Tag Archives: Psalm 6

20180909

Psalms 7:2 or they are going to rip me apart like a lion, tearing me apart with no one to rescue me. The psalmist uses very graphic language to describe the way he feels about his enemies. I get the … Continue reading

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20180908

Psalms 7:1 Yahveh my God, I seek safety in you; save me from all my pursuers and deliver me. I am walking back up a hill right now disappointed. The shelter had a sign saying “water” but there is none. … Continue reading

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20180907

Psalms 6:10 All my enemies will be ashamed and shake with terror; they will turn around and suddenly be shamed. The psalmist feels afraid and ashamed. But he prays for a reversal of fortune. He is not being vindictive. He … Continue reading

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20180906

Psalms 6:9 Yahveh has heard my plea for help; Yahveh accepts my prayer. There are prayers that go unanswered because the Lord does not accept them as genuine. He is the judge. How I wish that some of my prayers … Continue reading

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20180905

Psalms 6:8 Get away from me, all evildoers, because Yahveh has heard the sound of my weeping. Suddenly, the psalmist is confident that his prayer has been heard. His enemies are still all around him, but that does not seem … Continue reading

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20180904

Psalms 6:7 My vision dims from grief; it grows old because of all my enemies. Confused and lacking confidence and clarity, the psalmist continues to pour out his heart to the Lord. He no longer sees as well as he … Continue reading

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20180903

Psalms 6:6 I am worn out from my groaning; with my tears I soak my bed and drown my couch every night. The psalmist knows long periods of waiting and suffering. It does not stop him from praying, because he … Continue reading

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20180902

Psalms 6:5 Because there is no celebration of you at death; who can praise you in Sheol? Lots of people believe that death sets a person free and sends her to God’s presence. If that were the case, then it … Continue reading

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20180901

Psalms 6:4 Come back Yahveh! Rescue my soul; save me because of your covenant faithfulness. The psalmist feels like God has gone away to a distant place, and is not accessible like he was before. Believers everywhere have felt that. … Continue reading

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20180831

Psalms 6:3 my soul is very disturbed. And you, Yahveh — when… until when? The psalmist has experienced many days of helpless waiting for God to act on his behalf. His whole being— the living soul God created—- needs rescue. … Continue reading

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