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The LORD is my shepherd… (4)

‘The LORD is my shepherd;’ Psalm 23:1a David’s psalm is a helpful picture of God’s constant care for a needy people prone to stray. As long as we remember that while we may at times behave sheepishly, we are not … 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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The Lord reigns! (2)

Then shall all the trees of the forest sing for joy      before the Lord, Psalm 96:12b, 13a The notion of the ‘trees of the field’ clapping their hands, in Isaiah 55, is one of my favourite images in all of scripture. … Continue reading

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‘The LORD says to my Lord…’

The LORD says to my Lord: “Sit at my right hand until I make your enemies a footstool for your feet.” Psalm 110:1 One of my earliest memories of ‘church’ (as a three or four year old boy) is standing … Continue reading

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‘The voice of the LORD….’ (1)

“The LORD is enthroned as King forever.” Psalm 29:10 C.S.Lewis in his book, ‘Reflections on the Psalms’, wrote about the way God, our King, reveals himself in His Creation; “…the doctrine of Creation leaves Nature full of manifestations which show … Continue reading

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Psalm 27

Of David. The LORD is my light and my salvation–whom shall I fear? The LORD is the stronghold of my life–of whom shall I be afraid? When evil men advance against me to devour my flesh, when my enemies and … Continue reading

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Psalm 139.

For the director of music. Of David. A psalm. O LORD, you have searched me and you know me. You know when I sit and when I rise; you perceive my thoughts from afar. You discern my going out and … Continue reading

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