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Meditations: Psalm 11-“Hidden Conflict Zone”

Let us consider first this verse:”For, lo, the wicked bend their bow, they make ready their arrow upon the string, that they may privily shoot at the upright in heart(v.2). Shooting privily is to indicate a hidden conflict zone that … Continue reading

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Meditations:Psalm 10- “Nations of men”

The last line in Psalm 9  throws light on this:”Put them in fear, O Lord: that the nations may know themselves to be but men (9:20).” In this Psalm the Psalmist examines nations as made up of men. The wicked and … Continue reading

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Meditations:Psalm 9-9:20-“Higgaion”

Higgaion is an obscure word indicating musical notation (v.16); and it may be somewhat similar to cadenza in music. It allows a player to improvise and is in line with the idea of meditations as the means for communicating with … Continue reading

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Meditations:Psalm 9:3-8 -“Heathen”

“When mine enemies are turned back, they shall fall and perish at thy presence./4 For thou hast maintained my right and my cause; thou satest in the throne judging right. (vv.3-4)” Who are these enemies that the Psalmist speak about? From … Continue reading

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Meditations:Psalm 9:1- “In the House of Martha”

” I will praise thee, O Lord, with my whole heart; I will shew forth all thy marvellous works(v.1)”. How do we reveal what is hidden except by our actions? Let us consider Jesus in the house of Martha. ‘And a … Continue reading

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Meditations-Psalm 8-“Gloria in excelsis Deo”

In the first seven Psalms we have been considering two worlds one enveloping the other the temporal and the unseen. “While we look not at the things which are seen, but at the things which are not seen: for the … Continue reading

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Meditations:Psalm 7- Grace vs.Judgment

This psalm has two worlds separated by the Sword of the Lord. “O thou sword of the Lord, how long will it be ere thou be quiet? put up thyself into thy scabbard, rest, and be still(Je.47:6).” There shall be a … Continue reading

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