House-building, city-keeping and bread-winning are all pointless (vain) unless we have the Lord’s help. That’s what God says. And what an important truth for us!
Jerusalem went through times of oppression and destruction. Yet, through it all the Lord was faithful to those individuals who trusted in Him (125:1). He
Scorn and contempt are difficult to handle. In Psalm 123 and 124, the writers feel that the proud look down up on them and despise
Journeying to the temple in Jerusalem is the clear context of this Psalm. The writer speaks of going to the house of the Lord, standing
This Psalm is one that was sung as people travelled to Jerusalem for annual feasts. That is what the superscription ‘A Song of degrees’ means;
Psalm 120:1 In my distress I cried unto the Lord, And he heard me. Psalm 120 was written by a person who is in distress.
The tone of Psalm 119 implies that the writer of the Psalm was experiencing mistreatment from his enemies. Psalm 119 is his attempt to remind
Again, we read how the Word of God was central to the Psalmist daily life. Even though he was robbed by the wicked, but he
Psalm 119:47 And I will delight myself in thy commandments, Which I have loved. Psalm 119 contains 176 verses, the majority of which speak about
Great faith in someone required several things: Confidence that the one we are trusting is trustworthy. Trust that is built up through repeated acts of