Jesus has implicit faith in the reliability of the Psalms.

The Lord says to my Lord: “Sit at my right hand, until I make your enemies your footstool.” Psalm 110:1 (Jesus quotes this in Mark 12, which we read last week.) John Piper: Now add one more observation about the Psalms in general: The Psalms are inspired by God. They are not merely the word … More Jesus has implicit faith in the reliability of the Psalms.

May 17 Psalm 110

May 17 Psalm 110 (ESV) Sit at My Right Hand A Psalm of David. 110:1 The Lord says to my Lord: “Sit at my right hand, until I make your enemies your footstool.” 2 The Lord sends forth from Zion your mighty scepter. Rule in the midst of your enemies! 3 Your people will offer themselves freely on the day of your … More May 17 Psalm 110

May 16 Psalm 109

May 16 Psalm 109 (ESV) Help Me, O Lord My God To the choirmaster. A Psalm of David. 109:1 Be not silent, O God of my praise! 2 For wicked and deceitful mouths are opened against me, speaking against me with lying tongues. 3 They encircle me with words of hate, and attack me without cause. 4 In return for my … More May 16 Psalm 109

May 15 Psalm 108

May 15 Psalm 108 (ESV) With God We Shall Do Valiantly A Song. A Psalm of David. 108:1 My heart is steadfast, O God! I will sing and make melody with all my being! [1] 2 Awake, O harp and lyre! I will awake the dawn! 3 I will give thanks to you, O Lord, among the peoples; I will … More May 15 Psalm 108

May 14 Psalm 107

May 14 Psalm 107 (ESV) Let the Redeemed of the Lord Say So 107:1 Oh give thanks to the Lord, for he is good, for his steadfast love endures forever! 2 Let the redeemed of the Lord say so, whom he has redeemed from trouble [1] 3 and gathered in from the lands, from the east and from the west, from the north and … More May 14 Psalm 107

Why should we emphasize that God loves, forgives, and saves for his own glory?

Many of the Psalms, including the one for our reading today, praise God for His mighty works and awesome deeds.  Some of these Psalms even declare the ultimate reason God does these things. Notice the phrase in Psalm 106:8  Yet he saved them for his name’s sake,  that he might make known his mighty power. … More Why should we emphasize that God loves, forgives, and saves for his own glory?