Psalm 32

How joyful is the one whose transgression is forgiven, whose sin is covered!   (Psalm 32:1 CSB).

This Psalm describes in vivid language the consequences of unconfessed sin: “When I kept silent, my bones became brittle from my groaning all day Read the rest

Psalm 31

In my alarm I said, “I am cut off from your sight.” But you heard the sound of my pleading when I cried to you for help (Psalm 31:22 CSB). 

In the middle of a difficult situation, it is easy Read the rest

Psalm 30

For his anger lasts only a moment, but his favor, a lifetime. Weeping may stay overnight, but there is joy in the morning (Psalm 30:5 CSB). 

David knew the weeping that occurred in the night, but also the joy Read the rest

Psalm 29

Ascribe to the Lord, you heavenly beings, ascribe to the Lord glory and strength. Ascribe to the Lord the glory due his name; worship the Lord in the splendor of holiness (Psalm 29:1-2 CSB). 

This Psalm talks a lot about Read the rest

Psalm 28

The Lord is my strength and my shield; my heart trusts in him and I am helped. Therefore my heart celebrates, and I give thanks to him with my song (Psalm 28:7 CSB).

How has the Lord been your strength Read the rest

Psalm 26

Test me, Lord, and try me; examine my heart and mind. But I live with integrity; redeem me, and be gracious to me. (Psalm 26:2, 11 CSB).

We might hesitate to pray the prayer of Psalm 26:2 (“Test me, LORD, Read the rest

Psalm 25

Remember, Lord, your compassion and your faithful love, for they have existed from antiquity. Do not remember the sins of my youth or my acts of rebellion; in keeping with your faithful love, remember me because of your goodness,  Lord Read the rest

Psalm 24

The earth and everything in it, the world and its inhabitants, belong to the Lord. (Psalm 24:1 CSB). 

Really? Everything belongs to God? All who live on earth? You may be thinking, “But my name is on the mortgage, credit Read the rest

Psalm 23

The Lord is my shepherd; I have what I need (Psalm 23:1 CSB). 

My guess is that most of us could list plenty of things we want, but like David here, we can say that we have all that we Read the rest