Tag Archives: righteousness

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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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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Revival; August 21, 1019


Psalm 85:13 Righteousness goes before him and prepares the way for his steps. We are saved by grace through faith, and not by works, (Ephesians 2:8-9) but there are certainly things we can and should do to get in line … Continue reading

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Speaking Righteousness; August 9, 2019


Psalm 52:3 You love evil rather than good, falsehood rather than speaking the truth. Here’s another verse I’m sure I’ve never written on before! We don’t really like reading the Bible’s descriptions of evil people, but they too can be … Continue reading

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Tests; July 27, 2019


Psalm 26:2-3 Test me, O Lord, and try me, examine my heart and my mind; for your love is ever before me, and I walk continually in your truth. This strikes me as a rather foolhardy prayer! David loved God, … Continue reading

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Government; July 11, 2019


1 Kings 10:9 “Praise be to the Lord your God, who has delighted in you and placed you on the throne of Israel. Because of the Lord’s eternal love for Israel, he has made you king, to maintain justice and … Continue reading

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Skipped Verses; July 1, 2019


Deuteronomy 7:16 You must destroy all the peoples the Lord your God gives over to you. Do not look on them with pity and do not serve their gods, for that will be a snare to you. This is the … Continue reading

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