Category Archives: wealth

Left Without House or Harbor

A prophecy against Tyre: Wail, you ships of Tarshish! For Tyre is destroyed and left without house or harbor. From the land of Cyprus word has come to them.   Be silent, you people of the island and you merchants of … Continue reading

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Water Holes

In that day the Lord will whistle for flies from the Nile delta in Egypt and for bees from the land of Assyria. They will all come and settle in the steep ravines and in the crevices in the rocks, … Continue reading

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Reservoirs

I said to myself, “Come now, I will test you with pleasure to find out what is good.” But that also proved to be meaningless. “Laughter,” I said, “is madness. And what does pleasure accomplish?” I tried cheering myself with … Continue reading

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Quiet Waters

This verse suggests the road to true soul refreshment comes only after 1) recognizing and following the shepherd; 2) allowing the shepherd to provide for our needs so that we “lack nothing”; 3) accepting the shepherd’s direction to “lie down in green pastures”; and 4) trusting the Shepherd to provide the quiet water we need when we need it. Continue reading

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Tehillim- Mirror Ponds

Blessed is the one who does not walk in step with the wicked or stand in the way that sinners take or sit in the company of mockers,   but whose delight is in the law of the Lord , and … Continue reading

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Sources of the River

There is a mine for silver and a place where gold is refined.   Iron is taken from the earth, and copper is smelted from ore.   Mortals put an end to the darkness; they search out the farthest recesses for ore … Continue reading

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Flood Insurance

Here is the fate God allots to the wicked, the heritage a ruthless man receives from the Almighty:   However many his children, their fate is the sword; his offspring will never have enough to eat.   The plague will bury those … Continue reading

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