Psalm 137: A Psalm of Anger

Do me a favor and please read Psalm 137. Now that you’ve read this psalm – let’s look at Lamentations 1:1-6 as it helps us with context and understanding: How deserted lies the city, once so full of people! How like a widow is she, who once was great among the nations! She who was queen among the provinces has now become a slave. 2 Bitterly … Continue reading Psalm 137: A Psalm of Anger

Psalm 52: A Psalm of Anger

First Off…read Psalm 52! My first thoughts and impressions on this psalm is that David is really angry. While you read this psalm you just get this impression of someone that is harboring so much hatred and disgust towards someone…but then we come to know the backstory – and it makes sense. We read in 1 Sam 21-22 that Doeg the Edomite was a man … Continue reading Psalm 52: A Psalm of Anger

Psalm 37: Present VS Future

First Off…read Psalm 37. Our psalm today is a continuation in thought from Psalm 36 (you can find my previous blog on psalm 36 here) as they both speak about those who seek God and those who do not. And a constant “theme” throughout both of these psalms is one on the difference between the “wicked” and the “righteous”. 15 different times we see “wicked” … Continue reading Psalm 37: Present VS Future