Good Life Journal – Psalm 128

Scripture: [1] Blessed is everyone who fears the Lord, who walks in his ways!   Observation: The psalmist doesn’t leave it at “Blessed is everyone”.  There is a qualifier.  He emphasizes that those who fear him and walk in his ways are the ones who are blessed. ...

Good Life Journal – Psalm 126-127

Journal Ps 126-127 (all references are from the ESV; changes in punctuation are mine)   Scripture:   “When the Lord restored the fortunes of Zion we were like those who dream.   Then our mouth was filled with laughter and our tongue with shouts of joy; then they...

Good Life Journal – Psalm 125

Scripture Psalm 125:1 – Those who trust in the Lord are like Mount Zion, which cannot be moved, but abides forever. Observation The Psalmist is encouraging the people of Israel to place their trust in the Lord.  Trust is the Lord in like being protected by mighty...

Good Life Journal – Philemon

Journal Philemon (all references are from the ESV; changes in punctuation are mine)   Scripture:   “To Philemon our beloved fellow worker and Apphia our sister and Archippus our fellow soldier and the church in your house:  Grace to you and peace from God our Father...

Good Life Journal – Psalm 120-121

Scripture:   “In my distress I called to the Lord and He answered me. Deliver me, O Lord, from lying lips; from a deceitful tongue.”  Psalm 120:1-2 “I lift up my eyes to the hills.  From where does my help come?  My help comes from the Lord who made heaven and...
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