Thoughts on Music, Community, and Spirituality
30 July 2017

Archers Gather (Sunday Psalms Series)

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Sunday Psalms: Fictional Narratives & Poetry Inspired by the Psalms, Proverbs, & Other Biblical Works

Archers Gather

Archers gather ’round this quivering soul.
Arrows fly
Straight at my fragile

Stalking plague snakes through
Death inhabits night.

And yet some invisible force
Rises up,
Dulls soaring blades,
Quenches pandemic disease.
No hocus-pocus trick,
No magician slight-of-hand.
Hope is my camouflage
Wickedness finds no resting place.

He that dwelleth in the secret place of the Most High shall abide under the shadow of the Almighty. I will say of Jehovah, He is my refuge and my fortress; my God, in whom I trust. For He will deliver thee from the snare of the fowler, and from the deadly pestilence. He will cover thee with His pinions, and under His wings shalt thou take refuge: His truth is a shield and a buckler. Thou shalt not be afraid for the terror by night, nor for the arrow that flieth by day; for the pestilence that walketh in darkness, nor for the destruction that wasteth at noonday. A thousand shall fall at thy side, and ten thousand at thy right hand; but it shall not come nigh thee. Psalm 91:1-7 (ASV)

Question to Ponder: When/how have you been protected?

Song Recommendation: Twenty Three by Aaron Strumpel

-Read Previous Sunday Psalms from Season Two: Episode 1Episode 2Episode 3Episode 4Episode 5,Episode 6Episode 7Episode 8Episode 9, Episode 10Episode 11Episode 12Episode 13Episode 14Episode 15Episode 16,  Episode 17Episode 18Episode 19Episode 20Episode 21Episode 22Episode 23Episode 24Episode 25Episode 26Episode 27Episode 28Episode 29Episode 30Episode 31Episode 32Episode 33,  Episode 34Episode 35, Episode 36


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Written by Heidi Beth Sadler, Inspired by Psalm 91. Copyright © 2017 Benjamin & Heidi Sadler, All Rights Reserved.

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