Monthly Archives: August 2012

I love the LORD, for…(4)

‘ And in my dismay I said, “All men are liars.”‘  Psalm 116:11 NIV ‘I said in my haste, All men are liars.” KJV Though the language seems antiquated these thoughts from C.H.Spurgeon, “It is much better to be quiet … Continue reading

Posted in Psalms (Comments) | Tagged , | 1 Comment

I love the LORD, for…(3)

For you, O LORD, have delivered my soul from death, my eyes from tears, my feet from stumbling, that I may walk before the LORD in the land of the living. Psalm 116:8, 9 Watching the BBC television series, ‘Outnumbered’, … Continue reading

Posted in Psalms (Comments) | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

I love the LORD, for…(2)

‘The LORD protects the simplehearted; when I was in great need, he saved me.’ Psalm 116:6 ‘The LORD looks out for the silly, the foolish, the easily led; when I was down, out, and running on empty, he helped me … Continue reading

Posted in Psalms (Comments) | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

I love the LORD, for…. (1)

Psalm 116:1-4  (NIV) I love the LORD, for he heard my voice; he heard my cry for mercy. Because he turned his ear to me, I will call on him as long as I live. The cords of death entangled … Continue reading

Posted in Psalms (Comments) | Tagged , , , , , | 2 Comments

The ‘Messianic’ Psalms

Seventeen Psalms are accepted as specifically ‘Messianic’; that is they add to our understanding of Jesus’ as the Messiah. In Psalms 8:4-8; 72:6-17; 89:3-4, 28-29, 34-36; 109:6-19; 118:22; 132:11-12, Jesus as the Christ is referred to in the third person. … Continue reading

Posted in Psalms (Introduction) | Tagged , | Leave a comment

The ‘Hallel’ (Hebrew-‘praise’) Psalms.

The Hallel psalms are found in three separate collections: the “Egyptian Hallel” (113-118) the “Great Hallel” (120-136) and the ‘Concluding Hallel’ (146-150) They had a significant part in the “praise” (Heb. hallel) of the Lord. The Egyptian & Great Hallel … Continue reading

Posted in Psalms (Introduction) | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Psalm 116

I love the LORD, for he heard my voice; he heard my cry for mercy. Because he turned his ear to me, I will call on him as long as I live. The cords of death entangled me, the anguish … Continue reading

Posted in Psalms (Text) | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment