Category Archives: written on the Appalachian Trail

20180922

Psalms 8:5 You made him little less than a God and crowned him with glory and honor. That same honor that is manifested in the creation is humanity’s crown. We show that honor when we protect and preserve creation, keeping … Continue reading

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20180921

Psalms 8:3-4 3 When I gaze into your skies, the work of your fingers, the moon and the stars, which you set in place, 4 what is a human being that you would think about him, a son of man … Continue reading

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20180920

Psalms 8:2 From the mouths of infants and nursing babies, you have established a stronghold on account of your adversaries in order to silence the enemy and the vengeful one. The NLT gives the sense of the verse: Psalm 8:2 … Continue reading

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20180919

Psalms 8:1 Yahveh, our Lord, how honorable is your name throughout the land! You have covered the skies with your honor. Nature reflects the glory and honor of its creator. This whole psalm is about the tremendous reputation of God— … Continue reading

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20180918

Psalms 7:17 I will thank Yahveh for his righteousness; I will sing about the name of Yahveh Most High. The psalmist concludes his prayer with an anticipation of future praise. His expectations are not based on what he has accomplished, … Continue reading

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20180917

Psalms 7:14-16 Notice, the wicked one is pregnant with evil, conceives hardship, and gives birth to a lie. 15 He dug a pit and hollowed it out but fell into the hole he had made. 16 The hardship he plans … Continue reading

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20180916

Psalms 7:12-13 12 If anyone will not repent, he will sharpen his sword; he has strung his bow and made it ready. 13 He has readied his deadly weapons; he tips his arrows with fire. The psalmist feels like his … Continue reading

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20180915

Psalms 7:11 God is a righteous judge and a God who demonstrates his wrath every day. The psalmist is speaking to those who bank on a God who only interferes in human lives and events on some cosmic chronological scale. … Continue reading

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20180914

Psalms 7:10 My shield is from God, who saves those who are upright in heart. Having called on God to treat both himself and his enemies with the same justice, the psalmist now boasts of a protective shield from God. … Continue reading

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20180913

Psalms 7:9 Cause the evil of the wicked to come to an end, but make the righteous permanent. The one who tests the thoughts and emotions is a righteous God. What the psalmist is praying for is the victory of … Continue reading

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