This beautiful hardback book is a collection of thoughts on each of the psalms by Timothy and Julie Tennent. While no single meditation could even begin to exhaust the meaning and insight of any given psalm, these particular meditations are the result of many prayerful conversations about each of these psalms that have arisen from a daily practice of psalm singing over the years. These meditations are not intended to be a formal commentary on the Psalms, however it may surely serve as a guide for anyone who wants to engage the Psalms in a deeper way.
In A Metrical Psalter: The Book of Psalms Set to Meter for Singing, Julie and Timothy Tennent have faithfully set the biblical text into poetical form in a beautiful hardback book—not writing new poetry about the Psalms, but following the exact text of the psalm as closely as possible.
Sometimes life challenges are our own doing. Other times, it's the evil intentions of enemies, bouts with illness, or catastrophic events. In all circumstances, the book of Psalms awaits our careful reading.
The Psalms are a profound collection of prayers and praise that hold a special place in the worshiping life of the church. In today's Seven Minute Seminary, Dr. Ben Wayman shares how exactly the Psalms can teach us to pray.
Are the Psalms a random collection of texts, or is there some meaning to how we find them in the Bible? In today's Seven Minute Seminary video, Dr. Brian Russell explains the structure of the Psalms so that they can be more effectively read and used in worship.
In a world that is increasingly loud and hard, ministers can lead worship experiences of quiet where we find a soft place to land in the love of God through Christ Jesus. Read more today from Laura Beach on the importance of guided times of lament and grief in worship.
How should Christians read the Psalms? In this video, Dr. Brent A. Strawn reminds us to slow down, observe features like parallelism, metaphor and imagery, and remember that each psalm is only a snapshot view of God and the world. By respecting their genre as poetry, we may be able to engage this spiritual resource in a richer way.
https://youtu.be/TQJnnxL8C6k What do the Psalms tell us about the place of lament in our faith? Dr. John Oswalt helps explain how being real about struggles...