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I WILL… ?

“I will….” Psalm 101:1 ESV David, in Psalm 101, says time and again, ‘I will’ (and, ‘I will not…’). He vows, as King, to avoid what is evil and he promises to do what is good. He promises to reject … Continue reading

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Of kings and the King?

Of Solomon 72 Give the king your justice, O God,     and your righteousness to the royal son! 2 May he judge your people with righteousness,     and your poor with justice! 3 Let the mountains bear prosperity for the people,     and the hills, in … Continue reading

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Beholding God in our helpers?

Behold, God is my helper; the Lord is the upholder of my life. Psalm 54:4 ESV Derek Kidner, in his Tyndale Old Testament Commentary, says about Psalm 54:4 “In 4b the ancient versions … seem to have found the Hebrew … Continue reading

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Praise in the Present Tense

Blessed be the Lord, the God of Israel, from everlasting to everlasting! Amen and Amen. Psalm 41:13 ESV   Derek Kidner in his Tyndale Old Testament Commentary on the Psalms writes about the doxologies (like 41:13) that conclude each of … Continue reading

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