Category Archives : Psalms (Bechtel)


Introductory Lesson

Introduction
Have you ever wondered which one of the sixty-six books of the Bible you would choose if your choice were limited to one book? Think about it. If the Bible were only printed in single book formats, which book would be your first an…


Psalm 1

Introduction
Have you ever had the privilege of stepping into the entryway of a gorgeous Victorian-era home? (Maybe you live in one. Not the entryway, the gorgeous home. But I digress.) Behind you a leaded glass door swings shut as you push ge…


Psalm 2

Introduction
In late February and early March, Iowa residents become pilgrims to an annual festival in Des Moines—the high school boys basketball tournament. In a district game, Van Meter High School has competed against Des Moines Ch…


Psalm 138

Introduction
We have come to our fourth of five lessons in an Old Testament Survey course on the Psalms. After an introductory lesson, we considered with some depth Psalms 1 and 2, the two gateway psalms. Two primary emphases emerge so far:


Psalm 77

Introduction
We come now to our fifth and final lesson in an Old Testament Survey course on the Psalms. Our introductory lesson laid out general material pertaining to the Psalter’s authorship and date, poetry, structure, theology and b…