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 | Psalm 117

The shortest psalm, Psalm 117 is a psalm of praise. The psalmist encourages Gentiles to praise Israel’s God, the only true God. The unknown psalmist declares that Israel’s God has been fully revealed through His acts in Creation, in the promises made and kept to Abraham, and in the redemption of Abraham’s descendants. Psalm 117 […]

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Psalm Saturday | In Awe and Wonder

In Psalm 114, the psalmist recalls the events surrounding the exodus and celebrates God’s sovereign watch over the Israelites, His covenant people. Like Psalm 113, the Israelites sang this psalm at Passover. The psalmist personifies the Red Sea, describing it as being able to see the Israelites coming and in response, fleeing from them by […]

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