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Pslam 119 – Tsadhe

I’ve got 99 problems, but they are all 1st world problems. So who am I to complain? With that said, everyone has bad days and feels overwhelmed from time to time.  So even though I’m not David hiding in caves from a King that wants to kill him, I think I can relate to the Psalms…

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Psalm 119 – Pe

Every day we have a choice.  Will we walk in the light of the Word of God or will we allow sin to creep into our lives. That is the free will that God has given us. Establish my footsteps in Your word, And do not let any iniquity have dominion over me. – Psalm…

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Psalm 119 – Ayin

One of my favorite one-liners from Shakespeare deals with the double edged sword of justice. “…use every man after his desert, and who should ‘scape whipping?” – Hamlet Or said another way, “Treat everyone as they deserve to be treated, and who would escape harsh punishment?” We are all sinners and as a result the only…

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Psalm 119 – Samekh

Sometimes we need all need a hiding place. You are my hiding place and my shield; I wait for Your word. – Pslam 119:114 When we are little, we found places that we could squeeze into and hide.  Sometimes it was for a game, sometimes it was out of fear, and sometimes it was just…

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Psalm 119 – Mem

Have you ever had someone teaching you something and at some point you came to realize that you actually know more about the subject than they do?  Generally you feel a little bit embarrassed for them and a little bit proud of yourself. That is not exactly what the Psalmist is referring to here, but it is…

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Psalm 119 – Lamedh

Forever, O LORD, Your word is settled in heaven. Your faithfulness continues throughout all generations ; You established the earth, and it stands. – Pslam 119:89-90 Forgive my extreme understatement, but forever is a long time.  It is a larger concept then we can even grasp in our finite, human bodies.  There was no “before”…