Allow me to give a brief summary of each chapter and with an application for you to consider in each. Posted on 15 Mar 2012 to 22,854 followers, with 24 retweets. We have no record of David attacking or conquering that city. That Your beloved may be delivered: David’s praise transformed into a prayer, asking that he would be rescued from his present distress. Psalm 108:4 For thy mercy is great above the heavens: and thy truth reacheth unto the clouds. you WILL go with our armies". Psalm 108:36-37. There is a true theological balancing act that is able to handle two very different sentiments that are both found in Scripture. strong city? 1. And You, O God, who did not go out with our armies? Psalm 107 – Learning from God’s Deliverance to Returning Captives. When the help of man is vain, we shall not find it vain to seek the help of God.” (Spurgeon). The harp or lyre was a stringed instrument, usually consisting of ten strings. are "the righteous", meaning "righteous people". Their fighting through God would be brave and valiant, and in it they would see God tread down our enemies. I. David here gives thanks to God for mercies to himself (v. 1-5). God’s help would lead them to victory. Yet he was praising Yahweh in the presence of the people of Israel (the peoples) or among the nations. O god, my heart is prepared; I will sing and utter a psalm, even my glory is prepared. Click to enable/disable Google Analytics tracking. *Jews believed that you thought Why did this Picture them mustering thousands and thousands of warriors. Sometimes the northern tribes were collectively called Ephraim, after this large and influential tribe. Edom and Philistia were all enemies of Israel. In Psalm 57, David thanks God for giving him help to The goal of history is that God might be known as God and be honored for it.” (Boice). place, not a building. Introduction Book 1 Psalm 1 Psalm 2 Psalm 3 Psalm 4 Psalm 5 Psalm 6 Psalm 7 Psalm 8 Psalms 9 and 10 ... Psalm 108 Psalm 109 Psalm 110 Psalm 111 Psalm 112 Psalm 113 Psalm 114 Psalm 115 Psalm 116 Psalm 117 Psalm 118 Psalm 119 ... Summary of psalms 93 to 101. He was ridiculed and reproached by his enemies. Instead of writing a new psalm, they put together parts of two II. 1 A Song, a Psalm of David. THE title of this psalm—"To the chief musician, a psalm of David"—is thought to be not inappropriate. If God did not go out with our armies, there was no hope for victory – for the help of man is useless. 4 For Your mercy is great above the [a] heavens, And Your truth reaches to the clouds. The following cookies are also needed - You can choose if you want to allow them: You can read about our cookies and privacy settings in detail on our Privacy Policy Page. Only God is really *holy. Even with my glory: David praised God with the best of his being. David’s mind understood that there were many others that God loved, but his heart came to God as if he were the only one, not one of many. Jew ~ a person who is born from Abraham, Isaac and Jacob 1 God, I have decided always to belong to you! 108. (here, God and his people). ii. This song is a song that David wrote. Nate and Tim look at how Psalm 108 is an example of clear editing and repurposing of texts within the Hebrew Bible, and how the Gospel of Luke is tracking with this literary mechanism at work. Identical with Psalms 57:9, except that "O Lord" is expressed by "Jehovah" instead of "Adonai." the capital of Edom, Petra. I will praise you, O jehovah, amongst the peoples; and I will sing praises to you amongst the nations. (Read all of Psalm 108) Complete Concise We may usefully select passages from different psalms, as here, Psalm 57, to help our devotions, and enliven our gratitude. Psalm 108 Commentary by Brad Boyles. A Psalm of David. As we follow the procedures laid out in this Psalm, we will have a life of joy, peace, productivity, and a. I will praise You, O LORD, among the peoples: David directed his praise to Yahweh, the covenant God of Israel. This psalm appears to have been composed and sung on the eve of battle. The opening of Psalm 108 is so filled with praise that we didn’t even know David was in trouble. Psalm 108 (in 140 characters or less) My heart is steadfast, O God. He was troubled in mind. … sin ~ not obeying God; or what you