· Old Testament 

   The Book of Psalms
Psalm-1     ... The happiness of the just and the evil state of the wicked.
Psalm-2     ... The vain efforts of persecutors against Christ and His church.
Psalm-3     ... The prophet's danger and delivery: mystically, the passion and resurrection of Christ.
Psalm-4     ... The prophet teacheth us to flee to God in tribulation, with confidence in him.
Psalm-5     ... A prayer to God against the iniquities of men.
Psalm-6     ... A prayer of a penitent sinner, under the scourge of God. The first penitential psalm.
Psalm-7     ... David, trusting in the justice of his cause, prayeth for God's help against his enemies.
Psalm-8     ... God is wonderful in His works; especially mankind, singularly by the incarnation of Christ.
Psalm-9     ... The church praiseth God for His protection against her enemies.
Psalm-10   ... The just man's confidence in God in the midst of persecutions.
Psalm-11   ... The prophet calls for God's help against the wicked.
Psalm-12   ... A prayer in tribulation.
Psalm-13   ... The general corruption of man before our redemption by Christ.
Psalm-14   ... What kind of men shall dwell in the heavenly Sion.
Psalm-15   ... Christ's future victory and triumph over the world and death.
Psalm-16   ... A just man's prayer in tribulation against the malice of his enemy.
Psalm-17   ... David's thanks to God for his delivery from all his enemies.
Psalm-18   ... The works of God shew forth His glory: His law is greatly to be esteemed and loved.
Psalm-19   ... A prayer for the king.
Psalm-20   ... Praise to God for Christ's exaltation after His passion.
Psalm-21   ... Christ's passion: and the conversion of the Gentiles.
Psalm-22   ... God's spiritual benefits to faithful souls.
Psalm-23   ... Who are they that shall ascend to heaven: Christ's triumphant ascension thither.
Psalm-24   ... A prayer for grace, mercy, and protection against our enemies.
Psalm-25   ... David's prayer in his distress, to be delivered, that he may worship in His tabernacle.
Psalm-26   ... David's faith and hope in God.
Psalm-27   ... David's prayer that his enemies may not prevail over him.
Psalm-28   ... An invitation to glorify God, with a commemoration of His mighty works.
Psalm-29   ... David praiseth God for his deliverance, and his merciful dealings with him.
Psalm-30   ... A prayer of a just man under affliction.
Psalm-31   ... The second penitential psalm.
Psalm-32   ... An exhortation to praise God, and to trust in him.
Psalm-33   ... An exhortation to the praise, and service of God.
Psalm-34   ... David, in the person of Christ, prayeth against his persecutors: showing punishments upon them.
Psalm-35   ... The malice of sinners, and the goodness of God.
Psalm-36   ... An exhortation to despise this world; the short prosperity of the wicked; and to trust Providence.
Psalm-37   ... A prayer of a penitent for the remission of his sins. The third penitential psalm.
Psalm-38   ... A just man's peace and patience in sufferings; the vanity of the world, and the providence of God.
Psalm-39   ... Christ's coming, and redeeming mankind.
Psalm-40   ... The happiness of believers in Christ; notwithstanding humility and poverty: and enemies' malice.
Psalm-41   ... The fervent desire of the just after God: hope in afflictions.
Psalm-42   ... The prophet aspireth after the temple and altar of God.
Psalm-43   ... The church commemorates former favours, and present afflictions; praying for succour.
Psalm-44   ... The excellence of Christ's kingdom, and the endowments of His church.
Psalm-45   ... The church in persecution trusteth in the protection of God.
Psalm-46   ... The Gentiles are invited to praise God for the establishment of the kingdom of Christ.
Psalm-47   ... God is greatly to be praised for the establishment of His church.
Psalm-48   ... The folly of worldlings, who live on in sin, without thinking of death or hell.
Psalm-49   ... The coming of Christ: who prefers virtue and inward purity before the blood of victims.
Psalm-50   ... The repentance and confession of David after his sin. The fourth penitential psalm.
Psalm-51   ... David condemneth the wickedness of Doeg, and foretelleth his destruction.
Psalm-52   ... The general corruption of man before the coming of Christ.
Psalm-53   ... A prayer for help in distress.
Psalm-54   ... A prayer of a just man under persecution from the wicked.
Psalm-55   ... A prayer of David in danger and distress.
Psalm-56   ... The prophet prays in his affliction, and praises God for his delivery.
Psalm-57   ... David reproveth the wicked, and foretelleth their punishment.
Psalm-58   ... A prayer to be delivered from the wicked, with confidence in God's help and protection.
Psalm-59   ... After many afflictions, the church of Christ shall prevail.
Psalm-60   ... A prayer for the coming of the kingdom of Christ, which shall have no end.
Psalm-61   ... The prophet encourageth himself and all others to trust in God, and serve him.
Psalm-62   ... The prophet aspireth after God.
Psalm-63   ... A prayer in affliction, confident that God will bring to nought the persecutors' machinations.
Psalm-64   ... God is to be praised in His church, to which all nations shall be called.
Psalm-65   ... An invitation to praise God.
Psalm-66   ... A prayer for the propagation of the church.
Psalm-67   ... Establishment of the New Testament church, prefigured by benefits given to people of Israel.
Psalm-68   ... Christ in His passion declareth the greatness of His sufferings, the malice of His persecutors.
Psalm-69   ... A prayer in persecution.
Psalm-70   ... A prayer for perseverance.
Psalm-71   ... A prophecy of Christ's coming, and His kingdom: prefigured by Solomon and his happy reign.
Psalm-72   ... Temptation of the weak, seeing the prosperity of the wicked, is overcome by the justice of God.
Psalm-73   ... A prayer of the church under grievous persecutions.
Psalm-74   ... There is a just judgment to come: therefore let the wicked take care.
