November 4, 2015: Daily Bible Reading with Commentary for Psalm 128-130
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Context: All three of today’s psalms are psalms of ascent. Psalm 128 is a joyful psalm, enjoying the Lord and His blessings. Psalms 129 looks at how the Lord has worked in a person’s life. Psalm 130 thanks the Lord for His forgiveness and for His redemption of Israel.
World History: The Psalms of Ascent are a group of 15 psalms (120-134), that were sung when the Israelites came to Jerusalem to hold a feast before the Lord.