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For God’s sake (and yours).

Pray for the peace of Jerusalem!      “May they be secure who love you! Peace be within your walls      and security within your towers!” For my brothers and companions’ sake      I will say, “Peace be within you!” For … Continue reading

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Psalm 122

A Song of Ascents. Of David. I was glad when they said to me, “Let us go to the house of the Lord!” Our feet have been standing within your gates, O Jerusalem! Jerusalem—built as a city that is bound … Continue reading

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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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