Monthly Archives: July 2015

NUGGETS OF WISDOM

IT’S GREAT BEING GRATEFUL – The pilgrims have arrived in the Holy City; they are standing on holy ground in the Temple court; the priests are ready to minister; let the praise and worship begin! So the compilers of the … Continue reading

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NUGGETS OF WISDOM

STANDING ON HOLY GROUND – Upon concluding the collection for the Song of Ascents, the compilers envisioned pilgrims finally reaching the Holy City where they were about to enjoy celebrating the feasts; also, the Levite choir that sang these songs … Continue reading

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NUGGETS OF WISDOM

IN TUNE WITH GOD – As the pilgrims drew nearer and nearer to their destination—the beautiful temple sitting high on Mt. Zion, the compilers of the Songs of Ascents wanted them to start feeling the excitement of soon being in … Continue reading

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NUGGETS OF WISDOM

KINGSHIP AND KINSHIP – As the compilers of the Psalter put this Song of Ascents section together, they also wanted the pilgrims to remember those who went before them that made this all possible; especially King David’s passion for reverencing … Continue reading

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NUGGETS OF WISDOM

ARE YOU BEING SUCCESSFUL OR SIGNIFICANT – Adding to their various themes in the Song of Ascents, the compilers of the Psalter now choose a psalm that addresses the motivations for pursuing objects of need or desire. Although it is … Continue reading

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POINTS TO PONDER

We should never make God a prisoner of our experiences, ideas, emotions or interpretations of life. We should not idolize events happening around us or in our lives as acts of God just because we cannot understand or make sense … Continue reading

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SERENDIPITY FOR SATURDAY

When you get to this link, scroll down to the video and press the play arrow on the scree and get ready to laugh a joyous laugh.

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