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Psalms 42–72 (Reformed Expository Commentary | REC)

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, 2019
ISBN: 9781629954554

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In the inspired poems of the Psalms, we find the full range of human emotions laid bare before the heart of God. Pastor-theologian Richard D. Phillips provides thoughtful, devotional commentary on the psalms of Book 2 (Psalms 42–72), which is distinctive for its variety of authors. He shows that in the spiritual walk of faith, these psalmists take believers by the hand and guide us in our communion with God, pointing always to Christ.

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  • Presents a comprehensive exposition characterized by careful attention to the details of the text
  • Provides a sequential, systematic treatment of a book of the Bible, passage by passage
  • Applies the text of Scripture to contemporary challenges of life
The book of Psalms is a divinely inspired handbook of worship—God’s ‘how‑to’ book of worship. Only the operation of inspiration can explain the book’s remarkable unity in spite of its multiple authorship. The personal and sundry ways that each author expressed his feelings, fears, doubts, joys, sorrows, and desires are paradigms illustrating how God expects worshipers to express themselves. The Psalms address the issues of life. In his exposition of Psalms 42–72, Phillips carefully explains the details of the Psalms in concise and clear language and consistently bridges the distance between the then of the ancient poems and the now of current life. Laypeople will benefit as they read the commentary with their Bibles open, and pastors will be instructed in how to turn their exegesis into meaningful sermons for their congregations.

—Michael Barrett, VP for Academic Affairs/Academic Dean, Professor of Old Testament, Puritan Reformed Theological Seminary

The Psalms open the soul to expose the heights of worship and the depths of sorrow—sometimes in the same psalm. They are, as John Calvin put it, ‘an anatomy of all parts of the soul.’ Both informative to the mind and encouraging to the soul, Richard Phillips’s sermonic commentary leads the believer through valley and mountaintop to discover that wherever we are, our faithful God is there with us and will minister to our every need.”

——Joel R. Beeke, President, Puritan Reformed Theological Seminary

Richard Phillips has provided an excellent expositional commentary on the second book of the Psalter, Psalms 42–72. It is theologically rich and robust, and will be of great use to pastors as they prepare their sermons on this part of the Psalms. I am especially pleased with how the author looked toward Christ through these psalms, doing so in a good and appropriate way. May the church indeed benefit from using this fine work.

——John D. Currid, Chancellor’s Professor of Old Testament, Reformed Theological Seminary

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Richard Davis Phillips has been the Senior Minister of Second Presbyterian Church in Greenville, South Carolina (PCA) since July, 2007. He earned his bachelor’s degree at the University of Michigan, and a master of business administration degree at the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School of Business. Prior to entering the ministry, he commanded tank units as an officer in the U.S. Army and later served as an assistant professor of leadership at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point. He came to faith in Jesus Christ at the age of 30, and was soon was leading evangelistic Bible studies at the college where he was teaching. A few years later he received God’s call to enter the gospel ministry, and received a master of divinity degree from Westminster Theological Seminary in Philadelphia, PA.

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