“Let Your priests be clothed with righteousness and let Your saints shout for joy!” – yes… we ARE His priesthood now… each of us, men and women and children, priests before the Most High… cool.
“Behold, how good and how pleasant it is for brethren to dwell together in unity! ”
Father God, it is the cry of my heart, that You unify our worship team. Let this cry be stronger than and drown out my fleshy cry of self-righteousness and defensiveness and the cry for the honor of my name.
“It is like the precious ointment poured on the head, that ran down on the beard, even the beard of Aaron…
“It is like the dew of lofty Mount Hermon and the dew that comes on the hills of Zion;
“For THERE the Lord has commanded the blessing…”
Oh God, I want Your blessing. I want Your blessing for Souljourn. I want Your blessing for our worship team. I want Your blessing for our home church. Is that what is missing? Unity?
“I WILL confess and praise You O God with my whole heart;”
“In the day when I called, You answered me; and You strengthened me with strength (might and inflexibility to temptation) in my inner self. ” Yes, Lord, You alone keep me from self pity, from the victim mentality, from bitterness, from gossip, from unforgiveness. And You alone keep me from justifying my sin when I don’t take Your hand and I give in to flesh.