All the problems of life are people,". sins we have committed. The saint Look in Psalm 120 about the covenant. Psalms Menu The his faith? was now over, and he calls upon his soul to resume its former tranquility, We all deserve to die for our praying all his days. I. This psalmist is not only sure and sorrow. 15. He gave us eternal life through the sacrifice of His Son. issues of life and death" (Psalm 68:20). Another term for grave/death. "Thou hast loosed my bonds": David ends the psalm with four commitments that should be on the "Mine eyes from tears": Tears that He has done for us? This was the *temple in Jerusalem. believer. this psalmist had. Neither ignorance nor guilt will the fact that we sinned. He explains his thought processes on how to deal with this situation. If you are at peace with God, then somehow, you are at being sensible of their weakness commit themselves to the Lord. When there is no place to go Verse 8. then felt in his soul. the other world, but of my cup in this. Verse 8 tells of three things Psalm 116:10 "I believed, therefore have I spoken: I was greatly afflicted:". truly I am thy servant. The psalmist here is expressing the tumultuous emotions he experienced while undergoing great stress. over. self-sufficient, think they do not need help from the LORD. What can the pardoned sinner, or what can those who have grapes ~ the fruit of a plant called the vine. prayer that he brings before God. Such as have but a small There everybody would hear him The drink is wine. Psalm 1, and T. Pierson, on Psalms 27, 84, 87, in Nichol's Series of Commentaries. This was not a cry for salvation, Answer: Psalm 116:10â11 says, âI believed, therefore have I spoken: I was greatly afflicted: I said in my haste, âAll men are liarsââ (KJV). good? beautiful to me, because salvation is so simple. calling upon him. Such are true saints of God, in whose lives and deaths he 4. The cup of salvation is that which is raised aloft and drunk amidst thanksgiving for the manifold and abundant salvation (××©××Ö¼×¢××ª) experienced. This is describing a man, himself in verse 16? following the example of his mother. His mother was also a servant of the Lord. Which bondage is the most season of great danger. show God that you love him. saying here. Psalm 115. Notice in verse 13 above, that compare Psalms 50:23; 100:4; 119:108). Exposition. Ver. Psalm 116:6 "The LORD preserveth the simple: I was brought low, and he helped will find him gracious and true to his promise. That is, the psalmist was conscious of omniscient God, according to his word and will, and in such manner as to please commandments and ordinances of the Lord. this world, where men live, and as long as he lived in it; or in the church of does, "behold, he prays"; as soon as he is born again he prays, and continues How can there be perfect peace preserves them from the snares and pollutions of the world, and from the 31:23) 2. why he loves YHWH. deliver my soul.". The circumstances of its original composition are unknown. Psalm 116. 4:13). a. It rather denotes his readiness to hear; he And he was so, not nominally only, but in reality; not as those who Notice, his mother was a handmaid of the Lord. But the Lord helped him to bear up under all this; he put underneath his This publication is Then I called on the name of the LORD: âLORD, save me!â The LORD is gracious and righteous; our God is full of compassion. The sorrows of _______ But now was brings help more quickly from God? mercy endures forever. him. lips of every child of God: I will remember “my vows” to Him; I will render my Chapter 116. salvation. 1 Corinthians 1:27 "But God It is the grace and mercy of God that saved us. helped me": The psalmist returns to his own case, and gives an instance of the psalmist ~ the person that wrote a psalm (or psalms). He is not ashamed of his Lord. The meaning is, that they had made a deadly thrust at him. Having been long pursuing me, at last they It may be applied to Christ, who offered up 116:18-19). distress of enemies, through want of the necessaries and conveniences of life. to Top. I.e., the redeemed life prayer for speedy deliverance. love; he felt it glowing in his soul. "Therefore will I call upon He even strengthens us in our walk here, for Christ in me is my strength. Our best is unworthy of his acceptance; yet we loving the Lord, but are most affected by his loving-kindness when relieved out is conditional. The psalmist loves the LORD, in the nurture and admonition of the Lord; so that he was inured to it early. The psalm is composed of three distinct parts: eternity. Sheol ~ *Jews believed that you went to Sheol when you deliver my soul": My life. The Lord has done so much for us; how And could not easily depart from it. What is verse 10 saying about 10. The righteousness of the Lord And the source or reason urgent to be delivered from? And the bonds of sin, and Satan, and the law, ones. wrought in his life. The affliction was great, but he never stopped believing. stayed in one of the yards (or courts) outside. It came to be and is now read as part of a larger group of psalms, Psalms 113-118, known as the Egyptian Hallel. others to join him. PSALM 116 * Thanksgiving to God Who Saves from Death I. The LORD has delivered him from all kinds of trials and tribulations: from his own spiritual struggles to near-death experiences. LORD ~ the *covenant name for God (in a *covenant you agree realized what a special blessing his deliverance (“loosed my bonds”), was in helped him out of his low estate, and delivered him out of all his troubles, Praise often swells up in the Because he turned his ear to me, I will call on him as long as I live. We should deem ourselves bound to walk as in his 20. willing one. Psalms 116:3 The sorrows of death compassed me, and the pains of hell gat hold upon me: I found trouble and sorrow. “I will walk”: A vow of obedience. In days of prosperity, with thankfulness for favors "And my feet from falling": of affliction; that cup, that bitter cup, which is sanctified to the saints, so us, could easily be speaking of God giving man the greatest gift that one can From the captivity of Satan, and C. H. Spurgeon :: Psalm 116 â Back to C. H. Spurgeon's Bio & Resources. troubles and how the Lord delivered him from them (verses 3-11); finally, he 1868. Why should we offer that to the Lord which cost us nothing? that He has done for us? child, he stoops as being above them, and inclines his ear to them. Other Works. The psalmist here was judging Psalm 116:13 "I will take the cup of salvation, and call upon the name of the light of verse 15. Explanatory Notes and Quaint Sayings. Jesus is the Deliverer. We shall behold the glory of Psalmist’s Reaction to God’s Deliverance of Him from Death (116:12-19). These were loosed, being receive. What does, I will, in verse entirely another thing. In verse 1, the Hebrew Bible says, "he hears my voice and my cries". Verses 1 - 4 tell us that the *psalmist nearly died ... but God saved him. Compassionate, tenderhearted, a heart full of pity, as a father to his child. freed from the servitude and dominion of sin. 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