Category Archives: Psalms

Precious Thoughts

It really is about me . . . sort of. If the songwriter’s song was intended to become the reader’s song, and I think it was, then it’s about me. Twenty-two of the twenty-four verses have the word “I”, or … Continue reading

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His Steadfast Love Endures Forever

Some portions of Scripture you kind of need to work at if you really want to pick up what’s being laid down. Not so much with Psalm 136. Instead, with this song the table is set clearly and without ambiguity. … Continue reading

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Go Where the Blessing Is!

It’s been years and years since I read Blackaby’s book, Experiencing God. Can’t say this about every book, but with that one, some things really stuck. One of the principles which I’ve never forgotten went something like this: If you … Continue reading

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On Our Side

It’s another song of David. And though we don’t know the exact circumstance behind this song’s “inspiration,” we do know the outcome–they escaped. Israel dodged the bullet. The people of God were able to slip away left while their enemies … Continue reading

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My Shade

Ask me to describe God and I might start with His attributes. God is love. He is all-knowing, all-powerful, and ever-present. He is holy, He is good, and He is unchanging. He is sovereign, He is just. He is merciful, … Continue reading

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Seek Your Servant

It’s not the ending you’d expect. After 175 verses scripted to exalt the law of the Lord it’s not the finale you’d think would be written. Or is it? Maybe after penning such an ode of delight for God’s word, … Continue reading

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Rab Shalom

“How’s your heart?” It’s a question my girls regularly ask me, and each other, these days. “I can see how you’re doing life on the outside,” they’re saying, “but what’s the state of affairs on the inside?” Truth be told, … Continue reading

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