Posts Tagged Psalm 1

Forum Friday

Apparently, I need Renah Thompson to post more often at Ophelimos.  She did an excellent job on the article, and it showed, because we had the most traffic here since the launch date. The results are in from the poll last week, and an overwhelming majority of the four votes cast indicated they wanted to see […]

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The Sweet Embrace – Psalm 2:10-12

Psalm 2:10-12 (For the first three installments on this study of Psalm 2, click here, here, and here) First Impressions The conclusion of this psalm begins with a “therefore”, just as in Psalm 1.  Whereas the “therefore” in Psalm 1 served as a summary statement, the “therefore” in Psalm 2 prescribes the appropriate response to the […]

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Responding to Psalm 1

For the entire study on Psalm 1, here is Part 1, Part 2, and Part 3. I must say that I’ve enjoyed doing some Bible study on Psalm 1.  There were a lot of interesting things going on in the text that I had previously overlooked.  Four days into this experiment, the goal of writing […]

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Psalm 1:5-6

Psalm 1:5-6 (For the first two installments on this psalm, click here and here) First Impressions In wrapping up the first Psalm, we take a look at the summary statement that is verse five and six.  Verse five begins with the word “therefore”, and as many of us have heard in the past, it’s good […]

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Psalm 1:3-4

Psalm 1:3-4 (for the first post on this psalm, click here)  First Impressions The psalmist makes a transition from focusing on the wicked, the man who is not blessed, to describing the godly, the blessed man.  A very interesting aspect of verse three is the direct comparison made between the godly and the wicked. The comparison […]

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Psalm 1:1-2

Psalm 1:1-2  First Impressions  We have a very distinct contrast in the first two verses of this psalm between who isn’t a blessed man and who is.  Luther makes the clarification here, and I believe it is wise to point out, that “man” is a generic reference to a member of the human race.  The […]

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