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Reflections on Psalm 119 (ק Qof)

Psalm 119: 145-152 145 I cried out with all my heart, “Answer me, O Lord! I will observe your statutes.” 146 I cried out to you, “Deliver me, so that I can keep your rules.” 147 I am up before dawn crying for help.

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Reflections on Psalm 119 (פ Pe)

Psalm 119: 129-136 129 Your rules are marvelous. Therefore I observe them. 130 Your instructions are a doorway through which light shines. They give insight to the untrained. 131 I open my mouth and pant, because I long for your commands. 

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Reflections on Psalm 119 (ט Teth)

Psalm 119:65-72 65 Do good to your servant according to your word, Lord. 66 Teach me knowledge and good judgment, for I trust your commands. 67 Before I was afflicted I went astray, but now I obey your word.

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Reflections on Psalm 119 (ו Waw)

Psalm 119:41-48 41 May your unfailing love come to me, Lord, your salvation, according to your promise; 42 then I can answer anyone who taunts me, for I trust in your word. 43 Never take your word of truth from my mouth, for I have put my … Continue reading

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How People Change

I’m reading a book called How People Change. When I looked at it, a little voice inside said, “Everyone wants to sell books and expand their sphere of influence. Everyone wants you to believe they’ve found some new approach to … Continue reading

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There’s a Cain Inside All of Us

Strangely, the story of Cain and Abel usually comes off sounding like that of a poor sap who makes an unfortunate blunder and then gets carried away by anger in the aftermath. But what really happened? Could there be more of … Continue reading

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Asking the Impossible

“But God wills our good, and our good is to love Him…and to love Him we must know Him: and if we know Him, we shall in fact fall on our faces…Yet the call is not only to prostration and … Continue reading

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