The son of David

I started this day reading Psalm 72, called the last of the prayers of David. He speaks of his son, perhaps initially thinking of Solomon, but soon it becomes clear that he speaks of the everlasting Son of David, our Messiah. He will save the children of the poor and the afflicted who have no helper, for their blood is precious in his sight.

I found much encouragement in these words as we press on to reach the forgotten children of Gaza, most recently tiny newborn Abeer. As her doctors struggle to control her pulmonary hypertension and she awaits surgery next week, we pray that God’s breath will remain in Abeer, and that her life will give him glory. In the name of the Son of David! Amen.