Monthly Archives: March 2017

March 31, 2017: Day 90 – Psalm 90

So this psalm begins a new section called Book 4 which encompasses psalms 90-106.  The entire book of Psalms has 5 sections and we are heading into the next to last section.  Hard to believe that we are so far … Continue reading

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March 30, 2017: Day 89 – Psalm 89

This is one of the earlier praise songs that I can remember.  I really, really like this song.  And who knew that the words to it came from Psalm 89?  So did you notice how this psalm is broken down? … Continue reading

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March 29, 2017: Day 88 – Psalm 88

Well, if yesterday I wanted a lament, today I surely do not.  I’m feeling great!  But boy do we get a lament in Psalm 88.  It is one of the most gut wrenching psalms that we have in the entire … Continue reading

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March 28, 2017: Day 87 – Psalm 87

I’m listening to this music as I’m writing the Psalm since it is one of my favorite hymns and it is so upbeat.  It is also completely taken from Psalm 87.  Do you see that in vs.3?  See, you probably … Continue reading

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March 27, 2017: Day 86 – Psalm 86

So I should be the one who provides insight and understanding as you read this Psalm.  I am puzzled and cannot find an answer, however, to vs.16.  Who is this serving girl that is mentioned?  The only educated guess that … Continue reading

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March 26, 2017: Day 85 – Psalm 85

Will you just read vs.10 and tell me what you think.  I love to think of the marriage of righteousness and peace.  So think about it.  You can have peace in a nation but if the ruler is a despot … Continue reading

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March 25, 2017: Day 84 – Psalm 84

This song reflects the words of this psalm.  We used to sing this in Moscow when we had a jazz pianist as our accompanist.  You never were sure where it would end up, but the words never changed.  Better is … Continue reading

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March 24, 2017: Day 83 – Psalm 83

For some reason this song comes to mind when I read this Psalm.   I think it is because this Psalm is a walk down memory lane of when God came to the rescue of Israel against some of the … Continue reading

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March 23, 2017: Day 82 – Psalm 82

It is always a bit disconcerting when you read about God taking his place among the other gods.  It almost sounds like it gives credence to the fact that there are other gods.  Remember where Israel found itself as a … Continue reading

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March 22, 2017: Day 81 – Psalm 81

It is interesting that in this Psalm it seems that the voice which is used to depict the speaker is that of God.  More often than not it is the voice of the psalmist who is pleading to God for … Continue reading

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