Do you ever read Scripture and find yourself wondering, “is the Bible relevant today?” We definitely feel that disconnect. So we’ve set out to make Scripture meditations that give us a framework for how to start reading the Bible. Join us as we let the Bible be the Bible, and learn to engage with it meaningfully. 


When You Don’t Feel at Home

Sometimes it’s hard to feel at home in the world. Maybe you lost someone who made you feel loved and accepted. Or a place where you felt secure recently changed. Once that special part of your life is gone, the sense of home feels out of reach.

We have a home that will never change and is always within our grasp: God’s presence. Here, we’re fully known and accepted.  We always belong. This Forever Home provides more love, security, and safety than any place here on earth. His presence is with us everywhere. To enter his “shelter,” we only need to think about him, say yes to his presence, and remember all he has done and promised. As friends and places come and go, we can always be grounded in our Home.

Psalm 91:1-4

“1 Whoever dwells in the shelter of the Most High

    will rest in the shadow of the Almighty. 

2 I will say of the Lord, “He is my refuge and my fortress,

    my God, in whom I trust.”

3 Surely he will save you

    from the fowler’s snare

    and from the deadly pestilence.

4 He will cover you with his feathers,

    and under his wings you will find refuge;

    his faithfulness will be your shield and rampart.”

Observations from the Text

  • His presence brings us rest (v. 1)
  •  We can trust him (v. 2)
  •  He protects us (v. 3)
  •  He comforts us and provides safety (v. 4)

Prayers of Response

​​Heavenly Father, I miss ________, but I know I can find security and comfort in your presence.

Thank you for the love I’ve enjoyed with ________. Ultimately, the belonging I had was a gift from you.

Prayer Requests

Since your presence is ready for me always, help me remember you as I struggle with feelings of ________.

Sheltering Wing, please heal my heart from losing a “home” in ________ . Make me whole in ways only you can

Prayers of Readiness

Today I give my sense of ________ to you and enter your loving presence as my home.

Faithful Refuge, people and places I rely on may change or leave my life altogether. But you are my solid ground. You are my Home where I know I have ________. 


We believe simple Scripture meditations like this help us in our mission to creatively explore how we connect with God in the ordinary, extraordinary, everyday moments of life. For more Scripture meditations, visit this page!  


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