• Psalm 9:13 14that I may declare your praises in the gates of Daughter Zion, and   there rejoice in your salvation. Have you reflected upon the song, “Your love is extravagant,” by Christian Rock Band Casting Crowns? If you consider that the love of God is extravagant, rejoice and declare his pra... [read more]
  • Psalm 9:13 13 Lord, see how my enemies persecute me! Have mercy and lift me up from the gates of death.   Persecution menaces in hurtful oppression. Racists persecute minorities in skin color, religion or ethnicity. In school, new students or new transferees are harassed. In sports, rookie playe... [read more]
  • Psalm 9:12 12 For he who avenges blood remembers; he does not ignore the cries of the afflicted. It is narrated in Genesis 4:6-13, 6The Lord said to Cain, “Why are you angry? Why is your face downcast? 7If you do what is right, will you not be accepted? But if you do not do what is right, sin is... [read more]
  •  Psalm 9:11        11 Sing the praises of the Lord, enthroned in Zion; proclaim among the nations what he has done.         At the seminary graduation, the valedictorian proclaimed that the seminary produces graduates and prepared them for international ministry abroad. Coincidentally, most prof... [read more]
  •   Psalm 9:10 10Those who know your name trust in you, for you, Lord, have never forsaken those who seek you.          It narrated in Exodus 3:13-15, 13 Moses said to God, “Suppose I go to the Israelites and say to them, ‘The God of your fathers has sent me to you,’ and they ask me, ‘What is his ... [read more]
  • Psalm 9:3  3My enemies turn back; they stumble and perish before you.     Before the young man David defeated the giant Goliath who had been a warrior from his youth, he confidently declared in 1 Samuel 17:45-47, 45“You come against me with sword and spear and javelin, but I come against you in ... [read more]
  • Psalm 9:2 2 I will be glad and rejoice in you; I will sing praise to your name, O Most High.       There was a very talented basketball player. He was previously desired and sought-after player, and basketball coaches wanted him to be part of their team. He was a model to many young basketball e... [read more]
  • Psalm 9:1 1 I will give thanks to you, Lord, with all my heart; I will tell of all your wonderful deeds.              Seriously reflect on what the Lord Jesus Christ mandated in Luke 24:38-49, 38 He said to them, “Why are you troubled, and why do doubts rise in your minds? 39 Look at my hands an... [read more]
  •  Psalm 8:9 9 Lord, our Lord, how majestic is your name in all the earth!     A poem for his mother has become a Classic Hymn. This classic hymn “What a Friend We Have in Jesus” had been heard in traditional church services or during funeral services. H.L. Hastings published it in 1865, and gave ... [read more]
  • Psalm 8:7-8 7 all flocks and herds, and the animals of the wild, 8 the birds in the sky, and the fish in the sea, all that swim the paths of the seas. Few years ago, a friend invited me to fish, and we caught so much Striped Bass. As of this writing, I haven’t heard of Striped Bass caught where ... [read more]
  •  Psalm 8:5-6 5You made him a little lower than the heavenly beings and crowned him with glory and honor.  6You made him  ruler over the works of your hands; you put everything under his feet.   Farming was a livelihood of many townsfolk somewhere in the Northern Philippines. Sometime in 1970s, a... [read more]
  •   Psalm 8:3-4 3 When I consider your heavens, the work of your fingers, the moon and the stars, which you have set in place,     4 what is mankind that you are mindful of them, human beings that you care for them?                It narrated in 1 Samuel 23:1-5, 1When David was told, “Look, the Ph... [read more]
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