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An encouragement on Mother's Day!

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But I have God!

A psalm of David that expresses trust in God’s loyal love;
Barry, J. D., Mangum, D., Brown, D. R., Heiser, M. S., Custis, M., Ritzema, E., … Bomar, D. (2012, 2016). Faithlife Study Bible (). Bellingham, WA: Lexham Press.
Barry, J. D., Mangum, D., Brown, D. R., Heiser, M. S., Custis, M., Ritzema, E., … Bomar, D. (2012, 2016). Faithlife Study Bible (). Bellingham, WA: Lexham Press.
written for choir director - Jeduthun. Member of the Levitical family of Merar who, along with Asaph and Heman, presided over the music in the sanctuary in David’s reign (; )
Elwell, W. A., & Beitzel, B. J. (1988). Jeduthun. In Baker encyclopedia of the Bible (Vol. 2, p. 1099). Grand Rapids, MI: Baker Book House.
Elwell, W. A., & Beitzel, B. J. (1988). Jeduthun. In Baker encyclopedia of the Bible (Vol. 2, p. 1099). Grand Rapids, MI: Baker Book House.
Sometimes today can become a day of the have's and the have not's. But I want to encourage you today with just one statement: "But I have God!"
Sometimes today can become a day of the have's and the have not's. But I want to encourage you today with just one statement: "But I have God!"
Quick breakdown of this Psalm:
Quick breakdown of this Psalm:
1. The Psalmist starts by asserting his trust and confidence in God (vv. 1 - 2)
1. The Psalmist starts by asserting his trust and confidence in God (vv. 1 - 2)
2. Then he looks at how his enemies are trying to defeat him (vv.3-4)
3. He goes back to asserting confidence in God and for others to do it too. (vv.5-8)
4. Next he goes back to asserting confidence in God by comparison to weaker things that people tend to put their trust in (other people, riches) (vv.9-10)
(vv.9-10)
5. (vv. 11-12) Ends with a look at the promises of God. The psalmist uses a numerical saying—a literary device common in Wisdom Literature—as he looks to God’s promises. (from Faithlife Study Bible)
6. What are the promises of God?
a. That his love will always be for our very best.
b. And you can rest that whatever a man sows, he shall reap.
Barry, J. D., Mangum, D., Brown, D. R., Heiser, M. S., Custis, M., Ritzema, E., … Bomar, D. (2012, 2016). Faithlife Study Bible (). Bellingham, WA: Lexham Press.
Barry, J. D., Mangum, D., Brown, D. R., Heiser, M. S., Custis, M., Ritzema, E., … Bomar, D. (2012, 2016). Faithlife Study Bible (). Bellingham, WA: Lexham Press.
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