The Book of Psalms
Psalms can be viewed in 3 different lights; the primary interpretation are the experiences of David. Then there is the direct application to
Do you see yourself in the Psalms? Do you see how the feelings and thoughts of the Pslamists are very much like our own? How would you describe the God addressed in the Psalms? Do you see Him differently today? God is the same today as he has always been. We can see a personal God that has mercy and grace and we can also see the vengenance of a sovereign God. This same God rules in our lives and our world today. The Psalms were made to meditate on and sing in praise and worship. They offer comfort and hope when you stand in dire circumstances. They speak truth into your life when nothing makes sense. The Psalms are food to the soul and touch that part of us that longs for the eternal.
The way of righteousness and the end of the ungodly.
The Messiah's triumph and Kingdom.
The Lord helps His troubled people.
Safety of the Faithful
Prayer for protection from the wicked.
A prayer of faith in times of distress.
David asks the Lord to defend Him against the wicked.
The Lord's Glory and Man's Dignity.
A Psalm of Thanksgiving for God's Justice.
A Song of Confidence in God's Triumph over Evil.