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Standing in the Gap to Intercede: A Biblical Theology of Mediator (Ps. 106)

  In God’s unfolding story of redemption, there are several figures who intercede on behalf of sinners as a sort of “mediator” between a holy God and His sinful people. Psalm 106 presents us with two of them: Moses and Phinehas. This psalm is about God’s patient, faithful, forgiving love, despite His people’s persistent wickedness. …

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The Sin-Bearing Sufferer (Psalm 38)

In Psalm 38, David feels the overwhelming burden of his sin and the corresponding displeasure of YHWH. He feels as if he is a cursed sin-bearer. Awareness of your sin and God’s hatred of it The psalmist is quite aware of two things: the evil of his own sin, and God’s great displeasure of it. …

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