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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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Breaktime: Bring it All

Bringing it All 6 They conspire, they lurk, they watch my steps, hoping to take my life. Psalm 56:6 Now David’s enemies invade his privacy and they have evil thoughts against him. He knows what it’s like to have his life threatened and to be afraid of an enemy chasing him.  The enemy was waiting for the…

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Breaktime: Words of Truth

Words of Truth  All-day long they twist my words; all their schemes are for my ruin. Psalm 56:5 David’s use of words is being called into question. His enemies, which are competing against David’s influence, are out to ruin his reputation. One sufficient way is to twist and lie about the words of another. David’s…

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Breaktime: No Fear in Trust

 When I am afraid, I put my trust in you.  Psalm 56:3 When I am, fill in the blank, I will trust in God. What do you do with fear? It is a killing disease when allowed to run wild because it is a ruthless mental parasite.  It has no respect for a person. Most likely,…

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Breaktime: Attack of Pride

The Attack of Pride My adversaries pursue me all day long; in their pride many are attacking me. Psalm 56:2 We are surrounded by pride all day long if we are honest. It could be our pride or the pride of others, and the goal is for us to become self- consumed. The ego thinks…

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Breaktime: The Pursuit

 The Pursuit Be merciful to me, my God, for my enemies are in hot pursuit;     all day long they press their attack. Psalm 56:1 David knew the enemy around him was in hot pursuit to the depth of death for him. They desired to capture David and make him a pawn in their plan. David was…

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Breaktime: Why Trust?

Why Trust? 23 But you, God, will bring down the wicked into the pit of decay; the bloodthirsty and deceitful will not live out half their days. But as for me, I trust in you. Psalm 55:23 David even brings the wicked to God, knowing He will bring justice, and certainly God will protect him. The most…

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Breaktime: Where to Go

The Place to Go 22 Cast your cares on the Lord and he will sustain you; he will never let the righteous be shaken. Psalm 55:22 When troubles come our way, and they will, we can live in confidence and not be shaken. But how? Living in certainty is knowing where to go with our stresses. The…

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Breaktime: Confidence

Confident 18 He rescues me unharmed from the battle waged against me, even though many oppose me.  Psalm 55:18 David is so confident of what he prayed that he can now walk in assurance. David’s confidence came through faith and the affection of his trust in the Lord. The author is so confident that what he…

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