Book of Psalms

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Rejoicing in God’s Justice (Ps 7)

David prayed for God to exercise justice; looked to God to exercise justice; was confident God would exercise justice. The God of the Bible is committed to perfect justice.

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I am His and He is Mine (Ps 6)

Eight times in ten verses, the psalmist calls God by his name: Yahweh, the LORD. What does the name mean, and what is its significance for David?

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The King prays against the wicked (Ps 5)

What is a psalm of David? It is a psalm spoken by the king, fulfilling his kingly office. Each true king in turn prayed against the wicked. Jesus the ultimate King made each of the psalms of David his own. He too prayed against the wicked. If we are in Christ, we must learn to pray as he prayed.

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Always rejoicing (Ps 4)

A second psalm written at the time of Absalom’s rebellion. David was surrounded by bitter enemies, reckless allies and discouraged friends. Yet he found his own heart full of joy as he spoke to God.

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I lie down and sleep (Ps 3)

David composed this psalm during one of the greatest crises of his life: a time of danger and heartbreak. Yet he could sleep at night. What was his secret?

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