Psalm 145

Thanksgiving runs up into blessing, and blessing ascends into praise; for praise comprehends both, and is the highest and most perfect work of all living spirits. As the State cannot teach these holy histories the people of God must take care to do it themselves.

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The Masorites and the Jewish commentators reject it. Modern thinkers would fain expunge the idea of righteousness from their notion of God; but converted men would not. While the Church sits fainting under a juniper tree in the wilderness, there shall fly prophets to feed her till the blessed resurrection of the witnesses.

Regardless of academic research, Sephardic Jews have retained a tradition in the Masoretic cantillation. O what a consoling thought is this. It were well if all men had the eye of faith, and if all waited therewith upon the Lord.

It is applied to words as poured forth in praise. We distinguish kings as they succeed each other by calling them first and second; but this King is Jehovah, the First and the Last.

Another lesson taught us is, that none will be disappointed who seeks comfort from God in his affliction. I will do it now; I will do it in all the future. Now there is something very satisfactory in entering into particulars; we can often gather light upon a great truth by having had set before us some of the particulars connected with it; we can often understand what is too high for us, in itself and by itself, by some examples which bring it within reach of our dull understandings.

The third difference is a consequence of the second, while the kings of this world seem so to enjoy their honours and dignities, they are, at the same time, suffering acutely from interior fears, doubts, and cares, which have sometimes been so burdensome, as to cause them to abdicate altogether.

The glory of a kingdom is synonymous with its power.

Bible Commentaries

And full of compassion - Kind; compassionate; ready to do good. He is "gracious", kind, and good, in the instances before mentioned. When men at last repent, find pardon awaiting them.

Thou openest thine hand, etc. No subject is more profitable for humility, obedience, hope, and joy than that of the reigning power of the Lord our God.

Living things have needs, and these create desires; the living God has suitable supplies at hand, and these he gives till inward satisfaction Psalm 145 produced, and the creature sighs no longer. No one, not even his fiercest enemy, can this; for the falsehood would be too barefaced, since the very existence lips which slander him is a proof that it is slander.

It is so above all, as it is over them, too. Excellent themes for saintly minds. He is disposed and ready to do them good. He will always be God. What is the difference. Inasmuch as they have respect unto his will, he will have respect unto their will.

And this view is more clearly manifested by the circumstance that the word Tehillah is introduced into the last verse of this psalm, "My soul shall speak the praise" tehillah "of the Lord" observe this preparation for Hallelujah, Praise ye the Lord ; "and let all flesh bless his holy name for ever and ever.

It has two parts, the second of which is explained by a series of infinitives. As long as he lived in this world, and to all eternity in the world to come. Some psalms exhort the worshipper to sing e. The heavens brass, the earth iron; famine, pestilence, and death must follow. Providence, which is confessed in great things, is rejected in small things; and even if you can work up men to an easy confession that God presides over national concerns, you will find them withdrawing individuals from his scrutiny.

Mercies are in God; such mercies are in God. Psalm - NIV: I will exalt you, my God the King; I will praise your name for ever and ever.

Every day I will praise you and extol your name for ever and ever. Psalm is a psalm of David in celebration of all that God has done for those who have gone through trials and testing. In this Psalm, David commends God’s goodness, greatness, and grace.

Commentary, PsalmPentecost 3A, Scott Shauf, Preaching This Week,, "What is especially noteworthy about Psalm is how the gracious character of God, initially revealed as a part of God's relationship to Israel, is then extended to all of creation.". This psalm is a Hebrew acrostic poem; each verse (including 13b) begins with a successive letter of the Hebrew alphabet.

As in Dead Sea Scrolls and Greek and Syriac versions; the Masoretic Text lacks the final two lines of this verse. Psalm I will extol you, my God and King, and bless your name forever and ever. Every day I will bless you, and praise your name forever and ever.

Read verse in New Revised Standard. This is one of the alphabetical psalms, composed with much art, and, doubtless, so arranged that the memory might be aided.

The Holy Spirit condescends to use even the more artificial methods of the poet, to secure attention, and impress the heart.

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