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  •   My enemies turn back; they stumble and perish before You. Psalms 9:3 Let no name but Jehovah be carved on the trophy reared on the battlefield. Alexander Maclaren, 1826-1910, British Baptist expository preacher   You have upheld my right and my cause; you have sat on your throne, judging righteously. Psalms…
    July 3, 2020
  •  You are good and do good; Teach me Your statutes. Ps 119:68     Let thy unexampled love constrain me into holy obedience, and render my duty my delight. The Valley of Vision, Puritan Prayers and Devotions, 1600/1700s   It is good for me that I was afflicted, That I may learn Your statutes. Ps…
    June 26, 2020
  •  I considered my ways And turned my feet to Your testimonies. Ps 119:59          A turn involves two things: a turning from something and a turning toward something. William Barclay, 1907-78, Church of Scotland minister, Professor of Divinity, author  I hastened and did not delay To…
    June 19, 2020
  •  I will meditate on Your statutes. Ps 119:48b            It is not hasty reading, but serious meditation on holy and heavenly truths that makes them prove sweet and profitable to the soul. Thomas Brooks, 1608-80, English Puritan preacher, author Remember the word to Your servant, In which…
    June 12, 2020
  •  Turn away my eyes from looking at vanity, And give me life in Your ways. Ps 119:37            He that considers how he must close his life will find nothing of so much importance as to look with indifference upon whatever is useless. Samuel Johnson, English Poet, Critic and Writer, 1709-84 Confirm…
    June 5, 2020
  •   You have made him to have dominion over . All sheep and oxen-- beasts of the field, birds of the air, And the fish of the sea That pass through the paths of the seas. Psalms 8:6-8 Man’s terrestrial position of superiority mandates not power but responsibility, not abuse but compassion, not greed but conservation.…
    May 29, 2020
  •  Remove the false way from me, And graciously grant me Your law. Ps 119:29          Lord, overcome my corruptions, and grant me grace to live above them. Valley Vision, Puritan Prayers and Devotions, 1600/1700s I shall run the way of Your commandments, For You will enlarge my heart. Ps…
    May 22, 2020
  •  Open my eyes, that I may behold Wonderful things from Your law. Ps 119:18       The Holy Ghost enables men to recognize what is hid, to perceive beauty and to discover splendour where all before had appeared without form and comeliness. Henry Melvill, 1798-1871, clergyman Church of England, served as…
    May 15, 2020
  •  Your word I have treasured in my heart, That I may not sin against You. Ps 119:11          As long as you aren’t being confronted with the Word, you can hide from the truth, excuse your sin, and run from the issue. Tony Evans, senior pastor of Oak Cliff Bible Fellowship in Dallas …
    May 8, 2020
  •  The Lord is God, and He has given us light. Ps 118:27          We carry about with us a light which had come from God; in His light we see light, and in this light we discern everything which the light manifests. J. C. Philpot, 1802-1869, English pastor, Huguenot descendant Blessed are those…
    May 1, 2020
  •   .I consider Your heavens, the work of Your fingers, The moon and the stars, which You have ordained… Psalms 8:3 The more we learn (untarnished by prejudice) about the wonders of our universe, the more clearly we are going to perceive the hand of God. Frank Borman, 1928 (Having created the universe)…
    April 24, 2020
  •  The Lord is my strength and song, And He has become my salvation. Ps 118:14     Rejoice and live each day with confidence in an all-powerful sovereign God, who saved you and keeps you. Lifeway, Explore the Bible, Spring 2007 The Lord has disciplined me severely; But He has not given me over to death.…
    April 17, 2020
  •  The upright man will not fear evil tidings; His heart is steadfast, trusting in the Lord. Ps 112:7Trust is not a passive state of mind. It is a vigorous act of the soul by which we choose to lay hold on the promises of God and cling to Him despite the adversity that at times seeks to overwhelm us. Jerry Bridges, 20th…
    April 10, 2020
  •  How blessed is the man who fears the Lord, Who greatly delights in His commandments. Ps 112:1       We are happy when we have the disposition of a dutiful child toward a kind and gracious father, rather than that of a refractory slave toward a tyrannical and severe master. Joseph Benson,…
    April 3, 2020
  •   The trouble man causes recoils on himself; his violence comes down on his own head. Psalms 7:16  You reap what You SOW: Life is like a boomerang. Our thoughts, deeds and words return to us sooner or later, with astounding accuracy. Grant M. Bright, British-Born American Engineer I will praise the Lord according…
    March 27, 2020

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