The Christian Noob (n00b)

born & raised Catholic, now going to a Presbyterian church & still learning

Sunday series: 12/10/2009 (#64B)

Where: Fifth Avenue Presbyterian Church at 7pm

Bible reading:

“1 As the hart panteth after the water brooks, so panteth my soul after thee, O God. 2 My soul thirsteth for God, for the living God: when shall I come and appear before God? 3 My tears have been my meat day and night, while they continually say unto me, Where is thy God? 4 When I remember these things, I pour out my soul in me: for I had gone with the multitude, I went with them to the house of God, with the voice of joy and praise, with a multitude that kept holyday. 5 Why art thou cast down, O my soul? and why art thou disquieted in me? hope thou in God: for I shall yet praise him for the help of his countenance. 6 O my God, my soul is cast down within me: therefore will I remember thee from the land of Jordan, and of the Hermonites, from the hill Mizar. 7 Deep calleth unto deep at the noise of thy waterspouts: all thy waves and thy billows are gone over me. 8 Yet the Lord will command his lovingkindness in the daytime, and in the night his song shall be with me, and my prayer unto the God of my life. 9 I will say unto God my rock, Why hast thou forgotten me? why go I mourning because of the oppression of the enemy? 10 As with a sword in my bones, mine enemies reproach me; while they say daily unto me, Where is thy God? 11 Why art thou cast down, O my soul? and why art thou disquieted within me? hope thou in God: for I shall yet praise him, who is the health of my countenance, and my God.” (Psalm 42 KJV)

Comments then:

  1. Blue Christmas Prayer Service
  2. Thinking that maybe my depression has brought me to [this] church searching for peace and God — but most likely because of [my second child]
  3. [Light up] one candle for each one of my boys for whom I pray.

Comments now:

  1. The Blue Christmas service is for those you’re troubled, worried and/or depressed (hence blue).
  2. It’s also an act of fellowship as troubled people get together for Christmas — putting all the American commercialism aside.
  3. It’s a definite tear-jerker.

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