Thank you, Asaph!

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Psalms 73    Truly God is good to Israel, to those who are pure in heart...

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I found Asaph's words refreshing because he was so real in telling us about his struggles and the things he felt and thought. As he starts, his attitude is kind of "woe is me, life isn't fair, I've been dealt a bad hand" (I can relate because I've certainly been there). But then, Asaph comes to his senses. I love these words: "I was brutish and ignorant. I was like a beast toward you" (vs.22); "God is the strength of my heart and my portion forever" (vs. 25); and "But for me it is good to be near to God" (vs. 28). Thank you, Asaph for that much needed reminder!

So what from Asaph's words pressed on your heart today? What role does being in God's Word play in being "near to God"? Tami W.

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