Category Archives: praise

fatal flattery

fatal flattery Acts 12:20-25 (JDV) Acts 12:20 Herod had been very angry with the people of Tyre and Sidon. With the same passion they presented themselves before him. After persuading Blastus, who was in charge of the king’s bedroom, they … Continue reading

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on the day Yahveh gives you rest

Isaiah 14:1-8 1 But Yahveh will have compassion on Jacob, and he will again choose Israel and position them on their land, and the immigrant will join himself to them, and they will connect themselves to the house of Jacob. … Continue reading

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God, my victory

Isaiah 12:1-6 1 And you will say on that day, “I will praise you, Yahveh, because you had been angry with me, your anger turned, and you comforted me. 2 See! God, my victory; I will trust, and I will … Continue reading

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with one voice

Romans 15:1-6 1 But we –the strong ones– ought to put up with the failings of the weak, and not just accommodate ourselves. 2 Each of us accommodate his neighbor for his good to build him up. 3 For even … Continue reading

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victory songs

Exodus 15:1-20 15:1 At that time, Moses and the sons of Israel sang this song to the LORD, saying, “I will sing to the LORD, for victoriously he has achieved victory; the horse and his rider he has shot into … Continue reading

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Sky Kingdom prayer

Matthew 6:5-9 5 “And when you pray, you must not be like the actors. For they love to stand and pray in the synagogues and at the street corners, so that they may be watched by others. Honestly, I tell … Continue reading

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everything

Psalm 150 The psalms are concluded in such a way as to say to the world: “OK, here’s how we did it, now it’s your turn.”  The praise to the LORD and for his wonderful works does not end at … Continue reading

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great God

Psalm 145 This last psalm attributed to David is all about the greatness of the LORD and why he deserves our constant praise, and the constant praise of those who follow us.  It is not about us.  It’s about him.  … Continue reading

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unless the LORD…

Psalm 127 The psalmist pictures hard workers, and careful defenders, then tells them both that unless the LORD is with them, their efforts are wasted. A believer is going to work, but he is also going to show his faith … Continue reading

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broken snare

Psalm 124 The snare of the fowler is a trap that encases birds in a net.  The psalmist sees his people as being trapped in that net, goners for sure.  Then, suddenly, the snare is broken, and they are free.  … Continue reading

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