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Missiology Through Scripture – Psalm 77:14

“You are the God who works wonders; you have made known your might among the peoples.” – Psalm 77:14 Our God is a wonderous God who acts outside of science and time. His miracles are beyond our comprehension and explanation. His creation is not capable of describing the Creator or his works. Yet, he is […]

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Missiology Through Scripture – Psalm 73:28

“But for me it is good to be near God; I have made the Lord God my refuge, that I may tell of all your works.” – Psalm 73:28 This is one of the twelve Psalms of Asaph. It is a wisdom psalm where the author extols the benefits of following God. Certainly, it is […]

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Missiology Through Scripture – Psalm 72:17

“May his name endure forever, his fame continue as long as the sun! May people be blessed in him, all nations call him blessed!” – Psalm 72:17 This verse references back to the promise to Abraham (Gen 12:2-3). Here the psalmist is referring to a specific offspring enduring forever. It is the foretold Messiah whose […]

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Missiology Through Scripture – Psalm 72:11

“May all kings fall down before him, all nations serve him!” – Psalm 72:11 Christ has not come to serve only the lofty, but also the lowly. Every king and every leader is put in place by God, and is also a servant of the Lord. We don’t have to like our leaders, nor do […]

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Missiology Through Scripture – Psalm 72:9

“May desert tribes bow down before him, and his enemies lick the dust!” – Psalm 72:9 The first part of this psalm talks of the prosperity of king Solomon, but it goes on to reference the anticipation of another king, the forthcoming Messiah. It proclaims the residents of the Horn of Africa and the Arabian […]

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Missiology Through Scripture – Psalm 71:24

“And my tongue will talk of your righteous help all the day long, for they have been put to shame and disappointed who sought to do me hurt.” – Psalm 71:24 This is a rare psalm in that it has no title. This song of lament is concerned with old age and of the daily […]

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Missiology Through Scripture – Psalm 68:32

“O kingdoms of the earth, sing to God; sing praises to the Lord, Selah” – Psalm 68:32 In this Davidic psalm Israel is praising God for his protection and provision. The focus is on God’s faithfulness to Israel and a recognition of his great majesty. The psalm does not, however, stop at Israel. The psalm […]

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