Psalms

Aim High

Psalm 101 –  Aim High 1 I will sing of your love and justice; to you, Lord, I will sing praise. 2 I will be careful to lead a blameless life— when will you come to me? I will conduct the affairs of my house with a blameless heart. 3 I will not look with approval on anything that is vile. […]

Blasted Images

Psalm 99 1 The Lord reigns, let the nations tremble; he sits enthroned between the cherubim, let the earth shake. 2 Great is the Lord in Zion; he is exalted over all the nations. 3 Let them praise your great and awesome name— he is holy. 4 The King is mighty, he loves justice— you have established equity; in […]

Light Dawns after the Storm

PSALM 97 In its own right, Psalm 97 is  a noble text.  In the first part, (97:1-5) the glory of God is revealed.  God “is hidden in the mystery of clouds in thick darkness, irresistible fire proceeds him, lightning and thunder manifest his power… the unqualified sovereignty of God.”  (James Luther Mays).  But, unlike many […]