Category Archives: presence of God

the complaint department

the complaint department Psalm 55:15-19 (JDV) Psalm 55:15 Let death take them by surprise; let them go down to Sheol alive, because evil is in their homes and inside them. Psalm 55:16 But I am calling to God, and Yahveh … Continue reading

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radiance, fire and storm

radiance, fire and storm Psalm 50:1-3 (JDV) Psalm 50:1[1] The God of gods, Yahveh, speaks; he summons the land from the rising of the sun to its setting. Psalm 50:2 From Zion, the perfection of beauty, God appears in radiance. … Continue reading

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within, beyond, around

within, beyond, around Psalm 48:9-14 (JDV) Psalm 48:9 God, within your temple, we contemplate your covenant faithfulness. Psalm 48:10 Like your name, God, so your praise reaches to the ends of the land; your right hand is filled with justice. … Continue reading

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wearing his presence honorably

wearing his presence honorably Psalm 48:8 (JDV) Psalm 48:8 Just like we heard, that is what we have seen in the city of Yahveh of Armies, in the city of our God; God will establish it continually. Selah wearing his … Continue reading

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with us strugglers

with us strugglers Psalm 46:11 (JDV) Psalm 46:11 Yahveh of Armies is with us; the God of Jacob is our high spot. Selah with us strugglers Having God with us does not mean we will be free from struggle. Remember, … Continue reading

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our high spot

our high spot Psalm 46:7 (JDV) Psalm 46:7 Yahveh of Armies is with us; the God of Jacob is our high spot. Selah. our high spot Just in case we didn’t catch the imagery of verse five, where the psalmist … Continue reading

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his ever-flowing presence

his ever-flowing presence Psalm 46:4-6 (JDV) Psalm 46:4 There is a river – its streams delight the city of God, the holy dwelling places of the Most High. Psalm 46:5 God is within her; she will not be shaken. God … Continue reading

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the best place to be

the best place to be Psalm 45:8-9 (JDV) Psalm 45:8 Myrrh, aloes, and cassia emit from all your garments; from ivory palaces harps bring you joy. Psalm 45:9 Kings’ daughters are among your honored women; the queen, adorned with gold … Continue reading

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why and where

why and where Psalm 42:9-10 (JDV) Psalm 42:9 I will say to God, my rock, “Why have you forgotten me? Why must I walk around in darkness because of the enemy’s oppression?” Psalm 42:10 My rivals [1] taunt me, as … Continue reading

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not even close

not even close Psalm 42:6 (JDV) My throat is melting away; that is why I remember you from the land of Jordan and the peaks of Hermon, from Mount Mizar. not even close I’ve lived in a number of places … Continue reading

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