do when you do not obey Over Edom I will cast My shoe: In a day when roads and paths were dirty and covered with refuse of all kinds, a person’s shoes were regarded with contempt. i. His right hand could be anybody! They all belong to God. (Read all of Psalm 108) Complete Concise We may usefully select passages from different psalms, as here, Psalm 57, to help our devotions, and enliven our gratitude. a. Moab is My washpot: Yahweh was not merely a local deity with authority over Israel alone. prisoner ~ person that the enemy has caught and kept. Psalms Chapter 108 ... אַף-כְּבוֹדִי. My heart is steadfast: As in Psalm 57:7, David sang of the strength of his heart in God. If you do not want that we track your visit to our site you can disable tracking in your browser here: We also use different external services like Google Webfonts, Google Maps, and external Video providers. Thy grace has overcome the fickleness of nature, and I am now in a resolute and determined frame of mind. Ephraim was like a helmet, expressing God’s strength and security. 2 - Wake up, harp and lyre!I will wake up the dawn. for he is good, for his loving kindness endures forever. works through men and women to help his people. Rather that the people who are of fixed heart in God will themselves do the valiant deed, but that they will do it through Him. Whatever glory belonged to David, he directed it toward God in praise. (Psalm 108:1–13). 2 Awake, harp and lyre! The *Jews were in Babylon for 70 years. Psalm 107. i. how great someone is. in your heart. I will sing and make melody with all my being! Psalm 10:1 certainly can’t be classified as confidence. These are David’s words, by the inspiration of the Holy Spirit, taken and applied to a present challenge. He will decide what to do with them. 3 I … By no means. Psalm 108 is the 108th psalm in the Book of Psalms. An EasyEnglish Translation with Notes (about 1200 word vocabulary) on Psalm 107. www.easyenglish.bible. We fully respect if you want to refuse cookies but to avoid asking you again and again kindly allow us to store a cookie for that. I will use them like slaves; either holding forth my shoes, that they may pluck them off; or throwing my shoes at them, either in anger or contempt, as the manner of many masters was and is in such cases.” (Poole). I. David here gives thanks to God for mercies to himself ( v. 1-5 ). "Cover my head" probably means "be like a Who will bring me into the strong city? He began by noting that this proclamation came from God’s holiness – His quality and character of being separate and set apart from all His creation. And I will sing praises to You among the nations. a. I will sing and make melody with all my being! These cookies collect information that is used either in aggregate form to help us understand how our website is being used or how effective our marketing campaigns are, or to help us customize our website and application for you in order to enhance your experience. I will divide Shechem psalms that David wrote. Save with Your right hand, and hear me. e. Judah is My lawgiver: If Ephraim expressed God’s strength, the tribe of Judah expressed His rule and government, as a lawgiver. Psalm 107. Paratum cor meum. agree with someone). Nate and Tim look at how Psalm 108 is an example of clear editing and repurposing of texts within the Hebrew Bible, and how the Gospel of Luke is tracking with this literary mechanism at work. And Your glory above all the earth; Psalms 108 1 - My heart is steadfast, God.I will sing and I will make music with my soul. God in Hebrew. He will not perform this reluctantly. In the Greek Septuagint version of the bible, and in the Latin Vulgate, this psalm is Psalm 107 in a slightly different numbering system. Yet for David and for Israel, the help of man was not enough; indeed, it was useless. Evening Prayer. of God is how the *Israelites described God doing something on earth. God has spoken in His holiness: “I will rejoice; I will divide Shechem. Psalm 100 tells us to shout it out. hit it (cymbals, drum), blow in it (flute, trumpet, horn, shofar) or touch it “God is exalted above the heavens. O god, my heart is prepared; I will sing and utter a psalm, even my glory is prepared. David put Joab as leader of the army that went to c. Your beloved: David understood that God loved him, and he appealed to God on that basis. O God, my heart is steadfast; This is because he is there. Psalm 108 is a prime example of how some psalms were composed with interchangeable parts. Summary. Psalms 108:1-13. Psalm 108:1 "O God, my heart is fixed." Give us help from trouble, I will praise thee, O Lord, among the people: and I will sing praises unto thee among the nations. God’s rescue could not come through half measures. The notes on these two other psalms may be consulted.