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But I will sing (louder)…

Each evening they come back,     howling like dogs     and prowling about the city. They wander about for food     and growl if they do not get their fill. But I will sing of your strength;     I will sing aloud of your … Continue reading

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Psalm 37:25-40

I have been young, and now am old, yet I have not seen the righteous forsaken or his children begging for bread. He is ever lending generously, and his children become a blessing. Turn away from evil and do good; … Continue reading

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The fiery gentleness of God

  You have given me the shield of your salvation,      and your right hand supported me,      and your gentleness made me great. Psalm 18:35 ESV     In Psalm 18 David describes the gentle right hand of God … Continue reading

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Psalm 28

Of David. To you, O Lord, I call; my rock, be not deaf to me, lest, if you be silent to me, I become like those who go down to the pit. Hear the voice of my pleas for mercy, … Continue reading

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Psalm 84

For the director of music. According to gittith. Of the Sons of Korah. A psalm. How lovely is your dwelling place, O LORD Almighty! My soul yearns, even faints, for the courts of the LORD; my heart and my flesh … Continue reading

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‘Oh, how I love your law!’ (11)

They almost wiped me from the earth, but I have not forsaken your precepts. Psalm 119:87 Are you a pessimist or an optimist? Is the glass half full or is it half empty? When you pick up your next doughnut … Continue reading

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Oh, how I love your law! (3)

‘I am a stranger on earth; do not hide your commands from me.’  Psalm 119:19. ‘There’s no law west of Dodge and no God west of the Pecos,’ says James Pepper, certain that John Chisum (John Wayne) will agree with … Continue reading

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