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    The Psalms

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    The Psalms were written by several Authors under the inspiration of the Spirit of God. The Oldest psalm preserved for us is Psalm Ninety. Other Authors of the Psalms include: David, who is attributed to writing Seventy Three of the Psalms. Asaph was the music director during the reigns of David and Solomon. He wrote twelve psalms. They wrote twelve psalms. Solomon is the Author of two of the Psalms. He composed Psalm Seventy-two and Psalm One Hundred and Twenty-Seven. Heman a singer in the time

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    Psalm

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    says. Psalms 109 is no exception, it is one the more widely misused passages as of late. A popular verse from Psalms 109 is verse 8 which reads “Let his days be few; and let another take his office”, this is seen in reference to our current president, but what people fail to realize is what else David is actually praying. This paper is going to go through Psalms 109 and unpack it verse by verse to show the true meaning of what David was praying and to give us a new look at how to pray. Psalm 109

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    Psalm 127

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    Psalm 127 Psalm 127 is a very interesting Psalm with a message that is extremely apt considering the events of our current day. There is a general consensus that the overall purpose of Psalm 127 is to illustrate the complete futility of relying solely on our human efforts to accomplish anything meaningful and enduring. Whether we are building a skyscraper or a building a family, if God is not the foundation of those efforts, we will fail. Anyone who watched the World Trade Center crumble into

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    The Book of Psalms

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    There are 150 psalms in the Book of Psalms that were written over the span of 800 years. Most of the Psalms written were made to be sung. There are two main genres of Psalms, which are laments and hymns. David is know to have written 73 psalms, Asaph wrote 12, the sons of Korah wrote 11, Solomon wrote 2, Moses wrote 1 and 50 are anonymous . Although 50 were anonymous, David was certainly the author of the majority of the Psalms. The title of the Psalm is not always a direct indicator of who the

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    Psalm 42

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    If the book of Psalms be, as some have styled it, a mirror or looking-glass of pious and devout affections, this psalm in particular deserves, as much as any one psalm, to be so entitled, and is as proper as any to kindle and excite such in us: gracious desires are here strong and fervent; gracious hopes and fears, joys and sorrows, are here struggling, but the pleasing passion comes off a conqueror. Or we may take it for a conflict between sense and faith, sense objecting and faith answering. I

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    An Exposition of Psalm 50

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    I. Introduction The fiftieth psalm begins with the heading “A psalm of Asaph”. Whether it was officially written by him or simply dedicated to him , it is noteworthy to understand who Asaph was and the impact he had on the music and worship of Israel. Asaph was part of a music guild in the court of David along with Heman (1 Chronicles 6:39 ) and Ethan (1 Chronicles 15:19). These men were appointed to lead the musical celebration for the return of the Ark of the Covenant when King David danced

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    The Psalm 59

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    meaningful and powerful than can be expressed any other way. Psalms, which are defined as sacred songs sung to musical accompaniment (Vines 497), are fascinating to us, and use elements of poetry to help us learn moral lessons and grow closer to God. Tremper Longman III, who wrote How to Read the Psalms, writes, "For frankness, directness, intensity, and intimacy, they are unrivaled in all of Scripture." (cover), when talking of the Psalms. Psalm 59 helps us to know God by telling us of David's experiences

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    Psalm 63 Analysis

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    above verses of Psalm 63 will be discussed in the following paragraphs. There will be emphasis on how it was relevant in history and how it can be applied to the present day. Discussion will also centre on the impact this scripture has on me personally and how I apply it to my daily life. While only focussing on the first four verses of this psalm it is important to consider each psalm as a whole and read in the context of the whole for spiritual interpretation. The psalms are prayers that

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    The Book of Psalms is a collection of prayers and songs composed throughout Israel's history. It contains of two great covenant traditions that play a significant role in the Book of Psalms. It is an anchor to the Psalter, provides as a climax for the Book of Psalms, and reveals an editorial theology of the Psalter. Psalm 1 and Psalm are two psalms that work together and form into a single unit. Psalm 1 begins with the word "happy"; Psalm 2 ends with "happy"; functioning as an inclusio. Neither of

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    The communication principle that is outlined in this paper is about communicating lies and what the outcome of lying is. In the book of Psalm, it explains very clear about the bibles stance on lying. Psalm 59:12-13:12 reads, “For the sins of their mouths, for the words of their lips, let them be caught in their pride. For the curses and lies they utter, 13 consume them in your wrath; consume them till they are no more. Then it will be known to the ends of the earth that God rules over Jacob.” Speaking

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