Author Archives: Jefferson Vann

About Jefferson Vann

Jeff is a Christian missionary.

20180815

Psalms 4:7 You have put more joy in my heart than they have when they have an abundant grain and new wine harvest. The psalmist reflects on his joy at knowing God, and considers it a greater blessing than his … Continue reading

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20180814

Psalms 4:6 Many are asking, “Who can show us anything good? ” Let the light of your face shine on us, Yahveh. The psalmist abruptly moves from talking to his accusers about his faith to talking to God about his … Continue reading

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20180813

Psalms 4:5 Offer the correct sacrifices and put your confidence in the LORD. The psalmist continues to instruct his accusers in right behavior. He now tells them to try his religion. Sacrifice and faith are the two elements of his … Continue reading

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20180812

Psalms 4:4 Tremble and do not make this mistake. In your bed, reflect in your heart and be silent. Selah The psalmist warns his accusers to think about what they are doing, and let wisdom and the fear of God … Continue reading

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20180811

Psalms 4:3 You should know that Yahveh has set apart the faithful one for himself; Yahveh will hear when I call to him. The psalmist is still talking to his accusers. He’s telling them why their lies don’t matter to … Continue reading

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20180810

Psalms 4:2 How long, you mere humans, will my honor be insulted? How long will you love what is worthless and chase after a lie? Selah The psalmist turns back to his accusers and asks how long they plan on … Continue reading

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20180809

Psalms 4:1 Respond to me when I call, God, who vindicates me. You freed me from affliction; show grace to me again and hear my prayer. The psalmist knows what it is like for God to answer his prayer, so … Continue reading

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20180808

Psalms 3:8 Deliverance belongs to Yahveh; may your blessing be on your people. Selah The psalmist began by counting his enemies, then introduced his champion: God himself, who rises ready to break teeth. Problems are for him to solve. Deliverance … Continue reading

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20180807

Psalms 3:7 Rise up, Yahveh! Save me, my God! You punch all my enemies on the face; you break the teeth of the wicked ones. The psalmist had been counting his enemies, and saw them multiply before his eyes. No … Continue reading

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20180806

Psalms 3:6 I am not going to be afraid of thousands of people who have taken their stand against me on every side. The psalmist has chosen who he will trust, and that choice stifled his urge to fear his … Continue reading

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