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Bless the Lord Commentary/Exegesis by Nancy deClaissé-Walford https://www.workingpreacher.org/preaching.aspx?commentary_id=2146 Commentary/Exegesis by Nancy deClaissé-Walford Topics: Blessing , Thanksgiving , Exodus , Sin Source: Working Preacher Nancy deClaissé-Walford's commentary examines Psalm 103 as an individual psalm of Thanksgiving in which a single voice praises God for God’s goodness to or on behalf of that individual, usually for deliverance from some trying situation. Bless the LORD, All My Inner Being Commentary/Exegesis by Nancy deClaissé-Walford https://www.workingpreacher.org/preaching.aspx?commentary_id=1764 Commentary/Exegesis by Nancy deClaissé-Walford Topics: Love , Thanksgiving , Mercy , Covenant Source: Working Preacher Nancy deClaissé-Walford says that Psalm 103:1-8 is an Individual Hymn of Thanksgiving, by which a person who has been delivered from difficulties offers a song in conjunction with a thank offering. God's Provision and Anger Commentary/Exegesis by Nancy deClaissé-Walford https://www.workingpreacher.org/preaching.aspx?commentary_id=358 Commentary/Exegesis by Nancy deClaissé-Walford Topics: Manna , God's Provision , God's Faithfulness , Trust Source: Working Preacher Nancy deClaissé-Walford's commentary on Psalm 78:23-31, Exodus 16, and Numbers 11 explores both how God demonstrates God's goodness and rule over creation by providing food and how God is angered when we do not trust God. The Democratization of Kingship Commentary/Exegesis by Nancy deClaissé-Walford https://www.workingpreacher.org/preaching.aspx?commentary_id=1170 Commentary/Exegesis by Nancy deClaissé-Walford Topics: Reign of God , Kingdom of God , Exile , Church Source: Working Preacher Nancy deClaisse-Walford's exegetical commentary on Psalm 96, an enthronement psalm, refers to the hope of God's reign over all creation as being fulfilled in the democratization of kingship through God's people, aka the Kingdom of God. The Story of Elijah Commentary/Exegesis by Nancy deClaissé-Walford https://www.workingpreacher.org/preaching.aspx?commentary_id=608 Commentary/Exegesis by Nancy deClaissé-Walford Topics: Silence , Prophets , Moses , Elijah (Biblical prophet) Source: Working Preacher Nancy deClaissé-Walford's commentary on 1 Kings 19:1-15 elaborates on the "power of Jezebel," the desperation of Elijah, the theophany that Elijah experiences in the silence and various prophetic parallels that exist between Moses and Elijah. God, You Know Me Commentary/Exegesis by Nancy deClaissé-Walford https://www.workingpreacher.org/preaching.aspx?commentary_id=3544 Commentary/Exegesis by Nancy deClaissé-Walford Topics: Relationship , Prayer , Knowledge , Psalms Source: Working Preacher Nancy deClaissé-Walford's commentary on Psalm 139 emphasizes the personal nature of the psalmist's communication with God. God is the King Commentary/Exegesis by Nancy deClaissé-Walford https://www.workingpreacher.org/preaching.aspx?commentary_id=2126 Commentary/Exegesis by Nancy deClaissé-Walford Topics: God, the King , King David , Names , God's Sovereignty Source: Working Preacher Nancy deClaissé-Walford's commentary on Psalm 145 discusses the psalm's acrostic structure, historical placement in "the postexilic period," attribution to David, and theology that proclaims God as "the king" who reigns "over all peoples." Becoming Human Commentary/Exegesis by Nancy deClaissé-Walford https://www.workingpreacher.org/preaching.aspx?commentary_id=2725 Commentary/Exegesis by Nancy deClaissé-Walford Topics: Faith , Praise , Creation , Community Source: Working Preacher Nancy deClaissé-Walford offers commentary on Psalm 147:12-20, which, according to her outlines a process “becoming human” as God’s good creation. Commentary on Exodus 20:1-4, 7-9, 12-20 Commentary/Exegesis by Nancy deClaissé-Walford https://www.workingpreacher.org/preaching.aspx?commentary_id=154 Commentary/Exegesis by Nancy deClaissé-Walford Topics: Law , Israel Source: Working Preacher Nancy deClaissé-Walford’s commentary on Exodus 20:1-4, 7-9, 12-20 examines the Hebrew grammar to emphasize the absoluteness of the commandments and one’s obligation to follow them. A Story About God, a Prophet and a Widow Commentary/Exegesis by Nancy deClaissé-Walford https://www.workingpreacher.org/preaching.aspx?commentary_id=606 Commentary/Exegesis by Nancy deClaissé-Walford Topics: Obedience , Faith , Marginalization , God's Provision Source: Working Preacher Nancy deClaissé-Walford's commentary on 1 Kings 17:8-16 discusses how the story presents "a God who calls and provides for; a prophet who quietly and boldly obeys; and a