“This poor man cried, and the LORD heard him and saved him from all his troubles.” vs6 Even though David feared and played the fool with Abimelech, the Lord still delivered him and gets the credit. Even though we have imperfect faith and do not believe as we should, He still rescues us. There is … Continue reading SAVED FROM ALL TROUBLES (Ps 34)
“Rejoice in the LORD, you righteous ones; praise from the upright is beautiful. Praise the LORD with the lyre; make music to Him with a ten-stringed harp. Sing a new song to Him; play skillfully on the strings, with a joyful shout.” vs1-3 It is right to use instruments in worship, though it is not … Continue reading “TEN-STRINGED HARP” (Ps 33)
“Blessed is he whose transgression is forgiven, whose sin is covered. Blessed is the man to whom the Lord does not impute iniquity, and in whose spirit there is not deceit.” vs1-2 This is the true blessedness of the believer. God’s kingdom is not of this world. It does not consist in things that perish, … Continue reading “BLESSED” [Ps 32]
What a thought. Do not pass it by too quickly. He whose life is more valuable than all of us put together, who speaks and stars span billions of light years, who sustains our breadth or we'd all return to dust, DIED for people who hate Him, ignore Him, squander His mercies, and sin to … Continue reading Christ died for sinners.
We are troubled and have many obstacles, but the Lord is on our side [vs13]. David says, “For I hear the slander of many; Fear is on every side; while they take counsel together against me, they scheme to take away my life [vs13].” Oh, what a message of hope - to always have a … Continue reading “THEY SCHEME TO TAKE AWAY MY LIFE” (Ps 31:11-24)
We want salvation. He says, “Be my rock of refuge, a fortress of defense to save me [vs2].” This is the need of mankind - to be saved from sin, from enemies, and from powers that turn us from God. Salvation from sickness is nice, but salvation from sin is better. It has been truly … Continue reading “MY INIQUITIES” (Ps 31:1-10)
There is only one way to worship God, and it is in the beauty of His holiness. “Ascribe to Yahweh the glory due His name; worship Yahweh in the splendor of His holiness [vs3].” We must regard Him as a just and upright Being, or we don’t worship Him properly. We must come by faith … Continue reading “THE VOICE OF THE LORD” [Ps 29]