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This Sunday

Sunday, April 21

Deserts: Times of Loneliness and Anxiety

Psalm 107:1-9

The Rev. Magrey deVega

The wilderness and desert are two of the most common natural landscapes in the Bible. The Israelites wandered there after leaving Egypt, Moses ran there when he was fleeing Pharoah, Elijah escaped to there when he was running for his life, and Jesus entered there at the outset of his ministry.

Psalm 107 captures how the desert can be a place of loneliness, stress, and anxiety, which are common experiences for us today. But just as every biblical figure who entered the wilderness discovered, the desert is also a place to experience God’s presence in a new and profound way.

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Reflection Questions:

  1. What valleys are you experiencing right now?
  2. How will you shift from talking about God to connecting personally with God?
  3. How will you remember that God is with you?