The Glory of the Blessed God as the Foundation of the Christian Life | La gloire du Dieu bienheureux en tant que fondement de la vie chrétienne

Passage Passage How joyful is the onewhose transgression is forgiven,whose sin is covered!How joyful is a person whomthe Lord does not charge with iniquityand in whose spirit is no deceit! When I kept silent, my bones became brittlefrom groaning all day long.For day and night your hand was heavy on me;my strength was drainedas in…

The Purpose of the Gospel: To See the Glory of God in Jesus Christ | Le but de l’Évangile : voir la gloire de Dieu en Jésus-Christ

Chapters 3 & 4 Chapitres 3 & 4 Therefore, since we have this ministry because we were shown mercy, we do not give up. Instead, we have renounced secret and shameful things, not acting deceitfully or distorting the word of God, but commending ourselves before God to everyone’s conscience by an open display of the…

Study on Psalm 6 | Étude sur le Psaume 6

Lord, do not rebuke me in your anger;do not discipline me in your wrath.Be gracious to me, Lord, for I am weak;heal me, Lord, for my bones are shaking;my whole being is shaken with terror.And you, Lord—how long? Turn, Lord! Rescue me;save me because of your faithful love.For there is no remembrance of you in…

Study on Psalm 5 | Étude sur le Psaume 5

Listen to my words, Lord;consider my sighing.Pay attention to the sound of my cry,my King and my God,for I pray to you. In the morning, Lord, you hear my voice;in the morning I plead my case to you and watch expectantly. For you are not a God who delights in wickedness;evil cannot dwell with you.The…

Study on Psalm 4 | Étude sur le Psaume 4

Answer me when I call,God, who vindicates me.You freed me from affliction;be gracious to me and hear my prayer. How long, exalted ones, will my honour be insulted?How long will you love what is worthlessand pursue a lie?Know that the Lord has set apartthe faithful for himself;the Lord will hear when I call to him.Be…

Study on Psalm 3 | Étude sur le Psaume 3

Lord, how my foes increase!There are many who attack me.Many say about me,“There is no help for him in God.” But you, Lord, are a shield around me,my glory, and the one who lifts up my head.I cry aloud to the Lord,and he answers me from his holy mountain. I lie down and sleep;I wake…

Study on Psalm 2 | Étude sur Psaume 2

Why do the nations rageand the peoples plot in vain?The kings of the earth take their stand,and the rulers conspire togetheragainst the Lord and his Anointed One:“Let’s tear off their chainsand throw their ropes off of us.” The one enthroned in heaven laughs;the Lord ridicules them.Then he speaks to them in his angerand terrifies them…

Study on Psalm 1 | Étude sur Psaume 1

How happy is the one who does notwalk in the advice of the wickedor stand in the pathway with sinnersor sit in the company of mockers!Instead, his delight is in the Lord’s instruction,and he meditates on it day and night.He is like a tree planted beside flowing streamsthat bears its fruit in its seasonand whose…

Study on Proverbs 31 | Étude sur Proverbes 31

The words of King Lemuel,a pronouncement that his mother taught him: What should I say, my son?What, son of my womb?What, son of my vows?Don’t spend your energy on womenor your efforts on those who destroy kings.It is not for kings, Lemuel,it is not for kings to drink wineor for rulers to desire beer.Otherwise, he…

Study on Proverbs 30 | Étude sur Proverbes 30

The words of Agur son of Jakeh. The pronouncement. The man’s oration to Ithiel, to Ithiel and Ucal: I am more stupid than any other person,and I lack a human’s ability to understand.I have not gained wisdom,and I have no knowledge of the Holy One.Who has gone up to heaven and come down?Who has gathered…

Study on Proverbs 29 | Étude sur Proverbes 29

One who becomes stiff-necked,after many reprimandswill be shattered instantly—beyond recovery. When the righteous flourish, the people rejoice,but when the wicked rule, people groan. A man who loves wisdom brings joy to his father,but one who consorts with prostitutes destroys his wealth. By justice a king brings stability to a land,but a person who demands “contributions”demolishes…

Study on Proverbs 28 | Étude sur Proverbes 28

The wicked flee when no one is pursuing them,but the righteous are as bold as a lion. When a land is in rebellion, it has many rulers,but with a discerning and knowledgeable person, it endures. A destitute leader who oppresses the pooris like a driving rain that leaves no food. Those who reject the law…

Study on Proverbs 27 | Étude sur Proverbes 27

Don’t boast about tomorrow,for you don’t know what a day might bring. Let another praise you, and not your own mouth—a stranger, and not your own lips. A stone is heavy and sand, a burden,but aggravation from a fool outweighs them both. Fury is cruel, and anger a flood,but who can withstand jealousy? Better an…

Study on Proverbs 26 | Étude sur Proverbes 26

Like snow in summer and rain at harvest,honour is inappropriate for a fool.Like a flitting sparrow or a fluttering swallow,an undeserved curse goes nowhere.A whip for the horse, a bridle for the donkey,and a rod for the backs of fools.Don’t answer a fool according to his foolishnessor you’ll be like him yourself.Answer a fool according…

Study on Proverbs 25 | Étude sur Proverbes 25

These too are proverbs of Solomon,which the men of King Hezekiah of Judah, copied. It is the glory of God to conceal a matterand the glory of kings to investigate a matter.As the heavens are high and the earth is deep,so the hearts of kings cannot be investigated. Remove impurities from silver,and material will be…

Study on Proverbs 24 | Étude sur Proverbes 24

Don’t envy the evilor desire to be with them,for their hearts plan violence,and their words stir up trouble. A house is built by wisdom,and it is established by understanding;by knowledge the rooms are filledwith every precious and beautiful treasure. A wise warrior is better than a strong one,and a man of knowledge than one of…

Study on Proverbs 23 | Étude sur Proverbes 23

When you sit down to dine with a ruler,consider carefully what is before you,and put a knife to your throatif you have a big appetite;don’t desire his choice food,for that food is deceptive. Don’t wear yourself out to get rich;because you know better, stop!As soon as your eyes fly to it, it disappears,for it makes…

Chapter 23—Buried in His Heart Forevermore

Key passage For God loved the world in this way: He gave his one and only Son, so that everyone who believes in him will not perish but have eternal life. For God did not send his Son into the world to condemn the world, but to save the world through him. Anyone who believes…


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