Monthly Archives: May 2017

May 30, 2017: Day 150 – Psalm 150

This was more my style growing up as a teenager.  Probably not the best way to end our 150 day challenge.  I should have something a bit more appropriate and serious.  But this is where we find ourselves.  We find … Continue reading

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May 29, 2017: Day 149 – Psalm 149

This is again a psalm of praise, but we do find ourselves in our nation, at least, on a day that needs to be mentioned.  We find ourselves on Memorial Day, a day that we remember those who died while … Continue reading

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May 28, 2017: Day 148 – Psalm 148

This is a typical psalm of praise.  Can you figure that out from how many times we hear the phrase: “Praise the Lord”?  I would count 12 times that the word “praise” is used in relationship to what we ought … Continue reading

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May 27, 2017: Day 147 – Psalm 147

You may not know it but there is a mountain in Israel that actually has snow.  In fact, the more the ice cap is on the mountain, then the more secure Israel is in regards to water.  The mountain is … Continue reading

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May 26, 2017: Day 146 – Psalm 146

This is another psalm that needs to be matched up with a New Testament Scripture.  But there is an Old Testament Scripture which also needs to be added.  Go ahead and turn to Luke 4:18 and then again Isaiah 61:1. … Continue reading

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May 25, 2017: Day 145 – Psalm 145

So I guess I would focus on vs.8-9 for this psalm.  We have heard it before.  This is absolutely a psalm of praise and thanksgiving, with no complaining or no request for the enemies to be destroyed and massacred like … Continue reading

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May 24, 2017: Day 144 – Psalm 144

It is hard to believe that we are less than a week away from being finished with this challenge.  This Psalm really turns the corner and presents a very different perspective than the one of David in a cave.  It … Continue reading

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May 23, 2017: Day 143 – Psalm 143

It is the day after the bombing in Manchester.  The lives of teenagers and their families will never be the same.  What kind of prayer and what kind of Scripture can be offered in the wake of this tragedy?  As … Continue reading

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May 22, 2017: Day 142 – Psalm 142

The Hebrew prelude for this psalm states that it is one which was written by David while he was in a cave hiding from King Saul who looked to kill him.  It is a pretty specific and bleak description of … Continue reading

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May 21, 2017: Day 141 – Psalm 141

Wow, I have a lot of making up to do.  I guess this is what happens when you go away for a week with study leave.  But I kept up with things while I was in San Antonio, it was … Continue reading

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