Monthly Archives: December 2015

Dwelling in Psalm 5

If Psalm 4 is an evening Psalm, then Psalm 5 is wonderful to recite first thing in the morning. Psalm 5:1-12  Psalm 5:1 <To the leader: for the flutes. A Psalm of David.> Give ear to my words, O LORD; … Continue reading

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Dwelling in Psalm 4

Psalm 4  [Subtitle: To the leader: with stringed instruments. A Psalm of David.] Answer me when I call, O God of my right! You gave me room when I was in distress. Be gracious to me, and hear my prayer.  … Continue reading

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Dwelling in Psalm 3

Psalm 3:1-8 [Subtitle:] A Psalm of David, when he fled from his son Absalom. 1 O LORD, how many are my foes! Many are rising against me;  2 many are saying to me, “There is no help for you in … Continue reading

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Dwelling in Psalm 2

Psalm 2:1-12  Why do the nations conspire, and the peoples plot in vain?  2 The kings of the earth set themselves, and the rulers take counsel together, against the LORD and his anointed, saying,  3 “Let us burst their bonds … Continue reading

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Dwelling in Psalm 1

The Hebrew mind tends to be inclusive, putting ideas and people together to enhance understanding, but they did see one great distinction among humans. Like nearly all of us, they could divide the world into a “we/they” dichotomy. For the … Continue reading

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