Psalm 113 calls us to praise God as ‘almighty’, but this is mightiness unlike anything else we might encounter. This is might that is shown primarily through Jesus’ sacrifice on the cross.
God wants to bless us with good things. But Psalm 112 sheds light on his expectations for those who are materially wealthy.
Psalm 111 talks about the ‘fear of God’ – but what does that really mean? Are we invited into fearfulness or wonder?
‘We might not wage war as the world does, but there is a fight against evil within and without and we are called to it.’ Simon unpacks Psalm 110 and makes sense of its militaristic language.
Simon Curran reads Psalm 109 and contemplates its strong language – a sure condemnation of the violence and evil the Psalmist faces and a clear demand for accountability and justice.
Simon Curran explores Psalm 108, a mashup of two previous Psalms, and asks why David chose to reuse old words in a new context.
In Psalm 107, we’re introduced to the God who stills the storm – the echo of which is seen when Jesus stills the storm on Galilee.
Simon Curran continues our series of Psalms devotionals with a reading of Psalm 106: a call to praise that soon becomes a litany of rebellion.
‘There may be times when we would like God to “get a move on” but the psalm encourages us that God is faithful, even if we have to wait.’ Psalm 105 remembers God’s faithfulness to Israel and invites us to remember his faithfulness to us.
Simon Curran explores Psalm 104, reminding us of the goodness of creation – and the goodness of our God who created, sustains and one day will renew it.
In this week’s devotional, Simon Curran reminds us with Psalm 103 the character and goodness of our God, who alone is worthy of our worship.