November 18, 2015: Daily Bible Reading with Commentary for Psalm 134-136
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Context: Psalm 134 is the final psalm of ascent. It is a psalm of praise. Psalm 135 is also a psalm of praise - it is a Hallelujah psalm. For what do we have to praise the Lord? Everything! Psalm 136 is a psalm of thanks. It praises the mercy and love of the Lord.
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.