Psalm 119 — A Psalm of Devotion to God

The 119th Psalm contains a range of sentiments, thoughts, emotions, states of mind. It speaks of affliction, of persecution, of trouble, anguish, sorrow and despondency, of pleading for relief and salvation, but also of hope, of rejoicing, of indignation towards evil, of assurance, of faith, of determination to resist evil and obey God, and of thanksgiving.

It seems to touch on almost the entire range of circumstances and emotions that a person of faith might experience over a lifetime. But the emphasis throughout the entire psalm is on a love of God’s word, seeking after it, and being faithful to it.

Discover some important lessons as we review the powerful words of Psalm 119.

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Why Did God Choose Israel — Part 2

Because of the faith of their forefathers God chose Israel. But not only for the sake of Israel. Through them the world was to have an example, and be blessed as well. Israel failed to be the example God desired, but God will ultimately bring salvation to the peoples of Israel and all nations as Scripture explains.

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Why Did God Choose Israel — Part 1?

God chose Israel to become a model nation because of the faithfulness of their forefathers. But he warned them that if they chose the path of rebellion and disobedience they would be dispossessed. What lessons can we learn from Israel’s example?

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Comment connaître l'avenir

People of various descriptions, shades of opinion and backgrounds have sought to predict the future, but are nearly always wrong. The Bible warns us about how not to go about trying to inquire into the future, and also how we may understand it.

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Comment avoir et conserver le Saint-Esprit

Comme l'indiquent les Écritures, le Saint-Esprit a été donné à l'Église de Dieu le jour de la Pentecôte, après la mort et la résurrection de Jésus-Christ.

"Lorsque le jour de la Pentecôte fut pleinement arrivé, ils étaient tous ensemble dans un même lieu. Et tout à coup, il vint du ciel un bruit, comme celui d'un vent violent et impétueux, qui remplit toute la maison où ils étaient assis. Puis il leur apparut des langues divisées, comme de feu, et il y en eut une sur chacun d'eux. Ils furent tous remplis du Saint-Esprit et se mirent à parler en d'autres langues [langues, car chaque auditeur entendait le message dans sa propre langue, verset 6], selon que l'Esprit leur donnait de s'exprimer" (Actes 2:1-4).

Il s'agissait manifestement d'une manifestation spéciale du Saint-Esprit, car le phénomène mentionné n'est pas typique de l'octroi du don du Saint-Esprit.

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