Monthly Archives: May 2016

May 30, 2016


Proverbs 15:8 The Lord detests the sacrifice of the wicked, but the prayer of the upright pleases him. Right here we have a clear put-down of the practice of “indulgences” that triggered the Protestant Reformation. If a person’s heart is … Continue reading

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May 29, 2016


Psalm 143:2 Do not bring your servant into judgment, for no one living is righteous before you. David grew a lot spiritually over the years. In places like 2 Samuel 22:25 (and in several Psalms) he essentially bragged about his … Continue reading

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May 28, 2016


Psalm 142:7 Set me free from my prison, that I may praise your name. Then the righteous will gather about me because of your goodness to me. The Japanese gives the more literal translation of “Lead my soul out of … Continue reading

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May 27, 2016


Psalm 141:3-4 Set a guard over my mouth, O Lord; keep watch over the door of my lips. Let not my heart be drawn to what is evil, to take part in wicked deeds with men who are evildoers; let … Continue reading

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May 26, 2016


Psalm 122:6 Pray for the peace of Jerusalem. This line is justly famous, or perhaps not famous enough. Far too many Christians fail to see their connection to the physical descendants of Abraham, and some even harbor enmity toward them. … Continue reading

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May 25, 2016


Psalm 109:21 But you, O Sovereign Lord, deal well with me for your name’s sake; out of the goodness of your love, deliver me. This is not a comfortable Psalm to read, as David asks God for all sorts of … Continue reading

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May 24, 2016


Psalm 102:12-13 But you, O Lord, sit enthroned for ever; your renown endures through all generations. You will arise and have compassion on Zion, for it is time to show favor to her Even the introduction to this Psalm says … Continue reading

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