Contributed on Feb 16, 2018
Psalms is a history book that predicts Christ's first and second coming, describes the character of God and Jesus, God's love and His wrath . . .
Saturday, December 21, 2013 Tom Lowe Psalm 3 Title: A psalm of David. When he fled from his son Absalom. 1 O LORD, how many are my foes! How many rise up against me! 2 Many are saying of me, "God will not deliver him." "Selah" 3 But you are a shield around me, O ...read more
Contributed on Mar 2, 2018
This Psalm is titled, To the Chief Musician. With stringed instruments. A Psalm of David. In it David pours out his complaint against slanderous enemies and finds peace and refuge in God.
Friday, December 27, 2013 Tom Lowe Psalm 4—Talking to God and Men 1 Hear me when I call, O God of my righteousness: thou hast enlarged me when I was in distress; have mercy upon me, and hear my prayer. 2 O ye sons of men, how long will ye turn my glory into shame? how long will ye love ...read more
Contributed on Mar 23, 2018
He wanted the Lord to carefully think about what he called here his “meditation;” that is, he desired him not merely to listen to his “words,” but to the secret and unexpressed desires of his soul.
Thursday, January 9, 2014 Tom Lowe Psalm 5—Perfect Man in the Midst of Enemies. 1 Give ear to my words, O LORD, consider my meditation. 2 Hearken unto the voice of my cry, my King, and my God: for unto thee will I pray. 3 My voice shalt thou hear in the morning, O LORD; in the morning ...read more
Contributed on Mar 26, 2018
Today, we are going to look at one of the most comforting, and definitely one of the most well known psalms in the Bible-the 23rd Psalm. It was written by David, and he presents us with the scenes of the shepherd’s life, which he was familiar with . . .
4-21-04 Lesson: The Lord in My Shepherd Introduction: Today, we are going to look at one of the most comforting, and definitely one of the most well known psalms in the Bible-the 23rd Psalm. It was written by David, and he presents us with the scenes of the shepherd’s life, which he ...read more
Contributed on Apr 6, 2018
This Psalm was written by David but we are not told when he wrote it. It could have been composed during the period of Absalom’s rebellion when David was old, sick, and unable to handle all the complex responsibilities of the kingdom.
Sunday, February 2, 2014 Tom Lowe Psalm 6—Perfect Man In The Midst Of Chastisement. For the director of music. With stringed instruments. According to "sheminith." A psalm of David. 1 O LORD, do not rebuke me in your anger or discipline me in your wrath. 2 Be merciful to me, LORD, ...read more
Contributed on Apr 14, 2018
This Psalm is basically a plea for divine vindication with regard to the oppressor’s allegations and actions. David’s confidence in the divine judge is the backbone of Psalm 7. Abraham was also one who had the utmost confidence in God bringing judgment.
Thursday, February 6, 2014 Tom Lowe Psalm 7—Perfect man in the midst of false witnesses. Title: Shiggaion of David, which he sang unto the LORD, concerning the words of Cush the Benjamite. 1 O LORD my God, in thee do I put my trust: save me from all them that persecute me, ...read more
Contributed on Jun 23, 2018
David was often in danger, whether in the court of Saul (1 Sam. 9:1), in the wilderness being chased by Saul (1 Sam. 18:11; 19:10), or during the rebellion of Absalom.
February 25, 2014 Tom Lowe Psalm 11 Title: The Righteous Lord To the chief Musician, A Psalm of David. Psalm 11 (KJV) 1 In the LORD put I my trust: how say ye to my soul, Flee as a bird to your mountain? 2 For, lo, the wicked bend their bow, they make ready their arrow ...read more
Contributed on Sep 15, 2018
The opening words suggest that this psalm is an appeal for help during bad times when evil men dominate. There are times when sin seems rampant, sweeping all before it like a tidal wave.
March 3, 2014 Tom Lowe Psalm 12 Title: To the chief Musician. Upon the Sheminith*, A Psalm of David. *Sheminith (eighth), a musical term found in the title of (Psalms 6:1). A similar direction is found in the title of (Psalms 12:1) Comp. 1Chr 15:21. It seems most probable that Sheminith denotes ...read more
Contributed on Sep 25, 2018
Four times the words formed on David’s lips—“How long?” Pursued relentlessly by Saul, David wondered what was delaying the chariot of God.
