“Commonality” – One Year Bible Reading (Psalms/Proverbs) – August 26

Psalm 40:11-17    Waiting For Godot, Part 2     A Lament Psalm by David Proverbs 22:2-4    Commonality Read this passage on BibleGateway.com Have you noticed that no body that has a body doesn’t die?  I know that was a little awkward.  I could put it this way, everybody dies . . .  eventually (cf. Heb. […]

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“Eternally Wise” – One Year Bible Reading (Psalms/Proverbs) – July 14

Psalm  10:16-18  Bullies Bullied, Pt. 2    A Lament By David Read this passage on BibleGateway.com Psalm 10:16-18   Bullies Bullied, Pt. 2 We look at the last part of Psalm 10 today. Note again that David had started this prayer by whining and ends up trusting God and affirming that He is Lord of all (v. 16a, 17a).  He will […]

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“Goals” – One Year Bible Reading (Psalms/Proverbs) – June 25

Psalm 143:1-12    A Lament By David Read this passage on BibleGateway.com Psalm 143:1-12    Goals This is the last lament psalm in the book of psalms.  (Oh, don’t cry!  We have mostly hymns and a royal psalm left.)  It is the third to last psalm attributed to David. As I age, I don’t care about so […]

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“Day Trippers” – One Year Bible Reading (Psalms/Proverbs) – June 22

Psalm 140:1-13   A Lament By David Read this passage on BibleGateway.com Psalm 140:1-13   Day Trippers Psalm 140 is the final “imprecatory” psalm.  An imprecation is a curse.  There are several imprecatory psalms.  They are Psalms 5, 10, 17, 35, 58, 59, 69, 70, 79, 83, 109, 129, 137, as well as this one. I don’t believe we are to […]

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“A Womb With A View” – One Year Bible Reading (Psalms/Proverbs) – June 21

Psalm 139:1-24   A Lament By David Read this passage on BibleGateway.com Psalm 139:1-24   A Womb With A View Psalm 139 is perhaps best known as the clearest explication of an apologetic on life beginning in the womb in verses 13-16.  It also has two verses in closing that remind us to keep clean in our relationship […]

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