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Voices Together
I will praise you with an upright heart, when I learn your righteous rules. "shall have learned(KJV)" But praising You is not something that does not happen until the process is completed. No, my heart begins to be transformed into a state of righteousness as the Holy Spirit begins His…
Oh that my ways may be steadfast in keeping your statutes! Then I shall not be put to shame, having my eyes fixed on all your commandments. To keep Your statutes is to live in the Kingdom, to live in the Kingdom is to live a life free of shame…
You have commanded your precepts to be kept diligently. To be diligent is to be faithful, consistent in studying the Word of God and applying it to my life. It means that I am to seek to glorify God according to His Word in every aspect of my life. According…
Blessed are those who keep his testimonies, who seek him with their whole heart, who also do no wrong, but walk in his ways! It appears to me, Lord, that there are two conditions that must be present in me in order to live in Your blessings. The first is…
Blessed are those whose way is blameless, who walk in the law of the LORD! To walk in Your Law is to walk in the Kingdom of Heaven for it is the Law that defines the boundaries of the Kingdom. This is the region where peace, righteousness and joy abound…
And God spoke all these words, saying, "I am the LORD your God, who brought you out of the land of Egypt, out of the house of slavery. ... You shall not steal. Exodus 22:9 For every breach of trust, whether it is for an ox, for a donkey, for…
The righteous flourish like the palm tree and grow like a cedar in Lebanon. They are planted in the house of the LORD; they flourish in the courts of our God. They still bear fruit in old age; they are ever full of sap and green, to declare that the…
But You, O LORD, are on high forever. For behold, Your enemies, O LORD, for behold, Your enemies shall perish; all evildoers shall be scattered. But You have exalted my horn like that of the wild ox; You have poured over me fresh oil. My eyes have seen the downfall…
How great are Your works, O LORD! Your thoughts are very deep! The stupid man cannot know; the fool cannot understand this: that though the wicked sprout like grass and all evildoers flourish, they are doomed to destruction forever; How can the world not see the magnificence of Your works.…
  A Psalm. A Song for the Sabbath. It is good to give thanks to the LORD, to sing praises to Your name, O Most High; to declare Your steadfast love in the morning, and Your faithfulness by night, to the music of the lute and the harp, to the…
"Because he holds fast to me in love, I will deliver him; I will protect him, because he knows my name. When he calls to me, I will answer him; I will be with him in trouble; I will rescue him and honor him. With long life I will satisfy…
Because you have made the LORD your dwelling place-- the Most High, who is my refuge--no evil shall be allowed to befall you, no plague come near your tent. For he will command his angels concerning you to guard you in all your ways. On their hands they will bear…
And God spoke all these words, saying, "I am the LORD your God, who brought you out of the land of Egypt, out of the house of slavery. ... You shall not commit adultery." This is a serious prohibition, Lord, one which affects Your Church in insidious ways. How many…
I am a sojourner on the earth; hide not Your commandments from me! Lord, how often I forget, "This world in not my home, I'm just a passing through." I forget that my residency here is one of an ambassador to a foreign land, carrying the responsibility of representing my…
For he will deliver you from the snare of the fowler and from the deadly pestilence. He will cover you with his pinions, and under his wings you will find refuge; his faithfulness is a shield and buckler. You will not fear the terror of the night, nor the arrow…