Category Archives: Psalms

Psalm 10, The Arrogance of Pediatric Cancer

“Why, O LORD, do you stand far off? Why do you hide yourself in times of trouble? When times of trouble stubbornly persist, the heart of the faithful cries out as it appears God is far off. In his arrogance … Continue reading

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Faith Struggling with God–Psalm 44

“All this happened to us, though we had not forgotten you or been false to your covenant.” This psalm is one of those texts that gives pause. The psalmist is asking why. His nation has known victories over its enemies. … Continue reading

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“Keep Loving Jesus”–Celebrating My Mother’s Life

I spoke at my mother’s funeral on June 4. A cousin, who was not able to be with us, requested I send her a copy of my message. I decided to do so by posting the message below. Reading it … Continue reading

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Never Question God–Psalm 64

“Here me, O God, as I voice my complaint.” “Never question God,” people warn. “Faith doesn’t ask ‘Why?’ Faith accepts,” we are told. Some Christians shudder when I share those times in my life when I have shaken my fist at … Continue reading

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“O Come, Let Us Adore Him!”

“Exalt the LORD our God and worship at his footstool; he is holy” (Psalm 99:5). “Exalt Yahweh our God,” the psalmist sings. Give God the praise, the honor, and the glory, of which only He is worthy. He reigns over … Continue reading

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Psalm 116:15, The death of His faithful is precious to God?

“Precious in the sight of the LORD is the death of his saints.” People turn to this verse and ministers quote it at funerals for comfort of the grieving. How is the death of God’s faithful precious in His sight? … Continue reading

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There Is Nothing in Life of which We Need Ever Be Afraid. Part Three

There is a twelve year old young man of faith whose story I have been following.  Since age nine Mark (not his real name) has been battling a fierce and horrifying giant, a cancer called neuroblastoma.  His suffering has been, … Continue reading

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