Tag Archives: Psalm 5

20180828

Psalms 5:12 Because you, LORD, make the righteous one fortunate; you cover him with favor like a shield. The psalmist ends his prays on the same basis as he began it: God’s character. He knows God is there, and he … Continue reading

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20180827

Psalms 5:11 But cause all who take refuge in you rejoice; make them shout for joy forever. Shelter them, and cause those who love your name to brag about you. What the psalmist prays for himself, he now prays for … Continue reading

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20180826

Psalms 5:10 Prove them guilty, God; let them fall into their own traps; Call them out because of their many crimes, because they are rebelling against you. The psalmist asks God to show to the watching world that his enemies … Continue reading

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20180825

Psalms 5:9 Because there is nothing reliable in what they say; destruction is in their bellies; their throat opens like a grave while they smooth talk you with their tongues. The psalmist prays against the influence of enemies who claim … Continue reading

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20180824

Psalms 5:8 Yahveh, lead me in living your right way because of my enemies; make your way straight in my presence. Sometimes the trail meanders and seems to head in several different directions at once.  That can be very frustrating … Continue reading

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20180823

Psalms 5:7 But I enter your house because of your abundant covenant faithfulness; I bow down toward your holy temple revering you. One might expect the psalmist to compare his own honesty to his enemies’ deception. But he does not … Continue reading

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20180822

Psalms 5:6 You destroy those who tell lies; Yahveh hates bloody and deceitful people. The psalmist declares his faith in Yahveh as a God who does not tolerate those who attack with lies. Such people use falsehood as a weapon … Continue reading

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20180821

Psalms 5:5 The arrogant one cannot stand in your sight; you hate all trouble makers. The psalmist is dealing with some arrogant trouble makers, and he prays to God about them. He reminds God that he has an aversion to … Continue reading

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20180820

Psalms 5:4 Because you are not a God who enjoys wickedness; evil cannot stay living with you around. The psalmist knows that his problems will soon be addressed because he knows what kind of person God is. He has declared … Continue reading

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20180819

Psalms 5:3 In the morning, Yahveh, you hear my voice; in the morning I plead my case to you and watch in expectation. This is not a person who waits until something bad happens and rushes to get God to … Continue reading

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