Where’s Your Harp?

Something that was said during the Sunday night message reminded me I had written about Harps on the Willow tree… so I’ve reposted it.

Whispers from a Tennessee Heart

Where’s Your Harp?


“On the willow trees in the midst of [Babylon] we hung our harps.” Psalm 137:2 

This phrase caught my attention last night during Bible Study and I quickly jotted brief notes to come back to later.“We hung our harps on the willow tree.” Psalm 137 was written in remembrance of when the Israelites were in Babylonian captivity. This chapter looks back on the bitterness of the captivity. They were in a foreign country under duress, not because they chose to be there. We can surmise that whenever they had free time, maybe on their Sabbath that they gathered by the rivers of Babylon to pray and sing to their God. While doing this memories would come back and the tears would flow. They still remembered ZION. To them Zion was the spiritual center of the whole earth. Looking into the rivers of

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