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Eternal Blessings; October 9, 2017


Psalm 21:6 Surely you have granted him eternal blessings and made him glad with the joy of your presence. This Psalm says it is “Of David,” but the way it is written seems more like it was written about him … Continue reading

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Anger; October 2, 2017


Psalm 4:4 In your anger do not sin; when you are on your beds, search your hearts and be silent. When I read this in the Japanese Shinkaiyaku translation, I was shocked. Rather than the traditional English, “In your anger … Continue reading

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October 26, 2016


John 17:15 “My prayer is not that you take them out of the world but that you protect them from the evil one.” Often enough, conditions in the world, in life, make us want just to escape. That’s natural, but … Continue reading

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June 7, 2016


Psalm 13:2, 5-6 How long must I wrestle with my thoughts and every day have sorrow in my heart? But I trust in your unfailing love; my heart rejoices in your salvation. I will sing to the Lord, for he … Continue reading

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April 11, 2016


1 Kings 19:4 He came to a broom tree, sat down under it and prayed that he might die. “I have had enough, Lord,” he said. “Take my life; I am no better than my ancestors.” This should be an … Continue reading

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July 12, 2015


Psalm 42:5 Why are you downcast, O my soul? Why so disturbed within me? Put your hope in God, for I will yet praise him, my Savior and my God.” This refrain, appearing twice in this Psalm and once in … Continue reading

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July 10, 2015


Psalm 37:8-9 Refrain from anger and turn from wrath; do not fret—it leads only to evil. For evil men will be cut off, but those who hope in the Lord will inherit the land. This is very appropriate advice for … Continue reading

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