Psalm 141 – My Prayer as Incense before You From the earliest centuries of its use in the Church, Psalm 141 has held a place of special importance. It became “the” psalm of Vespers, the Church’s evening prayer. The image in v. 2 of prayer rising to God like incense offered at an evening sacrifice made this psalm the epitome of all prayer—the lifting up to God of our praise and gratitude for all the gifts we receive from him. This image is followed by what sounds like an examination of conscience: the Psalmist asks God to “set a guard” at … [Read More...] about Reflection for Holy Saturday
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