Sunday, July 14, 2019

Posted on Jul 12 2019
Psalm 40 = The “Mud” Psalm Bible Background: Psalm 40 starts out more as a testimony than a prayer, as in: “I waited patiently for the Lord” and he helped me! The writer wants what God desires for him/her. And, this person who feels like God has answered past prayers is
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Sunday, July 7, 2019

Posted on Jul 02 2019
PSALM 27 – A PSALM OF TRUST Bible Background: While most of the Psalms are attributed to King David (as the Proverbs are attributed to Solomon) it is likely that multiple writers wrote the psalms, especially for worship in the temple. Psalm 27, is a psalm of trust in God. (Compare to
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Sunday, June 30, 2019

Posted on Jun 28 2019
Luke 9=Jesus on a Mission Bible Background: In Luke’s Gospel, this is a pivotal point. After his transfiguration, Jesus has his “face set” to go to Jerusalem (which will mean facing arrest and death). Nothing will deter him. So there is a sense of urgency, that he transmits to
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Sunday, June 23, 2019

Posted on Jun 21 2019
REFLECTIONS ON PSALM 69 Bible Background: Psalm 69 fits in the category of a “personal lament” psalm, as when a troubled individual cries out to God for help. (The other kind of lament psalm is the “communal lament”, where the whole community or nation cries out.) Lament
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