Our sphere as the church has largely been that of a child; we've retreated from one area of life to another, leaving law, politics, education, etc. to the influence of godless people. Toronto is God's city because all authority in heaven and earth belongs to Christ
The Psalms give voice to the believer's cries to God. Following David's sin, his sons subsequently rebelled, forcing David to flee to the wilderness where he writes Psalms 3 and 63. Under affliction, David's soul is thirsting for God Himself. The Psalms celebrate God's loyal, faithful, enduring love. We need to set aside time to remember God's steadfast love demonstrated to us in the cross. As we cling to God we gain confidence, so we can then offer confidence to those who come to us.