Psalm 119:1-40

Psalm 119 celebrates the gift of God’s Word and expresses a heartfelt desire to walk according to God’s ways. An acrostic based on the Hebrew alphabet, the 176 verses of this psalm make it the longest chapter in the Bible. Let’s look at some of the wonders of God’s Word from the first 40 verses. […]

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Psalm 89

When it seems God is not acting on His promises in our current circumstances, how do we pray? Psalm 89 helps. The psalmist writes a song of appeal to God to remember His covenant promises to David at a time when enemy nations have plundered the cities of God’s people. The pattern of this psalm […]

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Psalm 53

Psalm 53 is very similar to Psalm 14. Both open with this description of the fool. The fool says in his heart, “There is no God.” They are corrupt, and their ways are vile; there is no one who does good. (v. 1) Both Psalms go on to describe the destruction that comes to those […]

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Psalm 4

Prayer can be a struggle. We want to pray, but often wonder what to say. I know I have. In my twenties, I battled depression and anxiety. The “lead, guide, and direct” prayers I heard growing up were no help. Desperate, I began attending a women’s Bible study. There I heard prayers that were different […]

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peace at all times

2 Thessalonians 3:16 Now may the Lord of peace himself give you peace at all times and in every way. The Lord be with all of you. Paul often opened and closed his letters with a blessing of peace. The Thessalonians who received this letter were enduring trials and persecutions. They needed reminding that peace […]

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