Category Archives: Psalms

On Our Side

It’s another song of David. And though we don’t know the exact circumstance behind this song’s “inspiration,” we do know the outcome–they escaped. Israel dodged the bullet. The people of God were able to slip away left while their enemies … Continue reading

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My Shade

Ask me to describe God and I might start with His attributes. God is love. He is all-knowing, all-powerful, and ever-present. He is holy, He is good, and He is unchanging. He is sovereign, He is just. He is merciful, … Continue reading

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Seek Your Servant

It’s not the ending you’d expect. After 175 verses scripted to exalt the law of the Lord it’s not the finale you’d think would be written. Or is it? Maybe after penning such an ode of delight for God’s word, … Continue reading

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Rab Shalom

“How’s your heart?” It’s a question my girls regularly ask me, and each other, these days. “I can see how you’re doing life on the outside,” they’re saying, “but what’s the state of affairs on the inside?” Truth be told, … Continue reading

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Praise God for the Promise!

Solomon had blown it (1Kings 11:1-8). What had started as a simple marriage of strategic convenience with a daughter of Egypt grew to be a collection of wives–700 princesses and 300 concubines, to be exact–from every tribe, tongue, and nation … Continue reading

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Turn Away our Eyes

The songwriter gets a little demanding in the fifth stanza of his epic love song concerning the word of God (Psalm 119:33-40). In many ways, it’s all about him. Teach me Your statutes, O LORD. Give me understanding. Lead me. … Continue reading

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A Response, Not a Religion

On vacation and with no schedule . . . so doing double readings in my daily plan fit pretty well. As a result it creates a little bit of a different dynamic as I work my way through Psalm 119. … Continue reading

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