Psalm 6 – Heal Me

A new recording of Psalm 6 by the The Psalms Project Band, featuring the voice of Deryck Box. The song begins: “Lord, do not rebuke me in your anger, or chasten me in your wrath. Be merciful to me, for I am weak…” Matthew Henry says in his commentary on Psalm 6: “David was a…

Psalm 5 – Give Ear to My Words, Oh Lord

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tk0R7X1rigg This rendition (music video) of Psalm 5 is wrongly attributed to Chuck Girard (in the YouTube title), and was written by Bill Sprouse, Jr. (Let us know if we have not correctly attributed this song.) The lyrics of the song closely follow the text of Psalm 5:1-3 – as found in the KJV. Of course, Psalm…

Psalm 1 (A Cappella)

Psalm 1, to the tune Arlington. A great example of “a capella” Psalm singing by some young ladies, calling themselves TheReformedWomen. As a child, I grew up singing Psalms and hymns from the old Psalter Hymnal used in the Christian Reformed Church. Some churches used to only sing the Psalms in public worship.  It is still…

The Psalms Mirror All the Emotions of the Human Mind and Heart

“There is not an emotion of which any one can be conscious that is not here represented as in a mirror.” – John Calvin, on the Psalms “Or rather, the Holy Spirit has here drawn … all the griefs, sorrows, fears, doubts, hopes, cares, perplexities, in short, all the distracting emotions with which the minds…