Psalms 2019

Psalm 17

The Psalms have been the prayer book of God’s people for thousands of years. We immerse ourselves in this book each summer to hear its truth, learn from its wisdom, and be shaped by its vision of the good life.

“Deliver my soul from the wicked.” What does it look like to seek God when people have it out for you? Psalm 17 is a cry for vindication, seeking God’s intervention in the midst of enemies.

Psalm 16

The Psalms have been the prayer book of God’s people for thousands of years. We immerse ourselves in this book each summer to hear its truth, learn from its wisdom, and be shaped by its vision of the good life.

”At your right hand are pleasures forevermore.” Psalm 16 is a psalm of re-orientation, reminding us that God is our portion, our good, and the source of our joy. When we seek life, fullness, and pleasure in other things, we’ll be disappointed; only God can bring us pleasure forevermore.

Psalm 15

“O Lord, who shall sojourn in your tent?” Psalm 15 shows us the kind of person who is welcome in God’s presence - and points the way to Jesus, who has ascended God’s holy hill and kept His covenant faithfully.

The Psalms have been the prayer book of God’s people for thousands of years. We immerse ourselves in this book each summer to hear its truth, learn from its wisdom, and be shaped by its vision of the good life.

Psalm 14

The Psalms have been the prayer book of God’s people for thousands of years. We immerse ourselves in this book each summer to hear its truth, learn from its wisdom, and be shaped by its vision of the good life.

"The fool says in his heart, ‘There is no God.’” Psalm 14 shows us that our problems come from rejecting God’s authority - and that the antidote is to delight in God’s authority.

Psalm 11

The Psalms have been the prayer book of God’s people for thousands of years. We immerse ourselves in this book each summer to hear its truth, learn from its wisdom, and be shaped by its vision of the good life.

“If the foundations are destroyed, what can the righteous do?” Psalm 11 shows us how the righteous react in the midst of crisis: they rest in God’s greatness, goodness, and generosity.

Psalm 10

“Why do you hide yourself?” Psalm 10 wrestles with the reality of injustice and oppression, and shows us how to approach God in the midst of it.

The Psalms have been the prayer book of God’s people for thousands of years. We immerse ourselves in this book each summer to hear its truth, learn from its wisdom, and be shaped by its vision of the good life.