Psalm

hen and chicks
Commentary on Psalm 27

Psalm 27 fits well with the Gospel reading in Luke 13.1 In Luke, Jesus laments over Jerusalem, [...]

flat gray stones
Commentary on Psalm 91:1-2, 9-16

Franklin D. Roosevelt once famously asserted his firm belief that [...]

charcoal black
Commentary on Psalm 51:1-17

This Psalm is a prayer of penitence, confession, remorse, owning mistakes made, and seeking a [...]

figure standing on mountaintop with white clouds behind
Commentary on Psalm 99

Psalm 99 is one of a small set of psalms that exuberantly proclaim the counter-cultural message that [...]

grain overflowing into a basket
Commentary on Psalm 37:1-11, 39-40

The issue at the center of Psalm 37 concerns the [...]

band of clouds over horizon
Commentary on Psalm 1

Who are the wicked? Who are the righteous? Who are the blessed ones? How does one know [...]

Lakeside with sun rising
Commentary on Psalm 138

Psalm 138 is a song of thanksgiving in individual style. The opening line, “I give you thanks” [...]

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Commentary on Psalm 71:1-6

Psalm 71 is a prayer for help by an individual. Psalms of this type typically [...]

table set for feast with sunlight streaming in
Commentary on Psalm 19

Epiphany and the days surrounding it celebrate the “appearance” or “manifestation” (the meaning of the name’s Greek [...]

heart outline in LED lights
Commentary on Psalm 36:5-10

Psalm 36:5-101 contains some of the most beautiful language of any psalm in the Psalter, [...]