Do Not Forsake Me! | Psalm 119:8

I will keep your statutes;do not utterly forsake me! Psalm 119:8 ESV This verse concludes the first stanza of Psalm 119 in which every verse begins with the Hebrew letter, aleph. It immediately also concludes the two part pledge of action that began in verse 7, but it further parallels verse 4, which began his …

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The LORD Surrounds His People | Psalm 125

Those who trust in the Lord are like Mount Zion, Which cannot be moved, but abides forever. As the mountains surround Jerusalem, so the Lord surrounds his people, from this time forth and forevermore. For the scepter of wickedness shall not rest on the land allotted to the righteous, lest the righteous stretch out their …

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a thought on repentance, obedience, & the Law

I've wrestled with this question a lot. Though I was saved at an early age, I didn't fully understand the gospel (especially the eternal security of believers) until I was in college. As a kid, I truly wanted to live a Christ-like life, I knew I was a sinner, and I believed that Christ died …

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a thought on eternal security & saltless salt

In Jesus’ Sermon on the Mount, He boldly proclaims that His followers are the salt of the earth and the light of the world. These are tremendous claims, but I want to focus for the moment upon Jesus’ warning about salt losing its taste. Christ warns that if salt is no longer salty then it …

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