On Lament Psalms

Just started a book on Lament Psalms this morning. This is validating to read:

“R.W.L. Moberly notes that “the predominance of laments at the very heart of Israel’s prayers means that the problems that give rise to lament are not something marginal or unusual but rather are central to the life of faith… Moreover they show that the experience of anguish or puzzlement in the life of faith is not a sign of deficient faith, something to be outgrown or out behind one, but rather is intrinsic to the very nature of faith.”

Moberly quoted in The Psalms as Christian Lament: A Historical Commentary by Bruce K. Waltke, James M. Houston, and Erika Moore.


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