The Book of Psalms is one of the most beloved of the Old Testament canon. Yet many of the psalms are often taken for granted. Now author James M. Thomas looks at the songs with new eyes. Beginning with the Authorized King James Version, Thomas explores the people and events of the psalms as well as key words and phrases that reveal the true meaning of each song. Begun as a series of personal Bible study devotions, Thomas explores the significance of each psalm and then closes each study with a brief prayer, asking God to apply the lessons that have been learned. "Ruminating on the Psalms, Volume 1" explores Psalm 1 through Psalm 30.