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honor is not enough

honor is not enough Psalm 49:16-20 (JDV) Psalm 49:16 Do not be afraid when a person gets rich, when the wealth of his house increasesPsalm 49:17 because when he dies, he will take nothing at all; his wealth will not … Continue reading

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death will shepherd them

death will shepherd them Psalm 49:13-15 (JDV) Psalm 49:13 This is the way of those who are arrogant, and of their followers, who approve of their words. Selah Psalm 49:14 Like sheep they are headed for Sheol; Death will shepherd … Continue reading

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not wise enough

not wise enough Psalm 49:10-12 (JDV) Psalm 49:10 You see, one can realize that the wise die; the foolish and stupid also pass away. Then they leave their wealth to others. Psalm 49:11 Their graves are their permanent homes, their … Continue reading

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not rich enough

not rich enough Psalm 49:5-9 (JDV) Psalm 49:5 Why should I fear in times of trouble? The violation of my foes surrounds me. Psalm 49:6 They trust in their wealth and boast of their abundant riches. Psalm 49:7 Yet these … Continue reading

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financial peace begins here

financial peace begins here Psalm 49:1-4 (JDV) Psalm 49:1 Hear this, all you peoples; listen, all who inhabit this lifetime, Psalm 49:2 both low and high, rich and poor together. Psalm 49:3 My mouth speaks wisdom; my heart’s meditation brings … Continue reading

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God will ransom

Psalm 49 Some see a contrast here between the wicked who go to Sheol when the die, and the faithful who go to God.  But that is not what the psalmist declares.  He states that “no man” can give to … Continue reading

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my riddle

Psalm 49.  What does one do when he is treated unfairly by someone so wealthy and powerful that he fears no human law or justice? This is the riddle that the sons of Korah pose in psalm 49. The answer … Continue reading

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