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Bible Journaling: A Journey Through the Book of Psalms 1 (KJV)

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Whether you enjoy reading the Bible or just viewing it for the first time, the Book of Psalms encourages readers not to walk consistently with the wicked. Throughout the pages, it inspires bibliophiles to cry out to God during challenging times.

And with all occurring these days like coronavirus, many death cases, racial prejudice, and police brutality reading the Book of Psalm is the best way to be consistent during trouble times.

The book of Psalms is a lament mostly written by King David of Israel to perceive how God is a vigorous defender to us all. Although some were composed by other writers, as you read the book of psalms, you will appreciate how it fluctuates from beginning to end.

Psalms encourage its readers to praise God for who He is and all the many things He has done. It is the most practical. “Real Life” book to read in the Bible. King David of Israel wrote some verses in Psalms to comprise his prayers to God. The Psalms interpret the greatness of a mighty God we serve, declare His faithfulness to his children in times of trouble, and remind us of the undeniable centrality of His Word.

The Book of Psalms is a creative journeying way to grow closer to God, and in it, as you read, you will learn it is an incredible way to call aloud to the LORD. Psalm is a chapter in the Bible where a collection of hymns, poems and prayers express the feelings of Jews throughout the entire chapters. No other book of the Bible features the full range of human feelings so fully and shows how those beliefs are formed and transformed through prayer and praise.

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Psalms are unique from other scriptures in the Bible. It teaches us how to communicate with God. Sometimes in this life, we experience a great deal of trouble. Psalms will guide us to understand the biblical view of God and share how he will be available for the helpless person who calls on Him. Psalms encourage us to deal with deep suffering and promote a world in which everyone and everything will praise God.

A journey through the book of Psalms helps us develop a more extensive understanding of prayer, praise, and worship. There are 150 chapters in the book of Psalms, and it contains the most cited verses in the entire Bible.

Psalms 1 are about the blessings of the righteous and the unenviable end of the wicked. It continues with words of praise, prayers, and heartfelt thoughts about life and God. After I read the entire book of Psalms, it was memorizing. It provides an enormous amount of material to me in the time of troubles. I know it as the most highly informed chapter in the Bible.

Psalm is a book of the Bible that you will enjoy read again and again. I experience seeing it repeatedly, and I can tell all; it is abundant with all kinds of enlightenment, hope, and guidance. Growing up a preacher’s daughter, I thought the Bible was so tedious, and when I was trying to read, it put me to sleep. I did not realize how engaging the Bible until I open it and read the entire book of Psalms. I have read each chapter entirely and read the passage so many times, and each time I view it. I learn something new from it. I wish I had read it earlier.

The engaging reading of the book of Psalms has provided me boundless interest and ever-growing pleasure; it constrains me to do as the word says in Psalms 96:3, “Declare his glory among the heathen, his wonders among all people.” I write this article to share with others a portion of the benefit, with the prayer that it may induce them to want to explore and read the word for themselves.

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The book of Psalm 1: King James Version (KJV) Blessed is the man that walketh not in the counsel of the ungodly, nor standeth in the way of sinners, nor sitteth in the seat of the scornful. I attained from the verse that the righteous are blessed and the wicked will be judged. It gives detail between the righteous and the wicked.

Psalm 1: 2-3 King James Version (KJV) 2. But his delight is in the law of the Lord, and in his law doth he meditates day and night. 3. And he shall be like a tree planted by the rivers of water, that bringeth forth his fruit in his season; his leaf also shall not wither, and whatsoever he doeth shall prosper. From these two scriptures, the psalmists desire to teach the way to blessedness and to warn of the destruction of sinners.

Psalm 1: 4-6 King James Version (KJV) 4 The ungodly are not so: but are like the chaff which the wind driveth away. 5 Therefore the ungodly shall not stand in the judgment, nor sinners in the congregation of the righteous. 6. For the Lord knoweth the way of the righteous: but the way of the ungodly shall perish.

Commentary on Psalms 1- stands as an introduction to the rest of the Psalms. Its subject is very general and essential. It touches on two points, the righteous and the wicked, which continually occur throughout the chapters. It tells God's children how to be happy and the blessedness of the righteous. The misery future of the wicked.

Analysis of Psalms 4-6: It may seem like the ungodly have more than the righteous. But it is not so. The righteous are stable as a tree that bears fruits, steady life, and prosperity. The wicked unstable, lacking in substance, and they will be strip of the things they have. They are like the chaff that the wind blows away.

If you are struggling financially, facing illness, perhaps dealing with relationship problems, or grieving from the loss of a loved one, no matter your circumstance, the psalms contain a corresponding word that will assist you in how to cry out to God in difficult situations. And share with individuals how to repent and lives transformed through encounters with him.

© 2020 Pam Morris

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Miebakagh Fiberesima from Port Harcourt, Rivers State, NIGERIA. on October 21, 2020:

Yes, the psalms are real praises and prayers. Thanks for sharing.