Mid Afternoon Meditation 2-11-17

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Rescue me from my rebellion.
    Do not let fools mock me.
I am silent before you; I won’t say a word,
    for my punishment is from you.
10 But please stop striking me!
    I am exhausted by the blows from your hand.
11 When you discipline us for our sins,
    you consume like a moth what is precious to us.
    Each of us is but a breath. Interlude Psalm 39:8-11

Why do you think the writer of this Psalm perceived God as being so harsh? Have you ever felt like this with God?

 

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