Worship Brings Form To The Formless


It was said, at the beginning of all things, that the Spirit of God brought form to the formless.

Worship, and its expressions in music and creativity, is like the breath of God to the formless waters of the heart.

Hovering above the tumult of our soul, we sing songs that recall to memory who God is, who we are, and the reality in which we ultimately find ourselves.

Our eyes lift from the chaos of crashing emotions and jumbling thoughts, and are centered on One so loving that our despair is turned to awe.

Worship brings form to the formless waters of the heart. In your cries for stability of soul, include a song and spend breath on its singing.


Sheltering Mercy and Endless Grace help us rediscover the rich treasures of the Psalms—through free-verse prayer renderings of their poems and hymns—as a guide to personal devotion and meditation. Sheltering Mercy helps the reader pray Psalms 1-75; Endless Grace leads in prayer through Psalms 76-150.

The church has always used the Psalms as part of its prayer life, and they have inspired countless other prayers. Each book contains 75 prayers drawn from the Book of Psalms, providing lyrical sketches of what authors Ryan Smith and Dan Wilt have seen, heard, and felt while sojourning there. Each prayer is a response to the Psalms written in harmony with Scripture. These prayers help us quiet our hearts before God and welcome us into a safe place amid the storms of life.

These artful, poetic, and classic devotional books are a perfect gift, and feature compelling stunning illustrations and hardcover binding, offering a fresh way to reflect on and pray the Psalms. Co-written with Ryan Whitaker Smith, Brazos Publishing.

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