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On Psalm 95

Worship engages people to sing God’s praise as the trustworthy Savior, supreme King, and only Creator of the entire universe.  We hear God’s voice in the reading and preaching of the Word.  179 more words

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"The Lord is My Portion!"

The lines have fallen for me in pleasant places.  Indeed, I have a beautiful inheritance.  (Psalm 16.6)

Had David written volumes to list all the treasures of heaven, earth, and sea, he would have said less, and to far less purpose, than by saying, “The Lord is my portion.”  If He is mine, what is the substance of my portion but His fullness, and the measure of my portion but His immensity, and the duration of my portion but His eternity?  114 more words

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No Reason to be Discouraged due to Remaining Sin – Puritan William Bridge – 1648

No Reason to be Discouraged due to Remaining Sin – Puritan William Bridge – 1648

A Lifting Up of the Downcast, “Why Art Thou Cast Down Oh My Soul?” Though remaining sin causes grief and humiliation, we are not to despair because of it. 36 more words

Jewish Burial Traditions

An excerpt from the book, Spirits of the Bayou: Sanctuaries, Cemeteries and Hauntings

Walking through the stones reading the epitaphs, you become one with the hallowed ground. 1,117 more words

Louisiana Cemeteries Trail

C. S. Lewis on Psalm 19

I take this to be the greatest poem in the Psalter and one of the greatest lyrics in the world.  Most readers will remember its structure: six verses about Nature, five about the Law, and four of personal prayer.  254 more words

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A Note on Meditation

Meditation in the Word well-worth self-denial and care on the part of the Christian.  I.  Without meditation, reading is a waste of time and an indignity offered to the Word.  120 more words

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