Category Archives: Psalms (Comments)

Comments on various Psalms or passages from Psalms; usually related to other Old and New Testament scripture.

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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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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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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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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Another fine mess?

Our help is in the name of the Lord,      who made heaven and earth. Psalm 124:8 ESV As a preschooler, my curiosity (I can’t bring myself to say my stupidity) led to me finding myself with my head caught … Continue reading

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Look Up!

To you I lift up my eyes,      O you who are enthroned in the heavens! Psalm 123:1 ESV   Charles Dickens suggested it was a problem with people who considered themselves to be like signposts (giving direction to others) … Continue reading

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For God’s sake (and yours).

Pray for the peace of Jerusalem!      “May they be secure who love you! Peace be within your walls      and security within your towers!” For my brothers and companions’ sake      I will say, “Peace be within you!” For … Continue reading

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