Flattery may harm us as much as lies — Psalm 140

Psalms of David We are back in lament teritory. These last two years of Covid-19 restrictions, if you include the period of aproaching storm before it got here, has been a time where nearly everyone has been lamenting their lack of freedom, many having lost families and friends, knowing people with long covid, or having …

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Let them know that you are the Most High over all the earth. — Psalm 83:18

Psalm 83 — Psalms of Asaph This is the last of Asaph's psalms, and it follows the same format as the previous one. It remembers God's protection in the past and like all prophesy calls for the faithfulness of God's people by at the same time pouring the people's laments and asking the people to …

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Will you be angry for ever? — Psalm 79:5

Psalm 79 — Psalms of Asaph This psalm, attributed to Asaph is clearly not by the worship leader from the reigns of Kings David and Solomon, the events are too late. Unlike previous psalms with Asaph's name this does mentioned the Temple and Jerusalem in ruins. The destruction of the Temple when Judah was taking …

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