The Sanctuary Experience in Lament
Text: Psalm 73
by Robert J. Young

Psalm 73 is interesting, a lament, beginning of Book Three of the Psalms. Author is Asaph, begins collection of eleven Asaphite psalms. Theme is God's rule over his people and the nations, although such rule is not always apparent as is seen in prayers for God to rescue his people from foreign oppression (in Psalm 74 and 83). These two prayer psalms bracket four psalm pairs: