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But it is good for me to draw near to God… Psalm 73:28a

Psalm 128 – Part 2

author Posted by: Mike on date Apr 26th, 2004 | filed Filed under: Bible Study, Marriage, Parenting

“Happy shalt thou be, and it shall be well with thee.”

This excerpt from Psalm 128 describes something that everyone desires. That is, to be happy and well. In Part 1, we looked at some of the blessings that God gives to those that fear Him and walk in His ways. Contentment is one of these blessings. Your wife is another blessing that God promises. Read more »

Psalm 128 – Part 1

author Posted by: Mike on date Mar 7th, 2004 | filed Filed under: Bible Study

I believe that every father wants to sit down in his old age and look back on his life with satisfaction. Satisfaction that he has accomplished something truly valuable. Why is it, that so many men go through a mid-life crisis when they pass the milestone of turning 40? Could it be, that at the “half-way point” in life, they look back and are disappointed with what they really have accomplished? Is it, that their youth has passed them by? It is hard to get past comparisons with other “successful” men. Or perhaps, it has been a life spent on vain pleasures that have no lasting value. Proverbs 1:7 points us toward the answer. The fear of the LORD is the beginning of knowledge: but fools despise wisdom and instruction. (KJV)

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