Psalm 53: A Psalm of Uncomfortableness

First Off…read Psalm 53! “…there is no one who does good.” Ouch David! Way to start off the psalm on such a downer! Not much is really known about this psalm, and why David essentially copies his already proclamation on “nobody is good” from Psalm 14 (you can find my blog on that here) nobody really knows. And if you’re anything like me when you … Continue reading Psalm 53: A Psalm of Uncomfortableness

Psalm 26: A Plea for Vindication

First Off…read Psalm 26! Wow – I’m stuck on that first half verse. Vindicate me…vindicate me? Really? But as I stare at those two words I’m not sure exactly what it is I’m stuck on. Do I have the gall to demand that God vindicate me? Do I feel I’m worth being vindicated? Have I led a blameless life? Have I trusted in the Lord … Continue reading Psalm 26: A Plea for Vindication

Psalm 24: A Glorious Song

First Off…read Psalm 24! When I first read this text I cannot help but stop on the first 2 verses: Creation. The author, David (it’s assumed by most people that it was David who penned this) has simply made a statement at the beginning that should be carried throughout the rest of the text. God is the creator of the world and all that is … Continue reading Psalm 24: A Glorious Song

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