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Our holy clamour?

Be not silent, O God of my praise!  For wicked and deceitful mouths are opened against me,      speaking against me with lying tongues.  They encircle me with words of hate,      and attack me without cause.  In return for … Continue reading

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My fool’s heaven?

“… he regards the prayer of the destitute      and does not despise their prayer.” Psalm 102:17 ESV “For when I am weak, then I am strong.” 2 Corinthians 12:10 ESV To be pleased, even glad, like Paul (12:9) with … Continue reading

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Psalm 102:1-17

A Prayer of one afflicted, when he is faint and pours out his complaint before the LORD. Hear my prayer, O Lord; let my cry come to you! Do not hide your face from me in the day of my … Continue reading

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Psalm 88

A Song. A Psalm of the Sons of Korah. To the choirmaster: according to Mahalath Leannoth. A Maskil of Heman the Ezrahite. O Lord, God of my salvation, I cry out day and night before you. Let my prayer come … Continue reading

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Psalm 77

To the choirmaster: according to Jeduthun. A Psalm of Asaph. I cry aloud to God, aloud to God, and he will hear me. In the day of my trouble I seek the Lord; in the night my hand is stretched … Continue reading

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Later rather than sooner?

Make haste, O God, to deliver me!     O Lord, make haste to help me! Psalm 70:1 ESV Psalm 70 echoes, almost exactly, Psalm 40:13-17, and verse one may be literally translated (according to Derek Kidner in his Tyndale Old Testament … Continue reading

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Psalm 70

To the choirmaster. Of David, for the memorial offering. Make haste, O God, to deliver me! O Lord, make haste to help me! Let them be put to shame and confusion who seek my life! Let them be turned back … Continue reading

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