March 10, 2014 Tom Lowe Psalm 13 Title: How Long? How Long? How Long? To the Chief Musician. A Psalm of David. Psalm 13 (NKJV) 1 How long, O Lord? Will You forget me forever? How long will You hide Your face from me? 2 How long shall I take counsel in my soul, Having sorrow in my heart daily? ...read more
Contributed on Sep 29, 2018
This psalm could be dedicated to the atheist. With the denial of God’s existence often comes the moral decay.
March 17, 2014 Tom Lowe Psalm 14 Title: The Depravity of Man. To the Chief Musician. A Psalm of David. Theme: The universal corruption of the human race. Psalm 14 (NKJV) 1 The fool has said in his heart, "There is no God." They are corrupt, They have done abominable works, There is none who ...read more
Contributed on Oct 9, 2018
In this Psalm, we have the description of the perfect Man; a lovely portrait of the Lord Jesus.
March 24, 2014 Tom Lowe Psalm 15 Title: The Characteristics of the Godly. A Psalm of David. Psalm 15 (KJV) 1LORD, who shall abide in thy tabernacle? who shall dwell in thy holy hill? 2 He that walketh uprightly, and worketh righteousness, and speaketh the truth in his heart. 3 He that ...read more
Contributed on Oct 13, 2018
No study of this psalm can be complete unless we see, somewhere in its shadows, the glorious person of whom David was a type, the great, glorious Savior of mankind.
March 30, 2014 Tom Lowe Psalm 16 Title: The Prayer of a righteous Man A Psalm of David. Michtam of David. Psalm 16 (KJV) 1Preserve me, O God: for in thee do I put my trust. 2 O my soul, thou hast said unto the LORD, Thou art my Lord: my goodness extendeth not to thee; 3 But to the saints that ...read more
Contributed on Oct 27, 2018
This psalm reveals David’s trust in God, but in the final analysis it speaks primarily of the Lord Jesus Christ.
April 5, 2014 Tom Lowe A Psalm of David. Psalm 17 (KJV) Title: Hear a Just Cause, O Lord 1 A Prayer of David. Hear a just cause, O Lord, Attend to my cry; Give ear to my prayer which is not from deceitful lips. 2 Let my vindication come from Your presence; Let Your eyes look on the things that ...read more
Contributed on Nov 6, 2018
Psalm 18 consists of a series of triumphant thanksgivings to God, with which the writer connects a highly figurative account of his deliverance from danger, an assertion of his own uprightness, and a description of the victories he has won by God's assistance . . .
April 14, 2014 Tom Lowe Psalm 18 (KJV) PART #1: VERSES 1-12 Title: Great Praise from a Place of Great Victory To the chief Musician, A Psalm of David, the servant of the Lord, who spake unto the Lord the words of this song in the day that the Lord delivered him from the hand of all his ...read more
Contributed on Nov 21, 2018
Psalm 20 is a prelude to war; it tells how a nation should prepare for war.
April 30, 2014 Tom Lowe Psalm 20 (KJV) Title: When a Nation Goes to War. To the Chief Musician. A Psalm of David. 1 The LORD hear thee in the day of trouble; the name of the God of Jacob defend thee; 2 Send thee help from the sanctuary, and strengthen thee out of Zion; 3 Remember all thy ...read more
Contributed on Nov 24, 2018
This psalm will show Christ as the King of heaven, and picture His coming reign as the King on the earth.
May 5, 2014 Tom Lowe Psalm 21 (KJV) Title: Crown Him Lord of All To the chief musician, A psalm of David. 1 The king shall joy in thy strength, O LORD; and in thy salvation how greatly shall he rejoice! 2 Thou hast given him his heart's desire, and hast not withholden the request of his lips. ...read more
Contributed on Dec 8, 2018
This psalm is called the Psalm of the Cross. It has been given this name because it describes more accurately and minutely the crucifixion of Christ than does any other portion of the Word of God.
May 10, 2014 Tom Lowe Psalm 22 (KJV) Title: The Psalm of the Cross To the chief Musician upon Aijeleth Shahar (or the hind of the morning) A psalm of David. Introduction This psalm is called the Psalm of the Cross. It has been given this name because it describes more accurately and ...read more
Contributed on Apr 2, 2019
The psalm is especially appropriate to those who are in danger of being led astray by the acts of the wicked, or who are being tempted to associate with the irresponsible, the sensual, and the worldly.
