Psalms for Worship: Timeless Insights for Worship Leadership
Dr. Pete Sanchez will introduce you to the insights of the biblical Psalms. You’ll hear him as he addresses the following topics: a background of the psalms; the beauty of Hebrew poetry; types of psalms; theological themes and concepts; images and titles of God; praying the psalms today; and how the Psalms practically enrich the worship life of the contemporary Christian, worship musician, and local church.
Some of the topics discussed in this course:
The history and background of the Psalms.
The structure, collection, literary style, authorship and themes of the Psalms.
The New Testament Connection.
The characteristics, constitution and celebration of God’s reign in the Psalms.
The Insights of Psalm 84, 101, and 145 for Christian worship.
The Practical Ministry of the Psalms.
This course features Dr. Pete Sanchez, Jr, the Dean of the Integrity Worship Institute and includes cameos by Paul Baloche, Glenn Packiam, Carl Albrecht, Jon Egan, Kari Jobe, Jonathan Nelson, Ross Parsley, Ken Reynolds and Ana Paula.
Duration: 8 weeks
Credit Hours: 3 hours
The textbook for this course:
Eugene H. Peterson speaks to Christians who realize the necessity for prayer and yearn for it but who find their prayer unconvincing and unsatisfying. Addressing the causes of this dissatisfaction, Answering God offers guidelines for using the Psalms as dynamic tools for prayer.
Eugene Peterson. (1989). Answering God: The Psalms as Tools for Prayer. HarperOne, New York, New York. ISBN: 978-0-06066-512-8.