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All Things New

All Things New

I said yesterday that Psalms 113–118 form a collection known as the Hallel Psalms. These are psalms of praise that were sung by Jewish travellers as they made their way to the temple in Jerusalem for the prescribed feasts. They are known as the Egyptian Hallel because...
Embracing Forgiveness

Embracing Forgiveness

Psalm 103 has been referred to as “a pure note of praise” (Leupold). Maclaren observes that “there are no clouds in the horizon, nor notes of sadness in the music, of this psalm. No purer outburst of thankfulness enriches the church.” This is significant given that...
Messing Up and Moving On

Messing Up and Moving On

Fairly late the other night, Stuart sent me a message saying that he had not yet received my devotional for the next morning. There was a good reason he hadn’t received it: I had not sent it. And the reason was because I had forgotten all about it! Though I had worked...