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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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‘My hope is in you…” (1)

‘My heart grew hot within me, and as I meditated, the fire burned’ Psalm 39:3 KJV reads, ‘while I was musing the fire burned’, which led C.H. Spurgeon to suggest that for David, King of Judah; ‘while his heart was … Continue reading

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