Tag Archives: focus on God

The Sacrifice of Praise; August 17, 2019


Psalm 69:30-31 I will praise God’s name in song and glorify him with thanksgiving. This will please the Lord more than an ox, more than a bull with its horns and hoofs. This is a clear statement of what the … Continue reading

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The Word of God; August 23, 2018


Acts 12:24 But the word of God continued to increase and spread. This comes right after the mention of King Herod’s rather horrific death, so I think the NIV is justified in inserting “But” at the beginning of the sentence. … Continue reading

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Aging; January 15, 2018


Ecclesiastes 12:1, 7 Remember your Creator in the days of your youth, before the days of trouble come and the years approach when you will say, “I find no pleasure in them”— and the dust returns to the ground it … Continue reading

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God-centered Prayer; August 2, 2017


2 Kings 19:19 “Now, O Lord our God, deliver us from his hand, so that all kingdoms on earth may know that you alone, O Lord, are God.” Somewhere in the centuries from David to Hezekiah, monotheism took root. David … Continue reading

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Focus on God; June 19, 2017


2 Samuel 7:18-19 Then King David went in and sat before the Lord, and he said: “Who am I, O Sovereign Lord, and what is my family, that you have brought me this far? And as if this were not … Continue reading

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July 21, 2016


Psalm 119:1-3 Blessed are they whose ways are blameless, who walk according to the law of the Lord. Blessed are they who keep his statutes and seek him with all their heart. They do nothing wrong; they walk in his … Continue reading

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July 27, 2015


Psalm 147:1 Praise the Lord. How good it is to sing praises to our God, how pleasant and fitting to praise him! This whole Psalm is a celebration, not only of God but of the joy and privilege of praising … Continue reading

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