Plowmen have not prevailed, Psalm 129

Chronic affliction bows down the spirit. The psalmist of Psalm 129 vividly envisions his persecutors as plowmen gouging long furrows upon his bowed back. Afflicted from his youth, he refers to more than personal adversity. God's people have been afflicted since the church's inception. "Greatly have they afflicted me from my youth"—     let Israel now … Continue reading Plowmen have not prevailed, Psalm 129