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Happy families?

Blessed is everyone who fears the Lord,      who walks in his ways! You shall eat the fruit of the labor of your hands;      you shall be blessed, and it shall be well with you. Your wife will be … Continue reading

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Psalm 128

A Song of Ascents Blessed is everyone who fears the Lord, who walks in his ways! You shall eat the fruit of the labor of your hands; you shall be blessed, and it shall be well with you. Your wife … Continue reading

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Self-builders?

Unless the Lord builds the house,      those who build it labor in vain. Psalm 127:1 ESV Not only the energy, the talents, and the time, to pursue our goals, are from God, but also (and this is perhaps the … Continue reading

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Psalm 127

A Song of Ascents. Of Solomon. Unless the Lord builds the house,      those who build it labor in vain. Unless the Lord watches over the city,      the watchman stays awake in vain. It is in vain that you … Continue reading

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Deeper Troubles, Louder Praises.

The Lord has done great things for us;      we are glad. Psalm 126:3 ESV Charles Spurgeon wrote: “Some Christians are sadly prone to look on the dark side of everything, and to dwell more upon what they have gone … Continue reading

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Psalm 126

A Song of Ascents. When the Lord restored the fortunes of Zion,      we were like those who dream. Then our mouth was filled with laughter,      and our tongue with shouts of joy; then they said among the nations, … Continue reading

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Trust as Praise.

Those who trust in the Lord are like Mount Zion,      which cannot be moved, but abides forever. As the mountains surround Jerusalem,      so the Lord surrounds his people,      from this time forth and forevermore. Psalm 125:1-2 ESV … Continue reading

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