Mark D. Roberts
Sunday Inspiration Archives

Can We Find God in the City? Psalm 48:1-14 Go, inspect the city of Jerusalem. Walk around and count the many towers. Take note of the fortified walls, and tour all the citadels, that you may describe them to future […]

How Does God Bring Destruction? Psalm 46:1-11 Come, see the glorious works of the LORD: See how he brings destruction upon the world. He causes wars to end throughout the earth. He breaks the bow and snaps the spear; he […]

Face Down in the Dust Psalm 44:1-26 We collapse in the dust, lying face down in the dirt. Rise up! Help us! Ransom us because of your unfailing love. Psalm 44:25-26 Has your life ever been so difficult that you […]

Riding the Roller Coaster of Genuine Faith Psalm 42:1-11 Why am I discouraged?      Why is my heart so sad? I will put my hope in God!      I will praise him again–      my Savior and my God! Psalm […]

Waiting Patiently for God? Psalm 40:1-17 I waited patiently for the LORD to help me,      and he turned to me and heard my cry. Psalm 40:1 When I first read Psalm 40:1, I was immediately reminded of how hard […]

God Knows Everything You Long For Psalm 38:1-22 You know what I long for, Lord;      you hear my every sigh. Psalm 38:9 Psalm 38 was written in a time of deep anguish and exhaustion. David was physically ill, believing […]

Fathoming the Unfathomable Psalm 36:1-12 Your unfailing love, O LORD, is as vast as the heavens; ?     your faithfulness reaches beyond the clouds. Your righteousness is like the mighty mountains, ?     your justice like the ocean depths. Psalm 36:5-6 I’ve said “God […]

God is Not Watching Us From a Distance Psalm 34:1-22 The LORD is close to the brokenhearted;      he rescues those whose spirits are crushed. Psalm 34:18 Two decades ago, the song “From a Distance” streaked to the top of […]

The Best Hiding Place of All Psalm 32:1-11 For you are my hiding place;      you protect me from trouble.      You surround me with songs of victory. Psalm 32:7 When I was a boy, one of my favorite games […]

Avoiding the Trap of Self Reliance Psalm 30:1-12 When I was prosperous, I said,      “Nothing can stop me now!” Your favor, O LORD, made me as secure as a mountain.      Then you turned away from me, and I […]