Psalms Through the Year: Spiritual Exercises for Every Day

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Augsburg Books, Oct 1, 2006 - Religion - 393 pages
By reading one page each day, along with the assigned psalm text from the Bible, readers will be comforted and strengthened as they gain a better understanding of the concerns and themes of the psalmists of old as well as come to recognize the various forms of the psalms. Each meditation concludes with a prayer that invites readers to add their own petitions. A glossary, index, and a list of books for further reading are included.

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As a nun, I have found Psalms to be a very rewarding devotional. The book came highly recommended in a Catholic magazine. I have not been disappointed at all. 365 days allows the Psalms to be divided into very manageable parts. The psalms have come to life for me. Read full review

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Contents

Psalms 1150
1
Postscript
367
A Short Introduction to the Psalms
368
The Origin of the Psalms and Their Major Types
369
The Psalms as Hebrew Poetry
373
The Present Edition of the Book of Psalms
377
Two Ongoing Issues of Interpretation
378
Major Motifs of the Psalms
383
For Further Reading
385
Notes
386
Index of Motifs
392
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Page 237 - The Lord, ye know, is God indeed, Without our aid He did us make: We are His flock, He doth us feed And for his sheep He doth us take.
Page 370 - Lord, Thou hast been our dwelling place In all generations. Before the mountains were brought forth, Or ever Thou hadst formed the earth and the world, Even from everlasting to everlasting, Thou art God.
Page 374 - Who shall ascend into the hill of the Lord? and who shall stand in his holy place? He that hath clean hands, and a pure heart; who hath not lifted up his soul unto vanity, nor sworn deceitfully.
Page 91 - The Worldly Hope men set their Hearts upon Turns Ashes — or it prospers; and anon, Like Snow upon the Desert's dusty Face, Lighting a little hour or two — is gone.
Page 364 - As many of you as were baptized into Christ have clothed yourselves with Christ. There is no longer Jew or Greek, there is no longer slave or free, there is no longer male and female; for all of you are one in Christ Jesus.
Page 334 - The Lord bless you, and keep you. The Lord make his face to shine upon you, and be gracious unto you. The Lord lift up his countenance upon you, and give you peace, both now and evermore.
Page 364 - From all that dwell below the skies, Let the Creator's praise arise ; Let the Redeemer's name be sung, Through every land, by every tongue. 2. Eternal are thy mercies, Lord ; Eternal truth attends thy word : Thy praise shall sound from shore to shore, Till suns shall rise and set no more.

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