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The Lord thinketh upon me – Ps. 40:17

But I am poor and needy; yet the Lord thinketh upon me: thou art my help and my deliverer; make no tarrying, O my God. Ps. 40:17 Reading this passage this morning, I was struck by the fact that David, … Continue reading

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The determination of value

Have you ever considered why a few pieces of paper can purchase a car, lunch, house, or other things? How is it that they hold enough value that someone will give up a thing with tangible use in exchange for … Continue reading

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A Worm – Job 25:6

How much less man, that is a worm? and the son of man, which is a worm? – Job 25:6 Have you ever considered how little and insignificant we are? While on a run last weekend, I came across some … Continue reading

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Wrong: Who, What, When, Where, Why

“…at the time when kings go forth to battle… David sent” – 2 Sam 11:1 Why did who act (what) in a way that put such a large blot an an otherwise godly life? Where should who have been at … Continue reading

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Abigail – a peacemaker 1 Sam. 25

While David was still running from Saul, he came in contact with a wealthy man. David respected the man’s ownership of his property and requested a meal from him rather than simply taking it as would an ordinary roaming band. … Continue reading

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Pride – Psalm 101:5b

…him that hath an high look and a proud heart will I not suffer. Psalm 101:5b The phrase translated “will I not suffer” in this passage is defined elsewhere as an ability to prevail, to overcome, or to endure. This … Continue reading

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He made wells

Who passing through the valley of Baca make it a well; the rain also filleth the pools. Psalm 84:6 Who is this man who makes a path for the people that come after him? At his own expense and labor, … Continue reading

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Deference

Respectful regard for another’s wishes, opinions, or best interests is a clear definition of the word deference. Rather than forcing its will, ideas, or plans on others, deference respects others, allowing them to go before. Deference stems from the word … Continue reading

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