Criticism and Correction

When I was younger, I used to love watching American Idol with my parents. More specifically, I loved watching the first few episodes when it was just the preliminary tryouts. I always found it amusing to watch the people who came in, sung horribly, dressed funny, or said or did something weird, and then leftContinue reading “Criticism and Correction”

Psalm 132: Faithful Promises

A lot can be said in regards to Psalm 132. However, the passage I want us to look at specifically is verses 11-12. They read:  The Lord swore to David a sure oath    from which he will not turn back:“One of the sons of your body    I will set on your throne. If your sons keep my covenant    and my testimoniesContinue reading “Psalm 132: Faithful Promises”

Psalm 131: Humility

O Lord, my heart is not lifted up;    my eyes are not raised too high;I do not occupy myself with things    too great and too marvelous for me. But I have calmed and quieted my soul,    like a weaned child with its mother;    like a weaned child is my soul within me. O Israel, hope in the Lord    from this time forth and forevermore. – Psalm 131 (ESV)Continue reading “Psalm 131: Humility”

Psalm 128: Godliness in the Family

Blessed is everyone who fears the Lord,    who walks in his ways! You shall eat the fruit of the labor of your hands;    you shall be blessed, and it shall be well with you. Your wife will be like a fruitful vine    within your house;your children will be like olive shoots    around your table.Behold, thus shall the man be blessed    who fears the Lord. The Lord bless you from Zion!    MayContinue reading “Psalm 128: Godliness in the Family”