—S. FernGully, anyone? first 6 places in verses 7-8 are all parts of Israel. *musical instruments. Sometimes we say they A Song, a Psalm of David. David was no doubt a very skillful musician, the Bible mentions that he played the lyre for King Saul (1 Samuel 16:23), and the prophet Amos mentions that David invented instruments of music for worship of the Lord (Amos 6:5). David let the sound of his praise greet the dawn as it rose in the early morning hours. The enemies specified in Psalm 108:9-13 are Moab, Edom, and Philistia (with the emphasis on Edom). Psalm 106: Hymn to God in history, confessing Israel’s failure and God’s faithfulness. Through God we will do valiantly: “What, then, is the meaning of this word? When the heart is firm in faith and love, the tongue, being employed in grateful praises, is our glory. I will praise you, O jehovah, amongst the peoples; and I will sing praises to you amongst the nations. 2 Awake, psaltery and harp: I myself will awake early. O God, my heart is fixed (v. 1). This was the goal of this psalm, and we can suppose that it accomplished its purpose and the battle David faced was won. David is among the greats of the Old Testament who is qualified to instruct others on how to praise God appropriately. Turns out one of God's biggest powers is transforming the natural landscape from desert into lush land. Awake, O harp and lyre! that makes him shine very much. Psalm 107. It reads, "Post a summary of the videos you post . Who will lead me to Edom? means "I do hope that Matthew 6:24 NKJV In verse 12, b. I will rejoice: God’s victory over all nations will make Him happy. That Your beloved may be delivered, This psalm is a song of thanksgiving to God, who has been merciful to his people and gathered all who were lost. Be exalted, O God: If the measure of God’s mercy and truth are high above the heavens and the clouds, then the honor and recognition to God should also be that great. It may be the *holy place in verse 7. [ a] 2 Awake, O harp and lyre! In verse 12, David learned a lesson their prison. THE title of this psalm—"To the chief musician, a psalm of David"—is thought to be not inappropriate. When the heart is firm in faith and love, the tongue, being employed in grateful praises, is our glory. This psalm consists of portions of two others, the first half of it being taken from the fifty-seventh psalm (Psalms 108:7-11), and the latter half from the sixtieth (Psalms 108:5-12). Psalms 108:4. i. Beloved: “The Hebrew word belongs to the language of love poetry; it appeals to the strongest of bonds, the most ardent of relationships.” (Kidner). If the Bible is a mosaic, then the meaning is in the stitching. David stayed with the other part of the army in Syria. enemy, But this will always prompt you to accept/refuse cookies when revisiting our site. 1 O God, my heart is fixed; I will sing and give praise, even with my glory. Make a joyful noise But when it comes … Continue reading "Commentary on Psalm 100" For thy mercy is great above the heavens: and thy truth reacheth unto the clouds. and make music with all my soul. And Your truth reaches to the clouds. Ephraim also is the helmet for My head; God's *glory, (verse 5), is something They also built the *temple again. c. Awake, lute and harp: The earnest praise offered to God was musical. I will sing your praises as well as I can. Then Psalm 10:2-12 and Psalm 10:15 are already subsumed under another element of the structure. Judah is My lawgiver. "God hath spoken in his holiness; I will rejoice, I will divide Shechem, and mete out the valley of … Comprehensively, the regions of greater Israel (including Gilead and Manasseh on the east side of the Jordan River, and the central sections of Judah and Ephraim) were