Looking at the use of first person singular in the Psalms, this article shares some understanding as to how it may be understood and why it is not individualistic. Thus, the Psalms can be sung by the church. Applying this to the selection of hymns for church singing, the author shares some features that must characterize a church hymn.
Should the church still sing the Psalms today? Are they not songs of the old covenant? God's church is called to sing all the Psalms. In singing the Psalms, we learn about the life God calls us to, the beauty of Christ, and the justice of God. Singing the Psalms will also enrich God's church to think about some topics which may be difficult. In singing Psalms, we sing God's word back to Him.