Category Archives: Psalms

A Good Thing

Yesterday, I heard of man who doesn’t like singing. Says he’s a believer, but doesn’t like singing . . . not his own, not others. Apparently he’ll listen to instrumental music, but doesn’t listen to, or like being around, melody … Continue reading

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Satisfied in the Desert

It’s a prayer of Moses. Kind of amazing that it would have been preserved for so many years and found its way into a collection of songs by David and his worship leaders. The same sort of amazing I should … Continue reading

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Promises and Circumstance

I read Psalm 89 and am again reminded of how much I want a story to have a happy ending. If Ethan the Ezrahite’s song had stopped at verse 37, that would have worked for me. If the pivotal phrase, … Continue reading

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Sometimes, It Is About Us (2009 Rerun)

Hovering over Psalm 85 this morning. And while the mind is spinning, the fingers aren’t getting much traction. Finding it hard to put thought into sentences, impressions into paragraphs. What grabbed me is the songwriters’ plea for restoration and revival. … Continue reading

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Listen to Me

Was awake earlier than I had hoped this morning. So, did a “double portion” of my reading plan. And reading Psalm 80 and Psalm 81 back-to-back provided context for a conversation between God and His people that I would have … Continue reading

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Abide Always in the Shadow of the Cross

The message of Asaph’s parable seems clear: if we will not remember, then we are bound to rebel. If we will not reflect often on our history, inevitably we will revert back to our folly. To fail to focus continually … Continue reading

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No Footprints

There were no footprints in the sand. None as they looked at the impossible path before them. None evident as, by faith, they trekked amid walls of water around them. None as they looked back and saw only water where … Continue reading

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