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Jan 31, 2016

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A CRY FOR MERCY – January 25

Although David, to hide his own sin, dealt very cruelly with the husband of the woman whom he had defiled, he in Psalm 51:1 cries out, “Have mercy upon me, 0 God, according to Thy loving kindness: according to the ..

Jan 31, 2016

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HEAVENLY GLORY ABSOLUTELY SURE – January 24

In the concluding remarks in what is called David’s best-known Psalm, he states, “I shall dwell in the house of the Lord forever” Psalm 23:6. He began the Psalm with the words, “The Lord is my shepherd.” And although he ..

Jan 31, 2016

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AN OVERFLOWING CUP OF JOY – January 23

The sheep that has a faithful and powerful shepherd fears no evil. It knows that the shepherd will watch over it and is able to defend it from the fiercest enemies. And for the sheep of Christ’s flock this is ..

Jan 31, 2016

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LIPS OF PRAISE – January 31

To pray for something is to ask for a gift. Therefore when we pray to God, we do not try to bargain with Him. That is not praying. Praying is throwing ourselves com-pletely upon God’s mercy and grace. It contains ..

Jan 22, 2016

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ALL FEAR DISPELLED – January 22

Although. a shadow is impossible where there is no light, a shadow is always caused by an object that stands between that light and the place where that light would otherwise fall. In Psalm 23:4 David speaks of a huge ..

Jan 21, 2016

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BLESSED ASSURANCE – January 21

Frail and helpless creatures that they are, sheep are an easy prey to the wolves. Attacked by wolves the sheep are filled with terror and tremble. But having a shepherd that makes them lie down in green pastures and leads ..

Jan 20, 2016

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FED WITH SPIRITUAL BREAD – January 20

Another versification of the truth in Psalm 23:1 which we sang yesterday is the beautiful confession: Thou, Jehovah, art my shepherd, Therefore I no want shall know: In green pastures Thou dost rest me, Leadest where still waters flow, And ..

Jan 19, 2016

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ALL IS WELL – January 19

The day is coming when we will not be able to buy or sell, because we refuse to take the mark of the beast. We will then be faced with starvation. Yet the child of God will with David be ..

Jan 18, 2016

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OUR NEED FULLY SUPPLIED – January 18

After his profound and powerful confession that, “The Lord is my shepherd, – David in Psalm 23:1 expresses with absolute confidence: “I want nothing.” That is a better translation than, “I shall not want.” For what we need above all ..

Jan 16, 2016

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MIGHTY ACTS AND FITTING PRAISE – January 16

We do well today to take note of the fact that the psalm­ist in Psalm 150:2 exhorts us to lift our voices to God and “Praise Him for His mighty acts: praise Him according to His excellent greatness. ” Let ..