A few years ago, an angry, distraught, and hostile man slipped into St. Peter’s Cathedral in Rome with a hammer and began to smash Michelangelo’s beautiful sculpture The Pieta. This cherished work of art was severely damaged. But what did officials do? Throw him out and forget ab … More
Because of the reference to captivity many Bible scholars believe this psalm was written at the time of Zerubbabel (Ezra.3:4) or more likely during the days of Ezra and Nehemiah (Neh. 2-4) (v. 1). At any rate it seems to belong to the early days of the return from Babylon. The theme of this chapter is “Restoration” not only historically but prophetically.
A look at the past (vv. 1-3)
A look at the present (vv. 4-7)
A look at the future (vv. 8-13)
When a situation seems hopeless in my life I need to remember the Lord never gives up on me.
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Psalms 82:1-8Justice Over The Judges
Psalms 83:1-18Peace in The Midst of Persecution And Pressures
Psalms 84:1-12Devotion in The House of God
Psalms 85:1-13God Never Gives Up On Us
Psalms 86:1-17David Prays For Protection From Enemies
Psalms 87:1-7Jerusalem – City of God
Psalms 88:1-18The Depths of Despair