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Peace, be still: Learning Psalm 131 by Heart

Author: Date: January 01, 2002

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Psalm 131 is holy eavesdropping on the thought processes of a man at peace inside. 131:1 reveals how our proud self-will is our biggest problems, and causes the noisy static inside. 131:2 describes the process by which we become quiet and composed, and vividly likens it to the weaning of a child. 131:3 gives the reason for quiet in compact form. Examines a series of particulars, “ladders to nowhere” that pride erects: achievement, acquisition, appetite, and avoidance. Shows how Jesus reconfigures our inner mindset to become like His own.

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