What comes to your mind when you think about God? Our thoughts, motives, and actions reveal who we really are and speak volumes about our attitudes, beliefs, and values. A short, but powerful stanza amid the Song of Ascents, Psalm 131, David speaks about his humble dependence on the Lord as he exhorts Israel to … Continue reading Psalm Saturday | Humbly Believe in God
Do you look forward to going to church to worship God? David did. In this psalm, another in the series composing the Songs of Ascent and the Great Hallel, David shared his delight in going up to the temple to worship the Lord. David saw standing within the gates of God’s chosen city as a … Continue reading Psalm Saturday | Enter the House of the Lord with Joy!
Psalms 120 through 134 are called the Psalm, or Song, of Ascents. Four of the psalms are ascribed to David (Psalms 122, 124,131, and 133). One (Psalm 127) is credited to Solomon. It is believed that these psalms were sung by worshippers as they ascended the road to Jerusalem during the annual pilgrimage festivals. Sweet … Continue reading Psalm Saturday: Song of Ascents