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Psalm 38

A Psalm of David, for the memorial offering. O Lord, rebuke me not in your anger, nor discipline me in your wrath! For your arrows have sunk into me, and your hand has come down on me. There is no … Continue reading

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‘Nevertheless…’ (5)

When my soul was embittered, when I was pricked in heart, I was brutish and ignorant; I was like a beast toward you. Psalm 73:21-22 ESV   Recently, I came across this from Hamlet, act 4, scene 4. Hamlet says, … Continue reading

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‘Nevertheless…’ (3)

When my soul was embittered, when I was pricked in heart, I was brutish and ignorant; I was like a beast toward you. Psalm 73:21-22 ESV     Sin, which is supposed to be all about satisfaction (depending on whether … Continue reading

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‘God is a righteous judge…’ (1)

‘God is a righteous judge,    a God who expresses his wrath every day.’ Psalm 7:11  C.S.Lewis in his book, ‘Reflections on the Psalms’, writes, ‘It was …with great surprise that I first noticed how the Psalmists talk about the … Continue reading

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‘Oh, how I love your law!’ (20)

 I look on the faithless with loathing, for they do not obey your word. PS 119:158  What are we to make of this? For me, the matter of our attitude towards other sinners is quite straight forward. It’s more than simply hating … Continue reading

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‘…all my inmost being…’ (4)

For as high as the heavens are above the earth,     so great is his love for those who fear him;    as far as the east is from the west,     so far has he removed our transgressions from … Continue reading

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‘Oh, how I love your law!’ (8)

I have considered my ways and have turned my steps to your statutes. I will hasten and not delay to obey your commands. Psalm 119:59, 60   “…. when you have eliminated the impossible, whatever remains, however improbable, must be … Continue reading

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