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Worship – Psalm 9 (Psalm Saturday)

I will thank the Lord with all my heart; I will declare all your wondrous works. I will rejoice and boast about you; I will sing about your name, Most High.Psalm 9:1-2, Christian Standard Bible We worship the God "who sits enthroned forever" (9:7), the God who "judges the world with righteousness" (9:8). To worship… Continue reading Worship – Psalm 9 (Psalm Saturday)

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Majesty- Psalm 8 (Psalm Saturday)

Lord, our Lord, how magnificent is your name throughout the earth! You have covered the heavens with your majesty.Psalm 8:1, Christian Standard Bible Words fail us when we attempt to describe God. The words of Scripture are true, and as such, they teach us truly about God. Yet, God is infinite. Words are finite. They… Continue reading Majesty- Psalm 8 (Psalm Saturday)

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Thanksgiving – Psalm 7 (Psalm Saturday)

I will thank the Lord for his righteousness; I will sing about the name of the Lord Most High.Psalm 7:17, Christian Standard Bible Psalm 7 is a prayer for justice, where David lamented the evil he saw and also asked God to weigh his own actions and bring judgment if he had been one to… Continue reading Thanksgiving – Psalm 7 (Psalm Saturday)

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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)