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    by Jan Couns

Bible and Quote - August 16-20
Date Posted: July 9, 2021

Watch over me, O God, for I put my trust in You. Psalm 16:1 Seeing that the Pilot steers the ship in which we sail, who will never allow us to perish even in the midst of shipwrecks, there is no reason why our minds should be overwhelmed with fear and overcome with weariness. John Calvin, French ecclesiastical Statesman and Theologian, 1509-1564

O my soul, you have said to the Lord, ‘You are my Lord, My goodness is nothing apart from You.’ Psalm 16:2 To discern what weaknesses and faults separate you from God, you must enter into your own inward ground and then confront yourself. Johannes Tauler, German, Theologian

For the holy ones who are in the land, And the honourable, all my pleasure is in them. Psalm 16:3 The more you delight in God as He is in Himself, the greater will be your capacity to delight in those who love Him. John Piper, 1946-, Pastor for Bethlehem Baptist Church, Minneapolis, Minnesota

Their sorrows shall be multiplied who hasten after another god; Their sacrifices I will not offer, Nor take up their names on my lips. Psalm 16:4 Their gods are neither good shepherds who lay down their life for their sheep nor fathers who run with open arms to their prodigal children. Michael Ridgeway

Lord, you have assigned me my portion and my cup. Psalm 16:5a Happy the man who sees a God employed in all the good and ill that checkers life. William Cowper, English poet and hymnwriter, 1731-1800

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