I listened to this video and prayed Psalm 42 this morning. It is a great psalm to pray when you are confused, heartbroken and in need of the comfort of God's spirit. Pray it today.. right where you are.
As a deer longs for a stream of cool water, so I long for you, O God.
I thirst for you, the living God.
When can I go and worship in your presence? Day and night I cry, and tears are my only food; all the time my enemies ask me, "Where is your God?" My heart breaks when I remember the past, when I went with the crowds to the house of God and led them as they walked along, a happy crowd, singing and shouting praise to God.
Why am I so sad? Why am I so troubled? I will put my hope in God, and once again I will praise him, my savior and my God. Here in exile my heart is breaking, and so I turn my thoughts to him. He has sent waves of sorrow over my soul; chaos roars at me like a flood, like waterfalls thundering down to the Jordan from Mount Hermon and Mount Mizar.
May the LORD show his constant love during the day, so that I may have a song at night, a prayer to the God of my life. To God, my defender, I say, "Why have you forgotten me? Why must I go on suffering from the cruelty of my enemies?" I am crushed by their insults, as they keep on asking me, "Where is your God?"
Why am I so sad? Why am I so troubled? I will put my hope in God, and once again I will praise him, my savior and my God.