Category Archives: Bible

Life matters – Psalm 49

My mum used to say about royalty, the rich and the famous, “They go to the toilet just like everybody else.” And it’s true – they are human. It’s also a fact that one day, every single one of them … Continue reading

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The greatest fortress – Psalm 48

I visited the beautiful medieval  Corvin Castle in Hunedoara in the summer. Much of it has been restored, and work is ongoing. Each room had explanations (fortunately in English as well as Romanian) of which ruler had added on which … Continue reading

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Oh joy! – Psalm 47

I went for a walk in our local park the other day. The trees were just turning their autumn golden-brown and russet colours. The sun was shining, reflecting in the lake; the sky was bright blue, and the air unseasonably … Continue reading

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Fit for a king – Psalm 45

Oh boy! Somebody way too fat is looking back at me from my mirror. Not pretty. Uggggh! Psalm 45 is understood to be a prophetic description of the marriage of Christ, to his resplendent bride. What an awesome description of … Continue reading

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A song of two seasons – Psalm 44

Many years ago, we ran a small corner shop. As with most businesses, it was a very tight budget to start off with. The first year, however, was a year of answered prayer.  We’d need money to meet a bill … Continue reading

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God can handle it – Psalm 43

The frantically busy road forces you down the underpass to cross under. It’s dark, dank and chilly, and you can hear your heels echoing around the hard walls of the passageway. Out of the shadows a rough-looking guy – no, … Continue reading

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Choose your mood – Psalm 42

There must be something a bit perverse in the human psyche, that makes us enjoy feeling sorry for ourselves. There’s nothing quite like a good ol’ pity party! David had good reason. He was facing exile from his own beloved … Continue reading

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