A New Look at the Old Psalms

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Status: In Progress  |  Genre: Religion and Spirituality  |  House: Booksie Classic
I present here a new perspective on the psalms. I have rewritten them from a New Testament point of view. I did not try to capture the poetry of the psalms – I leave that to more gifted writers – but I attempted to capture their message with a more modern interpretation. May this presentation of the psalms serve to draw you and me closer to God.

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Submitted: September 25, 2016

A New Look at the Old Psalms:  Praying the Psalms - A Modern Interpretation   I love the psalms, but t... Read Chapter

Book 1: Psalms 1-41

Submitted: September 25, 2016

Psalm 1 Bless me, Father, and give me the joy that comes from avoiding evil; from not associating with sinners or those of little f... Read Chapter

Book 2: 42-72

Submitted: September 25, 2016

Psalm 42 Jesus speaks from the cross to the Father about his baptism. “Father, I remember how the waves of the River Jordan swept... Read Chapter

Book 3: Psalms 73–89

Submitted: September 26, 2016

Psalm 73 O Lord, how well you treat the righteous. But there was a time when I almost walked away from you. I was jealous of the peac... Read Chapter

Book 4: Psalms 90–106

Submitted: September 28, 2016

Psalm 90 Father, you existed before time began, before you created the world and its people, for whom you have always been a refuge. ... Read Chapter

Book 5: Psalms 107–150

Submitted: September 29, 2016

Psalm 107 Let us give thanks to the Lord for he is kind and compassionate, and his mercy is unending. Let those he saved from their... Read Chapter


Submitted: September 29, 2016

PRAYING THE PSALMS: a modern interpretation — Footnotes — *Cover image: "Christ the Saviour (Pantokrator)." Web. 25 Sept 2016... Read Chapter

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