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Psalm 12:6-8

“And the words of the LORD are flawless, like silver purified in a crucible, like gold refined seven times. You, LORD, will keep the needy safe and will protect us forever from the wicked, who freely strut about when what … Continue reading

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Psalm 12:5

“‘Because the poor are plundered and the needy groan, I will now arise,’ says the LORD. ‘I will protect them from those who malign them.’” Psalm 12:5 We were staying at our kids’ home not too long ago and our … Continue reading

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Psalm 12:2-4

  “Everyone lies to their neighbor; they flatter with their lips but harbor deception in their hearts. May the LORD silence all flattering lips and every boastful tongue— those who say, ‘By our tongues we will prevail; our own lips … Continue reading

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Psalm 12:1

“Help, LORD, for no one is faithful anymore; those who are loyal have vanished from the human race.” Psalm 12:1 It seems that way sometimes, doesn’t it? Those who are faithful to the Lord are nowhere to be found. We … Continue reading

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Psalm 11:7

Psalm 11:7 “For the Lord is righteous, he loves justice; the upright will see his face.” I live on a budget. A couple of times each month I balance everything. I want to make sure my check ledger coordinates with my bank account, … Continue reading

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Psalm 11:5-6

Psalm 11:5-6 “The Lord examines the righteous, but the wicked, those who love violence, he hates with a passion. On the wicked he will rain fiery coals and burning sulfur; a scorching wind will be their lot.” The news is filled with details … Continue reading

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Psalm 11:3-4

Psalm 11:3-4 “When the foundations are being destroyed, what can the righteous do? The Lord is in his holy temple; the Lord is on his heavenly throne. He observes everyone on earth; his eyes examine them.” No matter where we are, no matter what we do, … Continue reading

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Psalm 11:1-2

Psalm 11:1-2 “In the Lord I take refuge. How then can you say to me: ‘Flee like a bird to your mountain. For look, the wicked bend their bows; they set their arrows against the strings to shoot from the shadows at the upright in heart.’” I … Continue reading

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Psalm 10:17-18

“You, Lord, hear the desire of the afflicted; you encourage them, and you listen to their cry, defending the fatherless and the oppressed, so that mere earthly mortals will never again strike terror.” Psalm 10:17-18 It is easy to get … Continue reading

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Psalm 10:16

Psalm10:16 “The Lord is King for ever and ever…” We elect a president every four years. If popular enough, he may get to stay in that office for two terms. Our congressmen face the poles every two years and our … Continue reading

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