Psalm Balm for the Soul

King David’s Praise and Pleas

Psalm 139 King David experienced many challenges, as we do in our day and age – like abortionists who mess up God’s weaving in the wombs of expecting mothers. We see the following in this Psalm: The Psalmist ends by asking God to lead him in the way everlasting, which is not a thing or…

The Psalm of the God of Nations

Psalm 2v1-12 Why do the nations rage and the peoples plot in vain? The kings of the earth set themselves, and the rulers take counsel together, against the LORD and against His Anointed, saying, “Let us burst their bonds apart and cast away their cords from us.” He who sits in the heavens laughs; the…

28 The Triumph of the Trusting King

Psalm 21:1-13 1 To the choirmaster. A Psalm of David. O LORD, in Your strength the king rejoices, and in Your salvation how greatly he exults! 2 You have given him his heart’s desire and have not withheld the request of his lips. Selah3 For You meet him with rich blessings; You set a crown…

27 God Save the King

Psalm 20:1-9 1 To the choirmaster. A Psalm of David.May the LORD answer you in the day of trouble! May the name of the God of Jacob protect you!2 May he send you help from the sanctuary and give you support from Zion! 3 May he remember all your offerings and regard with favor your…

22 Praying under Pressure

Psalm 17 1 A Prayer of David. Hear a just cause, O LORD; attend to my cry! Give ear to my prayer from lips free of deceit! 2 From your presence let my vindication come! Let your eyes behold the right! 3 You have tried my heart, you have visited me by night, you have…