Psalms 6 is another Psalm of David. As I was reading this next chapter, I noticed David is still in the throes of lamenting. He has been lamenting for 6 chapters. He even seems to realize his anguish is ever ongoing. He asks God, "But You, O LORD- How long?" David even begs God to … Continue reading Psalms 6: O Lord, How Long?
I've been reading and pondering through this 5th chapter of the Psalms this week, knowing I would be writing on it soon, but unable to land on a way to approach it. I think because it is, so far, the most relatable to me of any of the Psalms I've covered. When I read this … Continue reading Psalms 5: God’s Justice on the Unrighteous -Our Story of Childhood Abuse and the Path to Healing.
Welcome to Psalms Chapter 4, another Psalm of David that has very much the same tone as chapter 3. 4 TO THE CHOIRMASTER: WITH STRINGED INSTRUMENTS. A PSALM OF DAVID. Answer me when I call, O God of my righteousness! You have given me relief when I was in distress. Be gracious to me and … Continue reading Psalms 4: Vain Words and Lies
Photo by Erik Mclean on Pexels.com Psalms 3 is a Psalm of David, written about his flight from his son Absalom, who was seeking to overthrow him as king of Israel, as written in 2 Samuel. Absalom was a handsome and charming manipulator, and through his cunning, we are told in 2 Samuel 15:7, Absalom … Continue reading Psalms 3: A Shield About Me
Photo by Thomas Shockey on Pexels.com Welcome to Chapter 2 of Psalms. ( Follow this series in the "Journey Through the Psalms" category on my blog page. ) In today's current political climate, it is a timely read, as its theme is "wicked rulers". I would encourage you to grab your scriptures and read through … Continue reading Psalms 2: God Laughs at the Plans of Wicked Rulers
Photo by Thomas Shockey on Pexels.com Today I'm starting a series in the book of Psalms, or as I called it in my last piece, "The Book of Praises", as it was called by the rabbis of the time. My plan in blogging through the Psalms is not necessarily to just be commentary on the … Continue reading Psalms 1, The Righteous and the Wicked
Photo by Thomas Shockey on Pexels.com It has been recommended to me by a friend and fellow PW to read and study through the Psalms. Today as I am taking the first step on my journey through this book, I thought, while I'm reading and studying through them, I might as well share some of … Continue reading Psalms: A Journey Through the Book of Praises