Tag Archives: King David

Psalm 18 Royal Thanks at the End of the Journey

Psalm 18 <To the leader. A Psalm of David the servant of the LORD, who addressed the words of this song to the LORD on the day when the LORD delivered him from the hand of all his enemies, and … Continue reading

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Psalm 2 – The LORD’s Messiah

  Psalm 2 Why do the nations conspire, and the peoples plot in vain?  2 The kings of the earth set themselves, and the rulers take counsel together, against the LORD and his anointed, saying,  3 “Let us burst their … Continue reading

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Images for Transfiguration Sunday, Ash Wednesday and the First Sunday of Lent

Forgot to get Transfiguration Sunday, this year from Matthew’s Gospel, out so it is a combined post with a lot of images: Transfiguration Sunday The initial reading is Moses being called up the mountain to receive the Ten Commandments, the … Continue reading

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The Place of Authority: A Brief History Part 2: King, Temple and the Prophetic Critique

 So Samuel reported all the words of the LORD to the people who were asking him for a king. He said, “These will be the ways of the king who will reign over you: he will take your sons and … Continue reading

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