Monthly Archives: October 2018

20181018

Psalms 12:8 The wicked ones keep walking all around, when vileness is still promoted by the human race. This seems a strange way to end a prayer. Maybe it is meant to encourage people to pray the prayer. It reminds … Continue reading

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20181017

Psalms 12:6-7 6 The words of Yahveh are pure words, like silver refined in a clay furnace, purified seven times. 7 You, Yahveh, will guard us; you will protect us from this generation permanently. God’s specific promise was to provide … Continue reading

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20181016

Psalms 12:4-5 4 They say, “Through our tongues we have power; our lips are our own — who can be our master? ” 5 “Because of the disaster of the needy and the groaning of the poor, I will now … Continue reading

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20181015

Psalms 12:1-3 1 Help, Yahveh, because there is no faithful one left; the loyal ones have vanished from the human race. 2 They lie to one another; they speak with flattering lips and deceptive hearts. 3 May Yahveh cut off … Continue reading

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20181014

Psalms 11:5-7 5 Yahveh examines the righteous, but he hates the wicked and those who love violence. 6 Let him rain burning coals and sulfur on the wicked ones; let a scorching wind be the portion in their cup. 7 … Continue reading

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20181013

Psalms 11:3-4 3 “When the foundations we depend on are destroyed, what can the righteous ones do? ” 4 Yahveh is in his holy temple; Yahveh –his throne is in the sky. His eyes are watching; his gaze is examining … Continue reading

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20181012

Psalms 11:1-2 1 I have taken refuge in Yahveh. How can you say to me, “Escape to the mountains like a bird! 2 “Because notice, the wicked ones are stringing bows; they put their arrows on bowstrings to shoot from … Continue reading

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20181011

Psalms 10:16-18 16 Yahveh is King forever and ever; the nations will be destroyed from his land. 17 Yahveh, you have heard what the humble are asking; you will strengthen their hearts. You will listen carefully, 18 doing justice for … Continue reading

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20181010

Psalms 10:14-15 14 But you yourself have been watching trouble and grief, observing it in order to take the matter into your hands. The helpless one is entrusting himself to you; you are a helper of the fatherless. 15 Break … Continue reading

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20181009

Psalms 10:11-13 11 He says to himself, “God has forgotten; he has hidden his face and will never see.” 12 Rise up, Yahveh God! Lift up your hand. Do not forget the miserable ones. 13 Why has the wicked person … Continue reading

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