Psalm 60: A Psalm of Providence

Do me a favor and please read Psalm 60. In our text today we see that David has given us a teaching psalm based on his military battles over the Syrians at the Valley of Salt (2 Sam 8:13). This psalm simply states that it was “thousands” but we see from 2 Samuel 8:13 that it was 18,000…and David became famous for it. This, to … Continue reading Psalm 60: A Psalm of Providence

Psalm 59: A Psalm of Protection

Do me a favor and please read Psalm 59. Our psalm today is one that is very similar to psalms 57-58 where there is a request/petition to be delivered from some type of enemy – and while we don’t know WHO the enemy is many speculate that it is some foreign adversary – but again, this is purely speculation. And so really what we need … Continue reading Psalm 59: A Psalm of Protection

Psalm 58: A Psalm of Social Interaction

Do me a favor and please read Psalm 58. I love the imagery and the “opposite” feeling that we get FROM said imagery. Judges who don’t judge justly (2), wicked from birth (as opposed to the innocence of a child) (3), fangless lions (6), opposite flowing water (7), arrow that are blunt and don’t fly (7) – all of these images are amazingly vivid and … Continue reading Psalm 58: A Psalm of Social Interaction