Category Archives: Psalms

Caught in the Crossfire

12 But You, O Lord, abide forever,And Your name to all generations.13 You will arise and have compassion on Zion;For it is time to be gracious to her,For the appointed time has come.14 Surely Your servants find pleasure in her … Continue reading

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Merely Mortal

All seems to hang in the balance on Election Day. There are no more standard deviations, just chasmic shifts. But it’s always been that way. There are bad kings and good kings. The king is dead, long live the king. … Continue reading

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For Such a Time as This–Psalm 11

1 In the Lord I take refuge; How can you say to my soul, “Flee as a bird to your mountain; 2 For, behold, the wicked bend the bow,They make ready their arrow upon the stringTo shoot in darkness at the upright in heart.3 If the foundations are destroyed,What … Continue reading

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The Nation’s in an Uproar

1Why are the nations in an uproar and the peoples devising a vain thing? 2The kings of the earth take their stand and the rulers take counsel together against the Lord and against His Anointed, saying, 3“Let us tear their … Continue reading

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Entrance Requirements—Psalm 15

O Lord, who may abide in Your tent? Who may dwell on Your holy hill? He who walks with integrity, and works righteousness, and speaks truth in his heart. Psalm 15:1-2 The word for abide means “sojourn.” On a journey in David’s day you would set … Continue reading

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Enlightenment

1 How long, O Lord? Will You forget me forever?How long will You hide Your face from me?2 How long shall I take counsel in my soul,Having sorrow in my heart all the day?How long will my enemy be exalted … Continue reading

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All Talk–Psalm 12

Help, Lord, for the godly man ceases to be, for the faithful disappear from among the sons of men. They speak falsehood to one another; with flattering lips and with a double heart they speak. Psalm 12:1-2 In evil times, … Continue reading

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Never Out of Sight

You have seen it, for You have beheld mischief and vexation to take it into Your hand. Psalm 10:14 The forces of evil are and have always been with us. The sinister arrogantly think they operate freely beyond the notice … Continue reading

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Know This

As society rapidly descends into chaos and corruption, and everything we hold dear is ripped from our fingers, know this. “Those who know Your name will put their trust in You, for You, O Lord have not foresaken those who … Continue reading

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Dichotomies

For indeed Jews ask for signs and Greeks search for wisdom; 23 but we preach Christ crucified, to Jews a stumbling block and to Gentiles foolishness, 24 but to those who are the called, both Jews and Greeks, Christ the … Continue reading

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