Monthly Archives: December 2016

There’s Joy in Praising the Lord!

Read 119.) Psalms 8, 9, 16, 19, 21 and 24. Sixteen psalms had titles related to specific historical events. 35 were Psalms of the Troubled Soul, and 17 were Psalms contrasting Righteousness and Wickedness. It is fitting that we have 7 readings and … Continue reading

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Who is the Blessed of the Lord?

Read 118.) Psalms 76, 82, 84, 92, 112 and 115. The last of the Psalms About Righteousness and Wickedness. Psalm 76: Another of Asaph’s of 12 verses; again, unlike David’s. It possesses that artistry and depth he is known for. … Continue reading

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Are You Among the Righteous, or the Wicked?

Read 117.) Psalms 40, 49, 50 and 73. Psalm 40: In 17 verses, this one kind-of has it all! It begins by speaking of prayer and answer v.1+2. From there, it goes to praise in thanksgiving v.3. It speaks of … Continue reading

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Psalms About Righteousness and Wickedness

Read 116.) Psalms 1, 14, 15, 36, 37 and 39. We just concluded 7 readings and 35 Psalms of the Troubled Soul. This reading, and the next 2, are Psalms About Righteousness and Wickedness. We put 16 psalms in this … Continue reading

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When Nothing Is Going Right

Read 115.) Psalms 120, 121, 140, 143 and 144. We had 35 Psalms of the Troubled Soul, some 23% of them. Here are the last 5. Psalm 120: A 7-verse psalm of ascents; these were sung or recited while going … Continue reading

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And, You Need a Helping Hand

Read 114.) Psalms 88, 91, 95, 108 and 109. Psalm 88: Here’s 18 verses from one Heman the Ezrahite. Who is this? Turn to I Chronicles 15:16+19 and 16:41+42. He was another of David’s key music ministers, who was very much … Continue reading

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When You’re Down and Troubled

Read 113.) Psalms 70, 71, 77, 83 and 86. Psalm 70: A brief prayer of 5 verses. No doubt, David is in trouble here, and feels he is in need of a speedy answer! It’s them again; those who seek … Continue reading

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