I Give Myself to Prayer

Reading the Word Psalm 109:1–5 (ESV) 1 Be not silent, O God of my praise! 2 For wicked and deceitful mouths are opened against me, speaking against me with lying tongues. 3 They encircle me with words of hate, and attack me without cause. 4 In return for my love they accuse me, but I give myself to prayer. 5 So they reward me evil for good, and hatred for my love. Understanding and Applying the Word Here, we once again read a psalm of David. In these opening verses, David’s enemies are speaking against him with lies and words … Continue reading I Give Myself to Prayer

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No Evil Shall Befall You

  Reading the Word Psalm 91:5–13 (ESV) 5 You will not fear the terror of the night, nor the arrow that flies by day, 6 nor the pestilence that stalks in darkness, nor the destruction that wastes at noonday. 7 A thousand may fall at your side, ten thousand at your right hand, but it will not come near you. 8 You will only look with your eyes and see the recompense of the wicked. 9 Because you have made the Lord your dwelling place— the Most High, who is my refuge— 10 no evil shall be allowed to befall … Continue reading No Evil Shall Befall You

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Give It to the Lord

Shaped by the Word is a daily Bible-reading devotional. I do not publish devotional content on Sundays, but I do include a suggested reading from Scripture. You can follow along as we read through the Book of Psalms in 2018 by subscribing to this page. Thanks for reading! Reading the Word Psalm 83:9–13 (ESV) 9 Do to them as you did to Midian, as to Sisera and Jabin at the river Kishon, 10 who were destroyed at En-dor, who became dung for the ground. 11 Make their nobles like Oreb and Zeeb, all their princes like Zebah and Zalmunna, 12 … Continue reading Give It to the Lord

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