Psalm 90-92: Refuge.

August 26, 2015. Daily Reading: Psalm 90-92. Background: Psalm 87-89. Concepts and Connections. Chapter 90 Numbering our days: This psalm, a prayer of Moses, compares our finite nature with the infinite nature of God, juxtaposing our short time with the everlasting. God is eternal, enthroned in the heavens, and has been the dwelling place for…

Psalm 57-59: Praising on the run.

May 20, 2015. Daily Reading: Psalm 57-59. Background: Psalm 54-56. Concepts and Connections. Chapter 57 Exaltation in the time of trouble: This psalm was written by David when he was fleeing from King Saul and hiding in a cave at Adullam (see I Samuel 22, 24). As we have seen in previous psalms, when David…

Psalm 30-32: Joy, refuge and forgiveness.

March 18, 2015. Daily Reading: Psalm 30-32. Background: Psalm 27-29. Concepts and Connections. Chapter 30 Joy in the Lord:┬áThis psalm is indicated that it was used at the dedication of the temple by David (see II Samuel 5 and I Chronicles 22). It is a psalm of praise and thanksgiving, giving credit to the Lord…