Biblical Truths of Daily Living

Who will have all men to be saved, and to come unto the knowledge of the truth. I Timothy 2:4, KJV

on November 6, 2012

Another person’s thoughts about God’s blessings, praising God and singing and making melody to the Lord.

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Psalm 103:2 Praise the LORD, O my soul,
and forget not all his benefits–

I like the way the Japanese expresses this verse: “Don’t forget a single one of the good things the Lord has done for us.” David shows a real understanding of human nature here. Logically speaking, why would we forget the good things God does for us? However, we human beings are not logical! We tend to forget the good, and/or take it for granted. Then, we turn around and demand more! David gives quite a litany of God’s blessings in this Psalm, and he starts and ends it by commanding his soul to praise God. That’s an excellent remedy to our forgetfulness! David’s use of “soul,” and his addressing his soul as a separate entity, is very interesting. Throughout the Bible we have references to spirit, soul, and flesh (body), and they don’t always seem to…

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