Tag Archives: Peace

Psalm 4

To the choirmaster: with stringed instruments. A Psalm of David. Answer me when I call, O God of my righteousness! You have given me relief when I was in distress. Be gracious to me and hear my prayer! O men, … Continue reading

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‘I will not be afraid…’

I lay down and slept;     I woke again, for the Lord sustained me. I will not be afraid of many thousands of people     who have set themselves against me all around. Psalm 3:5-6 ESV   The Title of Psalm 3 … Continue reading

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‘Oh, how I love your law!’ (21)

Rulers persecute me without cause, but my heart trembles at your word. I rejoice in your promise like one who finds great spoil. Seven times a day I praise you for your righteous laws. Great peace have they who love … Continue reading

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Psalm 119 (21) ‘Sin’ and ‘Shin’ (verse 161-168)

 ‘Sin’ and ‘Shin’    Rulers persecute me without cause,     but my heart trembles at your word.    I rejoice in your promise     like one who finds great spoil.    I hate and abhor falsehood     but I love … Continue reading

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‘Oh, how I love your law!’ (12)

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 … Continue reading

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‘Oh, how I love your law!’ (2)

‘How can a young man keep his way pure?’ asks the writer in Psalm 119:9 before he answers his own question; ‘By living according to your word.’ Young or old, it’s still a question with relevance for us all (not … Continue reading

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I love the LORD for,…(6)

‘I am your servant…you have freed me from my chains.’ (116:16) ‘Be at rest once more, O my soul, for the LORD has been good to you.’ (116:7) Freed (by the LORD) from ‘chains’ or perhaps ‘the cords of death’ … Continue reading

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