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What to do with fear – Psalm 56

Fear is natural. We all know about the adrenalin rush – the fight or flight mechanism, that might save our lives if we were being chased by a bear. King David must have experienced it countless times as a shepherd, … Continue reading

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Ready? – Psalm 53

Christmas is well on its way. Are you ready? Christmas is not complete for me without watching at least one rendering of Bethlehemian Rhapsody. There are scores of versions on Youtube – check it out if you’re not already familiar. … Continue reading

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In spite of all – Psalm 52

It’s not the prettiest of bible stories. David was on the run from King Saul. He went to Ahimelek, the priest at Nob, spun him a yarn about being on some secret mission for the king, and received bread and … 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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Be still – Psalm 46

Umbrellas are great – little roofs you can take in you pocket, and whip out as needed. Instant shelter! But we’ve all recently seen the video footage of an impending tsunami, with palpable fear etched on each face, panic rising … 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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