drench my couch with my weeping.<br> 7 My eye wastes away because of grief,<br> it grows weak because of all my foes.<br> <br> <br> 8 Depart from me, all you workers of evil;<br> for the Lord has heard the sound of my weeping.<br> 9 The Lord has heard my supplication;<br> the Lord accepts my prayer.<br> 10 All my enemies shall be ashamed and sorely troubled;<br> they shall turn back, and be put to shame in a moment.<br> <br> <br> <br> <br> Thank you to my newest Friends of the Show, Jaylen M; Beverly S; Maria H; Marianne F; Jerilyn M; Kayce M; Michelle Z; Claire & Z; Phyllis L; and Bridget B, for loving and lifting me! Friends of the Show get all Premium Content!<br> She's here!<br> <br> Lent is THE perfect time to get your 2021 LOVE the Word® Journal, so you can begin 40 days of learning to LOVE the Word with Mary. Preview the interior, get a free guide and journal page, and order, here. <br> <br> <br> LOVE the Word® is a Bible study method based on Mary’s own practice: lectio without the Latin. Get the book based on Sonja’s method in the right margin, How to Pray Like Mary.<br> Listen (Receive the Word via audio or video.)<br> <br> <br> <br> Observe (Connect the passage to your life and recent events.)<br> How does this psalm fit with what you've been seeing and hearing in the daily readings?<br> What do you sense He is calling you to this Lent?<br> Verbalize (Pray about your thoughts and emotions.)<br> What do you want to say to Him about that? Remembering that He loves you and that you are in His presence, talk to God about the particulars of your O – Observe step. You may want to write your reflections in your LOVE the Word® journal. Or, get a free journal page and guide in the right-hand margin.<br> Entrust (May it be done to me according to your word!)<br> O Lord, rebuke me not in thy anger, nor chasten me in thy wrath. Amen +<br> What we discussed | Show Notes<br> Overview:<br> Minutes 00:12:00 – Greek and Hebrew numbering, history of the penitential psalms and their prayer, the biblical meaning of penance and repentance<br> Minutes 12:01-24:00 – Old and New Testament understandings of repentance, Psalm 6 verses 1 and 2: biblical meaning of God's wrath and anger; verses 4-5, Sheol <br> Minutes 24:01-36:00 – Psalm 6 verses 6-10: public vindication from God before enemies<br> Minutes 36:01-48:00 – Sonja's highlights from the daily readings for this week as a call to a particular Lenten penance, nationally and personally<br> Other Resources<br> Create in Me a Clean Heart: 10 Minutes a Day with the Penitential Psalms, book by Sarah Christmyer<br> <br> A "Spiritual Cleanse" with the Penitential Psalms<br> Bible Study Evangelista is on the Laudate app!<br> <br> Facebook Discussion Community<br> We’re talking over on the Bible Study Evangelista Facebook Discussion page. Come chat with us.<br> Read the Transcript<br> Click here for a written transcript of this episode thanks to Dora Donovan, our transcriptionist for this episode.