Cover to Cover Reading: Psalms 66-69 Focus: Psalm 67 In Jewish theology, there is an aspect of their understanding of God’s blessing which is fascinating. However, even in Jewish thought, blessings are often seen as God’s gift and pleasure for the recipients. We are blessed because God sees fit to give us good things or… Read more Psalms: Blessings renown
Cover to Cover Reading: Psalms 58-65 Focus: Psalm 65 So often, it is easy for us to get lost in our situation and lose sight of things which are more important. Especially when things are difficult, when life seems dry, it is in these moments where it seems difficult to look outside our circumstances. However,… Read more Psalms: You are worthy!
Cover to Cover Reading: Psalms 51-57 Focus: Psalm 55 The psalms are often raw with emotion, honest and open, and simply, human. They don’t pretend as if the world should be perfect; they don’t try and justify God’s actions; rather, they often reflect the reality of the heart, struggling to come to terms with the… Read more Psalms: leave it to me!
Cover to Cover Reading: Psalms 45-50 Focus: Psalm 47 One of the curiosities of modern Christianity is the aspect of worship. Indeed, most religions have an aspect of worship, but they are often solemn and reserved. The images often associated with worship are rituals, chants, ceremonies, liturgies, etc. However, worship in the Judeo-Christian movement is… Read more Psalms: praise, praise, praise!
Cover to Cover Reading: Psalms 39-44 Focus: Psalm 42-43 So many Christians struggle in times when they feel down, discouraged, or despondent. They think to themselves that they should never feel that way, that as Christians, these circumstances should be easily overcome. Yet the harsh reality is that our faith does not take away these… Read more Psalms: the cry of the soul…
Cover to Cover Reading: Psalms 35-38 Focus: Psalm 35 Nowadays, it seems almost sacrilegious to consider that we would ask God to get involved in our fights. The notion of God fighting our battles almost seems foreign to us, rather we often, instead, ask for strength and wisdom to deal with our own situation and… Read more Psalms: God, fight for me!