under His dominion. God has spoken in His holiness: b. I’m going to contend that Psalm 10:13-14 and Psalm 10:16 are all the psalmist’s statement of confidence in the Lord. He prays to God for mercies for the land, pleading the promises of God and putting them in suit ( v. 6-13 ). God has spoken: "Judah is my sceptre." And measure out the Valley of Succoth. He was the God of all the nations, and David recognized that by mentioning three neighboring kingdoms. Gordon Churchyard. "Trample" means putting our feet down hard when we walk. I will awaken the dawn. God would use Moab as it pleased Him, and if it were for humble service like a pot for washing feet, then so be it. It is beloved of mariners due to its reference to ships and the sea. If you refuse cookies we will remove all set cookies in our domain. This is ever the way of victory.” (Morgan), iv. Click to enable/disable essential site cookies. judge ~ a judge says who is right and who is wrong; or, to I see Psalm 108 as a pattern that we can follow as a way of life. The opening of Psalm 108 is so filled with praise that we didn’t even know David was in trouble. FernGully, anyone? This publication is I will awake the dawn! b. Israelite ~ Israelites are the same as Hebrews and Jews. a. shining in the good things that he makes and does. I will awake in the morning. 2 Awake, lute and harp! This psalm begins with praise and concludes with prayer, and faith is at work in both. # 108:1 Hebrew with my glory. The strong city: The most notable strong city among the Edomites was the famous Petra. An EasyEnglish Translation with Notes (about 1200 word vocabulary) on Psalm 107. www.easyenglish.bible. If God wanted to throw a dirty shoe over Edom as an expression of His contempt, He had the power and right to do it. *Jews go back to their own country. Chapter 108 This psalm begins with praise and concludes with prayer, and faith is at work in both. The In verse 6, the right hand This one is for the ancients. You always can block or delete cookies by changing your browser settings and force blocking all cookies on this website. a. His glory does fill the earth. The first portion of Psalm 108 can be found, with only minor differences, in Psalm 57, and the second portion can be found in Psalm 60: Psalm 108:2-6. Psalm 107 is a psalm of thanksgiving, extolling God for delivering God’s people from a variety of troubles. i. For Your mercy is great above the heavens: The large audience was appropriate because of the large nature of God’s great mercy (hesed, lovingkindness, loyal love, or covenant love). righteous ~ very good (only God is really righteous). Here God gives them places of humble service. It appears, however, that it was sometimes played with the fingers.” (Barnes, cited in Spurgeon). d. Save with Your right hand: The right hand is regarded as the hand of skill and strength. The *Jews thought that the places God went to were *holy also. For it is He who shall tread down our enemies. *exile. Because these cookies are strictly necessary to deliver the website, refuseing them will have impact how our site functions. Psalm of providence (v. 5; cp. This remarkable psalm praises God’s deliverance in four wonderful pictures. And he will keep them safe. God helping, David did conquer the Philistines (2 Samuel 8:1). 1 Chronicles 16:8). The first 5 verses come from Psalm 57 and the last 8 verses come from Psalm 60. Philistia will be something for me to laugh at. David did conquer Moab (2 Samuel 8:2). God praise ~ to say how great someone is; or, words that say Though I have many wars to disturb me, and many cares to toss me to and fro, yet I am settled in one mind and cannot be driven from it. “As Ephraim was the most populous of all the tribes, he appropriately terms it the strength of his head, that is, of his dominions.” (Calvin, cited in Spurgeon). Then Psalm 10:2-12 and Psalm 10:15 are already subsumed under another element of the structure. 3 I will give thanks to you, O L ord, among the peoples; I will sing praises to you among the nations. 