Psalm 34: 1-11….I am His!

I will bless the LORD at all times; his praise shall continually be in my mouth.My soul makes its boast in the LORD; let the humble hear and be glad.Oh, magnify the LORD with me, and let us exalt his name together!I sought the LORD, and he answered me and delivered me from all myContinue reading “Psalm 34: 1-11….I am His!”

Psalm 33: 13-22…As God sees things.

The LORD looks down from heaven;he sees all the children of man;from where he sits enthroned he looks outon all the inhabitants of the earth,he who fashions the hearts of them alland observes all their deeds. Comment: You cannot make this word picture look like an aged grandfather looking from his rocking chair and seeingContinue reading “Psalm 33: 13-22…As God sees things.”

Psalm 33: 6-12….God is not a distant land-owner.

By the word of the LORD the heavens were made,and by the breath of his mouth all their host.He gathers the waters of the sea as a heap;he puts the deeps in storehouses.Let all the earth fear the LORD;let all the inhabitants of the world stand in awe of him!For he spoke, and it cameContinue reading “Psalm 33: 6-12….God is not a distant land-owner.”

Psalm 33: 1-5….Excited worship.

Shout for joy in the LORD, O you righteous!Praise befits the upright.Give thanks to the LORD with the lyre;make melody to him with the harp of ten strings!Sing to him a new song;play skilfully on the strings, with loud shouts.For the word of the LORD is upright,and all his work is done in faithfulness.He lovesContinue reading “Psalm 33: 1-5….Excited worship.”

Psalm 32: 8-11… God replies!

I will instruct you and teach you in the way you should go;I will counsel you with my eye upon you.Be not like a horse or a mule, without understanding,which must be curbed with bit and bridle,or it will not stay near you.Many are the sorrows of the wicked,but steadfast love surrounds the one whoContinue reading “Psalm 32: 8-11… God replies!”

Psalm 32: 6-8… A plea for people to act!

Therefore let everyone who is godlyoffer prayer to you at a time when you may be found;surely in the rush of great waters,they shall not reach him.You are a hiding place for me;you preserve me from trouble;you surround me with shouts of deliverance. Selah Comment: ‘The rush of great waters’ means floods of trouble tumblingContinue reading “Psalm 32: 6-8… A plea for people to act!”

Psalm 32: 1-5….Confession.

Blessed is the one whose transgression is forgiven,whose sin is covered.Blessed is the man against whom the LORD counts no iniquity,and in whose spirit there is no deceit.For when I kept silent, my bones wasted awaythrough my groaning all day long.For day and night your hand was heavy upon me;my strength was dried up asContinue reading “Psalm 32: 1-5….Confession.”

Psalm 31: 11-18…..Belief doesn’t assure no problems!

Because of all my adversaries I have become a reproach,especially to my neighbours,and an object of dread to my acquaintances;those who see me in the street flee from me.I have been forgotten like one who is dead;I have become like a broken vessel.For I hear the whispering of many—terror on every side!—as they scheme togetherContinue reading “Psalm 31: 11-18…..Belief doesn’t assure no problems!”

Psalm 31: 6-10….What is going on?

I hate those who pay regard to worthless idols,but I trust in the LORD.I will rejoice and be glad in your steadfast love,because you have seen my affliction;you have known the distress of my soul,and you have not delivered me into the hand of the enemy;you have set my feet in a broad place.Be graciousContinue reading “Psalm 31: 6-10….What is going on?”

Psalm 31: 1-5…..You are so much to me.

In you, O LORD, do I take refuge;let me never be put to shame;in your righteousness deliver me!Incline your ear to me;rescue me speedily!Be a rock of refuge for me,a strong fortress to save me!For you are my rock and my fortress;and for your name’s sake you lead me and guide me;you take me outContinue reading “Psalm 31: 1-5…..You are so much to me.”