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February 17, 2018

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Reading along with us in Psalms? Here’s today’s reading:

Psalm 45 (ESV)

My heart overflows with a pleasing theme;
    I address my verses to the king;
    my tongue is like the pen of a ready scribe.

You are the most handsome of the sons of men;
    grace is poured upon your lips;
    therefore God has blessed you forever.
Gird your sword on your thigh, O mighty one,
    in your splendor and majesty!

In your majesty ride out victoriously
    for the cause of truth and meekness and righteousness;
    let your right hand teach you awesome deeds!
Your arrows are sharp
    in the heart of the king’s enemies;
    the peoples fall under you....Continue Reading

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  1. Psalm 45 is actually what is called a Royal Psalm. Although there are verses that point to the King of Kings and certainly Messiah, King Jesus could also be a prophetic reference here. But the main focus is on the Davidic, earthly king. And this one is written in the context of a royal wedding. It is praising the king and his wife and celebrating them and their love. It certainly shows the regard Israel had for their king, recognizing the authority that God placed in him.

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