Psalm 121 is a psalm about trusting in God’s providential care. It is a travel Psalm. In fact many families read this Psalm out loud together before going on a trip. Devout Jews recite portions of this Psalm when they leave or enter their homes.
Sep 12, 2016 · Psalm 121 is a Psalm of ascents, sung as (jewish) pilgrims went to Jerusalem. Psalm 121: Our Security. Imagine a Jewish father singing to his children, “My help comes from the Lᴏʀᴅ, who made heaven and earth. He will not allow your foot to be moved; He who keeps you will not slumber” (Ps. 121:2–3). He wants his children to know God is their Protector. Psalm 121 is a song of security. Psalms: The Holy Bible: King James Version These 150 prayers and hymns were used by the Hebrew people to express their relationship with God. They cover the whole range of human emotions from joy to anger, from hope to despair.
Psalm refrains are provided in the Book of Common Worship. An appropriate psalm prayer follows each psalm. This is a tradition adopted from the Scottish Psalter, which is the source for some of these prayers. Psalm prayers collect the primary images or themes of the psalm and reframe them as Christian prayers, offered to God in Jesus’ name.