Psalm 89, 20 Dec 20

Psalm 89 is quite long at over fifty verses. So it ranges across several themes, beginning with a song of praise: 1 I will sing of your steadfast love, O Lord, forever;     with my mouth I will proclaim your faithfulness to all generations. 2 I declare that your steadfast love is established forever;     your faithfulness is as firm as … Continue reading Psalm 89, 20 Dec 20

Psalm 85, 10 Dec ’17

The first Australians have been conscious of and connected to the land in much stronger and deeper ways than more recent arrivals can comprehend. Their livelihood was far more intimately bound up with their natural environment. Features in their traditional territorial landscapes have longstanding narrative and spiritual importance. Somehow, this atmosphere permeates Psalm 85, declaring … Continue reading Psalm 85, 10 Dec ’17