27 May 2018

PSALM 106: 1-5 The opening verses of this psalm call for all to give praise to God. It is not possible to recall all great things He has done, but those who are His people should give thanks for His mercies and try to promote His justice and righteousness among their neighbours. The psalmist’s prayer that he, together with all God’s people, may continue to experience God’s blessings. It is in the shared experience with Read more…

20 May 2018

PSALM 1 Last week we read this psalm with special reference to avoiding the advice and practices of people who reject the ways of God. Today we contemplate particularly verse 3 of the psalm which speaks of the fruitfulness of the followers of God. MICAH 6: 6-8 A question often in the minds of people is what sacrifice can I make to earn the good will of God. In terms of ancient worship will the Read more…

13 May 2018

PSALM 1 This psalm, which can be considered to be a summation of the message of the whole book of Psalms delineates the essence of the true and best life. In the KJV translation, we have 3 attitudes of the way of blessedness. Such a person does not walk according to the advice of sinners, nor stand amongst the ungodly, nor sit with those who scorn the way of truth. On the contrary, that person Read more…

06 May 2018

  PSALM 51: 1-8 This psalm was written in penitential mood when he perceived the magnitude of his sin in his affair with Bathsheba. Firstly, he acknowledges his need of God’s forgiveness and the great mercy of God in being a God of constant love. Only God could cleanse him of his sin. David recognises that human nature is inherent in a person from birth, and the sincerity and truth of the Godly life is Read more…