Category Archives: Psalm study

Singing New Psalms

Written to bless God’s people, Psalm 136 takes on the issues of life, and the grind of the day. I hope it encourages you to give thanks and praises to God. If you feel like it, add your own verses. … Continue reading

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The Snare of the Fowler: Psalms 91

“Whoever dwells in the shelter of the Most High     will rest in the shadow of the Almighty. 2 I will say of the Lord, “He is my refuge and my fortress,     my God, in whom I trust.”  Psalm 91:1-2, NIV This psalm focuses on intimacy. … Continue reading

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Exuberantly Alive, [Being Bulletproof]

“The glory of God is a person fully alive” said the church father Irenaeus. Psalm 18 shows David exuberantly alive with the life of God. It is filled with rich imagery of God’s deliverance and blessing upon people the people … Continue reading

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Restrain Them: Psalms 141:8-10

8″ I look to you for help, O Sovereign Lord.     You are my refuge; don’t let them kill me. 9 Keep me from the traps they have set for me,     from the snares of those who do wrong. 10 Let the wicked fall into … Continue reading

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Beyond Worship, [True Understanding]

“But I will sing about your strength. In the morning I will sing about your love. You are my defender, my place of safety in times of trouble. God, my strength, I will sing praises to you.  God, my defender, you are … Continue reading

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Psalm 23, Understood

Psalm 23, an annotated version: The Lord is my shepherd; I shall not want.– That’s relationship 2     He makes me lie down in green pastures.– That’s rest He leads me beside still waters.– That’s  refreshment 3     He restores my soul.– That’s healing … Continue reading

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Thirsty For the Real? [Psalm 42]

This particular Psalm is used by pastors and Christian therapists frequently in their counseling. It powerfully resonates to those afflicted with mental illness and the myriad of issues we all have to deal with. It is God’s word to this … Continue reading

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