Category Archives: Psalms (Comments)

Comments on various Psalms or passages from Psalms; usually related to other Old and New Testament scripture.

For God’s sake (and yours).

Pray for the peace of Jerusalem!      “May they be secure who love you! Peace be within your walls      and security within your towers!” For my brothers and companions’ sake      I will say, “Peace be within you!” For … Continue reading

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Living well in an unwell world.

Woe to me, that I sojourn in Meshech, that I dwell among the tents of Kedar! Psalm 120:5 ESV       Charles Spurgeon wrote about Psalm 120:5 … “As a Christian you have to live in the midst of … Continue reading

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Bound for Glory?

Blessed is he who comes in the name of the Lord!      We bless you from the house of the Lord. The Lord is God,      and he has made his light to shine upon us. Bind the festal sacrifice … Continue reading

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Great Expectations?

Praise the Lord, all nations!      Extol him, all peoples! For great is his steadfast love toward us,      and the faithfulness of the Lord endures forever. Praise the Lord! Psalm 117 ESV 8 For I tell you that Christ became … Continue reading

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No strain, no gain…

Tremble, O earth, at the presence of the Lord, at the presence of the God of Jacob… Psalm 114:7 ESV     20 Truly, truly, I say to you, you will weep and lament, but the world will rejoice. You will … Continue reading

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Up from the dust!

He raises the poor from the dust      and lifts the needy from the ash heap, to make them sit with princes,      with the princes of his people. He gives the barren woman a home,      making her the … Continue reading

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Forever!

He sent redemption to his people;     he has commanded his covenant forever.      Holy and awesome is his name! Psalm 111:9 ESV   Why turn to a 19th century preacher (Charles Spurgeon) for comments on the Psalms and their application … Continue reading

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