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Revelation 22:7-21 — Because Jesus is coming soon

If there is one theme throughout these final verses of Revelation, and indeed of the Bible itself, it’s that Jesus is coming soon. He says it in verses 7, 12 and 22. What should our response be to this? We … Continue reading

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Revelation 19:9-10 — The spirit behind prophesy…and all we say and do

I must admit, I can finally see the finish line after all these years of blogging. And it’s very tempting to just rush ahead and finish this as quickly as possible. But John thought it necessary to take a small … Continue reading

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Hebrews 12-13 — Because we have this inheritance

We’ve talked the last couple of days about the inheritance God offers us in Christ and the dangers of refusing this inheritance. But if as Christians we have now received this inheritance, how then shall we live? The writer of Hebrews tells … Continue reading

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John 4:19-24 — True worship

In the midst of the dialogue between Jesus and the woman at the well, we see an interesting sidelight into worship. The woman stung by the truth of her own life, tries to divert Jesus, saying,  “I see you’re a … Continue reading

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Psalm 148 — A call to worship

There’s a song by Tommy Walker that I love called “All the Saints Join in” which is basically Psalm 148 set to modern music. The psalm and song are essentially a call to all creation to praise its Creator.  From … Continue reading

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Psalm 134 — Maintaining a heart of worship

This is the last of the song of ascents, and it has been conjectured that it was sung after the pilgrimage to the temple in Jerusalem had been made, and the people were ready to go home. And as they … Continue reading

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Psalm 117 — When all nations worship

This is the calm before the storm.  Here we have the shortest psalm in the Bible (as well as the shortest chapter), soon to be followed by the longest one.  I’m still not sure how I will tackle Psalm 119, … Continue reading

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Psalm 104 — The Creator and his creation

And so we come to the end of book IV of the Psalms (actually it ends with Psalm 106, but we’ve already covered 105 and 106 earlier). Whether David is the author of this psalm or not is unknown, but … Continue reading

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Psalm 95 — The one worthy of our praise and trust

This psalm is very interesting to me in that it starts out with great praise and rejoicing, and concludes with a solemn warning. You can easily hear the joy in the psalmist’s voice as he sings, Come, let us sing … Continue reading

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Psalm 92 — Making music towards God

This psalm was written for the Sabbath.  As most people know, the Sabbath was a day that God told the Israelites to set aside in order to worship him.  That’s exactly what this psalm does. I like verses 1-2. It … Continue reading

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Psalm 33 — The One worthy of our praise and our trust

I’ve noted this before, but if you’ve noticed that we’ve “skipped” Psalm 32, we really haven’t.  I wrote about a number of the psalms when going through the life of David, so if you’re interested, just do a quick search … Continue reading

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Psalm 9 — The God who is just

If there is one theme in this passage, it’s God’s justice. David says of God, You have sat on your throne, judging righteously.  (4) And again, He will judge the world in righteousness; he will govern the peoples with justice.  … Continue reading

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