All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘presence’

Missing the Mark (2 Cor 2:5-11)

2 Corinthians 2:5-11 (ESV) 5 Now if anyone has caused pain, he has caused it not to me, but in some measure—not to put it too severely—to all of you. 6 For such a one, this punishment by the majority is enough, 7 so you should rather turn to forgive and comfort him, or he may be overwhelmed by excessive sorrow. 8 So I …

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Redeemers & Rewards (Ruth 4:1-12)

Ruth 4:1-12 (ESV) 1 Now Boaz had gone up to the gate and sat down there. And behold, the redeemer, of whom Boaz had spoken, came by. So Boaz said, “Turn aside, friend; sit down here.” And he turned aside and sat down. 2 And he took ten men of the elders of the city and said, “Sit down here.” …

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The Gift of Guilt (Psalm 51)

Psalm 51 (ESV) 51 To the choirmaster. A Psalm of David, when Nathan the prophet went to him, after he had gone in to Bathsheba. 1  Have mercy on me, O God, according to your steadfast love; according to your abundant mercy blot out my transgressions. 2  Wash me thoroughly from my iniquity, and cleanse me from my sin! 3  For …

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I Have No Good Apart From You (Psalm 16)

Psalm 16 (ESV) 16 A Miktam of David. 1  Preserve me, O God, for in you I take refuge. 2  I say to the Lord, “You are my Lord; I have no good apart from you.” 3  As for the saints in the land, they are the excellent ones, in whom is all my delight. 4  The sorrows of those who …

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Celebrating Salvation (Psalm 116)

Psalm 116 (ESV) 116 I love the Lord, because he has heard my voice and my pleas for mercy. 2  Because he inclined his ear to me, therefore I will call on him as long as I live. 3  The snares of death encompassed me; the pangs of Sheol laid hold on me; I suffered distress and anguish. 4  Then I …

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Better Perspectives for a New Year (Psalm 90)

Psalm 90 (ESV) 90 A Prayer of Moses, the man of God. 1  Lord, you have been our dwelling place in all generations. 2  Before the mountains were brought forth, or ever you had formed the earth and the world, from everlasting to everlasting you are God. 3  You return man to dust and say, “Return, O children of man!” 4  …

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The End of the Journey (Exodus 40)

Exodus 40 (ESV) 40 The Lord spoke to Moses, saying, 2 “On the first day of the first month you shall erect the tabernacle of the tent of meeting. 3 And you shall put in it the ark of the testimony, and you shall screen the ark with the veil. 4 And you shall bring in the table and arrange it, and you shall …

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A Thousand Points of Light (Philippians 2:12-18)

Philippians 2:12-18 (ESV) 12 Therefore, my beloved, as you have always obeyed, so now, not only as in my presence but much more in my absence, work out your own salvation with fear and trembling, 13 for it is God who works in you, both to will and to work for his good pleasure. 14 Do all things without grumbling or disputing, 15 that …

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Venite Adoremus (Psalm 95)

Psalm 95 1  Oh come, let us sing to the Lord; let us make a joyful noise to the rock of our salvation! 2  Let us come into his presence with thanksgiving; let us make a joyful noise to him with songs of praise! 3  For the Lord is a great God, and a great King above all gods. 4  …

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A Great Fear (Jonah 1:7-16)

“And they said to one another, “Come, let us cast lots, that we may know on whose account this evil has come upon us.” So they cast lots, and the lot fell on Jonah. Then they said to him, “Tell us on whose account this evil has come upon us. What is your occupation? And where do you come from? …

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