A Lenten Prayer

Psalm 4: Trust in God

Answer when I call, my saving God. In my troubles, you cleared a way; show me favor; hear my prayer.

How long will people mock my honor, love what is worthless, chase after lies?

Know that the Lord works wonders for the faithful; the Lord hears when I call out.

Tremble and do not sin; upon your bed ponder in silence.  Offer fitting sacrifice and trust in the Lord.

Many say, “May we see better times!  Lord, show us the light of your face!”

But you have given my heart more joy than they have when grain and wine abound.

In peace, I shall both lie down and sleep, for you alone, Lord, make me secure.



About reinkat

I am an iconographer, and have been studying Russian/Greek icons since 1995. I'm married with 3 children. I love hiking, camping, animals, my family and church--and icons.
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10 Responses to A Lenten Prayer

  1. SR says:

    Beautiful and wonderful. A prayer of hope and trust. Thanks so much for sharing it. God Bless, SR

  2. Biltrix says:

    A Scriptural gem. Nicely imparts what I intended to convey in my post today, only better.

    Thank you and God bless!

  3. Cornel A. says:

    This is your last icon?

  4. francisca leighton says:

    this is beautifull.
    the silent love, for all of us… Beloved Heart…

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