“He who sits in the heavens laughs” Psalm ii.4 It is not very often that we run into a verse such as this in the Bible. God laughs! Surely, this shouldn’t surprise us. He who gave us the ability to laugh should
“All my fountains are in Thee!” – Psalm 87:7 The sons of Korah, who were reputed singers and poets in ancient Israel, were careful to acknowledge God as the Source of all their inspiration and talent. “The singers as well
“Hallelujah! Praise Yahweh, O my soul! … How blessed is he whose help is the God of Jacob, whose hope is in Yahweh his God” Psalm cxlvi.1, 5. Praise and trust. These are two appropriate human responses towards an eternal,
“O Yahweh, You have searched me and known me …” Psalm cxxxix.1 Christian worship must be grounded in one’s personal knowledge of God just as it should be on the basis of our redemption in Jesus Christ. How can we
For you, O God have tested us; … yet you have brought us out to a place of abundance. Ps lxvi, 10-12. Our God is a faithful and merciful God. He never leaves any loose end while scripting the story
“Teach me Your paths.” Psalm xxv.4 An attitude of learning is vital to spiritual life and growth. David the Psalmist prayed that God would teach him His ways. His repeated requests seeking instruction from God reveals David’s willingness to learn from God.
“The sacrifice acceptable to God is a broken spirit; a broken and contrite heart, O God, thou wilt not despise.” Psalm 51:17 RSV The God of the Bible will not be carried away by external religious observances, routine rituals and