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Good sense?

Hear my voice, O God, in my complaint; preserve my life from dread of the enemy. Psalm 64:1 ESV Not least among the wonders of God’s grace is his willingness to listen to our complaints as well as our praises. … Continue reading

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In God’s shadow?

‘How precious is your steadfast love, O God!      The children of mankind take refuge in the shadow of your wings. They feast on the abundance of your house, and you give them drink from the river of your delights. For … Continue reading

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The earth is the LORD’s… (2)

Lift up your heads, O gates! And be lifted up, O ancient doors, that the King of glory may come in. Who is this King of glory? The Lord, strong and mighty, the Lord, mighty in battle! Psalm 24:7-8 ESV … Continue reading

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‘…the voice of my weeping…’ (2)

If my weeping has a ‘voice’ what does it say? What do my tears or my groans or my complaints say to God and how do they sound in his ears? David was confident that the LORD heard his prayers, … Continue reading

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I love the LORD for,…(7)

‘Precious in the sight of the LORD is the death of his saints.’ Psalm 116:15 In this last (for now) look at Psalm 116, the subject is death. C.S.Lewis’s comments in ‘Reflections on the Psalms’ will comprise most of this … Continue reading

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I love the LORD, for…(3)

For you, O LORD, have delivered my soul from death, my eyes from tears, my feet from stumbling, that I may walk before the LORD in the land of the living. Psalm 116:8, 9 Watching the BBC television series, ‘Outnumbered’, … Continue reading

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I lift up my eyes….the LORD watches over you…. Psalm 121 (2).

Psalms 120 to 134 are collectively called Songs of Ascent. Most likely they are Songs sung by the people as they journeyed up to Jerusalem and the Temple of the LORD to celebrate the Feasts of Israel there. (Exodus 23:14-17) … Continue reading

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