The wicked seem to prosper but will face judgment (Psalm 10:1‐18)

The aim of this passage is to cause us to understand how wickedness is rationalized by human beings. On the surface, the wicked who reject go and take advantage of other seem to prosper (Psa 10:1-11) In a fallen world, God allows the wicked to prosper for a time. The Psalmist started by wondering why… Continue reading The wicked seem to prosper but will face judgment (Psalm 10:1‐18)

God the secure refuge and deliverer of justice (Psalm 9:1‐20)

The aim of this passage is to cause use to understand that God cares for the afflicted and powerless. He will judge the perpetrators of evil. God is a secure refuge for the oppressed (Psa 9:1-12) Sin destroys the sinner. David wrote that would speak highly of God with all sincerity and declare God’s excellent… Continue reading God the secure refuge and deliverer of justice (Psalm 9:1‐20)

How majestic is God’s name in all the earth! (Psalm 8:1‐9)

The aim of this passage is to cause us to understand  God’s grace towards humanity God has no obligation towards humanity as a whole or humans as individuals. David praises God’s name whose majesty is demonstrated on the earth and reaches above the heavens. To silence His adversaries, God has ordained that children will praise Him.… Continue reading How majestic is God’s name in all the earth! (Psalm 8:1‐9)

David prays for deliverance from grief and his enemies (Psalm 6:1‐7:17)

The aim of this passage is to cause us to learn how David prayed for deliverance when he was faced with grief and when he faced by adversaries. David prays for deliverance from grief (Psa 6:1-10) God is compassionate. David asked God for mercy from His wrath. He said that he was weak.  He asked… Continue reading David prays for deliverance from grief and his enemies (Psalm 6:1‐7:17)

God is the rewarder and standard of righteousness (Psalm 4:1‐5:12)

In chapter four God seeks to cause us to understand that we, the people that seek righteousness, will be rejected by the world but find joy and peace in Him. In chapter five He seeks to encourage us to strive for holiness and be cautious of false teachers. David speaks of the ridicule from the… Continue reading God is the rewarder and standard of righteousness (Psalm 4:1‐5:12)

A model for our prayers when we are in distress (Psalm 3:1‐8)

Psalm 3 was written by David when he was briefly overthrown by his son Absalom and he had to flee from Jerusalem. In this Psalm, we get a model for how to pray when we are in distress. Express yourself Absalom had been able to gather a lot of support in his rebellion against his father… Continue reading A model for our prayers when we are in distress (Psalm 3:1‐8)