This psalm is titled To the Chief Musician. Psalm 51:1-9 Commentary. Be gracious to me and hear my praye… The heavens declare the glory of God; and the firmament sheweth his handywork. This Psalm of David simply praises the Lord God Jehovah. This is a promise of infinite length, of unbounded breadth, and of unutterable preciousness. To the choirmaster: with stringed instruments. (1-3) The sinfulness and misery of a wicked man, The ground and reason of both. … O God of my righteousness — Or, my righteous God, the witness and defender of my righteous cause, and the person from whom I expect that righteous judgment and decision of it which I cannot obtain from mine enemies, who load me with manifold injuries and calumnies. I. English Standard Version (ESV). All Rights Reserved. This psalm is a prayer, the substance of which David offered up to God when he was forced by Saul to take shelter in a cave, and which he afterwards penned in this form. 1: NIV Application Commentary [NIVAC] By: Gerald H. Wilson Format: Hardcover Number of Pages: 992 Vendor: Zondervan Publication Date: 2002 Dimensions: 9.19 X 6.13 (inches) Weight: 3 pounds 7 ounces ISBN: 0310206359 ISBN-13: 9780310206354 Series: NIV Application Commentary Stock No: WW06354 Psalms Voume 1: Psalms 1-41 (An Expositional Commentary) Paperback – September 1, 2005 by Dr. James Montgomery Boice (Author) 4.6 out of 5 stars 28 ratings 17:8; Ezek. Commentary on Psalm 91:1-8 (Read Psalm 91:1-8) He that by faith chooses God for his protector, shall find all in him that he needs or can desire. The ungodly are not so, ver. The ungodly are the reverse of the righteous, both in character and condition. The Way of the Righteous and the Wicked. They are of no worth in God's account, how highly soever they may value themselves. We got a praise song here! ] Biblical Commentary (Bible study) Psalm 1 EXEGESIS: CONTEXT: This is a wisdom psalm, calling people to follow the path of righteousness to obtain the blessings that God confers on the righteous. "Search me, O God, and know my heart!" The key to understanding Psalm 24 is to recognize why it was written. 1:22; 3:34; 19:29; 21:24; 29:8; [Isa. Audio and manuscripts are available for each lesson (excepting Psalm 71 which only has manuscript). It is a psalm which has been sung by good Christians, and will be while the world stands, with a great deal of pleasure and satisfaction. Psalm 142. 2 But his delight is in the law of the Lord; and in his law doth he meditate day and night. Behold, all things are become new by Divine grace, which changes his soul into the image of the Redeemer. (Psalm 47) To the chief Musician, A Psalm for the sons of Korah. Publication date 1906-07 Topics Bible Publisher New York : C. Scribner's sons Collection kellylibrary; toronto Digitizing sponsor MSN Contributor Kelly - University of Toronto Language English With stringed instruments. Such phrases leap to mind each time a Christian lifts his heart to God. "Thy word is a lamp to my feet." ESV MacArthur Study Bible--genuine top grain leather, black, ESV Illuminated Bible, Art Journaling Edition, Black Topgrain Leather, ESV Student Study Bible (TruTone, Gray), Leather, imitation, Grey, ESV Single Column Journaling Bible, Large Print, Cloth over Board, Flowers, ESV Study Bible, Burgundy Genuine Leather. The holiness and happiness of a godly man. Commentaries, history books, and more are linked to this page THE NEW JERUSALEM IS THE WIFE OF THE LAMB (Revelation 21:9). This psalm has a good deal in common with Proverbs 2:12-15, 20-22 and Jeremiah 17:5-13, both of which contrast the Drawing on over 20 years of study in the book of Psalms, Dr. Gerald H. 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