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    Psalms 117 Psalm 117

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    Psalm 117 is both the shortest Psalm in the Psalter and the shortest chapter in the entire Bible. This psalm which is very little in its letter is exceedingly large in its spirit, for, bursting all bounds of race or nationality. Psalm 117 calls upon all mankind to praise the name of the Lord. Moreover, in this psalm 117 it deals with Israel’s Yahweh has uniquely displayed his covenant loyalty and in doing so his purpose for all nations has been disclosed. Psalm 117 has a part of a sextet of songs;

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    Psalm 19 Psalm 1

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    In these chapters of Psalms, the psalmist acts as the theologian by describing God in his character and beyond that into his very core. In Psalm 1, the psalmist defines the type of person that pleases God, and therefore indicates who God is by what he delights in. Psalm 2 describes God as the great, almighty God that he is. He sits in heaven knowing all and watches as we believe that we ere humans can come close to the knowledge and that power of the great king in heaven. Psalm 19 describes God as

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    Purpose Of Psalms

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    Psalms is the book most Christians turn to in times of trouble. Psalms is full of poetry expressing a multitude of characters responding to God with song. A person is having a tough day like David and in need of encouragement or a person full of such praise and joy they are unable to put into words, there is a psalm to fit every occasion. The book of Psalms was written between the time of Moses in 1440 B.C. and the Babylonian captivity in 586 B.C. to the people of Israel. Psalms parallels many historic

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    Psalm 23

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    The purpose of this paper has been to provide an exposition of Psalm 23 in order to provide sufficient evidence for arriving at an understanding that proves the LORD is the only need in a person’s life due to his role as shepherd. In verse 1, David introduces the reader to the LORD of his life. In verse 2, David mentioned the relaxation the shepherd permits the sheep to enjoy. In verse 3, David proceeds from verse 2 to benefit from a place to rest while getting direction from the Lord. In verse 4

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    Psalm 130 is an unidentified Psalm in the Hebrew book of psalms collected by a remorseful Israelite. The house of worship has constructed countless use of the Psalms, and incorporated this Psalm as one of its seven remorseful Psalms. This essay will search the contextual, form, factual structure, and basic verses of this Psalm for the principle of exegesis and devotion. The Song of praise becomes a Psalm of thanks, glorifying God for His compassion and mercy previously displayed to the Psalmist

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    Psalm 23

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    The purpose of this paper has been to provide an exposition of Psalm 23 in order to give adequate evidence to prove that the LORD is the only necessity in an individual’s life in regards to the role of a servant. In verse 1, David introduces or makes known whom the LORD of his life is. In verse 2, David mentioned the relaxation the shepherd permits the sheep to benefit from. In verse 3, David proceeds from verse 2 to benefit from a place to relaxation while getting leadership from the Lord. In verse

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    Psalms And Religion

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    liked and relied on the Psalms as a source of Christian worship and devotion. Psalms have found their place in the prayer books and liturgies of worship in the Church. By flipping through the leaves of this book, Christians have found joy, comfort, confidence, inspiration, hope and wisdom. In this regard, Christians have fully drawn from the psalms of remembrance, hymns, trust, laments, trust, and psalms of thanksgiving and wisdom .Therefore, by continuing reading the psalms, Christians have had their

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    Psalm 24

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    divaricate into three distinct thought components, Psalm 24 actually has congruence, as it covers a sequential range of actions which include declaration, preparation and finally praise. It is also considered to be a liturgical psalm due to the manner of wording and conveyance of access requirements with regard to being fit to enter the temple for worship unto God (Varughese, n.d., p. 7). One course of thought among scholars and commentators for this psalm, is that it likely embodies the time when the

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    The Book Of Psalms

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    Psalms Author Like most books in the Bible, the author of the Book of Psalms cannot be undeniably determined; authorship of Psalms is not perfectly clear to modern biblical scholars, “as the book's history is a combined account of fact and religious tradition” However, modern scholars are able to conclude that Psalms was written over approximately nine hundred years. It is believed that from the 1400s to the 500s BCE, Jewish and Christian traditions suppose that Moses wrote the first of the Psalms

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    Psalm 18 Observation

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    Although by observing the Psalms it can be seen that they are used for teaching and instruction, they also seem like windows into how Christians truthfully relate with God in every conceivable situation. Indeed, the main point of the Psalms seems to be communication with God. In this respect, I am grateful for the commentary of Eugene Peterson. “Our habit is to talk about God, not to him. We love discussing God. The Psalms resist these discussions. They are not provided to teach us about God but

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