This article discusses a dominant image of God in the royal psalms – that of God’s kingship. Three aspects are addressed:

1. How this image relates to the culture from which it came.

2. How it functions in the royal psalms.

3. How it is relevant for praying the psalms today. 


The article is limited to nine generally accepted royal psalms as follows: 

2, 18, 20, 21, 45, 72, 101, 110, and 132.

These psalms refer to the king, or are spoken by the king.


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