Going Through the Psalms – Psalm 9 – Sing Praises! (part 1)

This psalm is titled "To The Choirmaster: According to Muth-Labben. A Psalm of David." (ESV). Having read through some commentary there is a lack of consensus and certainty as to what the term "Muth-Labben" means. The English Standard Version of the bible indicates that it is "probably a music or liturgical term." C.H. Spurgeon speculates … Continue reading Going Through the Psalms – Psalm 9 – Sing Praises! (part 1)

Going Through the Psalms – Psalm 8 – The Majesty of God

This is one of my favorite psalms in the psaltery because it speaks to the mystery of man (and thereby, the mystery of God). I call this the "What is Man?" psalm. I have prayed this psalm in various moods. Sometimes when I was feeling insignificant and I wanted to remind myself of the divine … Continue reading Going Through the Psalms – Psalm 8 – The Majesty of God

Going Through the Psalms – Psalm 1 – Meditating on the Word (Part 1)

This is the first entry of my planned blog series to discuss each of the psalms of the psaltery. I plan to continue with Proverbs as well and I do not know if I will be able to keep up with the one-a-day pace for each of these but the goal is to finish both … Continue reading Going Through the Psalms – Psalm 1 – Meditating on the Word (Part 1)