The Fathers on Psalm 110

This post is part of an ongoing series offering translations of various early Church father’s commentaries on the Psalms. Psalm 110 A psalm of David. The Lord says to my lord: “Sit at my right hand, while I make your enemies your footstool.” The scepter of your might: the Lord extends your strong scepter fromContinue reading “The Fathers on Psalm 110”

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The Fathers on Psalm 91

This post is part of an ongoing series offering translations of various early Church father’s commentaries on the Psalms. Psalm 91 You who dwell in the shelter of the Most High, who abide in the shade of the Almighty, Say to the Lord, “My refuge and fortress, my God in whom I trust.” He willContinue reading “The Fathers on Psalm 91”

The Fathers on Psalm 72

This post is part of an ongoing series offering translations of various early Church father’s commentaries on the Psalms. Psalm 72 O God, give your judgment to the king; your justice to the king’s son; That he may govern your people with justice, your oppressed with right judgment, That the mountains may yield their bountyContinue reading “The Fathers on Psalm 72”

A Lament (Psalm 48)

I am depressed, O God. I see no end to this cycle of sadness. People tell me: “Everything will be all right,” but it isn’t and it won’t be. The quote Paul to me: “All things work together for good for those who love God.” Don’t I love you? Wasn’t I brought up in yourContinue reading “A Lament (Psalm 48)”

The Fathers on Psalm 65

This post is part of an ongoing series offering translations of various early Church father’s commentaries on the Psalms. Psalm 65 To you we owe our hymn of praise, O God on Zion; To you our vows must be fulfilled, you who hear our prayers. To you all flesh must come with its burden ofContinue reading “The Fathers on Psalm 65”

The Fathers on Psalm 63

This post is part of an ongoing series offering translations of various early Church father’s commentaries on the Psalms. Psalm 63 O God, you are my God— it is you I seek! For you my body yearns; for you my soul thirsts, In a land parched, lifeless, and without water. I look to you inContinue reading “The Fathers on Psalm 63”