God is Trustworthy – Psalm 41

In Psalm 41 David holds fast to God’s promises even as he lays on his sick-bed. Then, although his enemies continue to be spiteful, David chooses to trust in God and leave his troubles in God’s hands. What I love about this Psalm is David’s unwavering faith in who God is and his goodness. In …

Christ Our Redeemer – Psalm 40

Psalm 40 is about deliverance. David is praising God for delivering him from calamity, but it is also a prophecy of Christ as our redeemer. In Hebrews 10:1-18, Apostle Paul gives light to this prophecy and the power of Christ’s sacrifice: For since the law has but a shadow of the good things to come …

Coming Full Circle – Psalm 39

In Psalm 39 we experience a lot of David’s emotions in a short period and we see him coming full circle as he deals with them. At first David is pursing his lips trying so hard to bit his tongue and not complain to God, but “[his] heart became hot within [him]. As [he] mused, …

Big Fat Mess – Psalm 38

In Psalm 38 David cries out in his suffering. He’s sick, in pain, persecuted, reminded of his sin, and he has been abandoned by his friends. To be frank, his life sucked. It was so bad that David was left sitting in the middle of a big fat mess crying out to God. Nowadays in …

Keep Your Eyes on God – Psalm 37

Psalm 37 is a reminder to keep your eyes on God. It can be frustrating and disheartening to see people doing unjust things yet they continue to prosper. We see evil people who seem to turn everything they touch into gold and get to enjoy the finer things in life, often at the expense of …