Tag Archives: Psalm 12

20181018

Psalms 12:8 The wicked ones keep walking all around when vileness is still promoted by the human race. This seems a strange way to end a prayer. Maybe it is meant to encourage people to pray the prayer. It reminds … Continue reading

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20181017

Psalms 12:6-7 6 The words of Yahveh are pure words, like silver refined in a clay furnace, purified seven times. 7 You, Yahveh, will guard us; you will protect us from this generation permanently. God’s specific promise was to provide … Continue reading

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20181016

Psalms 12:4-5 4 They say, “Through our tongues we have power; our lips are our own — who can be our master? ” 5 “Because of the disaster of the needy and the groaning of the poor, I will now … Continue reading

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20181015

Psalms 12:1-3 1 Help, Yahveh, because there is no faithful one left; the loyal ones have vanished from the human race. 2 They lie to one another; they speak with flattering lips and deceptive hearts. 3 May Yahveh cut off … Continue reading

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guard us from this generation

Psalm 12 This community lament is the result of a people who look for leaders they can trust, and discover that they have disappeared.  The people are forced to pray to God for protection, not just from foreign enemies, but … Continue reading

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