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1. Based on the number of their psalms recorded, what R.O.C.K. group was number 3 on the Israelite Hit Parade?
2. Can you sing along? This group's Psalm 42 begins, "As the deer pants for the water brooks..."; what's the next line? (NKJV text)
3. Do you know the lyrics? The same group's "His foundation" (Psalm 87), begins the third verse with the words, "Glorious things are spoken of you,"; of whom, or of what, are these words spoken? (NKJV text)
4. This artist composed, played, sang and danced, and did it all superbly. Who was the number one song-writing superstar of the Israelite psalms scene, the undisputed king of R.O.C.K.?
5. Can you sing along with this watcher in the fields, from his memorable and evergreen "The Lord is my Shepherd"? (Psalm 23) The fourth verse reads, "Yea, though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death,..." (NKJV text) What words come next?
6. Do you know the words to, "I'm sorry; please forgive me!"? (Psalm 51) Here's the start: "Have mercy upon me, O God, According to Your lovingkindness; According to the multitude of Your tender mercies,..." What's the next line? (NKJV text)
7. Compared to the fame of the top spot, this runner-up composer is a relative unknown; yet, when you hear the name, it does sound vaguely familiar. Who is this musician who's credited with the second-highest number of songs on the Psalms set list?
8. "Lord, You have been our dwelling place" (Psalm 90) is the outstanding 'Golden Oldie' among the psalms. The psalmist was certainly of an era long past (rather like the original Gregorian monks today). Who was this psalmist?
9. A significant contributor to Israelite music was the large number of one-hit wonders; almost all their names have now been forgotten, but their songs remain. How many of the psalms (about one third of the total) are anonymous?
10. We close off our musical programme with a challenge:
Psalm 137 (by one of those forgotten stars) is one which has stood the test of time, and is still widely known.
I'm going to give you the second and third lines - you tell me how it starts. I bet you can!
There we sat down, yea, we wept
When we remembered Zion." (NKJV text) What's the first line of this psalm?
Source: Author Rimrunner
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