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Psalm 21 Devotion: The Splendor of the King

King David, also psalmist for Psalm 21, is a beloved king of Israel.  Psalm 21 reads like it is written from David’s perspective, as it truly is.  David rejoices in the strength of the Lord and in his battle victories.  David is great blessed.  David wears the crown.  David is exalted to splendor and majesty.  David trusts in the Lord.  But, partway through the Psalm, we develop the sense that David isn’t really talking about himself here.  David is also talking about the One that is to come, the One that Israel waits for, the Messiah. 

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Psalm 20 Devotion: A Blessing

For children of Abraham, I am not sure we speak enough words of God’s blessing over one another.  A positive word spoken into someone’s life can be powerful and effective.  However, a blessing in the name of God has the power to remind us at that very moment in whom we follow and trust. 

Turkey and the Kingdom Economy

Thanksgiving is the language of heaven, and we had better start to learn it if we are not to be mere dumb aliens there. ~ A. J. Gossip, Professor of Christian Ethics and Practical Theology at the University of Glasgow When I first met my husband, we were in seminary, which made for many precarious…