The Psalms are not the prayers of ‘nice’ people, couched in smooth, polished language. They are full of honest, rough and raw expressions of praise, anger, anguish, doubt, fear, pride and disappointment. They give a voice to common human experiences and emotions.
If our faith is to be grounded and not superficial, we need to be real with God and with one another. What can we learn from Scripture about how to grapple with times of struggle and distress? What wisdom does the Bible give to help us grow through them?