Have you ever read Psalm 105 and counted how many times either God says, “I DID___” or how many times the Psalmist says, “HE (God) DID ______” Try it today! Here is one example from Psalm 105:16-17 When he summoned a famine on the land and broke all supply of bread, he had sent a man ahead … More God means what He says and does
But you, O Lord, are enthroned forever; you are remembered throughout all generations. Psalm 102:12 It would be interesting to read through the Bible and mark every “…but God” that you come across. In Psalm 102, the author is clearly distressed and depressed. “But you, O Lord…” He remembers God’s sovereignty and His eternal existence. Charles H. … More But you, O Lord….
The Lord is great in Zion; he is exalted over all the peoples. Let them praise your great and awesome name! Holy is he! —Psalm 99 Spurgeon comments at The Treasury of David: He is great in the esteem of the gracious, great in his acts of mercy, and really great in himself: great in mercy, power, wisdom, justice, and glory. And … More He is high above all the people
Make a joyful noise to the Lord, all the earth; break forth into joyous song and sing praises! — Psalm 98:4 Charles H. Spurgeon, in The Treasury of David, says: There is no fear of our being too hearty in magnifying the God of our salvation, only we must take care the song comes from the heart, … More A joyful noise: can it be TOO hearty?
Worship the LORD in the splendor of holiness, tremble before him, all the earth! Psalm 96:9 Spurgeon, from the Treasury of David: Beauty of architecture and apparel he does not regard; moral and spiritual beauty is that in which his soul delighteth. Worship must not be rendered to God in a slovenly, sinful, superficial manner; … More Spurgeon: A sacred trembling which is quite consistent with joy
For the LORD is a great God, and a great King above all gods.—Psalm 95:3 Charles Spurgeon, from the Treasury of David: No doubt the surrounding nations imagined Jehovah to be a merely local deity, the god of a small nation, and therefore one of the inferior deities; the psalmist utterly repudiates such an idea. Idolaters … More A great King above all gods
Paul writes in 1 Corinthians 10 that we are to take heed of the examples of the Old Testament, because we should learn from them and not repeat their mistakes. In verse 12 he warns: Therefore let anyone who thinks that he stands take heed lest he fall. C. H. Spurgeon comments in “Morning and … More Spurgeon: He who boasts of grace has little grace to boast of.
He who disciplines the nations, does he not rebuke? He who teaches man knowledge— the LORD—knows the thoughts of man, that they are but a breath. Blessed is the man whom you discipline, O LORD, and whom you teach out of your law, to give him … More How foolish are those who think that God does not know their actions
The Lord reigns; he is robed in majesty; the Lord is robed; he has put on strength as his belt. Yes, the world is established; it shall never be moved. Your throne is established from of old; you are from everlasting. Psalm 93:1-4 C. H. Spurgeon on Psalm 93 (Treasury of David): Whatever opposition may … More All things are ordered according to his eternal purposes
He who dwells in the shelter of the Most High will abide in the shadow of the Almighty. I will say to the Lord, “My refuge and my fortress, my God, in whom I trust.” —Psalm 91:1-2 (Read-through-the Bible passage for today) What does it mean to “dwell” with God? How is that possible? Charles … More Dweling near the Throne of grace