Posts with the category “walking-with-psalms”

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Psalm 45
May 15th, 2020
Ask God to show you more about himself as you read through Psalm 45. Write down someadjectives or descriptions of our Lord that you find as you read along.Beautiful words stir my heart.    I will reci...  Read More
by Stonecrest Communications Team
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Psalm 44
May 14th, 2020
“If we looked from a distance at the canvas of life, we would see the contrasting colors.  The joy and sorrow, the hope and despair - those emotional states representing the extreme situations of life...  Read More
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Psalm 43
May 13th, 2020
Why, my soul, are you downcast?    Why so disturbed within me?Put your hope in God,    for I will yet praise him,    my Savior and my God.Psalm 43:5Are there days you feel discouraged? Is your life ju...  Read More
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Psalm 42
May 12th, 2020
As the deer pants for the water brooks, so pants my soul for You, O God. My soul thirsts for God, for the living God. When shall I come and appear before God? My tears have been my food day and night,...  Read More
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Psalm 41
May 11th, 2020
"Blessed are those who have regard for the weak; the Lord delivers them in times of trouble."  Psalm 41:1In Psalm 41, verse 1 establishes the context for all that is yet to come. Even when David asks ...  Read More
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Psalm 40
May 10th, 2020
Ask the Lord to guide your reading as you read Psalm 40 below.Psalm 40For the director of music. Of David. A psalm.1 I waited patiently for the Lord;    he turned to me and heard my cry.2 He lifted me...  Read More
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Psalm 39
May 9th, 2020
Despair, or Hope?"Show me, Lord, my life’s end    and the number of my days;    let me know how fleeting my life is.You have made my days a mere handbreadth;    the span of my years is as nothing befo...  Read More
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Psalm 38
May 8th, 2020
O Lord, don’t rebuke me in your anger    or discipline me in your rage!Your arrows have struck deep,    and your blows are crushing me. Because of your anger, my whole body is sick;    my health is br...  Read More
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Psalm 37
May 7th, 2020
Psalm 37 is another great passage that describes what we can do in spite ofbeing in troubling circumstances.Do not fret. Trust in the Lord and do good. Take delight in the Lord. Commit your wayto the ...  Read More
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Psalm 36
May 6th, 2020
Before reading this devotional please read all of Psalm 36.Your love, Lord, reaches to the heavens,    your faithfulness to the skies.Your righteousness is like the highest mountains,    your justice ...  Read More
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Psalm 35
May 5th, 2020
And my soul shall be joyful in the Lord; it shall rejoice in His salvation. All my bones shall say,Lord, who is like You, delivering the poor from him who is too strong for him, Yes, the poor andthe n...  Read More
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Psalm 34
May 4th, 2020
I will extol the Lord at all times;his praise will always be on my lips.I will glory in the Lord;let the afflicted hear and rejoice.Glorify the Lord with me;let us exalt his name together.I sought the...  Read More
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Psalm 33
May 3rd, 2020
Read Psalm 33 below and ask the Holy Spirit to guide your reading and reveal to you today.1 Sing joyfully to the Lord, you righteous;    it is fitting for the upright to praise him.2 Praise the Lord w...  Read More
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Psalm 32
May 2nd, 2020
Cultivating a Repentant HeartWhen I kept silent,    my bones wasted away    through my groaning all day long.For day and night    your hand was heavy on me;my strength was sapped    as in the heat of ...  Read More
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Psalm 31
May 1st, 2020
Over the past two months, the turbulence in my soul has been great. My emotions are all overthe place and I seem to experience extremes of joy, sadness, anger, anxiety, and peace allwithin the context...  Read More
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Psalm 30
April 30th, 2020
As I read through Psalm 30, verse 5 jumps out at me with a familiar phrase, “For his anger lasts only a moment, but his favor lasts a lifetime!  Weeping may last through the night, but joy comes with ...  Read More
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Psalm 29
April 29th, 2020
Ascribe to the Lord, you heavenly beings, ascribe to the Lord glory and strength.Ascribe to the Lord due his name; worship the Lord in the splendor of his holinessThe voice of the Lord is over the wat...  Read More
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Psalm 28
April 28th, 2020
Blessed be the Lord,Because He has heard the voice of my supplication.The Lord is my strength and my shield;My heart trusts in Him, and I am helped;Therefore my heart exults,And with my song I shall t...  Read More
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Psalm 27
April 27th, 2020
One thing I ask from the Lord,this only do I seek:that I may dwell in the house of the Lordall the days of my life,to gaze on the beauty of the Lordand to seek him in his temple.For in the day of trou...  Read More
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Sermon Reflections and Application
April 26th, 2020
Today Pastor Brent shared with us that contentment isn't a feeling nor is it dependent on our circumstances. Instead, the source of true contentment is Jesus and in Him, we have all we need. However, ...  Read More
