Margin notes: Psalm 46

Psalm 46 God is our refuge and strength, a very present help in trouble. 2  Therefore we will not fear though the earth gives way, though the mountains be moved into the heart of the sea, 3  though its waters … Continue reading

Margin notes: Repentance that makes a difference

Psalm 51:10–12 (ESV) — 10 Create in me a clean heart, O God, and renew a right spirit within me. 11 Cast me not away from your presence, and take not your Holy Spirit from me. 12 Restore to me … Continue reading

Margin notes: Why am I downcast?

Psalm 42:11 – Why are you cast down, O my soul, and why are you in turmoil within me? Hope in God; for I shall again praise him, my salvation and my God. This short Psalm has been a refuge … Continue reading

Margin notes: Psalm 40 – a “DOING” God

Ps 40:1–4 I waited patiently for the LORD; he inclined to me and heard my cry. 2  He drew me up from the pit of destruction, out of the miry bog, and set my feet upon a rock, making my … Continue reading

Margin notes: David’s epitaph

Ps 30:1–3 (NET)  I will praise you, O Lord, for you lifted me up, and did not allow my enemies to gloat over me. 30:2 O Lord my God, I cried out to you and you healed me. 30:3 O … Continue reading

Margin notes: Living blessed.

Psalm 32:1–3 (ESV) — 1 Blessed is the one whose transgression is forgiven, whose sin is covered. 2 Blessed is the man against whom the Lord counts no iniquity, and in whose spirit there is no deceit. 3 For when … Continue reading

Margin notes: The Necessity of Worship

Psalm 29:1–2 (ESV) — 1 Ascribe to the Lord, O heavenly beings, ascribe to the Lord glory and strength. 2 Ascribe to the Lord the glory due his name; worship the Lord in the splendor of holiness. There is little … Continue reading