Preventing Drift

Psalm 130 reminds us of a stark truth “if you, LORD should mark iniquities, who could stand?” In other words, if God actually treated any of us like our sins really deserved we should be treated NONE of us are standing. Here’s the but – “but with you there is forgiveness, that you may be […]

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Psalm 34

I read Psalm 34 yesterday, today I was to read Psalm 35…which was also good, but let’s just say that I re-read Psalm 34.  I know…my fellow OCD brethren are twitching right now…I didn’t stick to the plan.  Just another theological tension point – God’s plans vs. my OCD. I will bless the LORD at […]

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Prayer and the Psalms

In reading Psalm 119 (half of it) this morning, I quickly realized it is a great Psalm to read and pray your way thru it.  Praying through Scripture isn’t as complicated as you may think… v5 “Oh that my ways were steadfast in obeying your decrees!”  There’s a verse that has immediate “prayability”  – ex. […]

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Psalm 9 for 9/9

Sometimes as I go to prayer I will meditate on a few Psalms.  Don Whitney has spoken often about praying scripture and the Psalms are a great way to do that.  A suggestion is pick a Psalm by the day of the month – so today is the 9th so I checked out Psalm 9.  […]

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