Text: Psalm 116: 1-19 In this Psalm the Psalmist is thanking God for delivering him from trouble. We see the reason why the Psalmist was thanking God (vv. 1-7), he was very sick and was healed (v. 3). We also ought to live a life of gratitude to God (vv. 8-16). In his gratitude he[…]

Text: Psalm 115:1-18 This Psalm was sung after Israel had returned from captivity. It was first sung on the day they dedicated the second temple (cf Ezra 6:16). To appreciate the trustworthiness of God as per this Psalm, we must embrace these three things: First, we should appreciate that our God is quite different (vv.[…]

Text: Psalm 114:1-8 This Psalm is one of those that are related to the Exodus (Exod. 12-14). The Psalm demonstrates God’s response to His nation, Israel, in Egypt in a way to fulfill His promise to Abraham (Gen. 28:13-17). The Psalm brings out two issues; first, God who did wonders in the past (vv. 1-6)[…]

Text: Psalm 112: 1-10 This Psalm teaches two main areas: First, the character of the godly (vv.1-5). That the godly fear the Lord (v. 1) and delight in Him. They have righteousness, not of their own but of Jesus Christ, therefore they fellowship with God (v. 3). The godly are compassionate (v. 4b) and generous[…]

Text: Psalm 111:1-10 It is important to note that this Psalm glorifies the Lord because of His works and character (vv. 1-9a). Let us praise God because of His creation. The formation of nature should compel you to praise God (v.2). We should also praise God because of His character (vv.2-3). He is glorious, Majestic,[…]

Text: Psalm 110:1-7 This Psalm together with Psalm 118 is the most quoted Psalm in the New Testament. It also holds most exalted prophecies of the Bible portraying Jesus Christ as the King (vv.1-3), especially when it says “My Lord” in verse 1. It also portrays Jesus Christ as a Priest (v.4), ”…You are a[…]

Text: Psalm 110:1-7 This Psalm together with Psalm 118 is the most quoted Psalm in the New Testament. It also holds most exalted prophecies of the Bible portraying Jesus Christ as the King (vv.1-3), especially when it says “My Lord” in verse 1. It also portrays Jesus Christ as a Priest (v.4), ”…You are a[…]

Text: Psalm 113:1-9 Psalms 113-118 contain praises to God usually called the “Egyptian Hallel”. In Hebrew language Hallel means praise. These Psalms were mostly sung at Passover, tabernacle and Pentecost. They had greatest meaning at Passover as the children of Israel remembered their rescue from Egypt (Exod. 12-14). It was a custom to sing Psalms[…]

Text: Psalm 109:1-31 This is a Psalm of David and it is composed of two kinds of prayers: prayers wishing evil people to be destroyed (vv. 1-20) and prayers appealing for God’s justice to prevail (vv. 21-31). However, it should be noted that as a Christian you should not pray for destruction of your enemies[…]

Text: Psalm 108:1-13 This is a psalm of David, and it is interesting to note that Psalm 108: 1-5 is more less similar to Psalm 57:7-11 and Psalm 108:6-13 similar to 5-12. The two Psalms (57:7-11 and 60: 5-12) are combined together for mainly two reasons; to show the glory of God (vv. 1-5; 57:7-10)[…]