Monthly Archives: August 2022

Focus on God; August 28, 2022


Psalm 63:6 On my bed I remember you; I think of you through the watches of the night. This Psalm speaks beautifully of the blessings of being in a situation where we are forced to depend on God. The preface … Continue reading

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Dealing with Sin; August 27, 2022


Psalm 51:10 Create in me a pure heart, O God, and renew a steadfast spirit within me. This Psalm is certainly one of the most famous, and for excellent reason. As the response to Nathan having confronted David over his … Continue reading

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Jerusalem; August 26, 2022


Psalm 48:14 For this God is our God for ever and ever; he will be our guide even to the end. Any time we read the Bible we need to remember that polytheism was the norm when it was written. … Continue reading

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People of God; August 25, 2022


Psalm 47:9 The nobles of the nations assemble as the people of the God of Abraham, for the kings of the earth belong to God; he is greatly exalted. Passages like this are scattered throughout the Old Testament, but are … Continue reading

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God’s Truth; August 24, 2022


Psalm 43:3 Send forth your light and your truth, let them guide me; let them bring me to your holy mountain, to the place where you dwell. I have written on this Psalm numbers of times, and it is justly … Continue reading

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Giving a Testimony; August 23, 2022


Psalm 40:10 I do not hide your righteousness in my heart; I speak of your faithfulness and salvation. I do not conceal your love and your truth from the great assembly. Several of David’s Psalms seem almost bipolar, going from … Continue reading

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Hard Times; August 22, 2022


Psalm 35:9 Then my soul will rejoice in the Lord and delight in his salvation. Unusually, today’s reading has very little that I had previously underlined. The Psalm as a whole is a prayer that God would not only rescue … Continue reading

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Evangelism; August 21, 2022


Psalm 34:11 Come, my children, listen to me; I will teach you the fear of the Lord. This Psalm as a whole is a treasure, rightly loved by many with various parts of it set to music. It was written … Continue reading

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Singing Praise; August 20, 2022


Psalm 33:1 Sing joyfully to the Lord, you righteous; it is fitting for the upright to praise him. This Psalm as a whole is very joyful, with the only negative reference I can see being the mention of death and … Continue reading

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Songs of Deliverance; August 19, 2022


Psalm 32:7 You are my hiding place; you will protect me from trouble and surround me with songs of deliverance. I know that “shouts of deliverance,” as the Japanese has it here, is probably the more accurate translation, but I … Continue reading

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