Psalm 135-138: The steadfast love of the Lord.

December 16, 2015. Daily Reading: Psalm 135-138. Background: Psalm 132-134. Concepts and Connections. Chapter 135 Praising the Lord: This is a psalm about praising the Lord, calling all His servants into His praise. The psalmist calls for praise to the Lord because He is good and His name is pleasant. The Lord had chosen the…

Psalm 116-118: The love of the Lord endures forever.

October 28, 2015. Daily Reading: Psalm 116-118. Background: Psalm 114-115. Concepts and Connections. Chapter 116 The Lord delivers: This is a psalm of thanks to the Lord, acknowledging the Lord’s hearing and answering the prayers of the psalmist, delivering him from the snares of death and Sheol. The psalmist proclaims his love for the Lord…

Holy and True, my Lord, my God.

December 19, 2014. Holy and True, my Lord, my God, Holy and True, divine. Blessed are you, my Lord, my God, Blessed are you, sublime. Woe is to him, who will not see, Woe is to him, below, Take pity on him, my Lord, my God, Take pity on him, and him show. For you…

A psalm of thanksgiving and praise.

November 27, 2014. “For long ago in the days of David and Asaph there were directors of the singers, and there were songs of praise and thanksgiving to God. And all Israel in the days of Zerubbabel and in the days of Nehemiah gave the daily portions for the singers and the gatekeepers; and they set apart that which was…

Praise for blessings.

April 7, 2014. Let’s all stop for a minute and take some time to praise God for the blessings we have. I know I tend to harp on American society some as I travel through biblical concepts and their misalignment with American morales, but it is true that we live in a great country where…

Grace.

March 9, 2014. “Therefore, since we have been justified by faith, we have peace with God through our Lord Jesus Christ. Through him we have also obtained access by faith into this grace in which we stand, and we rejoice in hope of the glory of God. Not only that, but we rejoice in our sufferings, knowing that suffering produces endurance, and endurance produces character, and character…