“The Voice of the Lord Shakes the Wilderness”
Read Psalm 29:5-11
The psalmist takes the most forceful instances of power and glory that he experiences–thunder, lightning, earthquake, storm–and uses them as metaphors of God’s word: in such a way the world of nature becomes a parable of the world of grace.
PRAYER: God, your commanding voice in Jesus stilled storms on Galilee and quieted hurricane fears in disciples’ hearts. Now train me in trust so that I may put aside my timidity and embrace your mighty word with robust faith. Amen.
By Eugene Peterson, “A Year with the Psalms” p. 36