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Psalm 3

A Psalm of David, when he fled from Absalom his son. O Lord, how many are my foes! Many are rising against me; many are saying of my soul, there is no salvation for him in God. Selah But you, … Continue reading

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Psalm 23

A Psalm of David. The Lord is my shepherd; I shall not want. He makes me lie down in green pastures. He leads me beside still waters. He restores my soul. He leads me in paths of righteousness for his … Continue reading

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Psalm 119 (12) ‘Lamedh’ (verse 89-96)

Lamedh Your word, O LORD, is eternal; it stands firm in the heavens. Your faithfulness continues through all generations; you established the earth, and it endures. Your laws endure to this day, for all things serve you. If your law … Continue reading

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‘Oh, how I love your law!’ (11)

They almost wiped me from the earth, but I have not forsaken your precepts. Psalm 119:87 Are you a pessimist or an optimist? Is the glass half full or is it half empty? When you pick up your next doughnut … Continue reading

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‘O LORD hear my prayer…’

‘I remember the days of long ago’, says David in Psalm 143:5. He remembers the deliverance from Egypt that God worked out for his people. He remembers his personal deliverance from his enemies; from Goliath and even from Saul his … Continue reading

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‘Oh, how I love your law!’ (6)

I will always obey your law,     forever and ever. I will walk about in freedom,     for I have sought out your precepts. Psalm 119:44, 45   Chaim Potok (1929-2002) was an American Jewish author and rabbi. His first … Continue reading

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‘The voice of the LORD….’ (2)

‘He Is There and He Is Not Silent’ is the third book in Francis A. Schaeffer’s ‘Trilogy’ of Christian apologetics and theology written in the 1970’s. (‘The God Who is There’ and ‘Escape From Reason’ are the first two books.) … Continue reading

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