This is a Psalm for those whose characters are being assassinated, who are the subjects of unjust criticism and who are the victims of malicious gossip.
The Characteristics of Christian Behaviour (c) The Self Awareness of the Christian Mind Romans 12:3 In teaching the Roman Christians how they ought to behave Paul begins with the surrender of the body (v1) before progressing to the dedication of the mind (v2). In so doing, he is laying an important foundation, for practical Christian... Continue Reading →
Psalm 3 A Good Night's Sleep; How David Experienced Peace in the Storm Peace is an experience we know that we should have as Christians but sadly so often we fall short. It can be frustrating when we face a problem or encounter a situation and we simply do not have peace. We know we... Continue Reading →
The Characteristics of Christian Behaviour (b) The Christian Mind And be not conformed to this world: but be ye transformed by the renewing of your mind, that ye may prove what is that good, and acceptable, and perfect, will of God. (Romans 12:2) In developing some principles in relation to Christian behaviour Paul lays down... Continue Reading →
Psalm 2 King of Kings While the 1st Psalm presents Christ as the “Blessed Man” (or 'the happy, peaceful man who is pure in all his ways') the 2nd Psalm introduces our Saviour as the King. Old Testament scholars have conjectured that this was a song composed for the coronation of a Jewish King, perhaps... Continue Reading →
PSALM 1: THE BLESSED MAN From a devotional perspective, there is no book quite like the Psalms. Through praise and prayer the writer often captures the innermost feelings of the heart and soul. Although we have become more modern as a people, the thoughts and feelings of the human consciousness remain the same; teaching us... Continue Reading →