Thoughts by Randall Stapleton
  • August 11, 2021

    I cried out to God with my voice—To God with my voice; and He gave ear to me. In the day of my trouble I ...

    I cried out to God with my voice—To God with my voice; and He gave ear to me. In the day of my trouble I sought the Lord; My hand was stretched out in the night without ceasing; My soul refused to be ...

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  • August 10, 2021

    In Judah God is known; his name is great in Israel. His abode has been established in Salem, his dwelling ...

    In Judah God is known; his name is great in Israel. His abode has been established in Salem, his dwelling place in Zion. There he broke the flashing arrows, the shield, the sword, and the weapons of w ...

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  • August 9, 2021

    For I would have you know, brothers, that the gospel that was preached by me is not man's gospel (not acc ...

    For I would have you know, brothers, that the gospel that was preached by me is not man's gospel (not according to man). For I did not receive it from any man, nor was I taught it, but I received it t ...

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  • August 6, 2021

    We give thanks to you, O God; we give thanks, for your name is near. We recount your wondrous deeds. “At ...

    We give thanks to you, O God; we give thanks, for your name is near. We recount your wondrous deeds. “At the set time that I appoint I will judge with equity. When the earth totters, and all its inhab ...

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  • August 5, 2021

    O God, why do you cast us off forever? Why does your anger smoke against the sheep of your pasture? Remem ...

    O God, why do you cast us off forever? Why does your anger smoke against the sheep of your pasture? Remember your congregation, which you have purchased of old, which you have redeemed to be the tribe ...

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  • August 4, 2021

    Truly God is good to Israel, to those who are pure in heart. But as for me, my feet had almost stumbled, ...

    Truly God is good to Israel, to those who are pure in heart. But as for me, my feet had almost stumbled, my steps had nearly slipped. For I was envious of the arrogant when I saw the prosperity of the ...

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  • August 3, 2021

    Rejoice always, pray without ceasing, give thanks in all circumstances; for this is the will of God in Ch ...

    Rejoice always, pray without ceasing, give thanks in all circumstances; for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus for you. (1 Thessalonians 5:16-18) If we pursue happiness based on what “happens” to ...

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  • August 2, 2021

    Blessed be the LORD, the God of Israel, who alone does wondrous things. Blessed be his glorious name fore ...

    Blessed be the LORD, the God of Israel, who alone does wondrous things. Blessed be his glorious name forever; may the whole earth be filled with his glory! Amen and Amen! The prayers of David, the son ...

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  • July 30, 2021

    Give the king your justice, O God, and your righteousness to the royal son! May he judge your people with ...

    Give the king your justice, O God, and your righteousness to the royal son! May he judge your people with righteousness, and your poor with justice! Let the mountains bear prosperity for the people, a ...

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  • July 29, 2021

    In you, O LORD, do I take refuge; let me never be put to shame! In your righteousness deliver me and resc ...

    In you, O LORD, do I take refuge; let me never be put to shame! In your righteousness deliver me and rescue me; incline your ear to me, and save me! Be to me a rock of refuge, to which I may continual ...

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