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July 30, 2018

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Reading along with us in Psalms? Here’s today’s reading:

Psalm 59 (ESV)

To the choirmaster: according to Do Not Destroy. A Miktam of David, when Saul sent men to watch his house in order to kill him.

Deliver me from my enemies, O my God;
    protect me from those who rise up against me;
deliver me from those who work evil,
    and save me from bloodthirsty men.

For behold, they lie in wait for my life;
    fierce men stir up strife against me.
For no transgression or sin of mine, O Lord,
    for no fault of mine, they run and make ready.
Awake, come to meet me, and see!
    You, Lord God of hosts, are God of Israel.
Rouse yourself to punish all the nations;
    spare none of those who treacherously plot evil. Selah....Continue Reading

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  1. How distinct should be the words that come out of our mouth verses from those who are evil. David certainly is in a tough spot. The king of Israel has sent men to kill him. He hears or somehow knows what they say. It is about pride and evil. It is good in situations like this when we have done no wrong as David recognizes here. But the words that will come out of his mouth are words consistent with praise, humility, and faith. How our hearts can be encouraged in the worst of circumstances.

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