Psalms

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Westminster John Knox Press, 1994 - Bible - 457 pages
 

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Always insightful and brief enough to be useful on an as-needed basis. That is, if the psalm raises a question in you, Mays can point you to the answer. He is not shy of the Christological meanings either, to his Christian credit. -Met him Vancouver 1989. Gracious. Read full review

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Contents

INTRODUCTION
1
2 The Anatomy of a Psalm
4
3 The History of the Psalms
8
4 The Book of Psalms
14
5 Types of Psalms
19
6 The Theology of the Psalms
29
7 Using the Psalms and the Commentary
36
Psalms 141
40
Do Not Boast
248
You Are Awesome
250
Your Footprints Were Unseen
251
That the Next Generation Might Know
254
Where Is Your God?
260
Restore Us O God
262
Listen to Me
265
The Trial of the Gods
268

This Is My Son
44
Many Are My Foes
51
When Honor Is Lost
55
My King and My God
56
O LORD Heal Me
59
In You I Take Refuge
63
You Have Given Them Dominion
65
Let Not Mortals Prevail
70
Flight or Faith
75
The Faithful Have Disappeared
76
How Long O LORD?
77
There Is No One Who Does Good
80
Who May Be Present Before the Presence?
83
You Show Me the Path of Life
86
I Shall Behold Your Face
89
You Made Me Head of the Nations
90
Meditation of My Heart
96
Save the King O LORD
100
The King Trusts in the LORD
103
My God My God Why Have You Forsaken Me?
105
The LORD Is My Shepherd
115
The King of Glory
119
Teach Me
124
Judge Me O LORD
127
My Light and My Salvation
130
If You Are Silent to Me
133
The God of Glory
135
You Have Turned My Mourning Into Dancing
139
Into Your Hand I Commit My Spirit
142
I Will Confess My Transgressions
145
Rejoice in the LORD O You Righteous
148
O Taste and See
151
You Deliver the Weak
154
In Your Light We See Light
155
The Meek Shall Inherit the Earth
158
No Soundness in My Flesh
162
Excursus on Sickness and Sin in the Psalms
163
I Am Your Passing Guest
165
I Delight to Do Your Will
167
Happy Are Those Who Consider the Weak
171
Psalms 4272
173
For Your Sake We Are Slain
176
At Your Right Hand Stands the Queen
180
A Mighty Fortress Is Our God
182
King Over All the Earth
186
The City of the Great King
188
The Ransom of Life
191
That He May Judge His People
194
I Have Sinned
197
The One Who Would Not Take Refuge in God
204
There Is No One Who Does Good
205
The Ruthless Seek My Life
206
Betrayal by Friends
207
Your Glory Over All the Earth
209
There Is a God Who Judges
211
Deliver Me from My Enemies
212
With God We Shall Do Valiantly
213
Lead Me to the Rock
214
My Soul Waits for God Alone
215
Your Steadfast Love Is Better Than Life
217
Hide Me from the Wicked
218
A Psalm for Thanksgiving
219
How Awesome Are Your Deeds
221
That Your Way May Be Known
224
The Victory of God
225
For Your Sake I Have Borne Reproach
229
Make Haste to Help Me
233
Like a Portent to Many
234
May Gods Reign Come Through the King
236
Psalms 7389
240
Remember Your Congregation
244
The Enemies of God
271
How Lovely Your Dwelling Place
274
He Will Speak Peace to His People
276
Save Your Servant
278
Born in Zion
280
The Depths of the Pit
282
The Rejected Messiah
283
Psalms 90106
289
My Refuge and My Fortress
296
The Wicked and the Righteous in the Reign of God
298
The LORD Reigns
300
Vengeance Is Mine
302
Do Not Harden Your Hearts
305
Say Among the Nations The LORD Reigns
307
The Reign of God and the Righteous
310
Joy to the World
312
Holy Is He
314
The LORD Is God
317
The Way of Integrity
321
A Prayer of the Lowly
322
Abounding in Steadfast Love
326
The LORD God Made Them All
331
The Power of the Promise
337
We Sinned with Our Ancestors
340
Psalms 107150
344
On Edom I Cast My Shoe
347
They Curse but You Bless
348
Sit at My Right Hand
350
Delight in the Works of the LORD
355
Delight in the Commandments of the LORD
358
Who Is Like the LORD Our God
361
The Past and the Presence
363
Where Is Their God?
365
What Shall I Return to the LORD?
368
All You Nations
372
The One Who Comes in the Name of the LORD
373
Your Word in My Heart
381
The Songs of Ascents
385
I Am for Peace
387
Help from the Maker of Heaven and Earth
389
The Peace of Jerusalem
392
The King of Grace
394
Our Help Is in the Name of the LORD
396
Like Mount Zion
397
Restore Us
399
Unless the LORD Builds the House
400
The Blessing of Those Who Fear the LORD
402
Often They Assailed Me
404
Out of the Depths
405
Like a Child My Soul
408
David and Zion
409
When Sisters and Brothers Sit in Unity
412
Blessed Be the LORD and You
414
The People God Makes
415
His Steadfast Love Is Forever
418
A Song of Two Cities
421
With My Whole Heart
424
You Know Me
425
Preserve Me from Violent Men
430
Bring Me out of Prison
431
None Righteous Before You
432
As David Prayed
435
Great Is the LORD and Greatly to Be Praised
437
The LORD Keeps Faith Forever
439
God of Cosmos Congregation and City
441
All Creatures of Our God and King
444
Praise in Their Throats and a Sword in Their Hands
446
The Final Hallelujah
449
SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY
453
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