Monthly Archives: May 2017

May 20, 2017: Day 140 – Psalm 140

It is hard to believe that we are on the home stretch to finishing up these psalms.  We will be done before June begins.  Psalm 140 is another psalm where we find David pleading to the Lord to deliver him … Continue reading

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May 19, 2017: Day 139- Psalm 139

There are a lot of favorite Psalms in the 120’s and 130’s.  This is one of them.  I try to read this Psalm every time that someone is going into the hospital for surgery.  The reason why is as you … Continue reading

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May 18, 2017: Day 138 – Psalm 138

If you look at the verses beginning at 7-8 you get a feel that you have been transported back to Psalm 23.  It begins with the somewhat familiar words: “though I walk in the midst of trouble…”, it sounds a … Continue reading

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May 17, 2017: Day 137 – Psalm 137

You have to pair this Psalm with Isaiah 43:14-21.  It is an agonizing Psalm.  It is one where it begins so peacefully and beautifully even if the author is lamenting the fact that they no longer had their homeland.  So, … Continue reading

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May 16, 2017: Day 136 – Psalm 136

FOR HIS STEADFAST LOVE ENDURES FOREVER

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May 15, 2017: Day 135 – Psalm 135

Well, we sure are in a good mood aren’t we?  It seems like the psalmist just met the Lord face to face and wants to write about it.  What I’m about to say next is not even close to what … Continue reading

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May 14, 2017: Day 134 – Psalm 134

Did you catch how the people of God were worshipping in this setting?  They were lifting up their hands to the holy place.  They were standing at night and lifting up their hands to the holy place.  Last night was … Continue reading

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May 13, 2017: Day 133 – Psalm 133

This is, again, one of my favorite psalms.  I have used this psalm so many times in ecumenical settings.  Whenever I find myself with people of other denominations it seems easy to say: How good and pleasant it is when … Continue reading

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May 12, 2017: Day 132 – Psalm 132

As soon as I read this Psalm I try to place it chronologically.  It certainly seems to be in the time of David, or maybe it could be in the time of Solomon.  Probably Solomon now that I think about … Continue reading

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May 11, 2017: Day 131 – Psalm 131

Okay, so I have never breastfed, but I have three daughters who have been weaned.  I’m pretty sure that a weaned child is not calm and quiet, at least they were not with me.  They were so fidgety at that … Continue reading

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