Monthly Archives: May 2014

May 30, 2014


Psalm 141:3 Set a guard over my mouth, O Lord; keep watch over the door of my lips. This is a remarkable prayer, and one that brings to mind James 3, which talks at some length about the power and … Continue reading

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May 29, 2014


Psalm 140:12-13 I know that the Lord secures justice for the poor and upholds the cause of the needy. Surely the righteous will praise your name and the upright will live before you. I would doubt very much that Psalm … Continue reading

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May 28, 2014


Psalm 132:9, 16 “May your priests be clothed with righteousness; may your saints sing for joy.” “I will clothe her priests with salvation, and her saints will ever sing for joy.” These two verses are very similar, but they have … Continue reading

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May 27, 2014


Psalm 125:2 As the mountains surround Jerusalem, so the Lord surrounds his people both now and forevermore. We’re back to the theme of boundaries, which I preached on this past Sunday. However, this is more like a defensive perimeter than … Continue reading

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May 26, 2014


Psalm 119:165 Great peace have they who love your law, and nothing can make them stumble. There are two things here: peace and a lack of stumbling. Both are considered desirable by just about everyone, but they share a common … Continue reading

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May 25, 2014


Psalm 119:140 Your promises have been thoroughly tested, and your servant loves them. Various words are used throughout Psalm 119 to indicate what today we would lump together as the Bible, and reading various translations gives the impression that which … Continue reading

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May 24, 2014


Psalm 119:105 Your word is a lamp to my feet and a light for my path. As long as I’ve had this verse memorized and as many times as I’ve written on it, I thought I’d give it a pass … Continue reading

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