Monthly Archives: June 2019

something greater

  Psalm 40:16-17 Psalm 40:16 Let all who seek you rejoice and be happy in you; let those who love your salvation continually say, “Yahveh is great!” Psalm 40:17 I am oppressed and needy; may my Lord think of me. … Continue reading

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so that God’s glory gets the last word

  Psalm 40:14-15 Psalm 40:14 Let those who seek my soul to destroy it be disgraced and confounded. Let those who treasure my harm be turned back and humiliated. Psalm 40:15 Let those who say to me, “Aha, aha!” be … Continue reading

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guarded, but overwhelmed

  Psalm 40:11-13 Psalm 40:11 Yahveh, you do not withhold your compassion from me. Your covenant faithfulness and truth will always guard me. Psalm 40:12 You see, troubles without number have surrounded me; my violations have overtaken me; I am … Continue reading

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the great assembly

  Psalm 40:9-10 Psalm 40:9 I proclaim righteousness in the great assembly; see, I do not keep my mouth closed – as you know, Yahveh. Psalm 40:10 I did not hide your righteousness in my heart; I spoke about your … Continue reading

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what God really wants

  Psalm 40:6-8 Psalm 40:6 You do not want sacrifice and tribute offering; you open my ears to listen. You do not ask for a whole burnt offering or a mistake offering. Psalm 40:7 Then I said, “See, I have … Continue reading

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stuck

  Psalm 40:1-5 Psalm 40:11 I waited patiently for Yahveh , and he stretched down to me and heard my cry for help. Psalm 40:2 He brought me up from a desolate hole, out of the muddy clay, and set … Continue reading

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challenging modern mantras

  Psalm 39:12-13 Psalm 39:12 “Hear my prayer, Yahveh, and listen to my cry for help; do not be silent at my tears. You see, I am here with you as an alien, a temporary resident like all my ancestors. … Continue reading

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we are disappearing

  Psalm 39:7-11 Psalm 39:7 “Now, Lord, what do I wait for? My hope is in you. Psalm 39:8 Rescue me from all my crimes; do not make me the taunt of fools. Psalm 39:9 I am speechless; I do … Continue reading

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shadow people

  Psalm 39:6 Psalm 39:6 Yes, a person goes about like a mere shadow. Indeed, they make noise temporarily, gathering possessions without knowing who will get them. shadow people All around us are the shadow people. It sounds like a … Continue reading

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finger sized days

  Psalm 39:1-5 Psalm 39:11 I said, “I will guard my roads so that I may not sin with my tongue; I will guard my mouth with a muzzle as long as the wicked are in my presence.” Psalm 39:2 … Continue reading

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