One Hundred Fifty Messianic Psalms

The Sin-Bearing Sufferer (Psalm 38)

In Psalm 38, David feels the overwhelming burden of his sin and the corresponding displeasure of YHWH. He feels as if he is a cursed sin-bearer. Awareness of your sin and God’s hatred of it The psalmist is quite aware of two things: the evil of his own sin, and God’s great displeasure of it. …

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Who Can Go Up onto the Mountain of LORD? (Psalms 15 and 24)

Psalm 15:1 and Psalm 24:3 ask the same question in slightly different words: What kind of person is qualified to enter into God’s holy presence? Both Psalms give the same answer: The man whose heart is pure within, leading to godly actions in all of life.    Consider the similar questions in Psalm 15:1 and …

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