Category Archives: Studies in Psalm 139

281. The Incredible Rescue of Footballers in Thailand. A Prayer-Answering God. Some Thoughts On Psalm 139.

What do you do about a world increasingly getting into chaos? For example, you have climate and other scientists disagreeing violently with each other over the place of carbon dioxide in so-called global warming. That may be understandable but the … Continue reading

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216. “HOW TO REALLY FORGIVE ANOTHER PERSON.” (8th in series of 10.) Some Suggested Steps For Doing So

In the previous articles  we have looked at what the Bible has to say about forgiveness. We have seen in Jesus’ teaching on the subject in Matthew 18 that there are three main elements to forgiveness. i) A decision to … Continue reading

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146. Praying To Bring About A Better World. Psalm 139:23-24

What a different world it would be! If world and church leaders had prayed sincerely “Search me O God!” This is the prayer of King David at the end of Psalm 139. In recent blogs we have looked at this … Continue reading

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145. Applying The Truths Of Psalm 139 In Counselling Situations. Series No.7 of 7

What the young woman said alarmed me. I had not met her before. As she sat down at the beginning of a time of Prayer Ministry with me she said simply, “I’ve come to be healed from my counselling!” A … Continue reading

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144. Using The Truths Of Psalm 139 In Counselling Situations. Series No.6 of 7

As we have seen in previous blogs, this Psalm has a wonderful outline of many of the attributes of YHWH, the Judeo–Christian God. We have seen these attributes in verses 1 to 6, the Omniscience of God. (He knows all … Continue reading

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143. A Prayer Of Openness To God. Psalm 139:23-24. Series No.5 of 7

“I’m so glad that when I asked the Lord to search my life that He did it with a candle and not a searchlight!” That was the way one person put it. She had prayed the prayer of openness to … Continue reading

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142. The Omnipotent God. He Can Do All Things. He Made Us. Psalm 139:13‑18. Series No.4 of 7

What does it mean for God to be described as “Omnipotent.” A simple definition could be “He can do all things.” That is true provided we remember that He cannot act contrary to His nature. Paul wrote in 2 Tim … Continue reading

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141. The God Who Is Present Everywhere. Psalm 139:7-12. Series No.3 of 7

In this series on Psalm 139 we come to the second of the attributes of God that David deals with in this Psalm. The first attribute we looked at in the previous article described in verses 1 to 6 was … Continue reading

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140. God Knows Everything About You And Still Loves You. Psalm 139:1-6. Series No.2 of 7

“You can’t hide from God!” These words may make some people feel that their personal space has been invaded. Others may feel that if the words are true then they cannot ever be completely free. On the other hand there … Continue reading

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139. An Outline of Psalm 139. The Character Of The God Who Knows, Loves And Cares. Series No.1 of 7

In this 139th article it would be a shame not to say something about that magnificent Psalm 139. In seminars in the past when we have taught on the Psalm, a lot of deep healing has taken place. The truths … Continue reading

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