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March 2017

Weeping and Joy
Joy

Weeping and Joy

Psalm 35 A traditional Psalm asking for protection and justice. Not revenge. David is just making suggestions. Joy is mentioned twice (verses 9 & 27). But joy is not really a focus on this Psalm. I was drawn for verse 13b, “When my prayers returned to me unanswered, I went…

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Joyful Pardon
Joy

Joyful Pardon

Psalm 34 A nice Psalm for those that are struggling. The Lord and His angels protect those that fear and love God. It’s an invitation to know the Lord. To know and understand His blessings and His goodness. I really like verse 14b, “seek peace and pursue it.” We need…

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In Him our hearts rejoice
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In Him Our Hearts Rejoice

Psalm 33 The unpredictability of the Psalms. That gets me. This Psalm starts immediately with my OneWord, “Sing joyfully . . .” I, of course, love that. And it grabs my attention. Especially because it has been more than a week since my last Bible study. (Something I continue to…

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Joy of Confession and forgiveness
Joy

Joy of Confession

Psalm 32 Life races by so stinking fast. I find I want to do a Bible study every day and spend time with Jesus. I attempt to set aside time every morning.  Doesn’t always work. Multiple morning meetings in a row. My ADHD exerts influence (I find this more of…

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