Category Archives: Musings on Scripture

Righteousness, Peace and Joy

‘The kingdom of God is righteousness, peace and joy in the Holy Spirit.’ (Romans 14:17) True joy is dancing peace; real peace is joy at rest; God’s righteousness, the root that blossoms into peace and seed-filled joy as fruit. Kingdom … Continue reading

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Enthronement Processional

ENTHRONEMENT PROCESSIONAL (Psalm 68:0) I. Assembling – Victory Shout (Psalm 68: 1-3) Let God . . . rise . . . up! May his foes be scattered! Yes! may all who hate him flee his awesome presence. May your gusts … Continue reading

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Psalm 24 (musical version)

Psalm 24:0 (musical version) 1. YHWH’s is the earth and all that fills it, all of the humans who dwell therein. 2. He has laid its foundation upon the seas, planted it firm on ocean’s swell. 3. But. . . … Continue reading

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King David’s Song of Ultimate Victory (2 Samuel 22; Psalm 18)

King David’s Song of Ultimate Victory (2 Samuel 22:0 Psalm 18:0) I love you, YHWH, my shield and deliverer (Psalm 18:1-6) YHWH I love you, you are my Strength. YHWH’s my Rock of Defence … and Deliverer; my Rock-God’s my … Continue reading

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Innocence Lost, Integrity Found

1. Youthful Innocence Lonesome lad in the free outdoors, bright-eyed boy of the grand outback, worldly-wise beyond his mere beardless, fresh-complexioned years – innocence clearly beaming forth from eyes alert at all times to: a straying lamb, a limping ewe, … Continue reading

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Heaven’s History-Making Worship

 HEAVEN’S HISTORY-MAKING WORSHIP (Experienced in Four Dramatic Apocalyptic Visions) ACT I: The Drama of the Seven-Sealed Scroll Scene 1: Worship of the Creator – Who ‘was’ (Revelation 4:1-11) As I looked in my vision I presently saw the portal to … Continue reading

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Oh! Visit Us Again! (Habakkuk 3:0)

(Habakkuk 3:0) I. Its Setting (Habakkuk 2:20 – 3:1) YHWH sits enthroned within his home beyond; let earth’s inhabitants pause – hold their breath – in silent, awesome wonder before His Majesty. Your spokesman Habakkuk responds in such a way … Continue reading

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Deborah’s Song of Triumph

When the princes of Israel take the lead, when the people willingly offer themselves, Yahweh, the Lord, be praised! Listen, you rulers! Hear this, you kings! I will sing to the Lord, I will sing; music will make to Israel’s … Continue reading

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Cameos of Biblical Poetry

ADAM ‘S SURPRISE At last! Bone of my bone, flesh of my flesh. Call her man-ess because out of the man she was brought forth. (Genesis 2:23) YAHWEH’S CREATION COVENANT World without end, seedtimes and harvests, cold seasons, hot seasons, … Continue reading

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Balaam’s Seven Oracles

Narrative and Utterances from Numbers 22:0; 24:0 1. The King of Moab Hires Balaam the Soothsayer to Curse Israel (Numbers 22:2-40) Israel, camped on the borders of Moab on the eastern banks of Jordan across from Jericho, had geared themselves … Continue reading

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Appointment with Destiny

Come, meet my uninvited guest: though who he is I did not know, this first-time visitor portrayed with swift brush strokes the full array of my repeated blundering. I traced too long life’s high-hedged maze, burst through its several hopeful … Continue reading

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An Inextinguishable Blaze

A s fell from heaven on Israel’s sacred site F ree, Self-ignited, all-consuming Fire, I n tabernacle, temple, Carmel’s height, R ained Pentecostal tongues of God-desire, E rupting fervent mysteries of praise – I ncense to God, but sinners’ conscience … Continue reading

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A Second Touch

He’s in the fishing port again. Once he trod the raging sea part-way toward Bethsaida’s shore, spooking the crew in dark pre-dawn, until he called above the storm: ‘Don’t panic, guys, it’s only me!’ But on this calmer voyage here … Continue reading

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