I will sing of steadfast love and justice; to you, O LORD, I will make music. Psalm 101:1 ESV God intermixeth mercy with affliction: he steeps his sword of justice in the oil of mercy; there was no night so dark, but Israel had a pillar of fire in it; there is no … More God steeps his sword of justice in the oil of mercy.
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
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
Spurgeon comments on this prayer of Moses in Psalm 90 in the Treasury of David: Moses was mighty in word as well as deed, and this Psalm we believe to be one of his weighty utterances, worthy to stand side by side with his glorious oration recorded in Deuteronomy. Moses was peculiarly a man of … More Moses: Mighty in word and deed
If his children forsake my law and do not walk according to my rules, if they violate my statutes and do not keep my commandments, then I will punish their transgression with the rod and their iniquity with stripes, BUT (nevertheless KJV) I will not remove from him my steadfast love or be false … More A glorious nevertheless!
Singers and dancers alike say, “All my springs are in you.” —Psalm 87:7 In his commentary on Psalm 87, in The Treasury of David, Spurgeon says that this verse reminds him of the hymn, “Come Thou Fount of Every Blessing” by Robert Robinson: Come, Thou Fount of every blessing, Tune my heart to sing Thy … More “All my springs are in you.”