Tag Archives: The Word of God

Summer (and Winter)

  You have fixed all the boundaries of the earth;     you have made summer and winter. Psalm 74:17 ESV God created the universe for his glory and for our good; a part of his wonderful revelation of himself to us, … Continue reading

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Psalm 33

Shout for joy in the Lord, O you righteous! Praise befits the upright. Give thanks to the Lord with the lyre; make melody to him with the harp of ten strings! Sing to him a new song; play skillfully on … Continue reading

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Psalm 119 (22) ‘Taw’ (verse 169-176)

Taw    May my cry come before you, O LORD;     give me understanding according to your word.    May my supplication come before you;     deliver me according to your promise.    May my lips overflow with praise,     … 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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Psalm 119 (20) ‘Resh’ (verse 153-160)

Resh    Look upon my suffering and deliver me,     for I have not forgotten your law.    Defend my cause and redeem me;     preserve my life according to your promise.    Salvation is far from the wicked,     … Continue reading

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‘Oh, how I love your law!’ (18)

Though I am lowly and despised, I do not forget your precepts. Your righteousness is everlasting and your law is true. Trouble and distress have come upon me, but your commands are my delight. Your statutes are forever right; give … Continue reading

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‘Oh, how I love your law!’ (17)

‘The unfolding of your words gives light;     it gives understanding to the simple.’ Psalm 119:130 John Robinson (1576-1625) was pastor to the Pilgrim Fathers before they travelled to America aboard the Mayflower.   Before they left Holland to go … Continue reading

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