Category Archives: Praying the Psalms

N.T. Wright Makes the Case for the Psalms

The prolific writer, churchman, and biblical scholar N.T. Wright is out with a new book, and yes, it is titled The Case for the Psalms: Why They Are Essential.  And in an interview about his new title, Wright was asked … Continue reading

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My Devotional Reading

Since I’m in a sharing posture of late, I thought I’d share my daily devotional reading habit. First, I read about five psalms out loud.  And then I read a chapter or two in one Gospels.  For the last eight … Continue reading

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When is it Appropriate to Pray Imprecatory Psalms?

Some will say never.  But last evening as I was tossing and turning thinking about persecuted believers, facing hardships all around the world, especially in the Middle East.  All this was precipitated by the recent killing of a Coptic priest … Continue reading

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Dietrich Bonhoeffer on Praying the Psalms

“The Psalter is the prayer of Christ for his church, in which he stands in for us and prays in our behalf.  Now, since Christ is with the Father, it is the new humanity of Christ that prays, the body … Continue reading

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