Posts with the Tag 'Psalm 1'

In his powerfully helpful book Praying the Psalms (50) Walter Brueggemann reminds us that Jews cannot pray very long without meditating on the Torah. Pointing to Psalms 1, 19, and 119 as examples he says the Torah is at the very center of Jewish spirituality. Such psalm-based, Torah inspired spirituality delivers us from the excessive [...]

The psalms Medema sang as a church-going child never left him. One of his most treasured memories is standing nearby his grandfather in church as he sang the Genevan Psalter version of Psalm 42 with overflowing passion and unending enthusiasm. Years after re-entering the church Medema was invited to be the featured musician at a [...]