Read: Psalm 69:1-16 and Matthew 7:7-11
This psalm of lament calls upon God’s faithfulness to deliver the psalmist from suffering that is caused, in great part, by the psalmist’s faithfulness to God. The psalmist, though weary from waiting, remains persistent, knowing that God will answer his pleas and deliver him in God’s own time.
Elim's weekly worship services focus on the Narrative Lectionary, which follows the sweep of the biblical story arranged in a narrative sequence to help us see Scripture as a story that has coherence and a dynamic movement. The arc of Elim's Biblical teachings are rooted in this understanding of scripture.