Blog Posts from March 2015

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Psalm 84. Being Close to God

by slpcenglish

29 March–4 April 2015. Psalm 84 (click to read). Psalm 84 is a famous song that was sung by Jewish pilgrims making their yearly journey to worship at the temple in Jerusalem. On the one hand it is a beautiful hymn that describes how wonderful the temple is, and the joy of the pilgrims as […]

Psalm 78:1–39. What are our faith stories?

by slpcenglish

22–28 March 2015. Psalm 78:1–39 (click to read). One of the most important things we do in the church is to share the stories of our faith with each another. In these stories, we share our experiences with God, the way that God has acted in our lives, the way God has touched and changed our lives. […]

Psalm 71. God is our hope!

by slpcenglish

15–21 March 2015. Psalm 71 (click to read). Have you ever noticed how companies give different levels of service to different people? If you have been a long-time customer, many companies treat you differently. They treat you better for your loyalty. Sadly, sometimes people think that God acts in the same way: that he gives […]

Psalm 65. Let the Whole Earth Praise God!

by slpcenglish

8–14 March 2015. Psalm 65 (Click to read). Psalm 65 is a great hymn of praise and thanksgiving, not only for what God does in our own lives, but for what God does in society and the world. God’s love shows itself in our own lives, but it also stretches out, flows out into the […]

Psalm 58. An End to Corruption

by slpcenglish

1–7 March 2015. Psalm 58 (Click to read). Psalm 58 talks about a topic we know well in Taiwan: corruption. In verses 1–5, the writer begins by describing problems that are so familiar to us. Rulers, he says, are supposed to create justice, fairness, and a good life for everyone. That’s the same expectation we […]