Tag Archives: trust in God

Continual Praise

Evils had encompassed the songwriter. His iniquities had overtaken him. Strength to “suck it up” and “gut it out” had dried up as his heart failed him. And his enemies, those who delighted in his hurt, laid in wait like … Continue reading

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All Our Times Are In His Hands

Whatever the circumstances that prompted David to write Psalm 31, it’s pretty clear he was feeling kind of hammered. In need of speedy rescue, he cries out to his Rock and His Fortress. The affliction received at his enemy’s hand … Continue reading

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Prayer Founded on Promise

Who writes a song for themselves? Apparently David does. A song by a king for the king. Spurgeon calls it “a National Anthem, fitted to be sung at the outbreak of war, when the monarch was girding on his sword … Continue reading

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What’s the Deal with Egypt?

Reading again in Jeremiah this morning, and I don’t get it. What it is about Egypt that made the people turn their backs on God, again! What was it about the world they had been delivered from that drew them, … Continue reading

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Lean on Me

Usually, I sleep pretty well . . . until I don’t. No problem knocking out. Don’t think I toss and turn a lot. But way too often, if I need to get up in the middle of the night, before … Continue reading

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Trusting, Even in the Testing

Worn out! Weary, exhausted. At the end of one’s rope. Done! That’s how Job’s feeling this morning in chapter sixteen. Numbed by the mental anguish. Little strength left to deal with the physical pain. Not sure he can take much … Continue reading

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