ForeWords

Third Sunday in Lent
Exodus 20:1-17, Psalm 19, 1 Corinthians 1:18-25, John 2:13-22

Sometimes the best way to read the Psalms is to do it out loud. And with this week’s psalm, notice how it breaks down into three distinct parts: [1] to celebrate God’s creation; [2] to recognize the worth and power of God’s torah (teaching, instruction, commands, law); and [3] to recognize the need for repentance and forgiveness.

The heavens are telling the glory of God; and the firmament proclaims his handiwork. Day to day pours forth speech, and night to night declares knowledge. There is no speech, nor are there words; their voice is not heard; yet their voice goes out through all the earth, and their words to the end of the world. In the heavens he has set a tent for the sun, which comes out like a bridegroom from his wedding…

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  1. Rich Brown says:

    Paul: Thanks for reblogging my post.
    Rich

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