Why We Need the Psalms More Than Ever Before

Recent events have left many of us reeling. A pandemic that has taken more than 100,000 American lives. Soaring unemployment. Footage of Ahmaud Arbery and George Floyds brutal murders. National and local leaders who seem unable to bring unity when we need it most. Worry may be a natural response to the crises facing our... Read more

Psalms of Justice

I didnt grow up in a church tradition that talked about justice. In fact, I don’t recall a single sermon or song that addressed God’s heart for justice. As a child growing up in an evangelical congregation in Guatemala City, justice was what the Roman Catholics did. When I moved to the United States in... Read more

Be Adventurous. Sing the Psalms.

Editors’ note:  Take part in TGCs Read the Bible initiative, where were encouraging Christians and churches to read together through Gods Word in a year. Do you sing psalms in your church? I guess that in most Bible-teaching churches today the answer is no, or not very often, or perhaps sometimes in a metrical version,... Read more

10 Prayers from Psalms to Set Your Mind on Jesus in the Morning

There is a gray chair that sits in the corner of our living room. On the floor next to it is a stack of books Im currently reading through as well as a Chronological Bible Im determined to finish this year. It has become a well known unwritten rule in our house that it is... Read more

20 Psalms to Calm Your Stress and Anxiety

16. It is God who arms me with strength,And makes my way perfect. (Psalm 18:32 NKJV)Its His strength that carries us through, not our own!17. The Lord is my light and my salvation;Whom shall I fear?The Lord is the strength of my life;Of whom shall I be afraid? (Psalm 27:1 NKJV)When we see as He sees, through... Read more

5 Reasons Pastors Need the Psalms

Sometimes a gift grows on you. Several years ago, after I completed a dissertation on the Psalms, a friend gave me a small hardback copy of the Psalter. It wasnt fancy or expensive. But over the years, it’sbecome one of the best gifts Ive ever receiveda book for prayer more than readingbecause now, more than... Read more

5 Psalms to Contemplate This Week – Bible Gateway Blog

As COVID-19 continues to plague our world, our nation, and our communities, the importance of turning in desperation to God’s Word cannot be overstated. I’d like to share 5 Psalms that represent a spectrum of emotions, from confidence to despairsentiments that many of us might feel within the span of a single hour. [Read the... Read more

W. David O. Taylor

Desire a Clear, Resilient, and Fearless Lifetime of Religion? Learn the Psalms: An Interview with W. David O. Taylor – Bible Gateway Weblog

[ad_1] How does the e-book of Psalms assist make sense of life, artwork, metaphor, violence, struggling, and mortality? How do the Psalms replicate God’s attributes of justice, grace, goodness, therapeutic, energy, and refuge? How are the millennia-old psalms a information to dwelling faithfully the fashionable Christian life within the midst of joys, sorrows, angers, doubts,... Read more

5 Reasons Pastors Need the Psalms

5 Causes Pastors Want the Psalms

[ad_1] Typically a present grows on you. A number of years in the past, after I accomplished a dissertation on the Psalms, a buddy gave me a small hardback copy of the Psalter. It wasnt fancy or costly. However through the years, it’sbecome top-of-the-line items Ive ever receiveda guide for prayer greater than readingbecause now,... Read more

Journey through the Psalms: A 7-Day Devotional

Journey via the Psalms: A 7-Day Devotional

[ad_1] This text is a part of the ESV.org Studying Plans collection. Sing a New Tune People are relational, emotional beingsand nothing reveals this extra superbly than the e book of Psalms. Because the psalmists pour out their hearts to God, they uncover the multifaceted character of the Lord almighty and reveal his grace-filled plans... Read more