Author Archives: Neil

Psalm 41 The One Who Cares for the Poor

  Psalm 41 <To the leader. A Psalm of David.> 1 Happy are those who consider the poor; the LORD delivers them in the day of trouble. 2 The LORD protects them and keeps them alive; they are called happy … Continue reading

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Psalm 40 Experienced Faithfulness and the Hope of Deliverance

Psalm 40 <To the leader. Of David. A Psalm.> 1 I waited patiently for the LORD; he inclined to me and heard my cry. 2 He drew me up from the desolate pit, out of the miry bog, and set … Continue reading

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Psalm 39 There Are No Words

Psalm 39 <To the leader: to Jeduthun. A Psalm of David.> 1 I said, “I will guard my ways that I may not sin with my tongue; I will keep a muzzle on my mouth as long as the wicked … Continue reading

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Psalm 38 A Cry for Forgiveness and Healing

Psalm 38 <A Psalm of David, for the memorial offering.> 1 O LORD, do not rebuke me in your anger, or discipline me in your wrath. 2 For your arrows have sunk into me, and your hand has come down … Continue reading

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Watching the Skies

The moon was slowly consumed by the shadow of earth But life continued its unending cycle of misery and mirth For if math and science have stolen from us that which was magic And the heavens movements we no longer … Continue reading

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Psalm 37 A Song of a Wise Life

Psalm 37 <Of David.> 1 א  Do not fret because of the wicked; do not be envious of wrongdoers,  2 for they will soon fade like the grass, and wither like the green herb.  3 ב Trust in the LORD, … Continue reading

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Psalm 36: The Way of God and the Way of the Wicked

Psalm 36 <To the leader. Of David, the servant of the LORD.> 1 Transgression speaks to the wicked deep in their hearts; there is no fear of God before their eyes. 2 For they flatter themselves in their own eyes … Continue reading

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