Category Archives: Psalms (Comments)

Comments on various Psalms or passages from Psalms; usually related to other Old and New Testament scripture.

No strain, no gain…

Tremble, O earth, at the presence of the Lord, at the presence of the God of Jacob… Psalm 114:7 ESV     20 Truly, truly, I say to you, you will weep and lament, but the world will rejoice. You will … Continue reading

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Up from the dust!

He raises the poor from the dust      and lifts the needy from the ash heap, to make them sit with princes,      with the princes of his people. He gives the barren woman a home,      making her the … Continue reading

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Forever!

He sent redemption to his people;     he has commanded his covenant forever.      Holy and awesome is his name! Psalm 111:9 ESV   Why turn to a 19th century preacher (Charles Spurgeon) for comments on the Psalms and their application … Continue reading

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Our holy clamour?

Be not silent, O God of my praise!  For wicked and deceitful mouths are opened against me,      speaking against me with lying tongues.  They encircle me with words of hate,      and attack me without cause.  In return for … Continue reading

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Love to be brave?

        My heart is steadfast, O God!      I will sing and make melody with all my being! Be exalted, O God, above the heavens!      Let your glory be over all the earth! That your beloved … Continue reading

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Forget something?

But they soon forgot his works;      they did not wait for his counsel. But they had a wanton craving in the wilderness,      and put God to the test in the desert; he gave them what they asked,      … Continue reading

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Of little account?

When they were few in number,      of little account, and sojourners in it, wandering from nation to nation,      from one kingdom to another people, he allowed no one to oppress them;      he rebuked kings on their account, … Continue reading

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