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Psalms for this Season | Exodus

Psalms for this Season | Exodus

  Day 13 | Psalm 66 Why should the whole earth shout joyfully to God? What awe-inspiring acts should solicit exuberant worship from all people everywhere? One answer could be creation.  After all, God has given us the gift of life. He created such a beautiful and bountiful world. Another answer could be providence. After all, God has not removed Himself from creation. On the contrary, He sustains and shepherds life according to the purposes of His sovereign grace. Both creation and...

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New Release! Music for Prayer and Worship

New Release! Music for Prayer and Worship

In our current time of isolation, it’s on my heart to create. This is for my own sanity, and to hopefully bless others. My heart here is to repurpose and re-contextualize Spirit-led words and prayers from our preaching pastors and to provide instrumental tracks to...

Psalms for this Season | Care

Psalms for this Season | Care

Day 12 | Psalm 65 Praise rightfully belongs to God because He alone is God. But, He is neither a secluded nor a calloused God. He is the One who hears our prayers. We praise Him for not only being God but for the way He chooses to be God. He willingly listens and...

Psalms for this Season | Allegiance

Psalms for this Season | Allegiance

Day 11 | Psalm 61 Times of trouble reveal where our allegiance lies. When the psalmists found themselves in trouble, they knew where to turn. They looked outside themselves and cried out to God for help. They pledged allegiance to Him for He alone proved to be their...

Psalms for this Season | Waiting

Psalms for this Season | Waiting

Day 10 | Psalm 27 We naturally respond to fear with one of two instincts: fight or flight. Those who fight dig their heels in and hope to overcome their fearful opposition. Those who flee turn their heels and run away hoping simply to live another day. As people of...

Psalms for this Season | Forgiven

Psalms for this Season | Forgiven

Day 9 | Psalm 32 Those who are forgiven possess a joy that COVID-19 cannot touch. They find freedom from tyrannical trials that often enslave the unforgiven in fear. For those who are forgiven know that present afflictions do not represent divine punishment for...

Psalms for this Season | Aridity

Psalms for this Season | Aridity

Day 8 | Psalm 42 An arid soul longs for God as a thirsty deer longs for water. All people know this feeling though not all people know where this feeling should lead. Those who do not yet know God simply drink from wells that are readily available. There they find...

Psalms for this Season | Intimacy

Psalms for this Season | Intimacy

Day 7 | Psalm 139   Social isolation should not lead to spiritual isolation. On the contrary, our social isolation may serve as a catalyst for renewed spiritual intimacy—as long as we are not wasting our social standstill by binging on Netflix or ferreting social...

Psalms for this Season | Helped

Day 6 | Psalm 28 Everyone wants to be heard. At times, everyone needs to be helped. In challenging circumstances, it can seem as though God has turned a deaf ear to our prayers. It can seem as though our words are like chaff—utterly useless. The writers of various...

#3 COVID-19 Update

Dear Hallows Church Family, We hope and pray that each of you are doing well. Though these are unprecedented days, we know that our God and Savior has not changed. He is the same yesterday, today, and tomorrow. May the words from...

Psalms for this Season | Impartial

Psalms for this Season | Impartial

Day 5 | Psalm 62 The COVID-19 coronavirus does not discriminate. It moves impartially through households, cities, states, and countries. Its malevolent intentions are not strategic. It wreaks havoc throughout the world without prejudice. Neither race nor riches...