PTW Psalms, The: Rejoice, the Lord Is King: Volume 1, Psalms 1 to 41

PTW Psalms, The: Rejoice, the Lord Is King: Volume 1, Psalms 1 to 41

Product Code: 9781433533556

Johnston, James | Crossway


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The Psalms are treasured poetry that reflect the prayer and praise of ancient Israel. Every generation opens the Psalms for inspiration, comfort, hope, and encouragement.

They’re also are a rich source of truth about God, humanity, and salvation. The authors of the New Testament understood this, quoting the Psalms more than any other Old Testament book to establish key doctrines. The Psalms tell the story of God’s anointed king, his kingdom, and his people. They point forward to the Messiah—David’s Greater Son who reigns forever and ever.

In the first volume of a three-volume commentary on the Psalms, pastor James Johnston walks readers through Psalms 1 to 41, offering exegetical and pastoral insights along the way. Accessible and engaging, this resource will help anyone interested in studying, teaching, or preaching the Bible read the Psalms in a deliberately canonical and Christ-centered way.

480 pages

Part of the Preaching the Word series.

Psalms will be a treasured volume in this series. The original text is taken seriously and the gospel is made clear. In reading it, my own affections for Christ were delightfully energized. Johnston weds his love for God’s poetry to his heart, which is so joyfully pledged to God’s people.”

--- David R. Helm, Pastor, Holy Trinity Church, Chicago; author, The Big Picture Story Bible

“More excellent fodder for sermons from this first rate resource for preachers.”

--- Josh Moody, Senior Pastor, College Church, Wheaton, Illinois; author, Journey to Joy: The Psalms of Ascent 

Table of Contents:

  1. Blessed Is the Man (Psalm 1)
  2. Let Earth Receive Her King (Psalm 2)
  3. God Save the King (Psalm 3)
  4. Trusting God in a Bad Economy (Psalm 4)
  5. The God Who Hears Prayer (Psalm 5)
  6. How Long, O Lord? (Psalm 6)
  7. A Prayer for Justice (Psalm 7)
  8. How Majestic Is Your Name! (Psalm 8)
  9. Praise Him for His Justice (Psalm 9)
  10. God, Where Are You? (Psalm 10)
  11. Faith or Flight? (Psalm 11)
  12. Deliver Us from Deception (Psalm 12)
  13. How Long? (Psalm 13)
  14. I Am the Problem (Psalm 14)
  15. The Ultimate Question (Psalm 15)
  16. An Easter Psalm (Psalm 16)
  17. Lord, Hear My Prayer (Psalm 17)
  18. The Lord Is My Rock (Psalm 18)
  19. The Skies and the Scriptures (Psalm 19)
  20. The Faith of Israel (Psalm 20)
  21. Jesus’ Joy (Psalm 21)
  22. The Psalm of the Cross (Psalm 22)
  23. The Lord Is Christ’s Shepherd (Psalm 23)
  24. The King of Glory (Psalm 24)
  25. He Will Never Let You Down (Psalm 25)
  26. The Man of Integrity (Psalm 26)
  27. My Light and My Salvation (Psalm 27)
  28. My Strength and My Shield (Psalm 28)
  29. The Lord of the Storm (Psalm 29)
  30. Resurrection Song (Psalm 30)
  31. Be Strong and Wait for the Lord (Psalm 31)
  32. The Blessing of Forgiveness (Psalm 32)
  33. Shout for Joy! (Psalm 33)
  34. Taste and See (Psalm 34)
  35. My Savior Will Defend Me (Psalm 35)
  36. God’s Steadfast Love (Psalm 36)
  37. Don’t Envy the Wicked (Psalm 37)
  38. A King’s Confession (Psalm 38)
  39. Waiting in Silence (Psalm 39)
  40. He Set My Feet on a Rock (Psalm 40)
  41. The Blessing of Christ (Psalm 41)

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