Most people agree that while the world should be fair, it’s not. Injustice visits all of us in many ways big and small. It had visited David, and in response he penned Psalm 7. David shows God’s people how they … Continued
In Psalm 6, David acts as a petitioner. He tells God what he needs and makes his case for why God should grant his request. David’s desperate petition serves as a model for our petitionary prayers.
In Psalm 5, David wakes up with a groan. Enemies are all around him, doing whatever they can to discourage him. Yet David takes his groans to God and by the end of the Psalm, the groans turn to songs … Continued
Psalm 3 does not present a nice, neat list of all the reasons why the righteous suffer. It simply assumes that they will. But while the Psalm does not explain suffering, it does assure us that God hears, sustains, vindicates, … Continued
We serve an awesome God. He doesn’t need us to be awesome – He has that covered. He wants us to be obedient.
Why do Psalms of imprecation and lament sound so strange to our ears?
Have you ever noticed how often “great people” have awful family lives? When the rich and famous wed, it is usually a countdown to tabloid headlines of infidelity and divorce. There is a long history of great leaders who ruled … Continued
“God has chosen the foolish things of the world to shame the wise, and God has chosen the weak things of the world to shame the things which are strong” (1 Cor 1:27) The Bible is an underdog story. Over … Continued