Monthly Archives: January 2017

January 21, 2017: Day 21 – Psalm 21

Just got back from a weekend with our elders and deacons.  It was a great retreat.  We looked at this psalm this morning.  I put together some questions that I thought might be relevant for what is happening in the … Continue reading

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January 20, 2017: Day 20 – Psalm 20

On this day of the inauguration some would see it as somewhat fitting that we hear a psalm of victory.  We could focus on vs.7 which states that some place their trust in their military might, but we will take … Continue reading

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January 19, 2017: Day 19 – Psalm 19

Every single Sunday we hear the words of Psalm 19:14.  Do you recognize them and can you identify when in the service those words are spoken?  My style is normally I say some words before I read the second Scripture … Continue reading

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January 18, 2017: Day 18 – Psalm 18

Here’s another Shane arrangement.  But the one that I remember the most growing up is this one: My first thought is that this would be a great psalm for our soldiers going into battle.  Not only does it speak of … Continue reading

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January 17, 2017: Day 17 – Psalm 17

I do want to draw your attention to Dot Rineer’s comment from yesterday’s blog.  If you don’t know how to get to the comments on the blogs you can find them below my post in very light blue letters.  You’ll … Continue reading

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January 16, 2017: Day 16 – Psalm 16

We begin by trying to figure out what the word “miktam” might mean.  The bottom line is that, once again, no one knows what it means.  I have my own theory, but let me share some others first, and then … Continue reading

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January 15, 2017: Day 15 – Psalm 15

This is a really nice Psalm.  We find a listing of qualities of a person who can be considered blameless and walking in the way of the Lord.  Here are some of the qualities of that person and let’s just … Continue reading

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January 14, 2017: Day 14 – Psalm 14

As I’m reading through this Psalm I hear the words of Judges ringing in my ear.  If you look at that book you can hear repeated over and over again: “And the people did what was evil in the sight … Continue reading

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January 13, 2017: Day 13 – Psalm 13

I went to a gathering of pastors yesterday and we spent the entire time praying for you.  Seriously, the entire time, except for the meal afterwards that is.  At the end one of the pastors said that he wanted to … Continue reading

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January 12, 2017: Day 12 – Psalm 12

Once again we find a psalm that is to be set to the eighth octave which gives it a sense of deep foreboding and seriousness.  The primary object of this psalm is a word that we all have heard before: … Continue reading

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