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Righteous Lord, Righteous Rules

This section of Psalm 119 overflows in praise of God’s righteousness. God Himself is righteous, His rules are righteous, and that righteousness is an everlasting righteousness. This righteousness is what makes God’s testimonies and promises lasting and trustworthy, and so … Continue reading

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Restore Us Again

Psalm 85 reminds us of our most basic need: forgiveness and restoration. This is something we need again and again, which is why we confess our sins again each week when we come to God’s house. The Psalmists long to … Continue reading

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Delighting In Your Neighbor’s Righteousness

As Psalm 35 unfolds, David’s suffering is revealed to be the rotten fruit of deep-rooted envy. Responding poorly to David’s godly habit of thanking God in the midst of the congregation, David’s foes hate him, his righteousness, and his blessed … Continue reading

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A Soul Offered to God

In Psalm 25, David offers his soul up to God, and asks God for two things: he wants God to instruct him in righteousness, and he wants mercy for where he has failed to live righteously. Because God is good and … Continue reading

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The Prayer of a Righteous Man

In Psalm 17, David offers up his righteous life to his Lord as proof of his faith, desiring that God would vindicate him with a wondrous show of love. He wants God to confront his enemies, and contrasts their merely … Continue reading

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His Eyes See

Psalm 11 reveals to us that God sits on the throne of heaven, and tests the children of man. When we enter heaven to worship on the Lord’s Day, we stand before the face of God, and He tests our … Continue reading

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What To Ask For In God’s Presence

This morning, you have entered into God’s presence, and you stand in front of Him. After falling down in worship, what do you say to Him? What things do you want God to do? In Psalm 10, we have an … Continue reading

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