Posts by Dr. Norman Wise

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Meditation on Psalm 113

by Dr. Norman Wise

Meditation on Psalm 113 Eternal One I am in awe of YOUR knowing all things. Eternal One I am in awe of YOUR limitless power Eternal One I am in awe of YOU being present in every time and space. Eternal One I am in awe that YOU have been and always will be unchanging […]

Meditation on Psalm 112

by Dr. Norman Wise

Meditation on Psalm 112 May I be in awe of YOU, Eternal Redeeming Creator. Give me the inner grace and power to have a healthy respect, appreciation, wonder, and fear of YOU in your greatness, goodness and grace.  Give to me a delight in YOUR commandments, trusting that they are wise and for my good.  […]

LORD, let me know that you have not rejected us! (Psalm 74)

by Dr. Norman Wise

Meditation on Psalm 74 LORD, have we been rejected? Are we beyond YOUR power to save us. Remember us under the blood of YOUR blood shed on the cross. Remember that YOU have redeemed us. YOU alone are our refuge and hope. See the damage the enemy has accomplished. Behold YOUR temple is in ruins. […]

Lord, help me trust YOU. (Psalm 73)

by Dr. Norman Wise

Meditation on Psalm 73 LORD, help me trust in your goodness and the value of seeking purity of heart even when it seems that the arrogant, those given to wickedness, and filled with pride prosper and gain advantage over the weak. They have no fear of YOU or YOUR judgment. My faith struggles because those […]

LORD, Rule over us now! (Psalm 72)

by Dr. Norman Wise

Meditation on Psalm 72 Great Redeeming God of justice, grace, righteousness, and mercy, hear me now. May Messiah Jesus and HIS kingdom come and HIS will be done on earth as in heaven. Allow all nations to be discipled. End the rebellion against YOUR rule good resurrected LORD and SAVIOR. Awaken the nations to the […]

Lord, do not forsake me! (Psalm 71)

by Dr. Norman Wise

Forsake Me Not When My Strength Is Spent Meditation on Psalm 71 True God of Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob; God of Israel; God of Peter, John, and James; God of the True Church of Messiah Jesus; Triune, eternal, Redeeming Creator; YOU are my safe place of strength and security. Deliver, save, hear, rescue! Command and […]

LORD, Hurry! (Psalm 70)

by Dr. Norman Wise

Meditation on Psalm 70 LORD, YOU are never in a hurry, for YOU, from what we understand and can comprehend are outside of time. Eternal and already at both the beginning and the end of history. Yet, YOU answer prayer as we desperately experience time, moment by moment. YOU dwell in eternity and in the […]

LORD, Stop the oppressors, haters, and war makers! (Psalm 68)

by Dr. Norman Wise

Meditation on Psalm 68 Great God of Redeeming Love, those who are oppressors, haters, war makers, promoters of injustice, fostering prejudice among those of different colors and cultures, exploiters, and manipulators YOU will cripple and crush bringing on them the fruit of their deeds. The evil will not always rule and escape consequences. YOU great […]

Lord, I am desperate! Hear me! (Psalm 69)

by Dr. Norman Wise

Psalm 69 Meditations Save me, Eternal Redeeming Creator for without YOU I will drown in trouble and heartache. I don’t know how to cry out more than I have cried out to YOU. Please come and change the things that seem unchangeable but which cause me great distress and fear. LORD, my folly and wrongs […]

LORD, Shine YOUR FACE UPON US! (Psalm 67)

by Dr. Norman Wise

Meditation on Psalm 67 Great Redeeming God of Abraham, Isaac, Jacob, Peter, James, and Paul pour out YOUR undeserved favor and mercy upon YOUR people, let your gifts of grace give us the strength to live in a manner worthy of YOUR gospel of grace. Allow us to be aware of YOUR presence, power, and […]