When I was a little boy my grandparents had certain routines they followed every Sunday morning as we prepared to go to church. My granddad, who was bald except for three strands of hair on top of his head, would meticulously comb them into place and then apply copious amounts of hairspray to keep them in place! And as we headed to church, he would always take the car through an automated carwash. I guess Pop wanted everything to look its “Sunday best” as we headed to worship.

Psalm 15 is a song about preparing to worship, but it doesn’t say anything about how you look on the outside. The focus of Psalm 15 is what you look like on the inside – a certain sort of character. Continue reading