I have not practiced singing all that much so I am reluctant to sing but I have found that my spirit is strengthened and encouraged when I sing hymns and I think this is something that God willing I am going to try and make a regular practice (outside of any corporate setting). I believe … Continue reading Sing!
According to Martin Luther this Psalm was described by Augustine as the "Psalm of Antichrist" (see Martin Luther note in Psalm 10 by C. H. Spurgeon). Per Luther, "There is not, in my judgment, a Psalm which describes the mind, the manners, the feelings, and the fate of the ungodly with so much propriety, fullness, … Continue reading Going Through the Psalms – Psalm 10 – The Nature of the Wicked Man
We continue in this series with Psalm 4, which is titled "To The Choirmaster; with Stringed Instruments. A Psalm of David" (ESV). Let us note here this psalm conveys instructions to a choirmaster. So this is the first psalm that is explicitly indicated to be performed to the accompaniment of music. Presumably given the information … Continue reading Going Through the Psalms – Psalm 4 – King David Admonishes his Enemies