Psalms Volume 1- Everyman's Bible Commentary

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Author: Robert Alden

Publisher: Moody Publishers

ISBN: 9781575678443

Category: Religion

Page: 128

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Combining in a most helpful presentation both scholarly exegesis and practical application, this commentary discusses the meaning of the first fifty psalms. The Psalms served as the hymnbook of ancient Israel and expressed their deepest emotion and reverence toward God, so they are particularly well suited for devotional study. Dr. Alden says, "Here, more than any other place in the Bible, the heartthrob of the saint is heard. Here are the most exalted expressions of God's greatness; here are the most bitter groans of the sinful and the sick. Here is something for everyone in every mood." Each psalm is examined and discussed individually in sequence. The meaning of each psalm is carefully explained and an outline provided. An introductory section deals with the psalter as a whole and the questions of date and authorship. With all the helpful features utilized in the other Everyman's Bible Commentaries this is an ideal book for personal or group study, whether in a classroom or at home.

Psalms Volume 1

Encountering God

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Author: Bill Hybels,Kevin & Sherry Harney

Publisher: Zondervan

ISBN: 0310867460

Category: Religion

Page: 96

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Come Close and Meet the One Who Loves You How do you jog your memory and restore your vision of God? A fresh encounter! Look into the face of the Father and see him smile with delight as he gazes adoringly at you. Open your eyes and stand amazed at the glory and intricacies of creation and remember the vastness of God’s handiwork. Peek behind the veil of eternity and get a glimpse of heavenly worship and be swept into the party of praise. The book of Psalms opens our hearts and eyes to the presence, power, and character of God. In this ancient prayer book we discover how to connect with the One who loves us more than we dare to dream.

Psalms : Volume 1 (Baker Commentary on the Old Testament Wisdom and Psalms)

Psalms 1-41

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Author: John Goldingay

Publisher: Baker Books

ISBN: 1441205314

Category: Religion

Page: 640

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In this first volume of a three-volume commentary on the book of Psalms, John Goldingay, a creative and respected Old Testament scholar, considers literary, historical, and grammatical dimensions of the text as well as theological implications. Goldingay writes with a scholar's eye and a pastor's heart. The resulting commentary will bring the Psalms to life for a new generation of pastors and students. In addition to the commentary on Psalms 1-41, this volume contains Goldingay's introduction to the entire book of Psalms. Also included is an extensive glossary section treating the vocabulary of Psalms 1-41, which notes how certain words are used to convey critical concepts. This is the third volume in the Baker Commentary on the Old Testament Wisdom and Psalms series.

Psalms : Volume 1 (Teach the Text Commentary Series)

Psalms 1-72

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Author: C. Hassell Bullock

Publisher: Baker Books

ISBN: 144122713X

Category: Religion

Page: 608

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The Teach the Text Commentary Series utilizes the best of biblical scholarship to provide the information a pastor needs to communicate the text effectively. The carefully selected preaching units and focused commentary allow pastors to quickly grasp the big idea and key themes of each passage of Scripture. Each unit of the commentary includes the big idea and key themes of the passage and sections dedicated to understanding, teaching, and illustrating the text.

The Expositions On The Psalms Volume 1

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Author: St. Augustine of Hippo

Publisher: Jazzybee Verlag

ISBN: 3849675963

Category: Religion

Page: 328

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In any commentary on a portion of the Old Testament by a writer unacquainted with Hebrew, exact criticism, and freedom from mistake, must not be expected. But the Psalms have been so in the mouth and in the heart of God's people in all languages, that it has been necessary often to find an explanation suitable to imperfect translations. And no doubt it is intended that we should use such explanations for the purpose of edification, when we are unable to be more accurate, though in proving doctrine it is necessary always to remember and allow for any want of acquaintance with the original, or uncertainty with respect to its actual meaning. However, the main scope and bearing of the text is rarely affected by such points as vary in different translations, and the analogy of the faith is sufficient to prevent a Catholic mind from adopting any error in consequence of a text seeming to bear a heterodox meaning. Perhaps the errors of translation in the existing versions may have led the Fathers to adopt rules of interpretation ranging too far from the simple and literal; but having such translations, they could hardly use them otherwise. Meanwhile St. Augustin will be found to excel in the intense apprehension of those great truths which pervade the whole of Sacred Writ, and in the vivid and powerful exposition of what bears upon them. It is hardly possible to read his practical and forcible applications of Holy Scripture, without feeling those truths by the faith of which we ought to live brought home to the heart in a wonderful manner. His was a mind that strove earnestly to solve the great problems of human life, and after exhausting the resources, and discovering the emptiness, of erroneous systems, found truth and rest at last in Catholic Christianity, in the religion of the Bible as expounded by St. Ambrose. This is volume one out of two, covering the Psalms I through LXXIII.

