Author Archives: MW

About MW

'Blue Stone City' is a compilation of scriptures, prayers and songs for your daily time with God.

Song for a Son

1 Samuel 2:1a, 7-8 “Then Hannah prayed and said:  ‘My heart rejoices in the Lord; in the Lord my horn is lifted high…The Lord sends poverty and wealth; he humbles and he exalts.  He raises the poor from the dust … Continue reading

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Request

Nehemiah 2:1-5 “…in the twentieth year of King Artaxerxes, when wine was brought for him, I took the wine and gave it to the king.  I had not been sad in his presence before; so the king asked me, ‘Why … Continue reading

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King

1 Samuel 8:4-7 “So all the elders of Israel gathered together and came to Samuel at Ramah.  They said to him, ‘You are old, and your sons do not walk in your ways; now appoint a king to lead us, such as … Continue reading

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Fasting

Nehemiah 1:2-6a “…Hanani, one of my brothers, came from Judah with some other men, and I questioned them about the Jewish remnant that survived the exile, and also about Jerusalem.  They said to me, ‘Those who survived the exile and are back in … Continue reading

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Debt

Deuteronomy 15:1-2 “At the end of seven years you must cancel debts.  This is how it is to be done:  Every creditor shall cancel the loan he has made to his fellow Israelite.  He shall not require payment from his … Continue reading

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Outstretched

Psalm 77:1-2 “I cried out to God for help; I cried out to God to hear me.  When I was in distress, I sought the Lord; at night I stretched out untiring hands and my soul refused to be comforted.” … Continue reading

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Cheek

Lamentations 3:30-33 “Let him offer his cheek to one who would strike him, and let him be filled with disgrace.  For men are not cast off by the Lord forever.  Though he brings grief, he will show compassion, so great … Continue reading

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