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Psalms

Complain To The Lord Not Of The Lord

PSALM 142:1-2 – With my voice I cry out to the Lord; with my voice I plead for mercy to the Lord. I pour out my complaint before him; I tell my trouble before him. THEME OF THE DAY. COMPLAIN TO THE LORD NOT OF THE LORD. Sometimes it is okay to complain. Really. It is. Yes, we know the Apostle Paul…

Life’s Two Simple Goals

PSALM 138:1-2 – I give you thanks, O Lord, with my whole heart; before the gods I sing your praise; I bow down toward your holy temple and give thanks to your name for your steadfast love and your faithfulness, for you have exalted above all things your name and your word. THEME OF THE DAY. LIFE’S TWO SIMPLE GOALS. Let’s start…

A Really, Really Big Deal

PSALM 133:1-3 – Behold, how good and pleasant it is when brothers dwell in unity! It is like the precious oil on the head, running down on the beard, on the beard of Aaron, running down on the collar of his robes! It is like the dew of Hermon, which falls on the mountains of Zion! For there the Lord has commanded…

The Why Of Our Forgiveness

PSALM 130:1-4 – Out of the depths I cry to you, O LORD! O Lord, hear my voice! Let your ears be attentive to the voice of my pleas for mercy! If you, O LORD, should mark iniquities, O Lord, who could stand? But with you there is forgiveness, that you may be feared. THEME OF THE DAY. THE WHY OF OUR…

Stop. Remember. Praise

PSALM 126:1-3 – When the LORD restored the fortunes of Zion, we were like those who dream. Then our mouth was filled with laughter, and our tongue with shouts of joy; then they said among the nations, “The LORD has done great things for them.” The LORD has done great things for us; we are glad. THEME OF THE DAY. STOP. REMEMBER.…

Help And Helped By His Strong Arms

PSALM 145:14 – The Lord upholds all who are falling and raises up all who are bowed down. THEME OF THE DAY. HELD AND HELPED BY HIS STRONG ARMS. It is a sure thing. It will not be avoided. It happens to every Christian. It is part of the journey to heaven. Though painful and remorseful, it will prove to be one…