Psalm Saturday | Hallelujah!!!

Last month, we began exploring what is commonly known as the “Hallel Psalms.” An ancient Hebrew word, Hallel is simply a command to praise. This week, we examine and meditate on the final entry of what is historically referred to as the “Egyptian Hallel.” The Egyptian Hallel is the first portion forming a trilogy of […]

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Psalm Saturday | Songs of Praise

According to biblical accounts, after the Last Supper, Jesus and his disciples sang a hymn together before heading out to the Mount of Olives to pray in the Garden of Gethsemane. Scholars believe that the hymn they sang probably included Psalms 113-118, also known as the “Egyptian Hallel.” We find the singing of a hymn […]

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Psalm Saturday | Who is like our God?

This week, we turn our attention to a series of psalms within the book of Psalms known as the Hallel psalms. At its roots, the ancient Hebrew word Hallel is simply a command to praise. The trilogy of Hallel psalms breaks down to 1) the Egyptian Hallel, consisting of Psalms 113-118, 2) the Great Hallel, […]

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