In this chapter Wenham first gives a brief overview of the history of the use of the Psalms in congregational worship. He also discusses the specific impact of setting the words of the Psalms to music. Wenham further notes a secondary use of the Psalms, as a resource for private meditation and devotion. He suggests that the book of Psalms is a deliberately organized anthology designed for memorization.
This article is on the topic of homosexuality. The author states that homosexual behavior is sinful rebellion against the seventh commandment and, like living in other sins, results in exclusion from the kingdom of God. However, true repentance from a homosexual lifestyle results in forgiveness and justification. This article also discusses the biblical role and attitude of the church in relation to homosexuality.