This is a Psalm for those whose characters are being assassinated, who are the subjects of unjust criticism and who are the victims of malicious gossip.
The Characteristics of Christian Behaviour (c) The Self Awareness of the Christian Mind Romans 12:3 In teaching the Roman Christians how they ought to behave Paul begins with the surrender of the body (v1) before progressing to the dedication of the mind (v2). In so doing, he is laying an important foundation, for practical ChristianContinue reading “CHRISTIAN SELF AWARENESS; Romans Part 60”
Psalm 3 A Good Night’s Sleep; How David Experienced Peace in the Storm Peace is an experience we know that we should have as Christians but sadly so often we fall short. It can be frustrating when we face a problem or encounter a situation and we simply do not have peace. We know weContinue reading “PSALM 3 – A GOOD NIGHT’S SLEEP”
The Characteristics of Christian Behaviour (b) The Christian Mind And be not conformed to this world: but be ye transformed by the renewing of your mind, that ye may prove what is that good, and acceptable, and perfect, will of God. (Romans 12:2) In developing some principles in relation to Christian behaviour Paul lays downContinue reading “THE CHRISTIAN MINDSET; Romans Part 59”
Psalm 2 King of Kings While the 1st Psalm presents Christ as the “Blessed Man” (or ‘the happy, peaceful man who is pure in all his ways’) the 2nd Psalm introduces our Saviour as the King. Old Testament scholars have conjectured that this was a song composed for the coronation of a Jewish King, perhapsContinue reading “PSALM 2 – KING OF KINGS”
Sacrifice is the most logical act for any Christian.
PSALM 1: THE BLESSED MAN From a devotional perspective, there is no book quite like the Psalms. Through praise and prayer the writer often captures the innermost feelings of the heart and soul. Although we have become more modern as a people, the thoughts and feelings of the human consciousness remain the same; teaching usContinue reading “PSALM 1 – THE BLESSED MAN”
Paul uses one word that is a confession of his inadequacy when contemplating God, “Unsearchable”. The Creator of the Universe is the author of every Providence. Appreciating the Sovereign God is the first step in understanding the unfathomable mysteries of life.