In this Psalm of praise, the whole of God’s church is singing to him and commanded to go out in witness to all the nations of earth. Do we also have a heart for all the nations?
Humanity is inclined to rise up against God, to tell him that we don’t need him. Despite this, God remains committed to his people, providing salvation through his Son Jesus.
In this first Psalm, the Psalmist causes us to consider who we primarily listen to in aspects of day to day life. We are encouraged to be people who meditate on the Law of the Lord.
As Christians it is vitally important that we understand the grace that we’ve been shown by God through Jesus Christ. Grace teaches us, gives us certain hope, and brings true freedom.
As Paul continues his letter to the church in Colossae he writes of the form that the Christian life should take. It will involve new passions, new speech, a new community, and new relationships.