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Japan Earthquake

15,000 are feared dead or unaccounted for and 300,000 left homeless. Just like that. A devastating earthquake and then a tsunami. A massive body of water removing, engulfing and tossing about any object in its path; it appeared the edifices we thought were unshakeable had no chance against the forces that were unleashed. Here are few scriptures to help us articulate prayers of need and hope. Ed.

The seas have lifted up, O LORD,
the seas have lifted up their voice;
the seas have lifted up their pounding waves.  
Psalm 93:3
The mountains saw you and writhed.
Torrents of water swept by;
the deep roared and lifted its waves on high.
Habakkuk 3:10
As for man, his days are like grass,
he flourishes like a flower of the field;
the wind blows over it and it is gone,
and its place remembers it no more.  
Psalm 103:15-16
Teach us to number our days aright,
that we may gain a heart of wisdom.
Psalm 90:12
Show me, O LORD, my life's end and the number of my days;
let me know how fleeting is my life.  
Psalm 39:4
God is our refuge and strength,
an ever-present help in trouble.
Therefore we will not fear, though the earth give way
and the mountains fall into the heart of the sea,
though its waters roar and foam
and the mountains quake with their surging.
“Be still, and know that I am God;
I will be exalted among the nations,
I will be exalted in the earth.”  
Psalm 46:1-3,10