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Psalm 142: From the Depth of Despair

My commentary for Psalm 142, From the Depth of Despair, is now available in Devotions from Psalms. My complete commentary for Psalms and Proverbs are available separately and in a complete PDF from my Commentaries page. They can form the basis for either personal or Bible group study.

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We Are NOT In Despair: Mini Article 8/3/2020

"But as a mountain falls and crumbles away, And as a rock is moved from its place; As water wears away stones, And as torrents wash away the soil of the earth; So You destroy the hope of man” (Job 14:18-19). Job voiced the danger of being surrounded by downers! By the time we read the headlines, see network TV News, watch destructive TV shows or dismal movies, or listen to our dreary “friends,” …

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Psalm 23: Consolation for a Battered Soul

My commentary for Psalm 23Consolation for a Battered Soul, is available in Devotions from Psalms, in Commentaries.

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Words of Wisdom: August 14 - 18, 2017

Please find my Words of Wisdom as Audio and as Transcripts for the days:

8/14/2017: The Israelites' Example

8/15/2017: Is It Your Time to Die?

8/16/2017: We Are Not In Despair

8/17/2017: Monumental Destruction

8/18/2017: When Is Jesus' Second Coming?

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Psalm 30: David's Relief

My commentary for Psalm 30Distress Signal To God, is available in Devotions from Psalms, in Commentaries.

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Words of Wisdom: December 5 - 9, 2016

Please find my Words of Wisdom as Audio and as Transcripts for the days:

12/05/2016: In Times of Trouble

12/06/17/2016: Where Is God When Trouble Arises?

12/07/2016: How Does God Help?

12/08/2016: God Hears "Help!"

12/09/2016: Profane Pleas

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