Category Archives: enemies

turn them back

turn them back Psalm 70:1-3 (JDV) Psalm 70:132 God, hurry to rescue me. Yahveh, hurry to help me! Psalm 70:2 Let those who seek to kill me be disgraced and confounded; let those who wish me harm be turned back … Continue reading

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I will bring them back

I will bring them back Psalm 68:19-23 (JDV) Psalm 68:19 Blessed be the Lord! Day after day he bears our burdens; God is our rescue. Selah. Psalm 68:20 Our God is a God of rescue, and escape from death belongs … Continue reading

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he turns tongues

he turns tongues Psalm 64:7-10 (JDV) Psalm 64:7 But God will shoot them with arrows; suddenly, they will be wounded. Psalm 64:8 They will be made to stumble; their own tongues work against them. All who see them will be … Continue reading

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swords and arrows

swords and arrows Psalm 64:1-4 (JDV) Psalm 64:1 God, listen to my voice when I keep babbling. Protect my life from the terror of the enemy. Psalm 64:2 Hide me from the scheming of wicked people, from the mob of … Continue reading

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examples, not victims

examples, not victims Psalm 59:11-13 (JDV) Psalm 59:11 Do not kill them; otherwise, my people will forget. By your power, make them homeless wanderers and bring them down, Lord, our shield. Psalm 59:12 Due to the sin of their mouths … Continue reading

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moral compass

moral compass Psalm 54:3 (JDV) Psalm 54:3 You see, strangers rise up against me, and violent men intend to kill me. They do not let God guide them. Selah moral compass David is convinced that if his enemies really knew … Continue reading

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I feel this, I know that

I feel this, I know that Psalm 53:4-5 (JDV) Psalm 53:4 Will evildoers never understand? They devour my people like they devour bread; they do not call on God. Psalm 53:5 So they will be filled with dread – dread … Continue reading

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tree in the house

tree in the house Psalm 52:8-9 (JDV) Psalm 52:8 But I am like a flourishing olive tree in the house of God; I trust in God’s covenant faithfulness permanently and continually. Psalm 52:9 I will praise you permanently for what … Continue reading

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knee warfare

knee warfare Psalm 52:6-7 (JDV) Psalm 52:6 The righteous will see and fear, and they will derisively say about that “hero,” Psalm 52:7 “Here is the man who would not make God his refuge, but trusted in the abundance of … Continue reading

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reacting to betrayal

reacting to betrayal Psalm 52:1-4 (JDV) Psalm 52:1 Why brag about evil, you hero! God’s covenant faithfulness is constant. Psalm 52:2 Like a sharpened razor, your tongue creates destruction, producing betrayal. Psalm 52:3 You love evil instead of good, lying … Continue reading

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