Section navigation

Review: Prayers on the Psalms

Category Book Reviews
Date January 19, 2011

A little book (95 x 130mm) but a treasure if you are comfortable praying in the language of yesteryear. Although taken from the Scottish Psalter of 1595, the introduction (well worth reading) explains that these prayers based on the Psalms date back even earlier, to a French Psalter of 1567 with ‘a prayer at the end of each psalm by M. Augustine Marlorat’. A useful bibliography followed by ‘A note on the imprecatory Psalms’ which sets the wording of these prayers in context. With this in mind, the prayers themselves are as fresh as when they were written, a joy to use.


This review was first published on GoodBookReviews.org.uk. The site has been closed as of March 2019.

Latest Articles

The Greatest Story Ever Told June 10, 2022

In Exodus 18 Moses spends a whole chapter on his father-in-law Jethro. I think it’s safe to assume that Moses didn’t promise to give him a prominent spot in his book in order to win brownie points with the in-laws! So why then is this chapter here? One of its main purposes is to do […]

The Lord has Given You the. . . May 6, 2022

Do you find yourself constantly surprised by the things that God says are important as you read through Scripture? I found this, yet again, just a couple of weeks ago when I came to preach on Exodus 16 and was confronted by a whole chapter about manna. More space is given to it in Exodus […]