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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 124

A Song of Ascents. Of David. If it had not been the Lord who was on our side—      let Israel now say— if it had not been the Lord who was on our side      when people rose up … Continue reading

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Psalm 123

A Song of Ascents To you I lift up my eyes,      O you who are enthroned in the heavens! Behold, as the eyes of servants      look to the hand of their master, as the eyes of a maidservant … 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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Psalm 122

A Song of Ascents. Of David. I was glad when they said to me, “Let us go to the house of the Lord!” Our feet have been standing within your gates, O Jerusalem! Jerusalem—built as a city that is bound … Continue reading

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