Tag Archives: Psalms

A prescription for living

Psalm 34 How can we live life to the full? David knows the secret: it’s ‘the fear of the LORD’! “Come, my children, listen to me; I will teach you the fear of the LORD…” (verse 11) The ‘fear of … Continue reading

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Protected and delivered

Psalm 34 In his haste to escape from Saul’s murderous intentions, David’s first impulse is to take refuge in Philistine territory, perhaps in the hope of hiring himself out as a mercenary soldier. But news of his quarrel with Saul … Continue reading

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Verse of the month: November 2017

“With You is the fountain of life; in Your light we see light.” (Psalm 36:9)     A relationship with God changes everything; life is no longer mundane or meaningless.

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Verse of the Month: September 2017

”The LORD is my light and my salvation – whom shall I fear? The LORD is the stronghold of my life – of whom shall I be afraid?” (Psalm 27:1) My God is… hope when I am in despair, a … Continue reading

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Try it and see

Once bitten, twice shy? As a rule-of-thumb survival guide, it’s pretty reliable: if you’ve had a bad experience in a particular place, or with a particular person, then unless you know for sure that there were extenuating circumstances, it would … Continue reading

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By the word of the Lord…

Psalm 33:1-9 Why is it “fitting” for us to praise God (verse 1)? No doubt there are many reasons; this psalm focuses on some of them. “The word of the LORD is right and true…” (verse 4) There is a … Continue reading

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Gone for ever

We believe in… the forgiveness of sins… Psalm 103:12 As far as the east is from the west, so far has He removed our transgressions from us. God has promised that if we confess our sins, “He will forgive us … Continue reading

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