The Importance of the Psalms (Biblical)

Source: The Complete Library of Christian Worship, Robert E. Webber, General Editor

The book of Psalms is one of the most important sections of the Bible and is frequently quoted in the New Testament. The Psalms were used in the worship of the Israelite sanctuary, and church and synagogue have continued this usage. The book of Psalms provides a comprehensive picture of the covenant faith of Israel. The book of Psalms, or "Praises" (Hebrew thillim), is one of the major portions of the Holy Scripture. In the Hebrew Bible, it stands at the beginning of the third division of...


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