Psalm 81: Praying Through The Psalms

"Sing aloud to God, our strength! Make a joyful shout to the God of Jacob. Raise a song, and bring here the tambourine, the pleasant lyre with the harp. Blow the trumpet at the New Moon, at the full moon, on our feast day. For it is a statute for Israel, an ordinance of the... Continue Reading →

Prayer, Planted, and Prepared Leads To Victory In The Christian Life

For our struggle is not against flesh and blood, but against the rulers, against the authorities, against the powers of this dark world and against the spiritual forces of evil in the heavenly realms (Ephesians 6:12). The Apostle Paul makes it clear in his epistle to the Church at Ephesus that our struggle is not against flesh and... Continue Reading →

Psalm 128: Praying Through The Psalms

Blessed is everyone who fears Yahweh, who walks in his ways. For you will eat the labor of your hands. You will be happy, and it will be well with you (Ps. 128:1-2). O Lord, it is good to fear your holy name. Fear of you is the beginning of wisdom. Blessed is the person... Continue Reading →

Psalm 85: Praying through the Psalms

Yahweh, you have been favorable to your land. You have restored the fortunes of Jacob. You have forgiven the iniquity of your people. You have covered all their sin. Selah (Ps. 85:1-2). O God, you promise us a land flowing with milk and honey. This land is our heavenly home. Keep us from being tempted... Continue Reading →

Psalm 28: Praying Through The Psalms

To you, Yahweh, I call. My rock, don't be deaf to me, lest, if you are silent to me, I would become like those who go down into the pit. Hear the voice of my petitions, when I cry to you, when I lift up my heads toward your Most Holy Place (Ps. 28:1-2, WEB).... Continue Reading →

Psalm 96: Praying Through The Psalms

Sing to Yahweh a new song! Sing to Yahweh, all the earth. Sing to Yahweh! Bless his name! Proclaim his salvation from day to day (Ps. 96:1-2, WEB)." It is good to sing to Yahweh. For He is the King of kings and the Lord of lords. The whole earth was created by His wisdom... Continue Reading →

Psalm 95: Praying Through The Psalms

O come, let us sing for joy to the Lord, let us shout joyfully to the rock of our salvation. Let us come before his presence with thanksgiving, let us shout joyfully to Him with psalms (Psalms 95:1-2) Heavenly Father, you are the rock of our salvation---a firm foundation by which we stand. We use... Continue Reading →

Psalm 20: Praying Through The Psalms

May the Lord answer you when you are in distress; may the name of the God of Jacob protect you. May he send you help from the sanctuary and grant you support from Zion (Ps. 20:1-2). Heavenly Father, we know you answer our prayers. The Hebrew word here, יַֽעַנְךָ֣ , means that you testify, answer,... Continue Reading →

Psalm 19: Praying Through The Psalms

The heavens declare the glory of God; the skies proclaim the works of his hands. Day after day they pour forth speech; night after night they reveal knowledge (Ps 19:1-2). Heavenly Father, the heavens declare your glory. The word declare in Hebrew, מְֽסַפְּרִ֥ים, means to take account of or reckon. There is this divine assurance... Continue Reading →

Psalm 147: Praying Through The Psalms

Praise the Lord. How good it is to sing praises to our God, how pleasant and fitting to praise him! The Lord builds up Jerusalem; he gathers the exiles of Israel (Ps. 147:1-2). Heavenly Father, you are worthy to receive honor and praise from our lips. For it is fitting and right to praise you. For... Continue Reading →

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