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Psalm 25

Bk Sec Outline Sec Bk   Psalm 25 A Prayer of the Faithful Expressing Dependence and Confidence in Jehovah   Psalm 25 – 34. These Psalms form a series that begin and end with acrostic Psalms! Both Psalm 25 and Psalm 34 have 22 verses each, and each verse beginning with a different letter of the Hebrew alphabet in […]

Psalm 32

Bk Sec Outline Sec Bk   Psalm 32 Israel’s Transgressions Confessed and Forgiven, and Happy in Their Restoration   Psalm 32. This is another Psalm of David, and the title indicates that it was a song intended to teach or instruct the people. It is one of the Asherite Psalms, which begin with the word “Blessed”; the Hebrew word […]

Psalm 38

Bk Sec Outline Sec Bk   Psalm 38 The Remnant Under the Chastening Hand of Jehovah   Psalm 38. This Psalm and the one following are a pair. This is also a penitential Psalm, meaning it has to do with the confession of sin. The inscription reads, “A Psalm of David, to bring to remembrance.” This Psalm may well have […]

Psalm 41

Bk Sec Outline Sec Bk   Psalm 41 Christ as a Man Entering into the Sorrows of the Persecuted Remnant   Psalm 41. This is a Psalm of David, most likely written in the time of Absalom’s rebellion. Prophetically, this Psalm speaks of Christ as a man in His humiliation, entering into the sorrows of the persecuted remnant. However, […]

Psalm 51

Bk Sec Outline Sec Bk   Psalm 51 A Confession of Sin and Blood-guiltiness   Psalm 51. This Psalm is an answer to Psalm 50:14; “sacrifice to God confession”. The confession is what we have in Psalm 51. This is the last of the penitential psalms, which contain the confession of sins (Psalms 25; 32; 38; 41; 51). There […]