of the reasons the Psalms have been such a strong encouragement to God’s people throughout the ages is that they display the full range of human emotion in a nuanced and understanding way. From the deepest sorrows to the most ecstatic joys, every emotional experience in your life can be found represented somewhere in the 150 individual songs that make up the book of Psalms. This has been a great encouragement to God’s people for so long because our emotions often vary wildly from day to day, and they can often feel overwhelming to those who believe that Christian emotions should always be simple and consistent.

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