His Time – Scripture Studies: Psalm 37, Proverbs 9, Reading from C.F.W. Walther

1. Meditation on the Day’s Psalm

Psalm 37Rev. Jonathan Fisk gives a meditation on the Psalm of the Day, Psalm 37:25-29.

 

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Psalm 37:25-29

25 I have been young, and now am old,
    yet I have not seen the righteous forsaken
    or his children begging for bread.
26 He is ever lending generously,
    and his children become a blessing.

27 Turn away from evil and do good;
    so shall you dwell forever.
28 For the Lord loves justice;
    he will not forsake his saints.
They are preserved forever,
    but the children of the wicked shall be cut off.
29 The righteous shall inherit the land
    and dwell upon it forever.

English Standard Version (ESV)The Holy Bible, English Standard Version. ESV® Permanent Text Edition® (2016). Copyright © 2001 by Crossway Bibles, a publishing ministry of Good News Publishers.

2. Meditation on Proverbs

Rev. Jonathan Fisk gives a meditation on Proverbs 9:7-12.

 

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Proverbs 9:7-12

Whoever corrects a scoffer gets himself abuse,
    and he who reproves a wicked man incurs injury.
Do not reprove a scoffer, or he will hate you;
    reprove a wise man, and he will love you.
Give instruction[a] to a wise man, and he will be still wiser;
    teach a righteous man, and he will increase in learning.
10 The fear of the Lord is the beginning of wisdom,
    and the knowledge of the Holy One is insight.
11 For by me your days will be multiplied,
    and years will be added to your life.
12 If you are wise, you are wise for yourself;
    if you scoff, you alone will bear it.

Footnotes:

  1. Proverbs 9:9 Hebrew lacks instruction
English Standard Version (ESV)The Holy Bible, English Standard Version. ESV® Permanent Text Edition® (2016). Copyright © 2001 by Crossway Bibles, a publishing ministry of Good News Publishers.

3. Reading from “The Church and the Office of the Ministry” by C.F.W. Walther

Rev. Jonathan Fisk reads from The Church and the Office of the Ministry by C.F.W. Walther and meditates on the reading. Find your copy at cph.org.

 

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