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Psalm 61

To the choirmaster: with stringed instruments. Of David. Hear my cry, O God, listen to my prayer; from the end of the earth I call to you when my heart is faint. Lead me to the rock that is higher … Continue reading

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In the midst of lions?

My soul is in the midst of lions;      I lie down amid fiery beasts— the children of man, whose teeth are spears and arrows,      whose tongues are sharp swords. Psalm 57:4 ESV As a shepherd, David learned a … Continue reading

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But God will…

13 This is the path of those who have foolish confidence… 14 Like sheep they are appointed for Sheol; death shall be their shepherd… Their form shall be consumed in Sheol with no place to dwell. 15 But God will … Continue reading

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Psalm 49

To the choirmaster. A Psalm of the Sons of Korah. Hear this, all peoples! Give ear, all inhabitants of the world, both low and high, rich and poor together! My mouth shall speak wisdom; the meditation of my heart shall … Continue reading

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This is God, our God…

Great is the Lord and greatly to be praised      in the city of our God! His holy mountain, 2 beautiful in elevation,      is the joy of all the earth, Mount Zion, in the far north,   the city of the … Continue reading

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His choice or ours?

‘He chose our heritage for us,’ Psalm 47:4 ESV ‘There is a way that seems right to a man,  but its end is the way to death.  Even in laughter the heart may ache,  and the end of joy may … Continue reading

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Psalm 36

To the choirmaster. Of David, the servant of the LORD. Transgression speaks to the wicked deep in his heart; there is no fear of God before his eyes. For he flatters himself in his own eyes that his iniquity cannot … Continue reading

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Say to my soul…

Draw the spear and javelin against my pursuers! Say to my soul, “I am your salvation!” Psalm 35:3 ESV Dr. G. Campbell Morgan commented on Psalm 35, “This Psalm in its entirety is an appeal for help in the midst … Continue reading

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Don’t sweep my soul away…

O Lord, I love the habitation of your house      and the place where your glory dwells. Do not sweep my soul away with sinners… Psalm 26:8-9 ESV   Sometimes, David’s apparent arrogance is stunning. But then, sometimes, so is … Continue reading

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But God…

You love all words that devour, O deceitful tongue. But God will break you down forever; Psalm 52:4, 5a ESV So, you want to write a contemporary psalm, a song to encourage the church and to praise God for all his … Continue reading

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