Psalm 43

Psalm 43 is a prayer for rescue, from wicked men and an ungodly nation. Like Psalm 42, the psalmist takes his questions and emotions to God in prayer. He addresses God as my stronghold, my protection. And in the safety of that relationship, he is able to ask “Why?” You are God my stronghold. Why […]

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Psalm 42

Water is life. Its molecular shape and physical properties make water uniquely able to sustain the biochemical process that support all living things, from one-celled organisms to giant sequoias to you and me. So great is our need for water that it covers more than 70 percent of the Earth’s surface and makes up around […]

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but as for me…

The Bible tells it like it is. In particular, the Psalmists and the prophets unflinchingly record the troubles that afflict all people, even God’s people.  Attacks from enemies, betrayals by friends,  loss of resources, unexpected disease…all are documented in honest detail. Why not just record the blessings, the good stuff?  Because life holds both blessing […]

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