GROWING DISCIPLES

The book of Psalms: Psalm 8

Fortunately, the first Book of the Psalms is not all gloom and agony. In the Psalm, the Psalmist calls the reader to stop and look up. Although humbled by the magnitude of creation, God’s majesty sustains his person– each person that is made in his image, dignified over all creatures.

The book of Psalms: Psalm 6

With God’s king introduced at the beginning of the book of Psalms, this sixth Psalm shows many of the characteristics of those collected in the first Book 1 of the Psalter. God’s king is seen to cry out to God for help, for vindication and protection, when surrounded by evil, and evil men.

The book of Psalms: Psalm 5

With God’s king introduced at the beginning of the book of Psalms, this fifth Psalm shows many of the characteristics of those collected in the first Book 1 of the Psalter. This is an intensely personal Psalm— one person crying out to God for help in the face of a crisis. It’s written in the…


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Acknowledgement

The basic framework of this course, and some of the material, has come from The Hare And The Tortoise– learning to pace ourselves in a world gone mad, by Andrew Shamy, Sam Bloore and Roshan Allpress. Buy a copy here. Download the first chapter here for free.

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