Monthly Archives: March 2013

‘Oh, how I love your Law…’ (9)

You are good, and what you do is good; teach me your decrees. It was good for me to be afflicted so that I might learn your decrees. PS 119:68, 71 ‘It’s for your own good…’ ‘If you know what’s … Continue reading

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Psalm 119 (9) ‘Teth’ (verses 65-72)

Teth Do good to your servant according to your word, O LORD. Teach me knowledge and good judgment, for I believe in your commands. Before I was afflicted I went astray, but now I obey your word. You are good, … Continue reading

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‘O LORD hear my prayer…’

‘I remember the days of long ago’, says David in Psalm 143:5. He remembers the deliverance from Egypt that God worked out for his people. He remembers his personal deliverance from his enemies; from Goliath and even from Saul his … Continue reading

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Psalm 143

A psalm of David. O LORD, hear my prayer, listen to my cry for mercy; in your faithfulness and righteousness come to my relief. Do not bring your servant into judgment, for no one living is righteous before you. The … Continue reading

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‘Oh, how I love your law!’ (8)

I have considered my ways and have turned my steps to your statutes. I will hasten and not delay to obey your commands. Psalm 119:59, 60   “…. when you have eliminated the impossible, whatever remains, however improbable, must be … Continue reading

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Psalm 119 (8) ‘Heth’ (verses 57-64)

Heth You are my portion, O LORD; I have promised to obey your words. I have sought your face with all my heart; be gracious to me according to your promise. I have considered my ways and have turned my … Continue reading

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‘Oh, how I love your law!’ (7)

‘Your decrees are the theme of my song wherever I lodge.’ Psalm 119:54 ‘How shall we sing the LORD’s song in a strange land?’ asked the Israelites during their captivity in Babylon. Sometimes, as Christians living in a world increasingly … Continue reading

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