Reading The Bible Together – November 2020

November 2020

This month we are returning the the Old Testament book of Psalms. Psalms is a huge book, too big for one month so we have broken it into three. This November we will be reading the second third from Psalm 51 to Pslam 100.

Our brother Bob Monckton has out together the following plan to help us benefit from this wonderful book.

Please join with us as we read God’s word togeher.

Suggested RBT Reading Plan for Psalms 51-100 for November 2020

Date Passage Subject  
Sun 1st Nov Ps 51 David repents of his great sin 2 Sam 11-12
Mon 2nd Nov Ps 52 David speaks of Doeg the Edomite 1 Sam 21:1-9
Ps 53 There is no-one who does good Romans 3:10-12
Tues 3rd Nov Ps54 Treachery. The Ziphites betray David to Saul 1 Sam 23:19-26
Ps 55 Perhaps: David’s response to Absalom’s rebellion 2 Sam 15:31
Wed 4th Nov Ps 56 David seized by the Philistines 1 Sam 27:7-12,   29:1-11
Ps 57 David spares Saul in the cave 1 Sam 24:7-22
Thurs 5th Nov Ps 58 Our God is the judge of all the earth Romans 12:19
Ps 59 When Saul sent men to David’s home to kill him 1 Sam 19:11-17
Fri 6th Nov Ps 60 Perhaps: War against Syria 2 Sam 8
Ps 61 Perhaps: David reflecting after victory over Absalom 2 Sam 19:5-8
Sat 7th Nov Ps 62 David waits for God and God alone to rescue him Acts 4:11-12
Ps 63 David wrote this in the wilderness when he was king. Perhaps: During or just after Absalom’s rebellion 2 Sam 16-19
Sun 8th Nov Ps 64 David prays for preservation from the plots of his enemies Perhaps

1 Sam 19:1-3

Ps 65 Perhaps: Old Testament feast of Pentecost-Harvest Leviticus


Mon 9th Nov Ps 66 Perhaps: Celebrating David’s return to Jerusalem after Absalom’s rebellion Compare

2 Sam 22

Ps 67 Perhaps: For the Feast of Tabernacles Leviticus

23: 33- 44

Tues 10th Nov Ps 68 Bringing the Ark to Jerusalem 2 Sam 6:12-23
Wed 11th Nov Ps 69 Perhaps: David facing Absalom’s rebellion 2 Sam 18:1-4
Thurs 12th Nov Ps 70 An emergency call to the Lord



Ps 40:7-13

Ps 71 Trusting God in old age Perhaps:

1 Kings 1:5-27

Fri 13th Nov Ps 72 David’s prayer for his son Solomon Perhaps

1 Kings 1:28-48

Ps 74 A cry for God to remember… Perhaps

2 Chron 12

Sat 14th Nov Ps 73 Envying the arrogant. My feet Lord almost slipped Perhaps

2 Sam 14

Sun 15th Nov Ps 75 The Lord is the sovereign judge 1 Sam 2:1-10
Ps 76 Who can stand before the Lord 2 Kings


Mon 16th Nov Ps 77 Seeking the Lord in the day of trouble Romans 10:13
Ps 79 How long Lord? 2 Chron 36:22-23
Tues 17th Nov Ps 78:


Recounting Israel’s history, calling the new generation to serve the Lord, to faithfulness and trust in the Lord.  

Romans 15:4

Wed 18th Nov Ps 78:


Thurs 19th Nov Ps 80 God’s ancient people pictured as a vine and a flock of sheep. John 15
Ps 81 The Lord calls on His people to listen to His voice. Luke 9:35
Fri 20th Nov Ps 82 Give justice to the weak and needy Luke 18:1-8
Ps 83 Asaph calls on God to defeat all Israel’s enemies Phil 2:10-11
Sat 21st Nov Ps 84 Dwelling in the house of the Lord Matthew 18:20
Ps 85 Revive us again O Lord Habakkuk 2:1-2
Sun 22nd Nov Ps 86 The Lord’s servant David prays to his faithful God Lamentations 3:23
Ps 87 God’s City Jerusalem … the Church … Heaven Matthew 5:14
Mon 23rd Nov Ps 88 Deserted by all Heman cries continually to the Lord Isaiah 53:3
Ps 90 A prayer of Moses: From everlasting to everlasting Hebrews


Tues 24th Nov Ps 89:



Ethan calls on the Lord to fulfil His

Covenant promises to King David.


2 Sam 7:1-17

Wed 25th Nov Ps 89:


Thurs 26th Nov Ps 91 Security in the Almighty Matthew 4:6
Ps 92 Praising and thanking the Lord together on the Sabbath Ps 118:4
Fri 27th Nov Ps 93 The mighty Lord reigns Proverbs 3:5
Ps 94 The judge of all will not forsake His people Romans 12:19
Sat 28th Nov Ps 95 Worship and warning Hebrews 3:9
Ps 96 A great missionary song Habakkuk 2:14
Sun 29th Nov Ps 97 “The Lord is King lift up thy voice” Phil 2:10-11
Ps 98 Make a joyful noise to the Lord Eph 5:19-20
Mon 30th Nov Ps 99 Holy, holy, holy Lord God Almighty 1 Peter 1:16
Ps 100 The Lord is God, His love endures forever John 3:16

The final column has a Bible reference related in some way to the psalm. For the psalms composed by David the reference is mainly to background events connected with the psalm. Where the word ‘perhaps’ is used interpretation is involved as the Bible does not state the connection explicitly. For the rest of the psalms the connection is varied in nature but hopefully pertinent. 


The section Psalm 51 – 70 contains psalms written by David.

Psalms 73 – 83 are attributed to Asaph, a Levite, appointed by King David to lead the choir in worship (1 Chronicles 6:39). Some of these psalms may have been written by his descendants (the Sons of Asaph) who were involved in temple worship down to the time of Ezra.

Psalms 84, 85 and 87 are by or dedicated to the Sons of Korah, who were also involved in temple worship.

Psalm 86 is a prayer of David.

Psalms 88 and 89 are by Heman and Ethan, who were also involved, with Asaph, in the prophetic music of the sanctuary during David’s reign.

Psalm 90 is a prayer of Moses

Nothing is said about authorship for Psalms 91 – 100.