The next freebie linked to the ESV Study Bible is now out. The Introduction to the Psalms, along with the notes for Psalm 1. As the info says:
This pre-release PDF provides you a glimpse of what the ESV Study Bible is designed to deliver—namely, tools and information to help you understand God’s Word more deeply.
In this pre-release PDF you’ll find the following sections related to the Psalter:
- Authorship, Occasion, and Date
- Key Themes
- History of Salvation Summary
- Musical Terms
- Curses in the Psalms
- The Psalms as Scripture
- Literary Features
Three charts are also included, helping you to see (1) how certain Psalms relate to the historical narrative of 1–2 Samuel; (2) some of the literary features of the Psalter; and (3) how each of the five “books” of the Psalms fit together.
Our hope is that resources like this will provide you with a concise and informative overview of the Psalms (the hymnbook for God’s people at worship), enabling you to understand God’s Word in a deeper way.
You can learn more about the ESV Study Bible at www.ESVStudyBible.org.