Psalm 113

Psalm 113 is a song of praise, a celebration of our covenant God. God, who is exalted above all, who has no equal, who is enthroned on high, does not stay at a distance from those He loves. He comes down to where we are. He raises up the poor and needy, He invites them […]

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Psalm 112

This world is full of bad news. It is easy to live with an undercurrent of anxiety and dread, fearing the worst. And let”s face it: sometimes the worst happens. How, then, can we live without constant fear of bad news? We trust God. He will not fear bad news; his heart is confident, trusting […]

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Psalm 110

Psalm 110 celebrates God rule through David and his lineage over Israel and looks forward to the ultimate reign of the Messiah over all. This is the declaration of the Lord to my Lord: “Sit at my right hand, until I make your enemies your footstool.” (v. 1 CSB) Jesus sits at the right hand of […]

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Psalm 109

In Psalm 109, David brings to God’s attention his mistreatment at the hands of an enemy. This enemy has acted with evil intent despite David’s love and prayers for him. In very descriptive terms, David now prays for his enemy to be punished by the courts and by God. David doesn’t hide his feelings from […]

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Psalm 107

God is our deliverer. Psalm 107 calls those whom God has redeemed to give thanks for His faithful love and deliverance. Give thanks to the LORD, for he is good; his faithful love endures forever. Let the redeemed of the LORD proclaim that he has redeemed them from the power of the foe (v. 1-2 […]

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Psalm 106

God is faithful even when we are unfaithful. Psalm 106 tells the story of God’s faithfulness and Israel’s unfaithfulness. God miraculously delivered Israel from Egyptian slavery and miraculously provided for the needs of His people in the desert. He saved them from the power of the adversary; he redeemed them from the power of the […]

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Psalm 105

God keeps His promises. Psalm 105 is a call to praise God for His faithfulness in keeping His covenant promises. The psalm recounts the story of God’s covenant faithfulness to the patriarchs, Abraham, Isaac, Jacob, Joseph, Moses, and to God’s chosen people as He brought them out of Egyptian slavery to the land He promised. […]

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Psalm 104

My soul, bless the LORD! LORD my God, you are very great; you are clothed with majesty and splendor. (v. 1 CSB) Bless the LORD, the Creator of the heavens and the earth. He established the earth on its foundations; it will never be shaken. (v. 5 CSB) Bless the LORD for the variety of […]

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