Songs of Ascent
How is the psalmist able to have assurance of mercy and abundant redemption, when crying out to the Lord from the depths? This is both a song of ascents and a penitential psalm which
The preservation of Israel is a miracle past and present; encouragingly, it is also promised for the future. The antagonism from Zion’s enemies is inexplicable through rationalist explanations such as envy, ignorance or otherness.
This song of ascents shows how the Lord oversaw His people’s return to Zion despite their troubled history. Israel and the nations both marvelled and continue to marvel in how the Lord has done
This is the first of another set of three psalms contained with the songs of ascents where the psalmist is making their way towards Jerusalem. The response to the plea of relief is developed
Probably no people group have survived so many narrow escapes as the Jewish people. By natural laws an enormous tidal wave of Gentile attack would more than likely have extinguished them, considering their remarkable
The Joy of Jerusalem King David wrote this psalm and was undoubtedly filled with joy at the prospect of going up to the house of the Lord in Jerusalem. He had defeated the Jebusites
Aliyah- Going up to Jerusalem and Looking to ‘Shomer Yisrael’ Psalm 121:1-8 Psalm 121 is a song of ascents traditionally sung on approach to and in sight of Jerusalem. The previous psalm is a