Monthly Archives: June 2012

A Week of Psalms.

The title of Psalm 92 is; “A Psalm. A Song. For the Sabbath day.” On each day of the week a particular psalm was sung at the offering of the morning sacrifice in the second Temple. From information from the … Continue reading

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“Search me, O God, and know my heart…” (1)

And would some power, the Gods/God give us To see ourselves as others see us! It would from many a blunder free us, And foolish notion: What airs in dress and gait would leave us, And even devotion! Robert Burns. … Continue reading

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Psalm 139.

For the director of music. Of David. A psalm. O LORD, you have searched me and you know me. You know when I sit and when I rise; you perceive my thoughts from afar. You discern my going out and … Continue reading

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The Names of God in the Psalms (2)

So, in the Book of Psalms the choices that the writers made (under the inspiration of the Holy Spirit) will have real significance for us according to the activity of God on behalf of his people that they describe. Of … Continue reading

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The Names of God in the Psalms (1)

In the Old Testament book of Exodus, chapter three, Moses has a discussion with God regarding the LORD’s choice of Moses as the one to go to Pharaoh of Egypt and demand the release of the captive Israelites; the people … Continue reading

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“…their voice goes out into all the earth…” (3)

In the beginning, God created the heavens and the earth; from that moment they and all of his creation including the angels began declaring his glory; they couldn’t help themselves. Time and again in the Genesis account of creation ,“God … Continue reading

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“…their voice goes out into all the earth…” (2)

David, King of Judah, who wrote Psalm 19 (see ‘…their voice goes out…’.1) could not reign forever. The LORD who chose and anointed David for Judah knew that for our sake, a better King must come. 30 But the angel said … Continue reading

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“…their voice goes out into all the earth…” (1)

There was this thread in the weave of Psalm Nineteen. I pulled on it. This is what happened. David, King of Judah, wrote Psalm Nineteen. He wrote about the way creation clearly and constantly reveals the glory of God. He … Continue reading

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Psalm 19.

For the director of music. A psalm of David. The heavens declare the glory of God; the skies proclaim the work of his hands. Day after day they pour forth speech; night after night they display knowledge. There is no … Continue reading

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Directions for musicians in Psalm titles.

To the Chief Musician – (in 55 Psalms). On Neginoth – ‘to play on strings’. (Psalms 4, 6, 54, 55, 61, 67, 76). Upon (set to) Nehiloth – for wind instruments, flutes. (Psalm 5). Upon Alamoth – “Maidens” sung by … Continue reading

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