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Blessings on the Righteous

In Psalm 112, the Psalmist catalogs the blessings that come from fearing God. Trusting in the Lord leads to the good life: posterity, prosperity, security, probity, tranquility, and so on, in a blend of material and spiritual graces that keep … Continue reading

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Blessing From the Lord

One of the glorious things that happens when God’s people ascend the hill of the Lord is that the clean-handed and pure-hearted receive blessing from the Lord. In Matthew 5:8 Jesus tells us exactly what this blessing is: “Blessed are … Continue reading

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The God Who Blesses Our Worship

In Psalm 20, David pronounces a blessing on Israel’s worship, because He is confident that when Israel comes to the sanctuary, God really does meet with them. In David’s mind, it is better to meet with God than with the … Continue reading

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