Category Archives: relationship with God

The need most desperate – Psalm 63

What is it you really, really want? For the teenager sitting an exam, it’s to pass. For the lonely, it’s someone to share life with. Some needs are desperate. But one of our most pressing requirements for life itself, is … Continue reading

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Don’t wait for trouble – Psalm 61

When a plane is about to crash, there aren’t many atheists on board. There are times in life, when it is instinctive to cry out to God. In difficult times, we will either turn to God and improve our prayer … Continue reading

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When you know you’ve blown it – Psalm 51

It seemed like a good idea at the time, felt good. Then the realisation…then the regret. Regret, by the way, is when you wish you hadn’t done something, because you don’t want to face the consequences. All that does is … 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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Hold on, you’re going to make it – Psalm 35

I’ve been doing a lot of clearing out, and came across an old article on the Stages of Grief. In brief, the five stages were outlined as – Denial and Isolation; Anger; Bargaining; Depression and finally, Acceptance. There is no … Continue reading

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When you don’t feel like it – Psalm 34

If you’ve had a rough time recently, you might not want to read this. But you do need to hear it. When life is in the pits, our view on God slides down there with us. Feel like telling God … Continue reading

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