Oh, do not let the oppressed return ashamed! Let the poor and needy praise Your name. Arise, O God, plead Your own cause; Remember how the foolish man reproaches You daily. Do not forget the voice of Your enemies; The tumult of those who rise up against You increases continually.
"Do not let the oppressed return ashamed! Let the poor and needy praise Your name, Arise, O God, plead You own cause." What strikes me in this passage is the ocurrance of "Let". A pleading for the LORD, God, The Almighty for permission to praise His Holy Name and to stand tall in the face of oppression.
Do I need His permission to praise Him? Certainly not! To stand tall in the face of oppresion? Well, a different question. I need the guidance of the Holy Spirit to lead me in a resisting that honors the Name, the Holy Name of the LORD, God the Almighty. A Name that is above all other names; a name that names the great Trinitarin God.
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Morning Psalm 26, Noon Psalm 119:97-104, Evening Psalm 72.
Alternate Reading Plan based on 7 chapters/day from 7 sections of the Scriptures. My groupings are: Genesis-Joshua, Judges to Esther, Job to Song of Solomon, Psalms breaking 119 into convenient sets, Isaiah to Malachi, Matthew to Acts, Romans to Revelation.
Set your own up in convenient groupings as fits your study habits.
I suggest either setting aside a period of the day to read all, or break the readings up into morning, mid-day, and evening series. Both approaches have their advantages, and both will build an awareness of the Bible as a whole over time.