Document Type

Article

Publication Date

6-6-2014

Keywords

Psalms, Bible Commentary

Abstract

  1. Introduction to Psalms
  2. Book 1 (Psalms 1–41)
    • Personal Integrity in Work (Psalm 1)
    • Obedience to God (Psalm 2)
    • Foes and opponents (Psalms 4, 6, 7, 17)
    • Authority (Psalm 8)
    • Business ethics (Psalms 15, 24, 34)
    • Trusting God in the face of institutional pressure (Psalm 20)
    • God’s presence in our struggles at work (Psalm 23)
    • God’s guidance in our work (Psalm 25)
  3. Book 2 (Psalms 42–72)
    • God’s presence in the midst of disaster (Psalm 46)
    • Anxiety when unscrupulous people succeed (Psalms 49, 50, 52, 62)
  4. Book 3 (Psalms 73–89)
    • The workplace consequences of personal failings (Psalm 73)
    • The economic consequences of national wrongdoings (Psalm 81, 85)
    • God’s grace in the midst of judgment (Psalm 86)
  5. Book 4 (Psalms 90–106)
    • Working in a fallen world (Psalms 90, 101)
    • Human creativity with God (Psalm 104)
  6. Book 5 (Psalms 107–150)
    • God undergirds all work and productivity (Psalm 107)
    • Virtues for those in business (Psalm 112)
    • Participating in God’s work (Psalm 113)
    • Producing true value at work (Psalms 127)
    • The work of marriage, raising children, and caring for parents (Psalm 127, 128, 139)
    • The right use of power (Psalm 136)
    • God’s glory in all of creation (Psalm 146-150)
      • Psalm 146
      • Psalm 147
      • Psalm 149
      • Psalm 148
      • Psalm 150

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