The Book of Psalms

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Author: Albert Arnold Anderson

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780551002678

Category: Religion

Page: 966

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Psalms

Volume 1

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Author: Dr. Brian J. Bailey

Publisher: Zion Christian Publishers

ISBN: 1596651466

Category: Religion

Page: N.A

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Psalms – Book One is a verse by verse commentary on Psalms 1-50, containing timeless truths which grant direction and encouragement to believers from all walks of life. Through the Spirit of inspiration, Dr. Bailey confronts the most profound problems inherent within the heart of man, bringing us, like the Psalmists of old, to a new expression of praise and adoration towards our God.

Psalms

Volume 1: 1-50

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Author: Charles A. Briggs,Emilie Briggs

Publisher: A&C Black

ISBN: 9780567050113

Category: Religion

Page: 422

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Volume 1.

The Psalms (Vol. 1)

Rejoice, the Lord Is King

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Author: James Johnston

Publisher: Crossway

ISBN: 1433533588

Category: Religion

Page: 480

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The Psalms is one of the most widely loved books of the Bible. A source of instruction for our prayers, inspiration for our songs, and consolation for our tears, these biblical poems resound with the whole spectrum of human emotion and teach us to hope in God each and every day. In the first volume of a three-part commentary on the Psalms, pastor James Johnston walks readers through chapters 1–44, offering exegetical and pastoral insights along the way. In an age that prizes authenticity, this resource will help anyone interested in studying, teaching, or preaching the Bible to truly engage with God in a life-changing and heart-shaping way. Part of the Preaching the Word series.

Psalms, Volume 1

Songs Along the Way

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Author: Kathleen Nielson

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781629955865

Category:

Page: 136

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This Bible Study has 12 Lessons Proven resources for deeper exploration of scripture, Living Word Bible Studies provide effective guidance for groups and individuals alike. Each lesson includes questions for five days, plus helpful context and commentary, to lead to ever-increasing satisfaction, discernment, and delight in God's Word. Psalms, Volume 1 gives an overview of this genre of Scripture, equipping the reader to explore the whole of the Psalms. This new edition features a fresh cover and interior design, printed with a special lay-flat binding. The text is unchanged.

Exploring Psalms

An Expository Commentary

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Author: John Phillips

Publisher: Kregel Academic

ISBN: 9780825434921

Category: Religion

Page: 736

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"John Phillips writes with enthusiasm and clarity, . . . cutting through the confusion and heretical dangers associated with Bible interpretation." —Moody Magazine

Teaching Psalms Vol. 1

From Text to Message

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Author: Christopher Ash

Publisher: Christian Focus

ISBN: 9781527100046

Category: Religion

Page: 272

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If you love, or want to love, or think perhaps you ought to love the Psalms, this first instalment of a two-volume set on the Psalter is for you. The purpose of the Psalms is that we learn to pray them, allowing them to - as Augustine put it - settle us more deeply in Christ. Volume 1 explores this purpose, showing how the Psalms should be studied, while Volume 2 focusses in on a chapter by chapter exposition. These volumes aim to help you pray the Psalms from the heart.

Die Psalmen

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Author: Hermann Hupfeld

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category:

Page: N.A

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Psalms

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Author: Gerald H. Wilson

Publisher: Zondervan

ISBN: 0310520738

Category: Religion

Page: 1024

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Perhaps more clearly than any other part of the biblical canon, the Psalms are human words directed to God. Yet, through the Holy Spirit, these honest, sometimes brutal words return to us as the Word of God. Their agonies and exaltations reflect more than the human condition in which they were created. Within the context of the canonical Psalter, they become the source of divine guidance, challenge, confrontation, and comfort. However, it is possible to misapply them. How can we use the Psalms in a way that faithfully connects God’s meaning in them and his intentions for them with our circumstances today? Drawing on over twenty years of study in the book of Psalms, Dr. Gerald H. Wilson reveals the links between the Bible and our present times. While he considers each psalm in itself, Wilson goes much further, examining whole groups of psalms and, ultimately, the entire Psalter, its purpose, and its use from the days of Hebrew temple worship onward through church history. In so doing, Wilson opens our eyes to ageless truths for our twenty-first-century lives. Most Bible commentaries take us on a one-way trip from our world to the world of the Bible. But they leave us there, assuming that we can somehow make the return journey on our own. They focus on the original meaning of the passage but don’t discuss its contemporary application. The information they offer is valuable—but the job is only half done! The NIV Application Commentary Series helps bring both halves of the interpretive task together. This unique, award-winning series shows readers how to bring an ancient message into our postmodern context. It explains not only what the Bible meant but also how it speaks powerfully today.