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Good Life Journal - Psalms 137-138

Scripture: Psalm 137:4-6 v4 - How shall we sing the Lord's song in a foreign land? v5 - If I forget you, O Jerusalem, let my right hand forget its skill! v6 - Let my tongue stick to the roof of my mouth, if I do not remember you, if I do not set Jerusalem above my highest joy! Observation: How can one sing and worship God in a season of drought? How can be in a place...

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Good Life Journal - Psalms 139-140

Scripture: Psalm 139:23 Search me, O God, and know my heart; test me and know my anxious thoughts. Observation: After prayer against the evil who oppose God, the psalmist turns to himself and asks God to examine him. The psalmist wants God to know his heart, where his intentions and direction are revealed. He wants to be tested to show he is unwavering even during tria...

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Good Life Journal - Psalms 141-143

Scripture: "Set a guard, O LORD, over my mouth; keep watch over the door of my lips! Do not let my heart incline to any evil, to busy myself with wicked deeds" (Psalm 141:3-4a ESV) and "Let a righteous man strike meit is a kindness; let him rebuke meit is oil for my head; let my head not refuse it."(Psalm 141:5a ESV) and "With my voice I cry out to the LORD; with my voice...

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Good Life Journal - Psalms 133-136

Scripture: Psalm 133:1Behold, how good and pleasant it iswhen brothers dwell in unity! Observation: The psalmist compares the unity of brothers to oil on the head or refreshing dew. Unity is good, pleasant and brings peace. Application: As a parent I get this. There is nothing that gets under my skin more than when my kids don't get along. It is so frustrating. I ofte...

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Good Life Journal - Psalms 144-146

Scripture: Psalm 144:3-4 O Lord, what is man that you regard him, or the son of man that you think of him? Man is like a breath; his days are like a passing shadow. Observation: The psalmist asks a significant question. Why does God even take time to concern himself with man? Man is finite and God is infinite. The answer is found throughout scripture. Not that man has d...

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Good Life Journal - Psalms 147-148

Scripture: Vs 1 - "Praise the Lord!"Vs 4 - "He determines the numbers of stars;He gives to all of them their names."Vs 11 - "the Lord takes pleasure in those who fear him, and those who hope in his steadfast love."Vs 16 - "He scatters frost like ashes." Observation: God is worthy of praise!God is sovereign over everything we can see or not see.He is in control of things...

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Good Life Journal - Revelation 22

Scripture: Revelation 22:20 He who testifies to these things says, "Surely I am coming soon." Amen. Come, Lord Jesus! Observation: As The book of Revelation closes we are left with these final words, "Surely I am coming soon." These are directly from the mouth of Jesus Himself. After hearing how the world will pass away and mankind will be judged, we are reminded that J...

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Good Life Journal - Revelation 22

Scripture: Verse 6: And he said to me, "These words are trustworthy and true. And the Lord, the God of the spirits of the prophets, has sent his angel to show his servants what must soon take place." Observation: The entire book of Revelation is a true story of God's revenge and judgment. The last chapter first describes a very peaceful place and then goes on to say the...

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Good Life Journal - Revelation 20

Scripture: v2: "He seized the dragon, that ancient serpent, who is the devil, or Satan and bound him for a thousand years" Observation: John in this chapter accounts for us two fates. We see the defeat and judgement of Satan, and we have the judgement of the dead. Both of these are scary and reassuring at the same time. Scary because of the awesome power of God. God's p...

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Good Life Journal - Revelation 19

Scripture: And the angel said to me, "Write this: Blessed are those who are invited to the marriage supper of the Lamb." And he said to me, "These are the true words of God." Then I fell down at his feet to worship him, but he said to me, "You must not do that! I am a fellow servant with you and your brothers who hold to the testimony of Jesus. Worship God." For the testi...

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