Morning 13 – Tehillim 117 & 118

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Psalm 117 (Vulgata 116) im Wolfcoz-Psalter, Sankt Gallen 820-830

Pray, Read, Pray, Reflect…

Good morning, here are today’s reflection questions.

  1. Who are called to praise G-d?
  2. Can you say, “His steadfast love endures forever!”?
    1. why or why not?
  3. How does G-d respond
    1. to those who call on Him?
    2. to those who take refuge in Him?
  4. Characterize the actions of the surrounding nations on Israel.
    1. relate the metaphors to Israel’s history.
  5. What is Israel’s response to G-d in
    1. distress?
    2. victory?
  6. What is the condition of for entry through the gates of the Lord?
    1. this psalm may have been used to as a processional approach to the Temple Gates.
    2. what is the promise for those who enter?
  7. Contrast Israel’s natural attractiveness (cf. Esra 16:1-7) with G-d’s honoring of her.
    1. what metaphor is used here?
  8. In what wayshas G-d given you light?
  9. Summarize and title these Tehillim.

Pray and Give Praise

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