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  •  Give heed to me and answer me; I am restless in my complaint and am surely distracted.. Psalms 55:2     Sometimes God delays the answer to our prayer in final form until we have time to build up the strength, accumulate the knowledge, or fashion the character that would make it possible for him…
    November 16, 2018
  •  Every one of them has turned aside; together they have become corrupt; There is no one who does good, not even one. Psalms 53:3    The terrible condition of man's heart will never be recognized by people who assess it only in relation to other men. John Piper, 1946-, Pastor for Bethlehem Baptist…
    November 9, 2018
  •  I am like an olive tree flourishing in the house of God; I trust in God’s unfailing love for ever and ever. Psalms 52:8     He does not need to transplant us into a different field, but right where we are, with just the circumstances that surround us, He makes His sun to shine and his dew…
    November 2, 2018
  •  You do not delight in sacrifice, otherwise I would give it; You are not pleased with burnt offering. Psalms 51:16    We are so easily seduced into believing that we actually can gain all the approval we need by our behavior. Dr. R. Albert Mohler, Jr., President of Southern Baptist Theological Seminary The…
    October 26, 2018
  •   (As the Philistines prepared to attack) . David inquired of the Lord, and He said, ‘You shall not go up (frontal attack like last time); circle around behind them, and come upon them in front of the mulberry trees. 2 Samuel 5:23 Trust God. Follow His rules of combat. As illogical as they may seem they inevitably…
    October 19, 2018
  •  Restore to me the joy of Your salvation. Psalms 51:12a     Man cannot find true essential joy anywhere but in his relationship to God. Oswald Chambers, 1874–1917 .sustain me with a willing spirit. Psalms 51:12    My lips are ready to confess, but my heart is slow to feel,…
    October 12, 2018
  •  Let the bones which You have broken rejoice. Psalms 51:8b   Lord, let me have the comfortable tokens and evidences of thy favour to me: that shall put gladness in my heart in the midst of all my griefs. Matthew Henry, 1662-1714, Welsh-born, English nonconformist minister and commentator Hide Your face from…
    October 5, 2018
  •  Behold, I was brought forth in iniquity, And in sin my mother conceived me. Psalms 51:5   Sin is not just a sudden thought, or a mere outward act, or an offence committed under the influence of strong temptation: it was the result of an entire corruption of human nature. Albert Barnes, 1798-1870 Behold,…
    September 28, 2018
  •  And to him who orders his way aright, I shall show the salvation of God. Psalms 50:23b   Doing what God desires not only flows from the spring of a loving heart, but it also enables the believer to enjoy God’s presence, provision, and protection. Lifeway, Explore the Bible, Summer 2007     …
    September 21, 2018
  •  (Offer to God a sacrifice of thanksgiving) And pay your vows to the Most High; Psalms 50:14b     As we express our gratitude, we must never forget that the highest appreciation is not to utter words, but to live by them. John F. Kennedy Call upon Me in the day of trouble; I shall rescue you, and…
    September 14, 2018
  •   The Mighty One (El), God (Elohiym), the Lord (Yehovah), has spoken, And summoned the earth from the rising of the sun to its setting. Psalms 50:1     God does not live in isolation—not in the solitude of a single person, but three persons in one essence. Louis Evely, 1910-85, Belgium writer,…
    September 7, 2018
  •   When the Philistines heard that they had anointed David king over Israel, all the Philistines went up to seek out David; and when David heard of it, he went down to the stronghold. 2 Samuel 5:17 When old companions, old lusts, and sins crowd in upon you, and when you feel that you are ready to sink, what can save…
    August 31, 2018
  •   David said, Whoever would strike the Jebusites (who held impregnable Jerusalem for 400+ years), let him reach (them). through the water tunnel. 2 Samuel 5:8a It is when you stop banging on the doors of the stronghold, and begin to enter through the water tunnel (power of the Holy Spirit and the Word) that you…
    August 24, 2018
  •   .there was war (- 5 yrs) between the house of Saul (11 tribes of Israel with a puppet king, lead by the military command, Abner) and the house of David (1 tribe of Israel, Judah). But David grew stronger and stronger, and the house of Saul grew weaker and weaker. 2 Samuel 3:1 The renewal of our natures is…
    August 17, 2018
  •   (after hearing the news that Saul and Jonathan were killed and Israel defeated) David and all the men (still living in Philistine) . mourned and wept and fasted .for Saul and Jonathan his son, for the people of the Lord and for the house of Israel, because they had fallen by the sword. 1 Samuel 1:11,12 .let us…
    August 10, 2018

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