God is Holding Your Life: A Journey of Assurance Part 1: These Lives Are Precious
Psalm 72.1- 7, 10-14 (all from NRSV for this series)
“God delivers the needy when they call.” – Psalm 72
We do not live in a land ruled by Kings, as the hearers of our first Psalm of this series did. Nevertheless, the petitions of the psalmist for justice, deliverance, defense of the poor and oppressed, and peace for all peoples is an undergirding theme of our faith. We are reminded that a just society is one that proclaims “these lives are precious” and worthy of protection. God, indeed, is holding our lives. Let this be the witness of our lives.