I’ve previously posted my list of #psalmtweets from Books II and III of the Psalms. Here’s Book IV.
Book IV (Psalms 90-106)
Psalm 90: Let us wake from the dark night of Your anger to the breakfast of Your steadfast love.
Psalm 90: Make us a calendar, so we can see how few are our days of sorrow, and how many are Your days of mercy.
Psalm 91: Yahweh is a Kevlar-lined concrete bunker with angel guards on duty. Trust Him; He is a safe refuge.
Psalm 91: A mighty fortress is our God; a bulwark never failing. Our Helper, He, amid the flood of mortal ills prevailing.
Psalm 91: The name of Yahweh is a strong tower; the righteous run to it and are protected. Proverbs 18:10
Psalm 92: Count the rings of the trees in Yahweh’s courts; they will tell you how and how long He has been faithful and good.
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Having posted the list of my #psalmtweets from Book II of the Psalms (42-72), here are the tweets from Book III.
Book III (Psalms 73-89)
Psalm 73: You have to be stupid to think anyone can get away with evil without God noticing.
Psalm 73: Whatever I foolishly envied of the wicked, I find a thousand times more and a thousand times better in You, O Yahweh.
Psalm 74: Yahweh the Dragonslayer, do not leave us to the enemy! Defend us from the leviathans who hate You and mock Your name!
Psalm 75: Yahweh will shake the earth so hard the wicked will stagger like drunks and His saints will dance to the beat.
Psalm 76: When Yahweh arrives, everyone will be bowing down. Kneel now or He will break your knees.
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Ben Myers (@FaithTheology) has had some very interesting Twitter projects (no, “interesting” and “Twitter” are not mutually exclusive) recently. Following his #canonfodder series of tweets summarizing each book of the Bible, he began #psalmtweets for each of the Psalms. Since I’m reading through the Psalms this year, I thought it would be a good exercise in thinking through the Psalms as I read them.
The book of Psalms is divided into five books (these are usually indicated in modern Bibles). Book I contains Psalms 1-41; Book II, 42-72; Book III, 73-89; Book IV, 90-106; and Book IV, 107-150.
My reading plan (there will be a future post about it) takes me through the Psalms four times this year. When I first saw Ben’s project, I was already at Psalm 41. Thus, I began with Book II of the Psalms; I plan to tweet the psalms each time I go through the book. That way, I can compare what I saw and gleaned in them each time through.
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