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The Audacity of Jewish Hope

Studying Tehillim: Chapter 130, Part 3 (Shir Hamaalot Mimaamakim)

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The Audacity of Jewish Hope: Studying Tehillim: Chapter 130, Part 3 (Shir Hamaalot Mimaamakim)

In this final offering we focus on the uniquely Jewish trait of placing our hope in Hashem, and being faithfully confident in His deliverance. Our trust and continuous yearning for G-d has sustained our people for nearly two millennia of the disappointing darkness of Galut. The Royal Psalmist declares that he never loses hope, and is in a constant state of anticipation for the dawn of redemption and a new world order of true peace. Soothing our deepest fears, King David prophetically assures us that after our long suffering Exile, G-d will not judge us harshly to the rigid letter of the law, for He is the ultimate Dispenser of Mercy and yearns to redeem His children.
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