marginalized woman who takes a risk" in faith.... Finding a Voice for Praise Commentary/Exegesis by Nancy deClaissé-Walford https://www.workingpreacher.org/preaching.aspx?commentary_id=1136 Commentary/Exegesis by Nancy deClaissé-Walford Topics: Lament , Praise , Trust , Journey Source: Working Preacher Nancy deClaissé-Walford's commentary on Psalm 22:23-31 walks through the long and difficult path of going from lament to praise. The Psalmist's Hymn of Thanksgiving Commentary/Exegesis by Nancy deClaissé-Walford https://www.workingpreacher.org/preaching.aspx?commentary_id=2124 Commentary/Exegesis by Nancy deClaissé-Walford Topics: Names , Thanksgiving , God's Love , God's Faithfulness Source: Working Preacher Elaborating on the structure and Hebrew vocabulary of Psalm 138, Nancy deClaissé-Walford's commentary discusses how the psalmist "celebrates the name, the steadfast love, the faithfulness and intimate care of God" with thanksgiving. The Reign of the King Commentary/Exegesis by Nancy deClaissé-Walford https://www.workingpreacher.org/preaching.aspx?commentary_id=1085 Commentary/Exegesis by Nancy deClaissé-Walford Topics: God, the King , Reign of God , Kingdom of God Source: Working Preacher Describing how ancient kings administered justice, Nancy deClaissé-Walford's commentary on Psalm 96 discusses how kingship ... How a Valued Acrostic Psalm Celebrates God's Sovereignty Commentary/Exegesis by Nancy deClaissé-Walford https://www.workingpreacher.org/preaching.aspx?commentary_id=356 Commentary/Exegesis by Nancy deClaissé-Walford Topics: Kingdom of God , God's Sovereignty , God, the King , Psalms Source: Working Preacher ... and historical significance of the acrostic Psalm 145, Nancy deClaissé-Walford's commentary discusses the psalm's message that ... Finding Life in the Torah Commentary/Exegesis by Nancy deClaissé-Walford https://www.workingpreacher.org/preaching.aspx?commentary_id=3424 Commentary/Exegesis by Nancy deClaissé-Walford Topics: Wisdom , Law , Life , Contentment Source: Working Preacher Categorizing Psalm 119 as both an acrostic poem and wisdom composition, Nancy deClaissé-Walford's commentary discusses the psalmist's assertion that contentment may be gained by observing and meditating on Torah as a source of life. Why an Enthronment Psalm is Associated with Christmas Commentary/Exegesis by Nancy deClaissé-Walford https://www.workingpreacher.org/preaching.aspx?commentary_id=1134 Commentary/Exegesis by Nancy deClaissé-Walford Topics: Hope , Exile , King , Psalms Source: Working Preacher Describing how kings fulfilled the roles of protector and judge in the ancient world, this commentary by Nancy deClaissé-Walford on Psalm 97 discusses how the enthronement psalms foreshadowed the Messiah by declaring God's sovereignty over creation. Celebrating Deliverance Commentary/Exegesis by Nancy deClaissé-Walford https://www.workingpreacher.org/preaching.aspx?commentary_id=3232 Commentary/Exegesis by Nancy deClaissé-Walford Topics: Passover , God's Deliverance , Thanksgiving , Memory Source: Working Preacher Commentary on Psalm 116 by Nancy deClaissé-Walford, who describes its use in Passover celebrations and analyzes it as a hymn of thanksgiving, comprising introduction, narrative of deliverance, and celebratory conclusion. The Nearness of Salvation Commentary/Exegesis by Nancy deClaissé-Walford https://www.workingpreacher.org/preaching.aspx?commentary_id=829 Commentary/Exegesis by Nancy deClaissé-Walford Topics: Lament , Trust , Salvation , Light Source: Working Preacher Commentary on Psalm 27:1 and 4-9 by Nancy deClaissé-Walford, who notes what appear to be two separate psalms within Psalm 27, but says they should be read together as a song of confidence in God's deliverance. Celebrating the Reign of God Commentary/Exegesis by Nancy deClaissé-Walford https://www.workingpreacher.org/preaching.aspx?commentary_id=3651 Commentary/Exegesis by Nancy deClaissé-Walford Topics: Creation , Psalms , God's Deliverance , Judgment Source: Working Preacher ... typical characteristics of Enthronement Psalms, this commentary by Nancy deClaissé-Walford demonstrates how the vocabulary of Psalm 98 invites ... Who may abide in God's tent? Commentary/Exegesis by Nancy deClaissé-Walford https://www.workingpreacher.org/preaching.aspx?commentary_id=3131 Commentary/Exegesis by Nancy deClaissé-Walford Topics: Offering , Righteousness Source: Working Preacher Discussing the admonitions of Psalm 15 for those who would abide in the presence of God, Nancy deClaissé-Walford says they are examples of worthy conduct, not a checklist for achieving righteousness.

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