Category Archives: Psalms (Comments)

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

Eat, Pray, Sing?

Praise the Lord! For it is good to sing praises to our God; for it is pleasant, and a song of praise is fitting. Psalm 147:1 ESV   The continuity of shared experience in the Psalms and in centuries of … Continue reading

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Inevitable Praise…

Praise the Lord! Praise the Lord, O my soul! I will praise the Lord as long as I live; I will sing praises to my God while I have my being. Psalm 146:1-2 ESV I may become so engrossed in … Continue reading

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An ABC of Praise…

I will extol you, my God and King,     and bless your name forever and ever. Every day I will bless you     and praise your name forever and ever. Great is the Lord, and greatly to be praised,     and his greatness … Continue reading

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Because God IS the LORD…

Blessed are the people to whom such blessings fall! Blessed are the people whose God is the Lord! Psalm 144:15 ESV ‘How shall we sing the Lord’s song in a foreign land?’ the psalmist asked (in 137:4). Of course there … Continue reading

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Here’s Hoping….

The righteous will surround me,      for you will deal bountifully with me. Psalm 142:7b ESV     But this I call to mind,     and therefore I have hope: The steadfast love of the Lord never ceases;]     his mercies never … Continue reading

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Inclined to sin?

Do not let my heart incline to any evil,      to busy myself with wicked deeds in company with men who work iniquity,      and let me not eat of their delicacies! Psalm 141:4 ESV Paul (2 Corinthians 12) found … Continue reading

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Feeling comfortable?

Deliver me, O Lord, from evil men;      preserve me from violent men, who plan evil things in their heart      and stir up wars continually.  Psalm 140:1-2 ESV   Jesus said (Matthew 5) “Blessed are you when others revile … Continue reading

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