Beachcombing the Psalms: Introduction Week readings

If you have the book or you’re following our schedule, you’ll be reading days A through E before next Tuesday. You’ll be looking at these psalms in various genres:

Day A Psalm 65 (praise and thanksgiving) and 27 (trust and confidence)

Day B Psalm 20-21 (prayer for help, and a praise for God’s answer) and Psalm 22 (a messianic psalm)

Day C Psalm 37 (wisdom psalm)

Day D Psalm 12 and 55 (laments)

Day E Psalm 38 (penitential) and Psalm 35 (imprecatory)

You can see most of these genres and their definitions in this post about Psalm 40.

Photo credit: Amy Mayfield


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