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  •   The ungodly crouches, he lies low, That the helpless may fall by his strength. Psalms 10:10  Beasts cover their malicious designs with the pretence of meekness, humility, and kindness. They concern themselves in their victim’s concernments to make them fall, to make a prey of them. Matthew Henry, 1662-1714,…
    August 14, 2020
  •   The proud ungodly care nothing for what God or the godly think; they blow them off. (The Message - paraphrased) Psalms 10:5   Your response can instantly reveal the Christian values by which you live. James C. Dobson, 1936- (The proud) says to himself, ‘Nothing will shake me; I'll…
    August 7, 2020
  • The wicked in his pride will hotly pursue the poor (helpless and needy)… Psalms 10:2a    Pride is seldom delicate; it will please itself with very mean advantages. Samuel Johnson, English Poet, Critic and Writer. 1709-84 (David’s prayer) Let wicked men be caught in the plots…
    July 31, 2020
  •   For the needy shall not always be forgotten; Psalms 9:18a  In your personal straits, when patience is exhausted; when the last handful is taken from the barrel; when complicated trials meet and hem you in; when the iron gate and the keepers before the door appear to render escape impossible— then look…
    July 24, 2020
  •   For he who avenges blood remembers; he does not ignore the cry of the afflicted. Psalms 9:12 Every mournful cry and every humble prayer of the afflicted saints makes an impression on the heart of God—written there indelibly, fully to be answered in the appointed time. Henry Law, Exposition of Psalms, 1878   Have…
    July 17, 2020
  •   He shall judge the world in righteousness; And He shall administer judgment for the peoples in uprightness. Psalms 9:8 Weaving throughout the fabric of life, camouflaged from the inattentive eye of man, God administers perfect justice with methodical and meticulous timing.   The Lord is a refuge for the…
    July 10, 2020
  •   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

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