Monthly Archives: February 2017

February 18, 2017: Day 49 – Psalm 49

You can’t take it with you.  You’ve heard that before.  The New Testament says something similar when we read in Matthew 6:20 that we are to store treasures in heaven.  The New Testament implication, actually it is stated quite directly, … Continue reading

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February 17, 2017: Day 48 – Psalm 48

This Psalm really focuses on the location of the presence of God.  It had always been thought that with the building of the temple then God would reside, live, take habitation in Jerusalem.  Keep in mind that Jerusalem was not … Continue reading

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February 16, 2017: Day 47 – Psalm 47

So, to start I want you to go back to the blog on Psalm 46 and look at Dot Rineer’s comment.  She continuously posts music that is incredibly appropriate (as opposed to Jethro Tull) and fits the psalm that we … Continue reading

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February 15, 2017: Day 46 – Psalm 46

So this is one of those psalms that you remember and that your refer to over and over again in your life.  It is in line with Psalm 23, and 121, and 139, and others that I draw from when … Continue reading

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February 14, 2017: Day 45 – Psalm 45

How appropriate is it that this psalm happens to fall on Valentine’s Day?  Traditionally this psalm is thought to be a royal wedding psalm which reflects the day when the king would be married.  It also reminds me a lot … Continue reading

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February 13, 2017: Day 44 – Psalm 44

Here we find a psalm that speaks to a time and a place that could be decidedly different than the kingdom that David commanded, or his son Solomon or his predecessor Saul.  The psalmist speaks of remembering hearing from the … Continue reading

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February 12, 2017: Day 43 – Psalm 43

The psalmist asks God to send out His light and His truth so that they might lead him.  I think most of us feel a lot more comfortable just asking for the light of God to lead us, and maybe … Continue reading

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February 11, 2017: Day 42 – Psalm 42

The song is a classic one, but it in no way matches the psalm from which it was taken.  The Psalm really is more of a pep talk to the author who needs to remind himself that God is his … Continue reading

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February 10, 2017: Day 41 – Psalm 41

It seems like we are all over the map in this psalm.  It begins on the note that I stressed before which I consider the most important part of my ministry outside of preaching Jesus Christ, and that is the … Continue reading

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February 9, 2017: Day 40 – Psalm 40

This psalm is legitimately a psalm of thanksgiving through and through.  Except for maybe vs.11 where the psalmist asks God to make sure that he doesn’t withhold his grace and favor from him, and maybe even vs.12 where there is … Continue reading

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