Psalm-75   ... God is known in His church: and exerts His power in protecting it.
Psalm-76   ... The faithful have recourse to God in trouble of mind, with confidence in His mercy and power.
Psalm-77   ... God's great benefits to the people of Israel, notwithstanding their ingratitude.
Psalm-78   ... The church in time of persecution prayeth for relief. Seemingly belonging to the Machabees.
Psalm-79   ... A prayer for the church in tribulation, commemorating God's former favours.
Psalm-80   ... An invitation to a solemn praising of God.
Psalm-81   ... An exhortation to judges and men in power.
Psalm-82   ... A prayer against the enemies of God's church.
Psalm-83   ... The soul aspireth after heaven; rejoicing in being in the communion of God's church upon earth.
Psalm-84   ... The coming of Christ, to bring peace and salvation to man.
Psalm-85   ... A prayer for God's grace to assist us to the end.
Psalm-86   ... The glory of the church of Christ.
Psalm-87   ... A prayer under grievous affliction; to Christ in His passion, alludes to His death and burial.
Psalm-88   ... The perpetuity of Christ's church, notwithstanding, sometimes suffering grievous afflictions.
Psalm-89   ... A prayer for the mercy of God: recounting the shortness and miseries of the days of man.
Psalm-90   ... The just is secure under the protection of God.
Psalm-91   ... God is to be praised for His wondrous works.
Psalm-92   ... The glory and stability of the kingdom; that is, of the church of Christ.
Psalm-93   ... God shall judge and punish the oppressors of His people.
Psalm-94   ... An invitation to adore and serve God, and to hear His voice.
Psalm-95   ... An exhortation to praise God for the coming of Christ and His kingdom.
Psalm-96   ... All are invited to rejoice at the glorious coming and reign of Christ.
Psalm-97   ... All are again invited to praise the Lord, for the victories of Christ.
Psalm-98   ... The reign of the Lord in Sion: that is, of Christ in His church.
Psalm-99   ... All are invited to rejoice in God the creator of all.
Psalm-100 ... The prophet exhorteth all by his example, to follow mercy and justice.
Psalm-101 ... A prayer for one in affliction: the fifth penitential psalm.
Psalm-102 ... Thanksgiving to God for His mercies.
Psalm-103 ... God is to be praised for His mighty works, and wonderful providence.
Psalm-104 ... A thanksgiving to God for His benefits to His people Israel.
Psalm-105 ... A confession of the manifold sins and ingratitudes of the Israelites.
Psalm-106 ... All are invited to give thanks to God for His perpetual providence over men.
Psalm-107 ... The prophet praiseth God for benefits received.
Psalm-108 ... David in the person of Christ, prays for his persecutors; foretelling their punishment.
Psalm-109 ... Christ's exaltation and everlasting priesthood.
Psalm-110 ... God is to be praised for His graces, and benefits to His church.
Psalm-111 ... The good man is happy.
Psalm-112 ... God is to be praised for His regard to the poor and humble.
Psalm-113 ... God hath shewn His power in delivering His people: idols are vain.
Psalm-114 ... The prayer of a just man in affliction, with a lively confidence in God.
Psalm-115 ... Continued expressions of the faith and gratitude of the psalmist.
Psalm-116 ... All nations are called upon to praise God for His mercy and truth.
Psalm-117 ... Praise of God for delivery from evils: trusting in him; and foretelleth the coming of Christ.
Psalm-118 ... Of the excellence of virtue consisting in the love and observance of the commandments of God.
Psalm-119 ... A prayer in tribulation.
Psalm-120 ... God is the keeper of His servants.
Psalm-121 ... Desire and hope of the just for the coming of the kingdom of God, and the peace of His church.
Psalm-122 ... A prayer in affliction, with confidence in God.
Psalm-123 ... The church giveth glory to God for her deliverance, from the hands of her enemies.
Psalm-124 ... The just are always under God's protection.
Psalm-125 ... The people of God rejoice at their delivery from captivity.
Psalm-126 ... Nothing can be done without God's grace and blessing.
Psalm-127 ... The fear of God is the way to happiness.
Psalm-128 ... The church of God is invincible : her persecutors come to nothing.
Psalm-129 ... A prayer of a sinner, trusting in the mercies of God. The sixth penitential psalm.
Psalm-130 ... The prophet's humility.
Psalm-131 ... A prayer for the fulfilling of the promise made to David.
Psalm-132 ... The happiness of brotherly love and concord.
Psalm-133 ... An exhortation to praise God continually.
Psalm-134 ... An exhortation to praise God: the vanity of idols.
Psalm-135 ... God is to be praised for His wonderful works.
Psalm-136 ... The lamentation of the people of God in their captivity in Babylon.
Psalm-137 ... Thanksgiving to God for His benefits.
Psalm-138 ... God's special providence over His servants.
Psalm-139 ... A prayer to be delivered from the wicked.
Psalm-140 ... A prayer against sinful words, and deceitful flatterers.
Psalm-141 ... A prayer of David in extremity of danger.
Psalm-142 ... The psalmist in tribulation calleth upon God for his delivery. The seventh penitential psalm.
Psalm-143 ... The prophet praiseth God, and prayeth to be delivered from his enemies.
Psalm-144 ... A psalm of praise, to the infinite majesty of God.
Psalm-145 ... We are not to trust in men, but in God alone.
Psalm-146 ... An exhortation to praise God for His benefits.
Psalm-147 ... The church is called upon to praise God for His peculiar graces and favours to His people.
Psalm-148 ... All creatures are invited to praise their Creator.
Psalm-149 ... The church is particularly bound to praise God.
Psalm-150 ... An exhortation to praise God with all sorts of instruments.
( a note regarding Psalm numbering differences in various Bible translations )