Posts Tagged Salvation

Psalm 13 – In the face of sorrow

One of the things I find so appealing about the Psalms is the way they articulate the full range of human emotions.  They often provide a way for me to articulate feelings I lack the vocabulary or clarity to voice. Psalm 13 is such a psalm.  A feature of the psalm which strikes me is […]

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Psalm 136 – The Refrain of History

Psalm 136 is so simple and yet so profound.  Even the briefest reading of it will enable you to capture the central thought: ‘His steadfast love endures forever’.  Repeated as the second half of every single one of the 26 verses, it is clear what the Psalmist’s key theme is! At one level the refrain […]

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The Four Lepers: Outcasts sharing good news (2 Kings 7:3-20)

 Read 2 Kings 7:3-20 on Bible Gateway The situation in Samaria, the capital of Israel, was bleak. The city was under siege from the invading Aramean army and 2 Kings 6:24-33 describes the situation. There was a famine (v25) and so the price of anything that could be eaten rocketed. This included extortionate prices for […]

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