Category Archives: psalms

Valley of Tears

As they pass through the Valley of Baka, they make it a place of springs; the autumn rains also cover it with pools. Psalm 84:6 (NIV). The word “baka” means tears. In Psalm 84, the sons of Korah write their … Continue reading

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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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God of Wonders

“Then God made two great lights: the greater light to rule the day, and the lesser light to rule the night. He made the stars also.“ Genesis 1:16 “Wonder is retained by wise pondering.” –Ravi Zacharias “There are only two … 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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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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Fear or Faith, [Twelve Spies]

“God is our refuge and strength, a very present help in trouble.  Therefore will not we fear, though the earth be removed,” Psalm 42:1-2a Israel camping on the edge of Canaan is evidence of “fear or faith.” Twelve men were commissioned … Continue reading

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The Master of My Panic

“God is our refuge and strength,   always ready to help in times of trouble. 2 So we will not fear when earthquakes come and the mountains crumble into the sea.” Psalm 46:1-2, NLT [David says,] “Fear and trembling overwhelm me, and I can’t … Continue reading

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