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This book is based on the Biblical Book of Psalms. There is a statement at the beginning of the book stating the Psalms in this book have been “newly translated from the Greek Old Testament” by John Howard Reid, the author of this book. We know the author of most of the Psalms was Kind David. He wrote them as prayers, songs and acts of praise. As the title states there is much wisdom in the book of Psalms. Page 11, Psalm 4: “Oh, you foolish, vain, self-centered sons of men, why do you love everything that is worthless and so earnestly seek after all that is false.” There are much insight and wisdom in this verse. We long after things that are of little value and too often we neglect the things of greater value. The Psalms teach us to rely on God’s love “wholly and completely. I put my trust in the Lord God.”
They teach us about God’s nature: “His eyes are wide open, not only looking out for the poor and weary, but continually testing and proving the sons of men.” Many of the Psalms sing God’s praises. The 23rd Psalm is often read at funerals and many associate it with death. However, the Psalm brings me great pleasure. It recognizes God’s never ending presence in our lives, and that He meets our every need.
All the Psalms are beautiful and in their own way each one praises God, recognizes his presence in our lives and recognizes him as the creator of all things. This book is delightful. It offers pleasure and comfort. I would love to see this book made into a gift edition, with a padded cover and gilded edges.