Term 4 2019

“Psalms:  The way of the righteous in the muck of life”

Psalms are poetic expressions of our relationship with God. Jesus prayed (and sang) the Psalms and the Apostles saw the Psalms as fertile ground for their teaching about Jesus the Messiah. The Psalms inform our prayers and our response to God as we navigate the difficult, joyful, easy and challenging times of life. For generations the Psalms have helped God’s people to speak to God in prayer with honesty and they have brought comfort in the “muck of life” to use a phrase from Dale Ralph Davis’ excellent commentary on Psalms 1- 12. In this series we look at a selection of Psalms that encompasses a wide range of the themes and situations covered by the book.

Blessed is the one who…   Psalm 1  20th October