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Daily email Number 379 – from the Vicar

In our journey through the Psalms we come today to Psalm 30.Here is a song of thanksgiving from David to the Lord after answering his prayers, perhaps for healing from severe illness (vs.2-3).It is a reminder to us to call out to God in … Continue reading

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Daily email Number 378 – from the Vicar

Our Bible passage today is Psalm 29.It is a call to everyone and everything to acknowledge the Lord for His glory and power, even the ‘mighty ones’ (v.1) which might be a reference to the angelic host.Note the repeated mention of the … Continue reading

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Daly email Number 377 – from the Vicar

As we continue our journey through the Psalms, we look at Psalm 28 today.I mentioned on Saturday with Psalm 27 how I was struck by David’s confidence that the Lord would sort out and deliver him in his current situation, in this life.When … Continue reading

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Daily email Number 376 – from the Vicar

Welcome to Saturday.Our Bible passage today is Psalm 27.What strongly struck me as I read this Psalm is David’s confidence that the Lord will deliver him in his current situation, in this life.  I sometimes retreat behind the belief that if life is very … Continue reading

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Daily email Number 375 – from the Vicar

We move on today to Psalm 26.I think the first thing that strikes me is David’s claim that he has led/leads a blameless life (vs.1 & 11).  It is a strong claim, might even seem arrogant, especially when we now know the full story … Continue reading

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Daily email Number 374 – from the Vicar

Good morning to everyone.Our Bible passage today is Psalm 25, which is one of my favourite Psalms, for a variety of reasons including that I used to have a brilliant musical version of it on old-style cassette(!) by a gospel artist called … Continue reading

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Daily email Number 373 – from the Vicar

We are looking at Psalm 24 today, which Bible experts tell me may have been written or used to celebrate the bringing of the Ark of the Covenant to Jerusalem as recorded in 2 Samuel Ch.6.The Psalm begins (vs.1-2) with a reminder that the … Continue reading

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Daily email Number 372 – from the Vicar

Welcome to the beginning of a new working week, for some.Our Bible reading today is Psalm 23, some of the most famous verses in the whole of the Bible, and hopefully familiar to most of you.  And I presume that these words … Continue reading

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Daily email Number 371 – from the Vicar

We continue looking at Psalm 22, and the final verses 22 to 31.After the desperate words of yesterday, the mood music now definitely changes and there is a great sense of triumph.  The king’s prayers have been answered, God hasn’t forsaken … Continue reading

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Daily email Number 370 – from the Vicar

After the praise and triumph of the last 2 Psalms, the next one is in stark contrast.  It is a long Psalm so we will split it into 2, and look today at Psalm 22 verses 1 to 21.The original tune … Continue reading

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