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Psalm 16 - One way!

You cancelled my ticket to hell- that’s not my destination!

Truth! Honesty! What beautiful concepts. Things we desire and strive for. We demand them from others and claim them as our way. 672 more words


Psalm 16 - A good thing

The wise counsel GOD gives when I’m awake is confirmed by my sleeping heart.
Day and night I’ll stick with GOD; I’ve got a good thing going and I’m not letting go. 364 more words


Psalm 13 - ME! ME! ME!

A David psalm. Long enough, GOD- you’ve ignored me long enough. I’ve looked at the back of your head long enough.
Long enough I’ve carried this ton of trouble, lived with a stomach full of pain. 500 more words


Eugene Peterson's "The Message" is a parody of the Bible

The Message is not the Bible. It is not a translation of the Bible. It is not even a paraphrase, since Eugene Peterson has removed much and added much. 252 more words

Psalm 10 - Smile

The victim’s faint pulse picks up; the hearts of the hopeless pump red blood as you put your ear to their lips.
Orphans get parents, the homeless get homes. 545 more words