Psalm 83 can seem troubling because the writer, Asaph, is praying for the destruction of the enemies of the Jews.
Psalm 82 reads like a courtroom account in which God is bringing charges against the rulers of Israel.
Psalm 81 begins with a call to worship God and continues with a reminder of what God has done for Israel.
In the latter half of Psalm 80, the writer provides a history of Israel.
Psalm 80 is a prayer for the restoration of God's people.
Bible commentators suggest that Psalm 79 is written about the destruction of Jerusalem.
Psalm 78 is a teaching psalm with a call to remember God's works and to learn from the past.
Psalm 78 is a historical psalm in which the writer reflects on the great deeds of God.
In the latter half of Psalm 77, Asaph reflects upon who God is.
The psalmist Asaph begins Psalm 77 with lamen
Psalm 97 emphasizes the greatness and awesomeness of God.
Psalm 98 is a joyful psalm of praise.
The psalm writer seems to have a different and new perspective in this section of Psalm 102.
After celebrating the defeat an enemy, the psalm writer calls upon the people to fear and be faithful to God.
Psalm 95 is a call to worship.