Monthly Archives: March 2017

March 21, 2017: Day 80 – Psalm 80

God is called the Shepherd of Israel.  What a wonderful title.  It is not a foreign one in the psalms as arguably the most popular psalm, 23, we find that same title for God.  The shepherd is the one who … Continue reading

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March 20, 2017: Day 79 – Psalm 79

So this is one of those psalms that if I had to choose this one from which to extract the Call to Worship on Sunday morning it wouldn’t be until the very last verse that I would find something suitable. … Continue reading

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March 19, 2017: Day 78 – Psalm 78

I really hope you were able to read through this psalm in one sitting.  It is powerful.  The entire premise is built around vs.1-4 where the author states that we will not hide, we should not hide, all the glorious … Continue reading

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March 18, 2017: Day 77 – Psalm 77

My mind is focused upon what I’m going to be sharing tomorrow in church so it is hard to get away from the message of claiming our faith as our own.  In the first 10 verses of this psalm you … Continue reading

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March 17, 2017: Day 76 – Psalm 76

This feels like a psalm of celebration over a conquest.  There is no complaining, there is no asking God for help because things are getting noticeably out of control.  It seems more of a celebration of God’s power and might … Continue reading

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March 16, 2017: Day 75 – Psalm 75

We are halfway through.  Hard to believe that it was 75 days ago that we started this challenge on Sunday, January 1.  I want to focus on vs. 7 which reminds us that it is God who puts one down … Continue reading

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March 15, 2017: Day 74 – Psalm 74

This Psalm, like the past one and all the ones now through 83, are in the context of Asaph.  But it is clear from this Psalm that the author is bemoaning the fall of the Temple.  The first time that … Continue reading

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March 14, 2017: Day 73 – Psalm 73

Let’s start by trying to identify Asaph.  You would have found his name in Psalm 50 but we didn’t mention it at all.  Today we have to mention it because starting in this psalm all the way to Psalm 83 … Continue reading

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March 13, 2017: Day 72 – Psalm 72

This is a classic royal psalm.  A royal psalm is geared to praise and adoration for the king.  It is one where the king is uplifted and his protection and prowess is praised and prayers are offered for his prosperity … Continue reading

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March 12, 2017: Day 71 – Psalm 71

I’m not sure we have seen a Psalm which is as celebratory as this one when it comes to giving thanks to God in the most unchained way possible.  We will see something similar in Psalm 150 which for me … Continue reading

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