Sandyknowes Blog

Living beside the busiest roundabout in Northern Ireland gives plenty of opportunity for watching the world go by. Sandyknowes Blog is the personal blog of Niall Lockhart (minister of Ballyhenry). Pull in and have a read…

Read: Psalm 94 vs 1-23

When I left school I went to university and for four years I studied law. One of the opportunities I got during that time was to meet a number of people who were judges. On one occasion during a visit to London I remember briefly meeting ‘the Lord Chancellor’. His job was to be the most senior judge in the country, the judge over all judges.

Read: Psalm 92 vs 1-15

We don’t know who wrote Psalm 92 but we do know what it was written for. It was written to be sung on ‘the Sabbath day.’ The word ‘Sabbath’ is a Hebrew word (the original language of the Old Testament). It means to ‘stop’ and to take a rest. In the book of Exodus the LORD God revealed to Moses what His plans were for His people and how they should live in His world. In Exodus 20:8 God instructed His people to ‘Remember the Sabbath day by keeping it holy.’