Contributed on Feb 2, 2018
Psalm 1 is a wisdom Psalm and focuses on God’s Word, God’s blessing on those who obey it and meditate on it, and God’s ultimate judgment on those who rebel.
11-10-13 Tom Lowe Psalm 1 1 Blessed is the man that walketh not in the counsel of the ungodly, nor standeth in the way of sinners, nor sitteth in the seat of the scornful. 2 But his delight is in the law of the LORD; and in his law doth he meditate day and night. 3 And he shall ...read more
Contributed on Feb 9, 2018
Psalm 1 emphasizes God’s Law while Psalm 2 focuses on prophesy. The first psalm presents the perfect man, the happy man. The people in Psalm 1 delight in the law, but the people in Psalm 2 defy the law. Psalm 1 begins with a beatitude and Psalm 2 ends. .
12-1-13 Tom Lowe Psalm 2 1 Why do the heathen rage, and the people imagine a vain thing? 2 The kings of the earth set themselves, and the rulers take counsel together, against the LORD, and against his anointed, saying, 3 Let us break their bands asunder, and cast away their cords ...read more
Contributed on Apr 28, 2018
Jesus told the chief priests and scribes that it would be a good idea if they would read the scripture so that they would understand why the children were praising Him with shouts of ‘Hosanna to the Son of David’ (Matthew 21:19).
Thursday, February 10, 2014 Tom Lowe Psalm 8—Repair of man comes through man. Title: To the chief Musician upon Gittith. A psalm of David. Theme: A messianic psalm emphasizing the humanity of Christ and His ultimate victory as man. 1 O LORD our Lord, how excellent is thy name in ...read more
Contributed on May 12, 2018
After many triumphant years of victory over his enemies the psalmist recollects the incidents, and writes about them in the psalm.
February 14, 2014 Tom Lowe Psalm 9 Title: The tune of “Death of the Son.” Praise for God’s justice. (To the chief musician according to Muthlabban, A psalm of David.) 1 I will praise thee, O LORD, with my whole heart; I will shew forth all thy marvelous works. 2 I will be ...read more
Contributed on May 26, 2018
The theme is a familiar one in all periods of church history, including today: the apparent impunity with which ruthless men go their self-seeking way, regardless of God or man, allowing neither morality nor humanity to set limits to their methods or.....
February 20, 2014 Tom Lowe Psalm 10 Title: A Prayer for the Overthrow of the Wicked. Psalm 10 (NIV) 1 Why, O LORD, do you stand far off ? Why do you hide yourself in times of trouble? 2 In his arrogance the wicked man hunts down the weak, who are caught in the schemes he ...read more