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  • 2010 Dec 04

Absolute Reliance

today's reading.
Psalm 83:1-18    O God, do not keep silence; do not hold your peace or be still, O God...
Psalms 83

Psalms 83think about it.
What is the psalmist's complaint (83:1-8)? What does he ask of God (83:98-18)? What encouragement does this give you when you're faced with those who oppose you?

the blog.
Psalm 83 is a crying out to God for action and justice. The psalmist, Asaph, lays out all the evidence, the offenses against God, of the surrounding nations and peoples. Then he boldly asks God, in a variety of ways, to intervene and handle the situation. Now I applaud Asaph's example here because so many times our initial response is to try and deal with wrongdoing or problems ourselves. Not the case here.

So how do we get to the point where we turn our difficulties and problems over to God no matter what? What's it going to take for us to absolutely trust that He will handle it? Tami W 

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