August 8 – Psalm 145

August 8 – Psalm 145 In Week 1 of our study we noted how the psalms slowly progress from more laments towards the beginning of the book to more praises towards the end. The last five psalms are successive peaks of worship, culminating in the emphatic last verse...

August 1 – Psalm 147

August 1 – Psalm 147 Psalm 147 is all about praise; it even mentions the delightfulness of praise itself in the first verse. It’s three stanzas, v.1-6, v.7-11, and v.12-20, all start with a command to praise or sing to the Lord. Verses 1-6 praise God for tending...

July 25 – Psalm 130

July 25 – Psalm 130 In our psalms devotional we’re encouraging folks to try memorizing Psalm 130; it’s short enough that they could have it memorized by the end of the week. If folks in your group have been giving memorization a shot, feel free to...

July 18 – Psalm 16

July 18 – Psalm 16 Here we have another psalm by David, and in it David entrusts himself to God, confessing that he has no good whatsoever apart from him. That sort of absolute statement is a stirring and clarifying call to worship God and nothing else....