Our journey continues with these 10 psalms. We continue our effort to use individual psalms to define the Psalter.
The Psalms celebrate the faithful’s care for the helpless and the poor.
Thirsting for God is a normal part of the life of faith according to the Psalter.
The Psalms know nothing of an abstract God; Yahweh is the God of Jacob and of Jesus Christ.
He is our God.
Yahweh planted Israel and the Church.
God’s people are blessed by God and yet opposed by many.
The Psalms inspire creativity in worship;
Poetry, song, prose, music, art and even tweets.
We don’t journey for long on the life of faith before being grateful that Yahweh is a very present help in trouble.
The Book of Praises exhorts us to praise without ceasing.
The Psalms describe the city of our God and guide us on the path to it.
The Psalms are for everyone, rich and poor alike. But who will listen?
The Psalms, like the Law and Prophets, show that social justice and society’s cohesiveness are God’s priority.