A Devotional Reading

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In my devotional reading this morning, I came across these words from Asaph in Psalm 73, and also these words from Paul in Philippians. No commentary here, just sharing the Word of God. May it bring you peace, comfort, and great joy today.

Psalm

When my soul was embittered, when I pricked in heart, I was stupid and ignorant; I was like a brute beast toward you.

Nevertheless I am continually with you; you hold my right hand.

You guide me with your counsel, and afterward you will receive me with honor.

Whom have I in heaven but you? And there is nothing on earth that I desire other than you.

My flesh and my heart may fail, but God is the strength of my heart and my portion forever.

Indeed those who are far from you will perish; you put an end to those who are false to you.

But for me it is good to be near God; I have made the Lord God my refuge, to tell of all your works.

Philippians

Rejoice in the Lord always; again I will say, Rejoice. Let your gentleness be known to everyone. The Lord is near. Do not worry about anything, but in everything by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known to God. And the peace of God, which surpasses all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus.

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