Pause each day in August to read the Psalms.
Psalms of Ascent were sung as the Jews ascended into Jerusalem to celebrate the annual feasts of Passover, Tabernacles, and Pentecost. They were sung to prepare their hearts for worship, in the midst of transition, as they dwelled on repentance, sacrifice, forgiveness, God’s faithfulness and His blessings. When reading these psalms, take some time to let them sink in and do a deep work in your heart.
Psalms of Praise exalt the greatness of God by celebrating his mercy, forgiveness, faithfulness, lovingkindness, and trustworthiness, while also proclaiming His place as our Sovereign, Creator, and Provider. When reading these psalms, meditate on His character and attributes and let your heart be stirred with joy!
Psalms of Thanksgiving offer gratitude to God for his gracious blessings. When reading these psalms, recall God’s tangible blessings in your life. .