Psalm

Seedling growing between iron bars
Commentary on Psalm 23

The ubiquitous Psalm 23 has enriched the lives of believers, both Jews and Christians. It is so [...]

heart-shaped rock with
Commentary on Psalm 30

Having been rescued from foes, the poet lifts up the Lord in a jubilant praise. If the [...]

sunrise seen through prairie grasses
Commentary on Psalm 150

Psalm 150 is the last of the five “Hallelujah (praise the LORD)” psalms that close the book [...]

sunrise over valley
Commentary on Psalm 118:1-2, 14-24

Sometimes a single refrain, a word of hope, a comment [...]

Crucifixion
Commentary on Psalm 22

St. Athanasius once observed: “Most of Scripture speaks to us; the Psalms speak for us.” Indeed, no [...]

Jesus washes his disciples' feet
Commentary on Psalm 116:1-2, 12-19

Conversations are part of human experience. Verbal and non-verbal communication [...]

Three crosses overlooking lake
Commentary on Psalm 31:9-16

What are the stories that you replay over and over again in your mind? What [...]

smoke drifting across black background
Commentary on Psalm 126

Psalm 126 packs amazing poignancy and power in the space of only six verses. It is the [...]

old man smiling in doorway
Commentary on Psalm 32

If the Sundays in Lent has named themes as in Advent, this fourth Sunday would be a [...]

windswept tree in foggy landscape
Commentary on Psalm 63:1-8

The entry into this psalm provided by the superscription locates not only David, but ultimately [...]