Tag: Psalms

Trust.

“In you, O Lord, do I take refuge;     let me never be put to shame;     in your righteousness deliver me! Incline your ear to me;     rescue me speedily! Be a rock of refuge for me,     a strong fortress to save me! For you are my rock and my fortress;     and for your name’s sake you…

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Each and Every Day.

“And remember, I am with you each and every day, until the end of the age.” Matthew 28:20. At the end of Matthew’s Gospel, the author presents the reader with the resurrected Jesus, now gloriously victorious over the grave, and bestowed with all authority in heaven and earth, as He gives His final words to…

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Restore.

“Create in me a clean heart, O God, And renew a steadfast spirit within me.  Do not cast me away from Your presence And do not take Your Holy Spirit from me. Restore to me the joy of Your salvation” Psalm 51:10-12 The 51st Psalm is one of the most famous of David’s writings. It was penned during the darkest…

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Near.

“Whom have I in heaven but You? And besides You, I desire nothing on earth. My flesh and my heart may fail, But God is the strength of my heart and my portion forever… As for me, the nearness of God is my good; I have made the Lord God my refuge.” Psalm 73:25-26, 28…

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Faint.

“From the end of the earth I call to you when my heart is faint.” Psalm 61:2 If ever there was a person who understood the up and down nature of life, it was David; his was a life filled with highs and lows, spiritual mountain tops and valleys. The numerous writings attributed to David—found…

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Nothing

“I have said to Yahweh, “You are my Lord; I have nothing good besides you.”” Psalm 16:2. The Davidic psalm that this line comes from is often entitled “Confidence in the Lord,” and it aptly describes many of the comforts experienced by those who follow God. In this psalm, David once again pours out his…

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See The Face of God.

“For the Lord is righteous; He loves righteous deeds. The upright will see His face.” Psalm 11:7. God’s righteousness and holiness are reoccurring themes throughout the book of Psalms. David, author of many of the songs and poems contained in Psalms, wrote frequently and eloquently on these topics, as well as God’s perfection and of…

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