The Counsel of the Wicked | Psalm 1:1

who walks not in the counsel of the wicked… Psalm 1:1 ESV Last week we began our meditations through Psalm 1 by focusing upon the very first phrase, “Blessed is the man…” As we noted, blessedness in the Bible flows from being favored by the Blessed One. Thus, to be blessed is a state that …

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Blessed Is the Man | Psalm 1:1

Blessed is the man… Psalm 1:1 ESV Psalm 1 is the prelude, the opening doxology, to the rest of the Psalter, and it describes a theme that runs throughout the Bible. Genesis 2-3 describes this theme as the choice between the words of God or of Satan. Proverbs calls it the choice between wisdom or …

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Rooted & Unwithered: Meditating Through Psalm 1

Psalm 1 is a well that does not run dry. For many who grow up in the faith, it is among the first passages of Scripture that they memorize, but even still, its six short verses quite easily bear the weight of a lifetime of meditation. Indeed, in calling us to meditate on God’s law …

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