Lament dominates the psalms. That seems ironic considering the books name, "Songs of Praise,. But here we find words to express our frustration and anger.
This isn't going to be my normal Psalm post though I have included Psalm 4 in it. I called this blog "What's on the Needles Today?" because it has a double meaning. It doesn't just mean what I am knitting (though I am currently knitting an open sweater vest/cardigan in a dusty purple if you… Continue reading My random thoughts on Ravi and Psalm 4
Psalm 3 is written out of a context that you may or may not resonate with, but the point is still true.
Matthew 5:6 is this week's verse. What does it mean to hunger and thirst for righteousness?
This psalm is one of the most quoted in the New Testament. It is there that this psalm gains a fresh meaning. But to understand that new interpretation, we should know its original meaning and context first.
"Meekness is a hope rooted in God that leads to faithful responses even in the face of adversity."
What does the rest of Psalm 1 say and what choice will you make today?
What does Psalm 1 say about a blessed person? Why are they blessed? The answer begs the question, where is your delight today?
Jesus says "Blessed are those who mourn." That doesn't make sense. Let's look at the meaning of this word blessed to understand this better and find some comfort.
What will we study this year? How will we deepen our relationship with God this year?