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Psalm 95: Rejoice Before God our Maker and Listen to His Voice - Part 1

May 31, 2018


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Handout: Psalm 95: Rejoice Before God our Maker and Listen to His Voice - Part 1

 

Summary:

This study covers most of Psalm 95 including its place in the Divine Office, its context, and its abrupt shift of mood.  We examine the novelty of the view of God as creator of all nature and review the historical background in Exodus and Numbers.  We touch upon the idea of God forgiving sins and at that same time exacting punishment.  Finally, we begin an examination of the use of this psalm in the Book of Hebrews.

Tags: Psalm 95, If today you hear His voice, Hebrews, Exodus, Numbers, Meribah, Massah, Moses, Sins, Punishment, Temporal Punishment, Rest, Exile, Post-exilic, Believing, Seeing is not believing, Rebellion, Samuel, Corruption, Eli, Lawlessness, Psalms