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Weariness- Psalm 6 (Psalm Saturday)

I am weary from my groaning; with my tears I dampen my bed and drench my couch every night.Psalm 6:6, Christian Standard Bible You'll notice as you read through the Psalms that the Holy Spirit, as he inspired David and other writers, did not shy away from the sometimes raw nature of human emotion. Life… Continue reading Weariness- Psalm 6 (Psalm Saturday)

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Trust – Psalm 5 (Psalm Saturday)

But let all who take refuge in you rejoice; let them shout for joy forever. May you shelter them, and may those who love your name boast about you.Psalm 5:11, Christian Standard Bible Where do you turn when your world seems to be falling apart? David's heart was heavy when he wrote Psalm 5. He… Continue reading Trust – Psalm 5 (Psalm Saturday)

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Cry Out – Psalm 4 (Psalm Saturday)

Answer me when I call, God, who vindicates me. You freed me from affliction; be gracious to me and hear my prayer.Psalm 4:1, Christian Standard Bible Prayer is relationship. Two people are friends or family or lovers. How does their relationship grow? There are acts of kindness and the giving of gifts, but there also… Continue reading Cry Out – Psalm 4 (Psalm Saturday)

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Confidence- Psalm 3 (Psalm Saturday)

I lie down and sleep; I wake again because the Lord sustains me.Psalm 3:5, Christian Standard Bible Of the moments of life, we are most vulnerable as we sleep. When we are asleep, we cannot see what is coming. When we are asleep, enemies can sneak up on us. In a way then, every night… Continue reading Confidence- Psalm 3 (Psalm Saturday)

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Honor – Psalm 2 (Psalm Saturday)

Serve the Lord with reverential awe and rejoice with trembling. Pay homage to the Son...Psalm 2:11-12, Christian Standard Bible Every sin, ultimately, is a rejection of God's authority and rule. We're okay with Jesus being a good teacher or a moral example. But for him to be the King that we must obey? We've been… Continue reading Honor – Psalm 2 (Psalm Saturday)

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Happiness – Psalm 1 (Psalm Saturday)

How happy is the one [whose] delight is in the Lord's instruction...Psalm 1:1-2, Christian Standard Bible God cares about your happiness. Far more than you care about your own happiness. Infinitely so. The world lies to us, however, and says that is not the case. This is the same temptation Adam and Eve faced in… Continue reading Happiness – Psalm 1 (Psalm Saturday)

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Sunday 9.8.19 (psalms of ascent: truth)

This Sunday we'll begin our look at Psalm 120-134, the Psalms of Ascent, the songs ancient pilgrims sung on their journeys into Jerusalem. We'll think about how these reflect our God-ward journey in life, as we head toward eternity and the New Jerusalem where God dwells forever among his people. We'll take a look at… Continue reading Sunday 9.8.19 (psalms of ascent: truth)

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Sunday 9.1.19 (the psalm of life)

This morning, we'll take a look at Psalm 23 and how this famous song represents our lives following Jesus, the Good Shepherd. We'll consider five truths about our life journey from this psalm as an introduction to our series on Psalms 120-134, the Psalms of Ascent. We hope to see you there! Schedule @945 Small… Continue reading Sunday 9.1.19 (the psalm of life)

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Drained to the Dregs

This post is part of a devotional series based on our 2019 Bible Reading Calendar. God is judge. That statement is controversial to some, especially to those who want to view God as one who would never discipline or punish. But the Bible is clear: God is judge. The good news is that God is… Continue reading Drained to the Dregs