Therefore, today’s Psalm is first and foremost to be offered by Jesus. It is one that He could freely and without deceit offer to God, even when He was charged with capital crimes. He was, is, and ever shall be the Perfect Man. He is the One Who is ever able to offer His guiltless petitions and pleas before the Holy God. That is Good News, for Jesus. But, what does it say of the use of the Psalm for everyone else?
The concept of uprightness, of being strictly honorable and/or honest in all one says or does, can only be consistently achieved by one Who is perfect… That is one of the attributes of God alone.
Christ is our cornerstone, on Him alone we build; with His true saints alone the courts of heav’n are filled… Here may we gain from heav’n the grace we implore…
Who is a God such as you?
Both Independence Day and Trinity III remind us of liberation from the rulers of this world.
Rogate (Pray) Sunday finds some of its roots in the Church’s attempts to turn converts to Christianity away from pagan practices.
Today, we have sung, as one voice – which is what the Greek word behind the English, “symphony,” means – as we called out to all earth to “Shout for joy!”