Monthly Archives: October 2014

Be careful what you ask for…

He asked life of you; you gave it to him,     length of days forever and ever. Psalm 21:4 ESV Of course David asked the LORD for more than mere length of days.   His ‘heart’s desire’, ‘the request of his … Continue reading

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Psalm 21

To the choirmaster. A Psalm of David. O Lord, in your strength the king rejoices, and in your salvation how greatly he exults! You have given him his heart’s desire and have not withheld the request of his lips. Selah … Continue reading

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Lawyers, guns and money?

Some trust in chariots and some in horses,      but we trust in the name of the Lord our God. Psalm 20:7 ESV     Warren Zevon’s 1978 song (Lawyers, Guns and Money) may not be to everyone’s taste but … Continue reading

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Psalm 20

To the choirmaster. A Psalm of David. May the Lord answer you in the day of trouble! May the name of the God of Jacob protect you! May he send you help from the sanctuary and give you support from … Continue reading

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The fiery gentleness of God

  You have given me the shield of your salvation,      and your right hand supported me,      and your gentleness made me great. Psalm 18:35 ESV     In Psalm 18 David describes the gentle right hand of God … Continue reading

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Psalm 18

To the choirmaster. A Psalm of David, the servant of the Lord, who addressed the words of this song to the Lord on the day when the Lord rescued him from the hand of all his enemies, and from the … Continue reading

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