I have shared several times – including right here – why reading chronologically is my favorite way to do a Bible Read Thru. One reason I have never written about the positive impact reading chronologically has on the way we experience the Psalms.
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Some people love the Psalms and can soak in its pages for hours on end. Truth be told…I’m not one of those people. Since most of the Psalms are poems or song lyrics, I find that reading a few – or even one! – at a time works best for me.
Enter chronological reading.
When you’re reading chronologically, the Psalms show up as “seasoning” in the overall meal of Scripture. In that context, I love the Psalms. Think of it this way: my Italian taste buds enjoy garlic and basil in nearly anything. Can’t say I have ever eaten a spoonful of garlic or a handful of basil leaves!
As I’ve been “tasting” the Psalms a few at a time over the last month of my Bible Read Thru, here are ten that are causing me to pause and examine my heart. [Read more…] about 9 Psalms That Help You Examine Your Heart