Tag Archives: humility

The Character of God; September 6, 2019


Psalm 106:47 Save us, O Lord our God, and gather us from the nations, that we may give thanks to your holy name and glory in your praise. This whole Psalm is an extended confession of the sins of the … Continue reading

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Spiritual Pride; September 2, 2019


Psalm 101:1-2 I will sing of your love and justice; to you, O Lord, I will sing praise. I will be careful to lead a blameless life— when will you come to me? I will walk in my house with … Continue reading

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Light; August 29, 2019


Psalm 97:11 Light is shed upon the righteous and joy on the upright in heart. The Japanese is very specific about the original Hebrew figure of speech here. It says, “Light is scattered like seed for the righteous, and joy … Continue reading

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Sin and Judgment; August 28, 2019


Psalm 94:8-9 Take heed, you senseless ones among the people; you fools, when will you become wise? Does he who implanted the ear not hear? Does he who formed the eye not see? There were several verses in this Psalm … Continue reading

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Sin and Salvation; August 10, 2019


Psalm 57:6 They spread a net for my feet— I was bowed down in distress. They dug a pit in my path— but they have fallen into it themselves. I can imagine David’s delight at being able to write this. … Continue reading

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Redemption; August 8, 2019


Psalm 51:10-11 Create in me a pure heart, O God, and renew a steadfast spirit within me. Do not cast me from your presence or take your Holy Spirit from me. Psalm 51 is unique in several ways. In the … Continue reading

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Hubris; August 1, 2019


Psalm 36:1-2 An oracle is within my heart concerning the sinfulness of the wicked: There is no fear of God before his eyes. For in his own eyes he flatters himself too much to detect or hate his sin. A … Continue reading

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