Monthly Archives: May 2013

Psalm 119 (16) ‘Ayin’ (verse 121-128)

Ayin    I have done what is righteous and just;     do not leave me to my oppressors.    Ensure your servant’s well-being;     let not the arrogant oppress me.    My eyes fail, looking for your salvation,     looking … Continue reading

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‘Oh, how I love your law!’ (15)

‘Uphold me, and I will be delivered…’ PS 119:117a C.H.Spurgeon’s ‘The Treasury of David’ continues to provide insights into our experience as Christians more than a century later. Here is a comment on 119:117a by James Vaughan, of Brighton, 1877 as … Continue reading

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Psalm 119 (15) ‘Samekh’ (verse 113-120)

 Samekh    I hate double-minded men,     but I love your law.    You are my refuge and my shield;     I have put my hope in your word.    Away from me, you evildoers,     that I may keep … Continue reading

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‘My times are in your hands…’ (2)

“But I trust in you, O LORD; I say, “You are my God.” Psalm 31:14 ‘Be merciful to me, O LORD, for I am in distress; my eyes grow weak with sorrow, my soul and my body with grief. My … Continue reading

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‘My times are in your hands…’ (1)

‘Into your hands I commit my spirit; redeem me, O LORD, the God of truth.’ Psalm 31:5 The Advertising Slogan Hall Of Fame recognizes excellence and its membership includes ‘Let your fingers do the walking’ (Yellow Pages) and ‘We try … Continue reading

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Psalm 31

For the director of music. A psalm of David. In you, O LORD, I have taken refuge; let me never be put to shame; deliver me in your righteousness. Turn your ear to me, come quickly to my rescue; be … Continue reading

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‘Oh, how I love your law!’ (14)

‘Your word is a lamp to my feet and a light for my path.’ Psalm 119:105     David’s experience of following God led him into dark and dangerous places. ‘I constantly take my life in my hands.’ (119:109) ‘The … Continue reading

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