Psalms 9 and 10, according to my faith tradition, are always considered together since the continuation of an acrostic poem begins in 9 and continues through the 10th psalm. We're speaking of Hebrew letters here so don't go searching for A-Z in your Bible's translation of those works. Since that's the way they were written … Continue reading Blessed Are You!
In the Old Testament's 8th Psalm we read a meditation on the awesomeness of God and how insignificant we seem in comparison. And yet, we human beings are still the pinnacle of God's creation. In verse 6 we read, "Yet you have made him little less than a god, crowned him with glory and honor." Some … Continue reading “What a piece of work is man…”
Psalm 4 talks about trusting God when things get rough. I love it. As one who believes in absolute truth that comes to us through Jesus Christ who is "the Way, the Truth, and the Life," it is comforting in a world where relativism is so prevalent. And what is this absolute truth? That God … Continue reading Give my heart more joy
"You, Lord, are a shield around me; My glory, You keep my head high." - Psalm 3:4 What an encouraging thought. When you're being attacked, maybe not physically, but with dishonest accusations or disparaging lies of any kind, God is with you. When you live with God's grace and know of His love and mercy. … Continue reading Keeping “my head high”
Rather, the law of the LORD* is his joy; and on his law he meditates day and night.b He is like a treec planted near streams of water, that yields its fruit in season; Its leaves never wither; whatever he does prospers. - Psalm 1 I've decided to work my way through the Book of … Continue reading Prosperity