Monthly Archives: April 2011

Psalm 102-104: A Sinner’s Song

In light of yesterday’s post, which looked very briefly at the consequences of sin and God’s faithfulness during our faithlessness, I thought that reading Psalm 103 this morning was fitting. This is one of the most beloved sections of scripture … Continue reading

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1 Chronicles 7-10: A Glimpse of Things to Come

The first 10 chapters of Chronicles are devoted to genealogies, and it can be a labor to get through. But, at the beginning of chapter 9, we get a glimpse of what is in store for the Israelites. Verse 1 … Continue reading

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Psalm 81, 88, 92, 93: Grass and Trees

I love the comparison that we are presented with in Psalm 92. See if you catch it: 5 How great are your works, O Lord! Your thoughts are very odeep! 6 The stupid man cannot know; the fool cannot understand … Continue reading

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1 Chronicles 6: The Chosen of the Chosen

1 Chronicles 6 recounts the genealogy of the Levites, the tribe of priests in the midst of Israel. Whenever I read of the Levites I am reminded of the Grace of God’s sovereign choice. We know that God chose Israel … Continue reading

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Psalm 73, 77-78: My Portion Forever

I spent today at the hospital. I was there to encourage and pray for a family at our church who’s son was having surgery. Everything went well. But as I was sitting in the waiting room, doing my reading for … Continue reading

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Sojourn: The Water and The Blood

It’s no secret that I enjoy sojourn music. I have and will continue to shamelessly plug each album of theirs (since Before the Throne) as long as they continue to produce creative, theologically rich, and musically excellent songs for the … Continue reading

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1 Chronicles 3-5: The Prayer of Jabez

In 1 Chronicles 4:9-10, a man named Jabez prays a prayer and God answers it. It is a prayer of humility, it is a prayer of faith. Here is the passage in its entirety: Jabez was more honorable than his … Continue reading

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