Download file to see previous pages...
This psalm describes the wedding banquet with Christ and His church, and Christ’s eternal kingdom.
The psalm describes the setting around the time of the Feast of Tabernacles. During the feast the reading of the Law was given to the people. The psalm describes how we should be God fearing people and respect God’s Word. The psalm in verse 22 speaks of how God will tear you to pieces. Then, the psalms say he prepares the way. This psalm shows us the need for a savior that is Jesus Christ. God has shown His compassion by sending His son once and for all as a sacrifice for sin. The psalm describes the scene as a heavenly courtroom, with the Mighty One -- God -- as the judge. The Lord hands down an indictment against hypocrisy. The psalm indicts people who practice formalism in worship. However, Christ advises us to “worship in spirit and truth” (John 4:24).
This psalm is Messianic in nature; the commentary describes the psalm as an imprecatory psalm. This psalm has become a popular psalm over the years. Verses 1 thru 18 of the psalm speak of the need for a Savior. This savior is The Messiah, Jesus Christ. David continues to discuss the Lord’s compassion and loving-kindness. Then, verses 19 thru 29 describe David’s vindication from his enemies. The psalm ends with praise and looks forward to the Messiah and the coming of his eternal kingdom. The prevailing Messianic tone was prayer for deliverance from suffering for the Lord’s sake. Therefore, Christ was seen as the one who was persecuted for doing God’s will.
Psalm 72 refers to certain elements that will make up the millennial kingdom, where Christ will reign. The psalm goes on to explain how Christ will reign with righteousness throughout the whole world. This particular Messianic prophecy is seen in verse 1-3. Christ reigning with compassion is seen in verses 12-14. Furthermore, we see that the nation will prosper; this prophecy will be
...Download file to see next pagesRead More
It is the occupation of the Canaan that is referred to here. The long journey through the wilderness from Sinai to Kadesh and then to Moab is the backdrop of these sermons. The social and religious codes and laws to be followed are detailed and obedience to these laws is demanded.
Is a psalm still a psalm if no one hears it but reads it instead There are clearly advantages and disadvantages to the psalms with or without musical accompaniment. One advantage that we get without instruments is the opportunity for soul searching. In contemporary music, one must admit that many of the songs sung, only the biggest fans really know the words.
Then in chapter two, discretion is mentioned as a way to protect us from the wicked. Chapter three begins with a promise of prolonged years and prosperity to the one with wisdom. Chapter three likewise tells us, ”the wise inherit honor, but fools he holds up to shame”. Chapter 10 tells us that righteous speech nourishes many.
Originally written in Hebrew, it has become incorporated into the Christian religion, which is monotheistic (here we can see some of the simplest similarities between the two poems become apparent). However, the unusual thing about
The first category is the lament or petition psalm. It is where God is addressed, the suffering people are going through is described and those responsible for the suffering are cursed. There is the anticipation of divine response and is normally
Psalms offer hope and confidence in God as the creator of all things and the eventual leader of everything and everyone including the universe. Psalms also portray God as omnipresent and with no restrictions. Psalms are an amalgamation of prayers, and songs and