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Psalms #3 – Psalm 78 (Bob Hartman)

As you can see from the title of this post, in this post we will be analysing Bob Hartman’s favourite psalm; 78. Unlike last weeks post, this poem is written by a man called Asaph. Asaph was a Levite in the court of King David. “A member of the Hebrew tribe of Levi, especially of that part of it which provided assistants to the priests in the worship in the Jewish temple.” – Levite Dictionary Definition. This is a very long Psalm which records the history of Gods people from Egypt until the time of King David. Join us and read more, as we uncover new facts about this widely unknown psalm and understand more at the complicated message behind the poem.

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Psalms #2 – Psalm 121

Psalm 121

This is a relatively well-known Psalm, however if you look deeper, at the specific wording of the Psalm, you can find out a lot about the time in which this was written. I first found out the background behind this Psalm at Spring Harvest at a sermon on “Sinking in the psalms” by Dave Steel.

The first two stanzas says “I lift up my eyes to the mountains where does my help come from?  My help comes from the LORD, the Maker of heaven and earth.” What do you think David is says in this lines at Psalms 121? Read on to find out much more about this Psalm and what it can mean to you and your life.

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The Psalms #1 – Introduction

The Book of Psalms is one of the most popular books in the Bible for Christians. This is mainly because it covers so many different topics of a Christian’s life. Now you might think that the Psalms are a very old and out of date book, but as you will find out in this series, it still applies to our lives today. This is most visible in worship. Many traditional hymns and also contemporary Christian worship songs use the Psalms to formulate their lyrics. You can listen to many of these songs on our Worship Songs page. We will find out how the Psalms tell prophesies of later events in the Bible. We will uncover the truth behind some of the most well-known Psalms, who wrote them and when. Not only that, but we will be looking at well-known Christian writers and preachers favourite and helpful Psalms. Look forward to all of that and more in this series.

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Verse a Day

1st April:


I felt the powerful presence of the Lord, and his spirit took me and set me down in a valley where the ground was covered in bones.