Reflections on Psalm 103

1 Bless the LORD, O my soul, and all that is within me, bless his holy name! 2 Bless the LORD, O my soul, and forget not all his benefits, The double use of the phrase “Bless the LORD, O my soul…” is the author’s (David) encouragement to himself; to...
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Truth/People/GOD

GOD The second half of Psalm 105:4 says, “Seek his presence continually.” I recently read this Psalm and this simple phrase was in my head all day. I thought about it word by word throughout the day. It was a really good day in middle of a series of stressful days. I thought I...
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Truth/People/GOD

GOD Psalm 105:8 says, “He remembers his covenant forever” Today, know that God has entered into covenant with you through the work that Jesus completed on the cross and through the resurrection. God remembers his covenant forever. Covenant is a strong word. Forever is a long...
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Truth/People/GOD

God: Psalm 103:8 The LORD is merciful and gracious, slow to anger and abounding in steadfast love. This is your God. He is merciful, he is gracious, he is slow to anger, he is abounding in steadfast love. Grace and mercy are part of who God is. He is grace. He is mercy. He gives...
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Praying the Psalms: Psalm 28

This morning I read Psalm 28. In it are these verses… 6 Blessed be the LORD! For he has heard the voice of my pleas for mercy. 7 The LORD is my strength and my shield; in him my heart trusts, and I am helped; my heart exults, and with my song I give thanks to him. 8 The...
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#praythepsalms #steadfastlove

Last year I read the Psalms, one each day. I tried to focus in on one phrase to be a prayer for me for that day. I called it “Praying the Psalms”. Lately, I have started this practice again. This time, I focused in on the phrase “Steadfast Love”. I have...
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A Guide to Praying the Psalms

This booklet is designed to help you engage the Lord in prayer through the reading of the Psalms. E-book PDF (print order)  
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Psalm 102

Psalm 102 B.            To say that nothing is certain is certainly reasonable to presume, but I think it is more reasonable to presume that this is just a human projection of the futility we feel in a world that operates beyond our control.  And, though we have a certain...
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