The Fortified Palaces

“In her fortified palaces, God is made known to be a place of refuge.” (Psalm 48:4 [verse 3 in English]) This the city of God…the palace that has been fortified and protected and situated on Zion, she is a place of refuge. While this was meant to be true in the most literal sense of… Read More

Sons of Korah — Psalm 47

“For the Overseer: A Psalm of the Sons of Korah” (Psalm 47:1 {superscript in English translations})   Once again we find a superscript in the psalm that directs us as to who wrote the work itself. As we have discussed when looking at these other psalms of the sons of Korah, their legacy is one… Read More

A Maskil of the Sons of Korah

“To the Director: A Maskil of the Sons of Korah.” (Psalm 42:1 [superscript in English translations])   Psalm 42 begins what we typically refer to as the second book of Psalms. The psalm that precedes this one ends with the great refrain: “Blessed is Yahweh, the God of Israel— From eternity unto eternity, Amen and… Read More