Powered by 4 - Jan. 15, 2011

 

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today's reading.
Psalm 94:1-11 O LORD, God of vengeance, O God of vengeance, shine forth...
Psalms 94:1-11

Psalms 94:1-11think about it.
How does this psalm first describe God and His actions (94:1-7)? What brings wisdom into your life? How does knowing that God sees and hears and acts help you face the day?

the blog.
Have you ever noticed how when life's not going our way, many times we have this tendency to focus, more than usual, on us and our circumstances? We seem to zero in on how we've been wronged or hurt and we want whatever our situation is to get taken care of. That's kind of the feel I got from the psalmist as he starts out in Psalm 94…but as he lets off some steam, his attitude and mindset change. And by the time we get to verse 8 the focus shifts. The psalmist is now looking at and directing our attention toward God, reminding us of His greatness, control and sovereignty. I love these words, "He who teaches man knowledge--the Lord--knows the thoughts of man, that they are but a breath" (vs.10-11).

So what do verses 8-11 tell us about God? How can we draw on and use these verses the next time we're in a tough situation? Tami W. 

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