day 17 (trek 2): put a psalm in my heart

Read Psalm 44-46 today with me, won’t you, and sketch something from your reading in your Bible’s margin, too?

Morning. Psalm 44. A sword.

“… not by their own sword did they win the land, nor did their own arm save them, but your right hand and your arm, and the light of your face, for you delighted in them. … not in my bow do I trust, nor can my sword save me. But you have saved us from our foes and have put to shame those who hate us” (44.3,6-7)

Mid-day. Psalm 45. Oil.

“… your throne, O God, is forever and ever. The scepter of your kingdom is a scepter of uprightness; you have loved righteousness and hated wickedness. Therefore God, your God, has anointed you with the oil of gladness beyond your companions.” (45.6-7)

Tonight. Psalm 46. A spear.

“… behold the works of the Lord, how he has brought desolations on the earth. He makes wars cease to the end of the earth; he breaks the bow and shatters the spear; he burns the chariots with fire.” (46.8-9)