Psalm 112

If ever there was a psalm to be the theme of the Prosperity Gospel, Psalm 112 might just be it.  Unless, of course, you read the whole thing and consider context.  You know about the Prosperity Gospel, don’t you?  It’s the idea that God wants to give you everything you could ever dream of.  Come forward, pray the right prayer, … Read More

Psalm 103

I can distinctly remember hearing the choir in the church in which I was raised.  They regularly sang a song with the words, “Bless the Lord, O my soul!  And all that is within me bless His holy name!”  These were not the words of some contemporary composer.  They were taken directly from the scriptures–directly from Psalm 103. But there … Read More

Psalm 98

What is Sunday morning like for you and your family, especially with getting ready for church?  I would imagine it’s a bit of a mixed bag.  Some mornings, things go smoothly and everyone seems locked in.  Other mornings, the world has turned upside down and church becomes something to “get through”.  And other mornings are somewhere in between. Thankfully, the … Read More