Tag Archives: Spiritual warfare

Feeling comfortable?

Deliver me, O Lord, from evil men;      preserve me from violent men, who plan evil things in their heart      and stir up wars continually.  Psalm 140:1-2 ESV   Jesus said (Matthew 5) “Blessed are you when others revile … Continue reading

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Cradled in opposition?

“Greatly have they afflicted me from my youth”—      let Israel now say — “Greatly have they afflicted me from my youth, yet they have not prevailed against me.”  Psalm 129:1-2 ESV It may be a sign of a too … Continue reading

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In the midst of lions?

My soul is in the midst of lions;      I lie down amid fiery beasts— the children of man, whose teeth are spears and arrows,      whose tongues are sharp swords. Psalm 57:4 ESV As a shepherd, David learned a … Continue reading

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Psalm 35

Of David. Contend, O Lord, with those who contend with me; fight against those who fight against me! Take hold of shield and buckler and rise for my help! Draw the spear and javelin against my pursuers! Say to my soul, “I … Continue reading

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Psalm 3

A Psalm of David, when he fled from Absalom his son. O Lord, how many are my foes! Many are rising against me; many are saying of my soul, there is no salvation for him in God. Selah But you, … Continue reading

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Psalm 119 (14) ‘Nun’ (verse 105-112)

Nun Your word is a lamp to my feet and a light for my path. I have taken an oath and confirmed it, that I will follow your righteous laws. I have suffered much; preserve my life, O LORD, according … Continue reading

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‘Oh, how I love your law!’ (13)

  ‘Your commands make me wiser than my enemies, for they are ever with me.’ Psalm 119:98 Charles Spurgeon’s comments on this verse may have been written in nineteenth century England, as the language reflects, but they are evidence of … Continue reading

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