Monthly Archives: November 2012

‘The voice of the LORD….’ (1)

“The LORD is enthroned as King forever.” Psalm 29:10 C.S.Lewis in his book, ‘Reflections on the Psalms’, wrote about the way God, our King, reveals himself in His Creation; “…the doctrine of Creation leaves Nature full of manifestations which show … Continue reading

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Psalm 29

A psalm of David. Ascribe to the LORD, O mighty ones, ascribe to the LORD glory and strength. Ascribe to the LORD the glory due his name; worship the LORD in the splendor of his holiness. The voice of the … Continue reading

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‘…the voice of my weeping…’ (3)

Jesus wept. Of course, his Father heard ‘the voice of his weeping’ there in Bethany when Jesus shared grief mixed with anger at the death of Lazarus, his friend. He shared the grief of Lazarus’s sisters, Mary and Martha; he … Continue reading

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‘…the voice of my weeping…’ (2)

If my weeping has a ‘voice’ what does it say? What do my tears or my groans or my complaints say to God and how do they sound in his ears? David was confident that the LORD heard his prayers, … Continue reading

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‘…the voice of my weeping…’ (1)

In captivity in Babylon, with Zion just a memory, the people of God longed for their proper home; the frustration of alienation drove them to tears. “By the rivers of Babylon we sat and wept when we remembered Zion. There … Continue reading

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Psalm 6

For the director of music. With stringed instruments. According to Sheminith. A psalm of David. O LORD, do not rebuke me in your anger or discipline me in your wrath. Be merciful to me, LORD, for I am faint; O … Continue reading

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