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Looking through Psalm 137, Stanza 3: Worship that Trusts in God

Looking through Psalm 137, Stanza 3: Worship that Trusts in God

This entry is part of 9 in the series God's People in Exile You can read more posts from the series by using the Contents in the right sidebar.

This entry is part of 9 in the series”God’s People in Exile”You can read more posts from the series by using the Table of Contents in the right sidebar.It is time to complete our discussion of Psalm 137 by looking through stanza 3, verses 7–9: Remember, O Lord, against the Edomites the day of Jerusalem, how… Continue Reading

Looking through Psalm 137, Stanza 2: Worship that is Pleasing to God

Looking through Psalm 137, Stanza 2: Worship that is Pleasing to God

This entry is part 7 of 9 in the series God's People in Exile You can read more posts from the series by using the Contents in the right sidebar.

This entry is part 7 of 9 in the series”God’s People in Exile”You can read more posts from the series by using the Table of Contents in the right sidebar.We have considered our experience as God’s people in exile through stanza 1 of Psalm 137; now look at stanza 2, verses 5–6: If I forget… Continue Reading

Looking through Psalm 137, Stanza 1: Worship in a Pagan Culture

Looking through Psalm 137, Stanza 1: Worship in a Pagan Culture

This entry is part 6 of 9 in the series God's People in Exile You can read more posts from the series by using the Contents in the right sidebar.

This entry is part 6 of 9 in the series”God’s People in Exile”You can read more posts from the series by using the Table of Contents in the right sidebar.In our study of Psalm 137 over the past several weeks, we have looked at the historical context of the psalm, the analogical relationships between the… Continue Reading

What Psalm 137 Does

What Psalm 137 Does

This entry is part 5 of 9 in the series God's People in Exile You can read more posts from the series by using the Contents in the right sidebar.

This entry is part 5 of 9 in the series”God’s People in Exile”You can read more posts from the series by using the Table of Contents in the right sidebar.Over the past several weeks, we have been looking at Psalm 137 and its relevance for Christian today. I have presented the historical background of the… Continue Reading

Dual Citizens

Dual Citizens

This entry is part 4 of 9 in the series God's People in Exile You can read more posts from the series by using the Contents in the right sidebar.

This entry is part 4 of 9 in the series”God’s People in Exile”You can read more posts from the series by using the Table of Contents in the right sidebar.Last week, as part of our study of Psalm 137, I pointed out the striking similarities between the conditions in which the Hebrews exiled in Babylon… Continue Reading

A People in Exile

A People in Exile

This entry is part 3 of 9 in the series God's People in Exile You can read more posts from the series by using the Contents in the right sidebar.

This entry is part 3 of 9 in the series”God’s People in Exile”You can read more posts from the series by using the Table of Contents in the right sidebar.Last week I presented the historical context for Psalm 137, a context of the people of God living in exile among a pagan people. Now once again,… Continue Reading

We don’t even know it

We don’t even know it

Imagine how they felt. For four hundred years, ever since King Solomon finished building the grand Temple in Jerusalem, the Israelites had enjoyed free and rich worship in their land. David had successfully defeated most of Israel’s enemies, he had made all the preparations for the Temple and the worship to take place there, and under Solomon’s reign the kingdom… Continue Reading

The Historical Context of Psalm 137

The Historical Context of Psalm 137

This entry is part 2 of 9 in the series God's People in Exile You can read more posts from the series by using the Contents in the right sidebar.

This entry is part 2 of 9 in the series”God’s People in Exile”You can read more posts from the series by using the Table of Contents in the right sidebar. Last week I began a series looking at Psalm 137. I am going to do two things with the psalm; first, I will look at… Continue Reading

God’s People in Exile

God’s People in Exile

This entry is part 1 of 9 in the series God's People in Exile You can read more posts from the series by using the Contents in the right sidebar.

This entry is part 1 of 9 in the series”God’s People in Exile”You can read more posts from the series by using the Table of Contents in the right sidebar. By the waters of Babylon, there we sat down and wept, when we remembered Zion. 2 On the willows there we hung up our lyres.… Continue Reading