• Psalm 20 - The King and the Community Can Trust the Lord with Their Desires

    2 days ago - By Happy Catholic

    When you see others in affliction, comfort them by praying with them in the words of Psalm 20.
    Athanasius, On the Interpretation of the Psalms Several sources point out that this is a royal psalm, invoking blessing on the king during Israel's time of trouble. How many times have we asked God to give us wise rulers, to inspire them to right action, and to bless the outcome of their decisions? I don't know about you, but in my church we do it every Sunday. John Paul II points out how this psalm connects us with Christ who is, of course, the ultimate king. His actions and judgments we can...
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