Learning to Lament

Many of us in leadership in church’s are wrestling with how to shepherd our people through the tragedy in Haiti right now.  Most of us don’t know how to lament, and the church hasn’t taught us.  At Christ the King we are repenting of this and trying to provide some basic materials to help people pray for and express godly sorrow for the horrific natural disaster in Haiti. As well this Sunday we took up a special alms offering for Haiti going to help the work of Churches helping Churches.

A Prayer of Lament (Psalm 123) | GuideListen to Psalm 123 | Music

Prayer of Confidence (Psalm 124) | Guide | Listen to Psalm 124 | Music

A Prayer for Restoration (Psalm 126) | Guide | Listen to Psalm 126 | Music

To God I Made My Sorrows Known (Isaac Watts – Psalm 142)
mp3 | leadsheet (Southern Harmony – Poland)

image – “Why?” Kyle Ragsdale, 2006 (CICW Vertical Habits)

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