Psalm 8: You want me to do what?

First Off…read Psalm 8! For me it is really hard to not see contrasting images in this text. From the grandiose to the tiny – and how even in the small there is still this majestic massiveness. The moon and the stars and how huge and vastly complex…and yet the simplicity (in comparison) to us humans. In fact, we have been crowned with glory and … Continue reading Psalm 8: You want me to do what?

Psalm 7: Reaping and Sowing

First Off…read Psalm 7! HOLY COW THIS IS INTENSE! Someone is needing some deliverance NOW! Being pursued…torn apart like a lion with its prey…and no one to rescue you!? If you’ve ever watched a nature show and seen how lions hunt and then eat said prey…you can see the intensity here! And so even before these first 2 stanzas are penned we get this feeling … Continue reading Psalm 7: Reaping and Sowing

Psalm 6: A Psalm of Painful Waiting

First Off…read Psalm 6! To begin: Context. Well, our Bibles tell us it’s David and clearly he has been in some pain and agony as he speaks of being “faint” and needing healing for his bones are in agony. Is he sick? Is he on the run? Is he in hiding? Is he in the middle of war? Well, David cries out to God to … Continue reading Psalm 6: A Psalm of Painful Waiting