Today's Psalm of the Day

The word Psalm is derived from the Hebrew term hizmor which means to sing or play a musical instrument, with the passage of time became a song of veneration to God. Therefore, a psalm is defined as a sung and poetic interpretation of praising God in different ways, where devotion is shown, gratitudeexpressing the need to fulfill the divine law, with a historical sense.

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The psalms can be seen from two points of view: it is a public act of worship related to the liturgy where a group of believers participates and it can be seen as an individual act, where each person communicates with God in an intimate way.

How can I use the Psalm?

The psalm acts as a sung prayer The psalm, which fulfills a communicative function, is not easy for believers to establish an intimate relationship with God in a direct and simple way, so the psalm is presented as a suitable means for the human being to connect with our God. Father Celestial. It has a reminder function, i.e, love God is the fundamental guide of your existence, when you recite a psalm you feel a change in your soul and in your spirit you find an encouraging and conciliatory support. The psalm has a message of optimism and hope, because it is addressed to God, who cares and watches over Christians at all times.

The Psalms are the prayer of a people who reacted to the realities of life, this heritage of life experiences of a whole people moves us to identify with the content of this beautiful book, which enjoys a wide diversity of human themes, praising God for satisfaction, for happiness. We also find those that speak of sickness, crises, wars, pains, tribulations. Moreover, they are important because of the great significance that Jesus gave him on the cross of Calvary.

They possess a poetic beauty as their theological application. In a moment of sadness, pain, you begin to read the psalm that declares:

"The Lord is my light and my salvation, of whom shall I be afraid?"

or in a situation of distress, you find yourself with the Psalm 23  

"though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil."

or get the psalm that served as a hymn for the Reformation. Protestant:

"God is our refuge, our strength, our speedy help in trouble; therefore we will not fear, though the earth be removed and the mountains be removed to the heart of the beloved."

All these words in times of need comfort and strengthen you not to fade or faint and thus move forward, and if we stumble again get up and continue, without allowing anything to weaken our faith. In the psalms it is observed the hope that cries out and rises to the heavens to implore the help of the Almighty Heavenly Father, no matter how bad the scenarios surrounding the soul may be.

The psalms fulfill the five most important requirements set forth by St. Thomas for perfect prayer, who affirms that the human being must be trusting, humble, devout, upright and orderly.

Psalms to recite during the day

Here are some psalms so that you can choose one for each day, repeat it and feel the power of the psalm. the bible.

The prophet David sings in Psalm 31, 10-11 15, the humility that stimulates confidence, line of hope that tears within itself, that moves our souls forward and so, confidence provides devotion and faith in our Lord

"Have mercy on me, Lord, for I am in anguish; my sight, my body and my soul languish with sadness. For, my life is consumed with afflictions and my years with groanings, my strength has decayed because of misery, my bones are wasting away (...) but, I hope in You, Lord, I repeat, You are my God".

Psalm 119, 32, sings the virtue of devotion, kindles the fire of divine love, that love for you Lord so that in this way the soul does not hesitate to ask for what is convenient, in truth, the desire for holiness and intimate union with him Lord.

 "I will run in the way of your commandments, when you shall enlarge my heart."

Psalm 41 tells of the deer's need to go to the fountain of water as a symbol of the desire for God to come to my soul.

"As the deer sighs for the flowing waters, so my soul sighs for you, O my God."

Every day you should recite a biblical Psalm to inspire your day with the presence of God, they are the support of each day to never lose our destiny, give Him the strength to give us a new life. thank you at all times and perfect all of the day's projects.

The prophet David faced great difficulties, difficult to overcome, however, he knew that God is much greater than any problem. He deposited the trust in GodAs a result of his life experiences, he had experienced God's saving power, his help and care in times of great difficulty, because of his absolute trust he knew that God would help him in the midst of any situation, without doubting at any moment. We count on God, his presence, his help, and we should not be afraid, nothing is impossible for God. When God is with us we can face armies with confidence.

 Psalm 27:

"The Lord is my light and my salvation; whom shall I fear? The Lord is the stronghold of my life; who can make me afraid? When the wicked advance against me to devour my flesh, when my enemies and adversaries attack me, it is they who stumble and fall. Even when an army besieges me, my heart will not fear; even when war breaks out against me, I will maintain my confidence. One thing I ask of the Lord, and that alone do I seek: to dwell in the house of the Lord all the days of my life, to behold the beauty of the Lord and to rejoice in his temple. For in the day of trouble he will shelter me in his dwelling place; in the shelter of his tabernacle he will protect me, and set me on high upon a rock. He will make me prevail against the enemies around me; in his temple I will offer sacrifices of praise and sing psalms to the Lord."

Psalm of the Day

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