June 24, 2014 Tom Lowe Psalm 28 (KJV) Title: Keep Me From Temptation A Psalm of David. Psalm 28 (KJV) 1 Unto thee will I cry, O LORD my rock; be not silent to me: lest, if thou be silent to me, I become like them that go down into the pit. 2 Hear the voice of my supplications, when I cry ...read more
Contributed on Apr 15, 2019
All the saints and people of God are princes and kings; and may be said to be mighty, especially those who are strong in faith; and these are those who give the most glory to God
July 7, 2014 Tom Lowe Psalm 29 (KJV) Title: He Rides upon the Storm A psalm of David. Psalm 29 (KJV) 1 Give unto the LORD, O ye mighty, give unto the LORD glory and strength. 2 Give unto the LORD the glory due unto his name; worship the LORD in the beauty of holiness. 3 The voice of the ...read more
Contributed on May 27, 2019
The prayer of a believer in time of deep distress.
July 30, 2014 Tom Lowe Psalm 31 (KJV) Title: Life’s Ups and Downs A Psalm of David. Psalm 31 (KJV) 1 In thee, O LORD, do I put my trust; let me never be ashamed: deliver me in thy righteousness. 2 Bow down thine ear to me; deliver me speedily: be thou my strong rock, for an house of defence ...read more
Contributed on Jul 17, 2019
Psalm 33 is a call to lively and joyous praise to God for His glorious attributes and works, as displayed in creation, and His general and special providence, in view of which, the Psalmist, for all the pious, professes trust and joy and invokes God's mercy.
August 29, 2014 Tom Lowe Title: From Everlasting Thou Art God A psalm of David. Psalm 33 (KJV) 1 Rejoice in the LORD, O ye righteous: for praise is comely for the upright. 2 Praise the LORD with harp: sing unto him with the psaltery and an instrument of ten strings. 3 Sing unto him a ...read more
Contributed on Jan 31, 2020
The psalm divides into 5 sections: Part 1 David’s Conviction (verses 1-5) Part 2 David’s Consecration (verses 6-8) Part 3 David’s Confession (verses 9-10) Part 4 David’s Contrition (verses 11-13) Part 5 David’s Consolation (verses 14-17)
February 10, 2014 Tom Lowe Title: PSALM 40: PAST TRIUMPHS AND PRESENT TROUBLES (Part 1) A psalm of David. ALL FIVE PARTS ARE ON THIS PAGE Part 1 David’s Conviction (verses 1-5) Part 2 David’s Consecration (verses 6-8) Part 3 David’s Confession (verses 9-10) Part 4 David’s Contrition ...read more
Contributed on Apr 11, 2020
We are going to examine this psalm as if it was written by godly King Hezekiah. After David, he was the greatest king ever to sit upon the throne of Judea. He did more to bring the nation back to God than any other king.
April 12, 2015 Tom Lowe Title: PSALM 42 A psalm of David. Psalm 42 (KJV) 1 As the hart panteth after the water brooks, so panteth my soul after thee, O God. 2 My soul thirsteth for God, for the living God: when shall I come and appear before God? 3 My tears have been my meat day and ...read more
Contributed on Jun 26, 2020
The theme of this psalm isT “mercy’s vast unfathomable sea.” God’s love is deeper, far deeper than that. The psalmist looks first at God’s goodness manifested in His “mercy.” The word for mercy is the usual word for grace or lovingkindness. That “mercy endures forever.”
3/25/20 Tom Lowe Psalm 136 (KJV) 1O give thanks unto the LORD; for he is good: for his mercy endureth forever. 2O give thanks unto the God of gods: for his mercy endureth forever. 3O give thanks to the Lord of lords: for his mercy endureth for ever. 4To him who alone doeth great wonders: ...read more
Contributed on Jan 21, 2021
If we have been tempted to give up, to run away from our problems, then this is the psalm for us. Most of us have been where David was in this psalm—hard pressed by circumstances that are partly our own making but which have gotten beyond our control.
Home Lessons October 9, 2015 Tom Lowe PSALM 55 Title: When Sorrows Like Sea Billows Roll (To the chief Musician on Neginoth, Maskil, a Psalm of David.) Theme: A Cry of Faith in the Time of Antichrist Psalm 55 (KJV) 1 Give ear to my prayer, O God; and hide not thyself ...read more