Tag Archives: pride

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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Old Age; August 27, 2019


Psalm 92:12-15 The righteous will flourish like a palm tree, they will grow like a cedar of Lebanon; planted in the house of the Lord, they will flourish in the courts of our God. They will still bear fruit in … 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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Tools; August 5, 2019


Psalm 44:6-7 I do not trust in my bow, my sword does not bring me victory; but you give us victory over our enemies, you put our adversaries to shame. Weapons, or any tools, for that matter, are all well … 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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Churchese; July 28, 2019


Psalm 31:23-24 Love the Lord, all his saints! The Lord preserves the faithful, but the proud he pays back in full. Be strong and take heart, all you who hope in the Lord. David had experienced God’s grace and mercy … Continue reading

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Giving God the Credit; July 9, 2019


Joshua 23:10-11 One of you routs a thousand, because the Lord your God fights for you, just as he promised. So be very careful to love the Lord your God. The NIV inserts the word, so, between these two verses, … Continue reading

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