Tag Archives: Psalm 3

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Psalms 3:8 Deliverance belongs to Yahveh; may your blessing be on your people. Selah The psalmist began by counting his enemies, then introduced his champion: God himself, who rises ready to break teeth. Problems are for him to solve. Deliverance … Continue reading

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Psalms 3:7 Rise up, Yahveh! Save me, my God! You punch all my enemies on the face; you break the teeth of the wicked ones. The psalmist had been counting his enemies, and saw them multiply before his eyes. No … Continue reading

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Psalms 3:6 I am not going to be afraid of thousands of people who have taken their stand against me on every side. The psalmist has chosen who he will trust, and that choice stifled his urge to fear his … Continue reading

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Psalms 3:5 I am lying down and sleeping; I will wake again because the LORD sustains me. With the knowledge that his enemies are multiplying all around him, the psalmist declares his trust in God’s faithfulness by lying down and … Continue reading

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Psalms 3:4 I cry aloud to the Yahveh, and he responds to me from his holy mountain. Selah. Sometimes it takes awhile before the LORD responds, but he responds. It is better to be found waiting on the Lord’s responds … Continue reading

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Psalms 3:3 But you, Yahveh, are a shield around me, my glory, and the one who lifts up my head. The LORD provides protection (a shield), position (my glory), and encouragement (lifts the head). He does help, and his help … Continue reading

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Psalms 3:2 Many are saying about me, “There is no help for him in God.” Selah It is the psalmist’s enemies who are boasting that God is not providing the help he needs. That makes it a whole new conflict, … Continue reading

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Psalms 3:1 Yahveh, see how my enemies have multiplied! There are so many who attack me. Sometimes when we pray, we are merely whining to God. That is okay; he’s a big God. He can take it. We should not … Continue reading

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Psalm 3 The more powerful you are, the more enemies you will have.  David was in a time of distress, where he could count his enemies in the “many thousands.”  They were all out to get him, convinced that he … Continue reading

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