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Tuesday, August 13, 2013


Read Psalm 78.  There is no way in this space that we can adequately plumb the depths of what is going on in this Psalm.  I have written briefly about some elements here, here, and here.
When we come before God what is the attitude of our heart?  Thoughts at DTTB.
Focus on 17 – 20 for a minute.  Note how Asaph describes the attitude of the people:
They continued to Sin against Him – then Asaph itemizes how that played out in Israel.  In their heart they put God to the test.  How? By asking according to their desire:
  • Can God prepare…
  • Can He give…
  • Will He provide…
They did not trust.  They demanded.  The result is all over this Psalm and it is succinctly summarized in Psalm 106:13 – 15.

In Romans 15:4 Paul tells us that this was written for our instruction.  It would be very wise to pay attention.