Purpose: The purpose of this course is to familiarize students with the structure, order, and general content of the Book of Psalms.
Course Goals: Upon completion Students should be able to identify the basic psalm types, understand how the psalter functions as a complete book, and be able to use the psalms more effectively in their own prayer and worship.
Week 1: General Introduction Week 1 Notes
Week 2: Psalms of Lament Week 2 Notes
Week 3: Psalms of Imprecation Week 3 Notes
Week 4: Imprecation Continued Same as week 3
Week 5: Psalms of Praise Week 5 Notes
Week 6: Psalms of Thanksgiving Week 6 Notes
Week 7: Royal, Torah, & Other Psalm Types Week 7 Notes
Week 8: Arrangement of the Psalms (part 1) Week 8 Notes
Week 9: Arrangement of the Psalms (part 2) Week 9 Notes
Week 10: Christ in the Psalms Week 10 Notes
Week 11: Christ in the Psalms Continued (Same as week 10)
Week 12: The Poetry of the Psalms Week 12 Notes
Week 13: The Poetry of the Psalms Continued (Same as week 12)