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Archive for September 2019

A System of Revenge

A System of Revenge  at the taunts of those who reproach and revile me, because of the enemy, who is bent on revenge.  Psalm 44:16 It should not come as a surprise to the Psalmist that the enemy is bent of revenge. One of the enemies goals is to seek retaliation, and Israel was the aim. The…

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Look What I Have Done

Our hearts had not turned back; our feet had not strayed from your path. Psalm 44:18 The writer continues to bring to God all they have done to earn His favor. Even their heart and feet stayed on the path with Him. The Psalmist is fighting for the release of the Israelites and desperately needed God…

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Breaktime: Through His Strength

Through His Strength All this came upon us,  though we had not forgotten you; we had not been false to your covenant. Psalm 44:17 The Psalmist is now pleading Israel’s case, and he is determined that they deserve better treatment. Those who are in captivity had not forgotten the Lord or betrayed his covenant. He lays…

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The Way out of Shame

The Way out of Shame I live in disgrace all day long, and my face is covered with shame Psalm 44:15  Now the Psalmist openly admits where the core of the problem is and confesses his shame. He has found himself living in disgrace and unacceptance as one once honored but now dishonored.  He has accepted…

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