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The Voice of Lament

Updated: Oct 2, 2020

Message for worship at West Richmond Friends Meeting, 7th of Sixth Month, 2020

Speaker: Brian C. Young

Scripture: Psalm 22:1–2, 14–15

Psalm 22:1-2, 14-15, NRSV:

1 My God, my God, why have you forsaken me? Why are you so far from saving me, so far from my cries of anguish?

2 My God, I cry out by day, but you do not answer, by night, but I find no rest.

14 I am poured out like water, and all my bones are out of joint. My heart has turned to wax; it has melted within me.

15 My mouth is dried up like a potsherd, and my tongue sticks to the roof of my mouth; you lay me in the dust of death.