Praying with the Psalms

I have mentioned several times before that the Psalms can serve as models for our prayers, praise, thanksgiving, worship, and expressing our grief. The Psalms in today’s Bible reading* are particularly good examples for us. Psalm 89 is another Maskil. You will remember that Maskils are psalms that stimulate the mind. They make you think….

Worship Changes the Way We View God and Our Circumstances

Psalm 73 in today’s Bible reading* gives us an interesting perspective. Asaph begins his song speaking of God in the third-person (“he”). In doing this, he is telling people about God. He begins to talk about God’s covenant relationship with His people. Next, Asaph talks about those who are not God’s people. He echoes many…