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Quiet Waters

This verse suggests the road to true soul refreshment comes only after 1) recognizing and following the shepherd; 2) allowing the shepherd to provide for our needs so that we “lack nothing”; 3) accepting the shepherd’s direction to “lie down in green pastures”; and 4) trusting the Shepherd to provide the quiet water we need when we need it. Continue reading

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Tehillim- Mirror Ponds

Blessed is the one who does not walk in step with the wicked or stand in the way that sinners take or sit in the company of mockers,   but whose delight is in the law of the Lord , and … Continue reading

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Sources of the River

There is a mine for silver and a place where gold is refined.   Iron is taken from the earth, and copper is smelted from ore.   Mortals put an end to the darkness; they search out the farthest recesses for ore … Continue reading

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Flood Insurance

Here is the fate God allots to the wicked, the heritage a ruthless man receives from the Almighty:   However many his children, their fate is the sword; his offspring will never have enough to eat.   The plague will bury those … Continue reading

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No Joy in Streams

Though evil is sweet in his mouth and he hides it under his tongue,   though he cannot bear to let it go and lets it linger in his mouth,   yet his food will turn sour in his stomach; it will … Continue reading

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Tell me Who I am

Then David gave his son Solomon the plans for the portico of the temple, its buildings, its storerooms, its upper parts, its inner rooms and the place of atonement.  He gave him the plans of all that the Spirit had … Continue reading

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Apes and Baboons

Then the king made a great throne covered with ivory and overlaid with fine gold.  The throne had six steps, and its back had a rounded top. On both sides of the seat were armrests, with a lion standing beside … Continue reading

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