Psalm 126- Sowing and Reaping

READ PSALM 126 Those who sow in tears shall reap with shouts of joy! (Psalm 126:5) Sowing and reaping are farming terms. The workers first sow the seed and only after much time that seed bears fruit and is ready to be reaped. Sowing comes before reaping. Psalm 126 is...

Psalm 125- Surrounded

READ PSALM 125 As the mountains surround Jerusalem, so the LORD surrounds his people, from this time forth and forevermore. (Psalm 125:2) In some ways, being surrounded spells trouble: surrounded by enemies, trouble or disease. But in other ways, it is to our benefit...

Pslam 124- Future Grace

READ PSALM 124 If it had not been the LORD who was on our side—(Psalm 124:1) The psalmist begins with a thought-provoking question. “If it had not been…” He explores the thought of God’s people experiencing like without the grace of God to save...

Psalm 123- Look to God

READ PSALM 121 To you I lift up my eyes, O you who are enthroned in the heavens! (Psalm 123:1) To “lift up one’s eyes” is to place dependence upon the person looked at. When a toddler sits in her highchair, she looks longingly at her mother to feed...

Psalm 122- Let Us Go!

READ PSALM 122  I was glad when they said to me, “Let us go to the house of the LORD!” (Psalm 122:1) The psalmist longs for the day when he can worship the Lord along with the people of God. Not only does he long for the place, but for the the Messiah, who comes in...