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Wed. Sep. 06, 2017

Daily Reflections September 6

Category: RMM
By: FBC Staff


Psalm 48

The Sons of Korah, worship leaders in the tabernacle and temple, composed Psalm 48. This Psalm is a Song of Zion, a sub-category of Psalms (see also Psalms 84 and 87 as other examples). On the surface, this Song of Zion extols the glory of the Temple Mount, Mount Zion in Jerusalem. At its deepest level however, it praises Jerusalem’s great God. It is his presence, power and protection that are symbolized by the awe-inspiring beauty of the holy mountain. 

In this Psalm, we see first (vv. 1-3) the praise of God and the praise of Zion, God’s dwelling place. Second (vv. 4-8), we read of the defeat of God and the city’s enemies. Third (vv. 9-11), we see the reason for the praise of Jerusalem. Finally (vv. 12-14), we are called to praise the unfailing God. Keep reading...


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