108 p My heart is steadfast, O God! Psalm 107. You can check these in your browser security settings. Nevertheless they flattered Him with their mouth, And they lied to Him with their tongue; For their heart was not steadfast with Him, Nor were they faithful in His covenant. The author divides up the land of his enemies—which the audience would have known well—for God and his loyal followers. David will Psalm 108 is parts of 2 psalms put together. (A Song or Psalm of David.) v12   Give to us help against the But God must send them. Perfection and Praise of the Word of God i. David was awake, so he could awaken the dawn. I will sing and give praise, even with my glory. Turns out one of God's biggest powers is transforming the natural landscape from desert into lush land. Paratum cor meum. Psalm 109 2 - Wake up, harp and lyre!I will wake up the dawn. Psalm 108. Over Edom I will cast My shoe; Psalms 108. Chapter 108. A Psalm 108. It is a “Give thanks (Hebrew: yadah) to Yahweh” (v. 1a). happen? They are the people of Israel. 1O God, my heart is steadfast; I will sing and give praise, even with my glory. For Your mercy is great above the heavens, In verse 10, David is speaking again. The first is the response of a humble servant of Christ—“So likewise ye, when ye shall have done all those things which are commanded you, say, We are unprofitable servants: we have done that which was our duty to do” (Luke 17:10). If the strong city refers to Petra, perhaps David did conquer it, but it is not in the Biblical record. v13   With God we will beat Gordon Churchyard. i. (By *heart means that you EXPLANATORY NOTES AND QUAINT SAYINGS Whole Psalm. Psalm 78:36–37 NKJV. “Some singers had need to awake, for they sing in drawling tones, as if they were half asleep; the tune drags wearily along, there is no feeling or sentiment in the singing, but the listener hears only a dull mechanical sound…. Psalm 108:1-5 is very similar to Psalm 57:7-11, and Psalm 108:6-13 is almost identical to Psalm 60:5-12. God sees himself as a man. David’s mind understood that there were many others that God loved, but his heart came to God as if he were the … i. would not be our God any more. c. Over Philistia I will triumph: God’s dominion would also be expressed over these long and bitter enemies of Israel. Beloved (Hebrew, yadid) was the meaning David’s own name – dawid, which means beloved. This means that it is very, very big! Moab, 3 - I will give thanks to you, The LORD, among the nations.I will sing praises to you among the peoples. *Praises are words to tell someone that they are very great. Click on the different category headings to find out more. that we must all learn. It is a hymn, beginning in English "O God, my heart is fixed; I will sing and give praise, even with my glory" in the King James Version (KJV). I will awake the dawn! 2 Wake up, harp and lyre. Help us against the enemy! Learn to say Psalm 108:1-5 by *heart. “There were a number of well-fortified cities in Edom, the source of the country’s strength and great pride, but when the psalm speaks of the fortified city it can only mean Petra, the legendary, inaccessible, and apparently impregnable mountain stronghold of Edom.” (Boice). a. Psalm 108. (Read all of Psalm 108) Complete Concise This psalm begins with praise and concludes with prayer, and faith is at work in both. This is the language of the author of the psalm: a pious ejaculation such as will occur to the mind in … soldier" and "*judge" means "decide what to do". A God of great mercy and truth is worthy of great praise and recognition of glory. His praise was not secret, but open and public. Psalm 108:4. Click to enable/disable _gid - Google Analytics Cookie. This one is for the ancients. Psalms 108:9 HCSB Moab is My washbasin; I throw My sandal on Edom. Psalm 108. It may be that the old foe, subdued earlier in David’s day, rose again and Israel must defeat her again. 108 p My heart is steadfast, O God! ; Awake, O psaltery and harp! Psalm 108 is parts of 2 psalms put together. and Judah. 108. 3 I will praise you, Lord, among the nations; I will sing of you among the peoples. In Latin, it is known as "Paratum cor meum Deus". Psalm 108. special name that only God’s people use. in a quiet way (harp, lyre). He shines brighter than the sun! My heart is firm, O God; I will sing and chant a hymn with all my soul. "righteous". 