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Gooder than gold

posted by xscot mcknight

The psalmist knows God is good and that everything that comes from him is good. Notice these:
God treats him with the good (119:65).
Teach me good taste (66).
God is good and beneficent (68).
The humble experiences of his life have even been good (71).
The law is gooder, that is, better than gold (72). [Same word in Hebrew.]
God is good; God therefore treats us with the good; we need to know the good; we learn the good; the Word is “gooder” than gold.



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Ted Gossard

posted December 28, 2006 at 9:57 am


The goodness of God. As breathed out to us from the Word. Just the atmosphere we need to keep working at living in, in our daily lives and with each other. A heck of alot “gooder” than what the world in its fleshly “good things” (1 John 2) has to offer.
Thanks, Scot.



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Dana

posted December 28, 2006 at 9:58 am


Brings to mind the praise song, think it’s titled, “The Air I Breathe.”



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