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Psalms that have impacted my life Psalm 62 Part 5

It is one thing to declare that you believe you have a calm resolve to wait for the Salvation of God and it is another thing to experience it. It can only happen when our focus is only on Jesus and enjoying living His way. David in this Psalm is very clear about his relationship […]

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Psalms that have impacted my life Psalm 62 Part 4

As this Psalm continues David makes it very obvious that his trust in God is not something that he just talks about but an expression of how he lives. When you look at David’s life especially before he was crowned King of Israel, even though he had been anointed to be the next King his […]

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Psalms that have impacted me Psalm 62 Part 3

There is something important to understand in the Bible and that is when something is repeated it is a statement that what is being said is extremely important and something that we should apply to the way that we live and is not optional. When you consider this it is very obvious because in the […]

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Psalms that have impacted my life Psalm 62 Part 2

It is interesting to note that although David was treated as not being important in his family he did not allow that attitude to get bitter he used his time away from his family to build his relationship with his God. When Samuel came to his father Jesse to anoint a new king, David was […]

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Psalms that have impacted my life Psalm 62

As we commence this new Psalm of David, it is good to be reminded that throughout his life David faced many challenges, including persecution from his enemies, betrayal and political turmoil. Despite these trials, David consistently turned to his God for strength and refuge. Hence the title of this Psalm “A calm resolve to wait […]

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Psalms that have impacted my life Psalm 20 Part 4

As we come to the final part of this Psalm it is timely to be reminded of the reason David wrote this Psalm. He wanted everyone to have “The assurance of God’s saving work “. This assurance only comes from living with Jesus in all our circumstances of life. I can look back over 70 […]

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Psalms that have impacted my life Psalm 20 Part 3

This Psalm of David is so encouraging because it challenges the way that we relate to our Saviour. There is an adage that says: “Familiarity breeds contempt” If we allow our relationship with the Lord to be just part of our life and consider it to be not special then the importance of our salvation […]

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Psalms that have impacted my life Psalm 20 Part 2

As we continue with this Psalm of David I have been impacted by the fact that David used a very interesting word in referring to the way God worked in his life. And that word is ‘May’ which could be substituted with the word ‘Allow’. As I have reflected on this idea we see an […]

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Easter 2024

As I look at the events of Easter I am in awe and wonder of the sacrifice that Jesus made for my Salvation. As I consider the sacrifice of Jesus there is so much that I do not fully understand because I am a mere mortal. The fact that Jesus left Heaven to become a […]

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