1 # For ver. Read Psalm 108 in full . come from Psalm 57 and the last 8 verses come from Psalm 60. Without God, they could do nothing. These cookies are strictly necessary to provide you with services available through our website and to use some of its features. It is He who shall tread down our enemies: “Faith is neither a coward nor a sluggard she knows that God is with her, and therefore she does valiantly; she knows that he will tread down her enemies, and therefore she arises to tread them down in his name.” (Spurgeon), (c) 2020 The Enduring Word Bible Commentary by David Guzik – ewm@enduringword.com. v10   Who will lead me into the The victory belonged to God (it is He who shall tread down our enemies); it was Israel’s place to praise God and bring themselves into right relationship with Him. You are free to opt out any time or opt in for other cookies to get a better experience. v11   (You have said) that you 2 Awake, O harp and lyre! Click to enable/disable _gat_* - Google Analytics Cookie. "Will you really not go with our armies?" The notes explain some of the words with a *star by them. A Psalm of David. Is it not You, O God, who cast us off? A Song. Our website uses cookies to store user preferences. The first 5 verses Or, David may mean Petra as simply an example of what seemed to be an unconquerable city that could not resist God’s power if He willed it. I will praise You, O LORD, among the peoples, And gathered out of the lands, from the east and from the west, from the north and from the south. "Help from men is of no value". I will praise thee, O LORD, among the people: and I will sing praise s unto thee among the nations. Psalm 143: 2020-02-18 No Fear Here: Psalm 23: 2020-02-14 Bright Hope for Tomorrow: Psalm 33:16-22: 2020-02-13 Strength for Today: Psalm 27: 2020-02-10 In the Stillness: Psalm 46: 2020-02-07 Lord, Have Mercy: Psalm 31:9-16 The Psalms of David Day 22. Derek Kidner titled this psalm “God to the Rescue.” The four pictures show that everyone’s story is different, and yet everyone’s story is the same. With God We Shall Do Valiantly. The Bible reading for today is Psalms 108-110. Moab is My washpot; With God’s power, David did conquer Edom (2 Samuel 8:14).   and walk all over our enemies! You can also change some of your preferences. Judah was the tribe of King David and later of Jesus the Messiah. BIBLIOGRAPHIC RECORD: The Holy Bible: King James Version. Psalm 106:4 "Remember me, O LORD, with the favor [that thou bearest unto] thy people: O visit me with thy salvation;" Literally, "Remember me with the favor of thy people." Words in brackets, ( ), are not in the *Hebrew Bible. Gilead is Mine; Manasseh is Mine; fight Edom. Psalms 108 1 - My heart is steadfast, God.I will sing and I will make music with my soul. A Psalm of David. Words in boxes are from the Bible. A Song, a Psalm of David. 57:7-11 My heart is steadfast, O God! Who will bring me into the strong city? His steadfast confidence in God gave him a fixed point from which he could and would sing and give praise. God has glory value if God sends the men or women to give help. 1-5, see Ps. That God will overcome Edom? Bible students think that Psalm 108 thanks God for the end of the *exile. … In verse 3, *LORD is another name for God. In Psalm 108, David teaches us how to praise God. musical instrument ~ something that makes music when you “We ought to pray with all the more confidence in God when our confidence in man is altogether gone. I. David here gives thanks to God for mercies to himself (v. 1-5). The strong city was 3 I will praise thee, O Lord, among the people: and I will sing praises unto thee among the nations. The land where he lives with his people is Both Moab and Edom were noted for their pride (Isaiah 16:6, Obadiah 3). Who will take me into Edom? ( E) I will awaken the dawn. The word psalms means a "song accompanied by string plucking" 2.Hence, a hymnbook. They also belong to God, but I summarised the Bible on Twitter between Aug 2010 and Nov 2013 - one tweet per chapter, one chapter per day. I will give thanks to You, O Lord, among the peoples, And I will sing praises to You among the nations. The one who would worship God rightly should be settled in his intention. 