Psalm 127:2 It is in vain that you rise up early and go late to rest, eating the bread of anxious toil; for he gives to his beloved sleep. Charles Spurgeon wrote in Treasury of David: God is sure to give the best thing to his beloved, and we here see that he gives them … More Spurgeon: Sleep like Jesus
Psalm 126:2 Then our mouth was filled with laughter, and our tongue with shouts of joy; then they said among the nations, “The Lord has done great things for them.” The Lord has done great things for us; we are glad. They that were laughed at, now laugh, and a new song is put into their mouths. It was a … More Matthew Henry: A laughter of joy in God
As the mountains surround Jerusalem, so the Lord surrounds his people, from this time forth and forevermore. —Psalm 125:2 It is not enough that we are compassed about with fiery walls, that is, with the sure custody, the continual watch and ward of the angels; but the Lord himself is our wall: so that every way we … More The Lord surrounds his people
Psalm 124:8 Our help is in the name of the Lord, who made heaven and earth. Charles H. Spurgeon, in “The Treasury of David” Our help, our hope for the future, our ground of confidence in all trials present and to come. Is in the name of the Lord. Jehovah’s revealed character is our foundation of confidence, his person is our sure … More When we worship the Creator let us increase our trust in our Comforter.
I was glad when they said to me, “Let us go to the house of the Lord!” Psalm 122:1 Charles H. Spurgeon, in “The Treasury of David” Good children are pleased to go home, and glad to hear their brothers and sisters call them thither. David’s heart was in the worship of God, and he was … More Spurgeon: Go where your desires have already gone
I lift up my eyes to the hills. From where does my help come? My help comes from the Lord, who made heaven and earth. Psalm 121:1-2 Charles H. Spurgeon, from “The Treasury of David” Help comes to saints only from above, they look elsewhere in vain: let us lift up our eyes with hope, expectance, … More To which hills shall we lift our eyes?
In my distress I called to the Lord, and he answered me. Psalm 120:1 Charles H. Spurgeon says: However, when cries to man would be our weakness, cries to God will be our strength. To whom should children cry but to their father? Does not some good come even out of that vile thing, falsehood, when it drives us … More Crying out to God in distress
And Hezekiah prayed before the Lord and said: “O Lord, the God of Israel, enthroned above the cherubim, you are the God, you alone, of all the kingdoms of the earth; you have made heaven and earth. Incline your ear, O Lord, and hear; open your eyes, O Lord, and see; and hear the words of Sennacherib, which he has … More Pattern for prayer
Psalm 119:156 Great are thy tender mercies, O Lord: quicken me according to thy judgments. (KJV): William Cowper: Great are thy tender mercies, O LORD. Two epithets he ascribes to God’s mercies; first, he calls them “great,” and then he calls them “tender” mercies. They are great in many respects: for continuance, they endure for … More God’s tender mercies: great in many respects
Charles H. Spurgeon on Psalm 119:145-152 This section is given up to memories of prayer. The Psalmist describes the time and the manner of his devotions, and pleads with God for deliverance from his troubles. He who has been with God in the closet will find God with him in the furnace. If we have … More Spurgeon: He who has been with God in the closet will find God with him in the furnace.