This is Psalm 51 set to music–the Psalm David wrote when he realized how grievously he’d sinned in taking Bathsheba for his wife after arranging for her husband, Uriah, to be killed in battle. We all need to prayer this prayer: “Create in me a clean heart and a right spirit.”
Requested by Erlene, sung by girls from Fountainview Academy, and filmed on Moonstone Beach, California–Create in Me a Clean Heart.
(All right, let’s see if I can get this one to appear tomorrow instead of today.)
Requested by Susan, How Good It Is to Thank the Lord is Psalm 92 set to music.
This is a psalm about the Messiah, Our Lord Jesus Christ. It words provide no comfort to His enemies; but to us who love Him, they are sweet.
This is Good Friday, marking His humiliation and torment and death on the Cross–for us. For you and for me.
This Psalm is about what happens afterward.
Blessed by the Lord my strength, King David wrote, that teacheth my hands to war, and my fingers to fight; my goodness and my fortress, my high tower and my deliverer…
This rendition of the psalm is by the Rochester Cathedral Choir. You may want to follow along in your Bible–if, like me, you have trouble picking up lyrics as they’re sung.
For there will be conflict, and the Lord must be our strength.
For a little extra fortification for the day, here’s Psalm 76 (“In Judah is God known; his name is great in Israel”), performed by Zac Hicks and Cherry Creek Worship.
If you’d prefer a more solemn rendition, here again is Andy Kenway (sorry, no video) https://soundcloud.com/andy-kenway/psalm-76-king-alfreds-battle