“And now, O Lord, for what do I wait? My hope is in you. —Psalm 39:7 ESV From Charles Spurgeon’s comments on Psalm 39, The Treasury of David: My hope is in thee. The Lord is self existent and true, and therefore worthy of the confidence of men; he will live when all … More Spurgeon: He is worthy of our confidence
February 17 Psalm 39 (ESV) What Is the Measure of My Days? To the choirmaster: to Jeduthun. A Psalm of David. 39:1 I said, “I will guard my ways, that I may not sin with my tongue; I will guard my mouth with a muzzle, so long as the wicked are in my presence.” 2 I was mute … More February 17 Psalm 39
But for you, O Lord, do I wait; it is you, O Lord my God, who will answer. C. H. Spurgeon on Psalm 38:15 Hope in God’s intervention, and belief in the power of prayer, are two most blessed stays to the soul in time of adversity. Turning right away from the creature to the sovereign Lord … More Wait and hope in God
February 16 Psalm 38 (ESV) Do Not Forsake Me, O Lord A Psalm of David, for the memorial offering. 38:1 O Lord, rebuke me not in your anger, nor discipline me in your wrath! 2 For your arrows have sunk into me, and your hand has come down on me. 3 There is no soundness in my flesh because of … More February 16 Psalm 38
The steps of a man are established by the LORD, when he delights in his way; though he fall, he shall not be cast headlong, for the LORD upholds his hand. —Psalm 37:23-24 ESV C. H. Spurgeon comments in “The Treasury of David,”: Condescendingly, with his own hand, God upholds … More Spurgeon: Even in our falls the Lord gives a measure of sustaining.
February 15 Psalm 37: 23-40 (ESV) 23 The steps of a man are established by the Lord, when he delights in his way; 24 though he fall, he shall not be cast headlong, for the Lord upholds his hand. 25 I have been young, and now am old, yet I have not seen the righteous forsaken or his children begging for … More February 15 Psalm 37: 23-40
Trust in the LORD, and do good; dwell in the land and befriend faithfulness. Psalm 37:3 ESV C.H. Spurgeon: Trust in the Lord. Faith cures fretting. Sight is cross-eyed, and views things only as they seem, hence her envy: faith has clearer optics to behold things as they really are, hence her … More Spurgeon: Faith has clearer optics to behold things as they really are