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Reposted here due to the brevity of content; original post. We begin here a collection of 15 psalms, each referred to as a Song of Ascents. That term refers to any pilgrimage to the one and only high place for … Continue reading
(This is the final part of our series on Psalm 119, reposted in full because of brevity; original post.) The final octet shows us the Path to God’s Favor. We note that the psalmist is wholly confident in his requests … Continue reading
Excerpt — It was a high and festive day when King David brought up the Ark of the Covenant to Jerusalem. He set up a proper Tent of Meeting in the courtyard. Keep in mind that the city was still … Continue reading
(Reblogged here in full because of brevity; original post.) This octet celebrates the Serenity of the Law, for obedience to God is its own reward. This isn’t just ordinary folks, but powerful nobles have brought pressure to bear on the … Continue reading
(As usual, I’m reposting this in full because of the brevity; original.) This is the path of Divine Dependence. While an English translation of this octet sounds a little repetitious with the rest of the psalm, the emphasis and tone … Continue reading
(Reposted here in full due to brevity; source.) Here we have the Song of Assurance. Prayer works. As the psalmist notes, genuine effective prayer requires a fully committed heart first, but the heart knows what to ask because the heart … Continue reading