Moses by John August Swanson. Image from Art in the Christian Tradition, a project of the Vanderbilt Divinity Library, Nashville, Tenn. Original source © 1983 by John August Swanson.
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Preaching Series on Psalms
Psalm 1:1-6 Commentary
by Rolf Jacobson
Commentary and hymns for a six-part preaching series on the Psalms.1
This worship and preaching series on the Psalms is meant to move through six psalms in a manner that reflects how believers actually experience the life of faith.
The series loosely follows Walter Brueggemann's typology that in life we move through a pattern of ups and downs:
Preaching text: Psalm 1; accompanying text: John 14:1-6
Orientation, Part 1: Two Roads and a Tree
The Book of Psalms is filled with images. And the first images in the Psalter are of two roads (or a ways) and of a tree. The roads signal the directions one takes in life -- and the roads are characterized not by their geography ("you take the high road and ...
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2019-20 Worship resources
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NL182: Preaching Series on Psalms
May 31, 2015
Narrative Lectionary podcast on the 6-week preaching series on Psalms (May 31 - July 5, 2015).