Tag Archives: Psalm 39

challenging modern mantras

  Psalm 39:12-13 Psalm 39:12 “Hear my prayer, Yahveh, and listen to my cry for help; do not be silent at my tears. You see, I am here with you as an alien, a temporary resident like all my ancestors. … Continue reading

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we are disappearing

  Psalm 39:7-11 Psalm 39:7 “Now, Lord, what do I wait for? My hope is in you. Psalm 39:8 Rescue me from all my crimes; do not make me the taunt of fools. Psalm 39:9 I am speechless; I do … Continue reading

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shadow people

  Psalm 39:6 Psalm 39:6 Yes, a person goes about like a mere shadow. Indeed, they make noise temporarily, gathering possessions without knowing who will get them. shadow people All around us are the shadow people. It sounds like a … Continue reading

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finger sized days

  Psalm 39:1-5 Psalm 39:11 I said, “I will guard my roads so that I may not sin with my tongue; I will guard my mouth with a muzzle as long as the wicked are in my presence.” Psalm 39:2 … Continue reading

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a mere breath

Psalm 39 Suffering gives the psalmist perspective on life.  Unlike Job, who insisted on his innocence, and was proven right, the psalmist admits that his suffering is discipline, rebuke for sin.  It also reminds him of the brevity of his … Continue reading

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