Tag Archives: Psalms

What is fear?

Psalm 46:1-11 What is fear? That is perhaps a question that most of us have not pondered. Certainly, we have asked ourselves why are we afraid and what is it that we fear? But when is the last time you … Continue reading

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Help

Psalm 121:1-8 I look to the hills, from where is my help to come? This first line of our psalm has a lot to say about humanity’s response to living in a fallen and broken world. Everyone at some time … Continue reading

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You can’t please everyone

Psalm 34:1-22 The old saying is alive and well, you can’t please everyone. No matter how good your intentions might be, someone at some time is going to express disappointment or concern with your effort. When this happens, it becomes … Continue reading

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Praise the Lord

Psalm 150:1-6 It is indeed right and salutary that we should, at all times and in all places, offer thanks and praise to you, O Lord, Holy Father, through Christ our Lord. And so begins the preface to celebrating the … Continue reading

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A new day

Psalm 118, Zephaniah 3:14-20 With each sunrise comes the hope that today will be better than tomorrow. The problems of yesterday are in the past, they are but memories now. Today is a new day, a chance to start again, … Continue reading

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Dear God

Psalm 103:1-22 Dear God, I was reading your Son’s sermon on the mount and his words about prayer especially caught my attention. Jesus said I should speak with you in private, that I should meet you in a quiet place. … Continue reading

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The Lord is good

Psalm 34, 1 Peter 2:1-5 In his first epistle, Peter cites the psalmist and begs the church to “taste and see that the Lord is good” (1 Peter 2:2-3). Like a newborn baby develops a taste for its mother’s milk … Continue reading

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Confessing sin

2 Samuel 12:1-14, Psalm 51:1-19 We are all sinners. We all fall short of God’s expectations for His created people. But how willing are we to acknowledge our sins before God, confessing that we are indeed broken and disobedient? After … Continue reading

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