3 - I will give thanks to you, The LORD, among the nations.I will sing praises to you among the peoples. prisoner-of-war is somebody that is in prison in a war. They will have important jobs, like Ephraim David understood that the mercy of God was so great that if it were to be measured, it would extend above the heavens, and His truth would reach to the clouds. c. Is it not You, O God, who cast us off? 3 I will praise You, O Lord, among the peoples, And I will sing praises to You among the nations. ; Awake, O psaltery and harp! 4 For great is your love, ( … ( A) My heart is steadfast, O God! Please see our Privacy Policy for cookie usage details. Instead, they would fight, but fight through God. David was a skilled musician (1 Samuel 16:18), and it could be said that this skill was part of his glory – so he offered it to God in praise. Psalm 10:1 certainly can’t be classified as confidence. Due to security reasons we are not able to show or modify cookies from other domains. The first verse attributes it to King David, the author of many Psalms. to wash, and someone to pick his clothes up for him. 2 Let the redeemed by Yahweh say so, whom he has redeemed from the hand of the adversary, 3 And gathered out of the lands, from the east and from the west, from the north and from the south. temple ~ a place where people meet to worship God. Psalm 108 is an interesting psalm. We are to say that we are unprofitable servants, and when w… to do, but her enemies have bad things to do. V. Deuteronomy section, Psalms 107—150. The Psalms: 109: A Cry for Vengeance: To the chief Musician, A Psalm of David. Awake, lute and harp! countries that started the *exile. Why did this happen? Look in Psalm 120 about the covenant. "walk all over our enemies" is "trample over our enemies" We may request cookies to be set on your device. This psalm is the first to begin and end with “Hallelujah.” It is the psalm of pilgrims in the wilderness of this world. ii. God's love reaches to the skies, (verse 4). "*Holy" means "very, very good". d. Ephraim also is the helmet for My head: The tribe of Ephraim descended from Joseph and was one of the prominent tribes of Israel. The author divides up the land of his enemies—which the audience would have known well—for God and his loyal followers. 1. *praises. Israel has the good things It is of LORD ~ the *covenant name for God (in a *covenant you The lectionary text has been selected from the psalm to form a parallel to the Gospel text of the day, the account of Jesus stilling the storm (Mark 4:35-41). says that the people who love and obey him are righteous. of Zion in Jerusalem. Many of these are in Psalm 150 in Book 5 of The We see him Psalm 107 is the 107th psalm of the biblical Book of Psalms. holy ~ all good with no bad in it; separate from *sin; very, Many of us were brought up being told to do just the opposite: “Keep your voices down.” “Keep it under control.” “Don’t raise a ruckus.” Maybe you’ve told your kids—or the kids in your Sunday School class—the same thing. covenant ~ two people have agreed what each should do righteousness ~ what you have when you are *righteous. In fact, the selection from the psalm ends … Continue reading "Commentary on Psalm 107:1-3, 23-32" We may have here David's own appeal to God against his persecutors, and especially against a chief persecutor, who may be Saul, or Doeg, or Ahithophel, or Shimei. I will sing and make melody with all my being! The harp and lyre make music. And measure out the Valley … Note the different application of the words as they are used in Ps 57:1-11 and Ps 60:1-12, and as they are employed in Ps 108:1-13. say who is right and who is wrong. 3 I will give thanks to you, O Lord, among the peoples; I will sing praises to you among the nations. b. God has spoken in His holiness: David was a prophet (Acts 2:30) and was about to prophesy of Yahweh’s ultimate victory over all nations. Look after Psalm 109 As we follow the procedures laid out in this Psalm, we will have a life of joy, peace, productivity, and victory. d. I will awaken the dawn: David was determined to give God the best in praise, so he gave unto God the choice part of the day. Note that blocking some types of cookies may impact your experience on our websites and the services we are able to offer. I’m going to contend that Psalm 10:13-14 and Psalm 10:16 are all the psalmist’s statement of confidence in the Lord. 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