• PSALM 2018 | DAY XLV

    Read Psalm 145 It’s the last day of our study. Over the past several weeks we have considered the liturgical pattern of supplication and submission in the psalms. We’ve seen the repetition of earnest need followed by bending to God’s unchanging character.  If you’re anything like me, this study has been salve on the wounds

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  • PSALM 2018 | DAY XLII

    Read Psalm 143 Yesterday we left off with David sitting in silent reflection (Selah), with his hands open before God, waiting on Him to respond.  Read verses 7 & 8. What surprises you about these verses?  Doesn’t it seem odd that David would have written a reflective pause into his psalm, only to follow it

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  • PSALM 2018 | DAY XL

    Read Psalm 139 David has surveyed the wondrous character of God – His communicable (holiness) and incommunicable (omniscience, omnipresence, and omnipotence) attributes. And he concludes with a personal invitation and reflection. Let’s break down David’s final two phrases in this psalm. Consider each phrase, summarizing in your own words: Search me, O God, and know

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  • PSALM 2018 | DAY XXXIX

    Read Psalm 139 The psalmist has spent sixteen verses so far extolling God for His incommunicable attributes: His omniscience, omnipresence, and omnipotence. David knows that God is alone in these categories and praises Him for being unlike any other. Read Psalm 139:17-22. What surprises you about the tone of these verses? At what verse does

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  • PSALM 2018 | DAY XXXVII

    Read Psalm 139 Yesterday we considered God’s incommunicable attribute of omniscience. He is unlike us in this way – He stands alone in the universe as the only One who is all-knowing!  Look back at verses 1-6. David praises God for being all-knowing, but how does David “build a case” for this? To what does

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