The Lord, Lifter of My Head, Psalm 3

Psalm 3 is a song written by King David, inspired by a devastating time in his family and in the life of the nation of Israel. (Visit this link to hear the Brooklyn Tabernacle Choir sing from Psalm 3.) In response to the rebellion of his son Absalom, David, along with his immediate family and … Continue reading The Lord, Lifter of My Head, Psalm 3

The Lord, Our Shield, Psalm 3

As anyone will notice who reads them, the Psalms are alive with human emotion, including not only peace, love, joy, and worship, but also anger, wrath, vengeance, and judgment. Many of the psalms were written in the midst of or in the aftermath of life-changing experiences. Many include annotations at their beginning explaining the circumstances … Continue reading The Lord, Our Shield, Psalm 3

Authentic Praise

There are many songs that we sing in church that we have sung for so long without ever questioning their biblical accuracy. There are many new songs that we love to listen to for which we have never given due theological consideration. The purpose of this article is to encourage us to pay attention to what we confess in song. False doctrine is not typically apparent, but sneaks up on us in beautiful and often subtle ways.