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Archive for May 2020

Breaktime: Taking Refuge

Taking Refuge Have mercy on me, my God, have mercy on me, for in you I take refuge. I will take refuge in the shadow of your wings until the disaster has passed.  Psalm 57:1 David’s reaction to disaster is to take refuge in God until the disaster passes. He is asking God for His…

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Breaktime: Walking in the Light

Walking in the Light For you have delivered me from death  and my feet from stumbling, that I may walk before God in the light of life.  Psalm 56:13 David was delivered from death as his enemies chased him down, but He experienced the full protection of God. He knew God’s protection of grace. David…

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Breaktime: Making Vows

  Making Vows  I am under vows to you, my God; I will present my thank offerings to you. Psalm 56:12 A vow is a promise that David made with God. It is unlike the obligation David had to follow God but a more profound commitment under pressure. Maybe we have done the same. Vows usually…

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Breaktime: In God

In God  In God, whose word I praise, in the Lord, whose word I praise— Psalm 56:10 Much can be said and done in God. The praise in God depicts the Psalmist position for approval. He stood in one place, and that was in God. This is where the words for David’s life existed. “In God”…

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Breaktime: We are Not Alone

We are Not Alone  Record my misery;  list my tears on your scroll[d]— are they not in your record? Psalm 56:8 The Psalmist had high confidence God could see his misery. God knew David’s tears and the reason for all his agony, but David is comforted, knowing God can recognize and remember justice is due…

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