Psalm 111-113: Praise the Lord.

October 14, 2015. Daily Reading: Psalm 111-113. Background: Psalm 108-110. Concepts and Connections. Chapter 111 Great are the works of the Lord: This psalm is an acrostic, meaning that each line in Hebrew beings with the successive letter in the Hebrew alphabet, and a psalm of praise to the Lord for His great works. Note…

Lamentations 1-5: Hope in the midst of lament.

June 12, 2015. Daily Reading: Lamentations 1-5. Background: The book of Lamentations is a collection of five poems (corresponding to the five chapters) that are traditionally ascribed to Jeremiah, though there is no textual evidence that states this claim outright. The first four poems are acrostics, with each verse beginning with a successive letter of…