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My Hope is in You

April 20, 2016

Psalm 39:4-7

Lord, make me to know my end,
And what is the measure of my days,
That I may know how frail I am.
Indeed, You have made my days as handbreadths,
And my age is as nothing before You;
Certainly every man at his best state is but vapor. Selah
Surely every man walks about like a shadow;
Surely they busy themselves in vain;
He heaps up riches,
And does not know who will gather them.

“And now, Lord, what do I wait for?
My hope is in You.

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Good Morning men.

This Psalm really spoke to me this morning and struck familiar chords in my heart. I want to share a passage from Dr. J Vernon McGee’s commentary on this Psalm.

Thru the Bible, with J. Vernon McGee, pg. 742:

That is, enable me to so live that my life will cause men and women to think on eternity. Enable me to live a life that will not turn folk away from God but draw them to Him. We hear a lot today about personal witnessing, but what about the testimony of our lives? Are people turning to God because of the way we are living, or are they turning away from God? I am confident that our lives are doing one or the other.

 Men I think many parts of that passage could be turned into a prayer. If your heart desires to live this way for Jesus, I encourage you to keep praying and asking God to move in your life. To conform you into His image, and be holy because He is holy.

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