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the hope of restoration

the hope of restoration Psalm 53:6 (JDV) Psalm 53:6 I wish that Israel’s deliverance would come from Zion! When God restores the fortunes of his people, let Jacob rejoice, let Israel be glad. the hope of restoration The hope of … Continue reading

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I feel this, I know that

I feel this, I know that Psalm 53:4-5 (JDV) Psalm 53:4 Will evildoers never understand? They devour my people like they devour bread; they do not call on God. Psalm 53:5 So they will be filled with dread – dread … Continue reading

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in the blip

in the blip Psalm 53:2-3 (JDV) Psalm 53:2 God looks down from the sky on the human race to see if there is anyone who is wise, anyone who seeks God. Psalm 53:3 Everyone has turned away; all alike have … Continue reading

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anybody’s fool

anybody’s fool Psalm 53:1 (JDV) Psalm 53:1 The fool says in his heart, “There’s no God.” They are corrupt, and they do repulsive things. There is no one who does good. anybody’s fool Once you divorce yourself from the existence … Continue reading

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foolish atheism

Psalm 53 The kind of atheism that the psalmist decries here is the practical (or impractical) atheism that outwardly admits God’s existence, but refuses to call on him when times get bad.  The psalmist calls on his people to rejoice … Continue reading

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