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Psalm 25
April 25th, 2020
Break the CycleTurn to me and be gracious to me,    for I am lonely and afflicted.Relieve the troubles of my heart    and free me from my anguish.Look on my affliction and my distress    and take away...  Read More
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Psalm 24
April 24th, 2020
Ask God to reveal himself to you through this time of reflection and worship. Read Psalm 24 and note anything new about the Lord that is revealed to you.Psalm 24:3-10 - Of David. A psalm.Who may ascen...  Read More
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Psalm 23
April 23rd, 2020
The Lord is my shepherd, I lack nothing.Psalm 23:1.This psalm is a familiar one. It is another psalm of trust in which we recognize the Lord as our shepherd. Because of who He is, I lack nothing. Ever...  Read More
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Psalm 22
April 22nd, 2020
My God, my God, why have you forsaken me?    Why are you so far from saving me, from the words of my groaning?O my God, I cry by day, but you do not answer,    and by night, but I find no restYet you ...  Read More
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Psalm 21
April 21st, 2020
The king rejoices in your strength, Lord.How great is his joy in the victories you give!Psalm 21:1Like Psalm 20, this Psalm is what is known as a royal Psalm. Much of what we read here is about the ki...  Read More
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Psalm 20
April 20th, 2020
Psalm 20 was literally a song written by the king, for the king. It was a song to be sung by the people declaring God's protection, help, support, and victory for the king and, through him, for the na...  Read More
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Sermon Reflections and Application
April 19th, 2020
In Proverbs, Solomon describes 4 types of people:The Simple: is someone who is ignorant because of a lack of knowledge and or just doesn't quite know.The Fool: is someone who knows what do to but choo...  Read More
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Psalm 19
April 19th, 2020
Read through Psalm 19 and ask the Holy Spirit to reveal a new truth to you today.Psalm 19For the director of music. A psalm of David.1 The heavens declare the glory of God;    the skies proclaim the w...  Read More
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Psalm 18
April 18th, 2020
I love you, Lord, my strength. The Lord is my rock, my fortress and my deliverer; my God is my rock, in whom I take refuge, my shield and the horn of my salvation, my stronghold.Psalm 18:1-2As we read...  Read More
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Psalm 17
April 17th, 2020
Before reading this devotional, please read through Psalm 17 and ask the Holy Spirit to reveal a new truth to you today.I call on you, my God, for you will answer me;turn your ear to me and hear my pr...  Read More
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Psalm 16
April 16th, 2020
The topic of trust comes up many times in the book of Psalms. Psalm 4, 16, 23, 27, 62, and 73 are individual Psalms of Trust. C. Hassell Bullock says in Encountering the Book of Psalms, “the sentiment...  Read More
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Psalm 15
April 15th, 2020
O Lord, who shall sojourn in your tent? Who shall dwell on your holy hill?He who walks blamelessly and does what is right and speaks truth in his heart;Psalm 15:1-2 (ESV)In this Psalm, David acknowled...  Read More
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Psalm 14
April 14th, 2020
Before you continue reading, read through Psalm 14 and ask the Holy Spirit to reveal a new truth to you today.Both Psalm 14:1 and Psalm 53:1 read, “The fool says in his heart, ‘There is no God.’” Some...  Read More
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Psalm 13
April 13th, 2020
Before you continue reading, read through Psalm 13 and ask the Holy Spirit to reveal a new truth to you today.How long Lord!? Not another week of this... please! Remaining under whatever the Lord has ...  Read More
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Psalm 12
April 12th, 2020
Read through Psalm 12 and ask the Holy Spirit to reveal a new truth to you today.Psalm 121 Help, Lord, for no one is faithful anymore;    those who are loyal have vanished from the human race.2 Everyo...  Read More
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Sermon Reflections and Application
April 12th, 2020
This morning, Pastor Brent shared from John 11 when Jesus raised Lazarus from the dead. However, Lazarus was not the only person whose life was changed and resurrected that day. Lazarus had two sister...  Read More
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Psalm 11
April 11th, 2020
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 t...  Read More
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Psalm 10
April 10th, 2020
Read through Psalm 10 and ask the Holy Spirit to reveal a new truth to youtoday.The Lord is king forever and ever!The godless nations will vanish from the land.Lord, you know the hopes of the helpless...  Read More
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Psalm 9
April 9th, 2020
The Lord reigns forever;he has established his throne for judgment.He rules the world in righteousnessand judges the peoples with equity.The Lord is a refuge for the oppressed, a stronghold in times o...  Read More
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Psalm 8
April 8th, 2020
Lord, our Lord, how majestic is your name in all the earth!You have set your glory in the heavens.Psalm 8:1Recently I saw a quarantine meme on Facebook that made me laugh. The meme listed the days of ...  Read More
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