Hypocrisy is the high road to apostacy; those that do not set their hearts right, will not be stedfast with God. With good reason does the psalmist make this finishing, crowning instance of God's favour to Israel; for David was a type of Christ, the great and good Shepherd, who was humbled first, and then exalted; and of whom it was foretold, that he should be filled with the Spirit of wisdom and understanding. Will the Lord cast off for ever? Dear Brother, I was not being a hypocrite or proud; you said that you let doubt into your life, and worried that you weren't even saved. And I said, This is my infirmity: but I will remember the years of the right hand of the Most High. Want and shame, and bondage vile -- Better far to bear the pain Of His yoke a little while. Thou art the that doest wonders: thou hast declared thy strength among the people. The waters saw , O , the waters saw ; they were afraid: the depths also were troubled.
In the day of my trouble I sought the Lord: my sore ran in the night, and ceased not: my soul refused to be comforted. Congratulations on your Bible Gateway account! And sooner or later, God will disgrace his enemies. On those days remembering how he has answered my cry helps. For they provoked him to anger with their high places, and moved him to jealousy with their graven images. I cried unto God with my voice, even unto God with my voice; and he gave ear unto me.
For their heart was not right with him, neither were they stedfast in his covenant. Despondency and distrust under affliction, are too often the infirmities of believers, and, as such, are to be thought upon by us with sorrow and shame. I call to remembrance my song in the night: I commune with mine own heart: and my spirit made diligent search. But young persons, though they are bound to submit in all things lawful, must not obey sinful orders, or copy sinful examples. The waters saw , O , the waters saw ; they were afraid: the depths also were troubled. I cried unto God with my voice, even unto God with my voice; and he gave ear unto me. Who was behind that wicked thought? For more information about the New King James Version, the Quotation Policy, and for inquiries about permission to use the New King James Version, go to.
Let not those that receive mercy from God, be thereby made bold to sin, for the mercies they receive will hasten its punishment; yet let not those who are under Divine rebukes for sin, be discouraged from repentance. The poured out water: the skies sent out a sound: thine arrows also went abroad. When, unbelief is working in us, we must thus suppress its risings. For he established a testimony in Jacob, and appointed a law in Israel, which he commanded our fathers, that they should make them known to their children: That the generation to come might know them, even the children which should be born; who should arise and declare them to their children: That they might set their hope in God, and not forget the works of God, but keep his commandments: And might not be as their fathers, a stubborn and rebellious generation; a generation that set not their heart aright, and whose spirit was not stedfast with God. Hath God forgotten to be gracious? Published by The American Bible Society · Check out our other writing samples, like our resources on , ,.
Follow the buttons in the right-hand column for detailed definitions and verses that use the same root words. I cried unto God with my voice, even unto God with my voice; and he gave ear unto me. God comes down to us by his Spirit, and we go up to him by prayer. If we have harboured doubtful thoughts, we should, without delay, turn our minds to meditate on that God, who spared not his own Son, but delivered him up for us all, that with him, he might freely give us all things. New King James Version, © 1982 by All rights reserved. This doctrine obscured by the Schoolmen, who make God the object of faith, without referring to Christ. They remembered not his hand, nor the day when he delivered them from the enemy.
I will remember the works of the Lord: surely I will remember thy wonders of old. Will the Lord cast off for ever? But made his own people to go forth like sheep, and guided them in the wilderness like a flock. Does his promise fail for generations? And I said, This is my infirmity: but I will remember the years of the right hand of the most High. But while their meat was yet in their mouths, The wrath of God came upon them, and slew the fattest of them, and smote down the chosen men of Israel. Thy way is in the sea, and thy path in the great waters, and thy footsteps are not known. And I said, This is my infirmity: but I will remember the years of the right hand of the most High. The Psalms 77 To the chief Musician, to Jedu'thun, A Psalm of Asaph.
And I said, This is my infirmity: but I will remember the years of the right hand of the Most High. In the day of my trouble I sought the Lord: my sore ran in the night, and ceased not: my soul refused to be comforted. His spirit was overwhelmed, and sank under the load. I will meditate also of all thy work, and talk of thy doings. God's way is in the sanctuary.
I think Asaph must have had a great heart to be able by the Spirit to lead the Congregation in the Service of Song and Prophesying on instruments of music! It is the speech of the soul face to face with God. For all this they sinned still, and believed not for his wondrous works. It is one thing to pray, and another thing to be given to prayer: he who prays frequently, is said to be given to prayer; as he who often distributes alms, is said to be given to charity. I have repented of my sins, and am truly converted; and I stay converted! He expressed his resentment of their provocation; not in denying what they sinfully lusted after, but in granting it to them. Yet they tempted and provoked the most high God, and kept not his testimonies: But turned back, and dealt unfaithfully like their fathers: they were turned aside like a deceitful bow.
They live in countries where they cannot freely worship God. Marriage is friendship and loyalty and learning how to be unselfish. In the of my trouble I sought the : my sore ran in the night, and ceased not: my soul refused to be comforted. And I said, This is my infirmity: but I will remember the years of the right hand of the most High. Waring— Hymns and Meditations Despondency Self-Corrected.
To the chief Musician, to Jeduthun, A Psalm of Asaph. Thy way, O , is in the sanctuary: who is so great a as our? In Israel's history we have a picture of our own hearts and lives. God made his own people to go forth like sheep; and guided them in the wilderness, as a shepherd his flock, with all care and tenderness. Thou holdest mine eyes waking: I am so troubled that I cannot speak. Is his mercy clean gone for ever? Some are strong in Faith, others need to ask for forgiveness for their weakness meaning me. Help them be the light of Jesus for those around them. The clouds poured out water: the skies sent out a sound: thine arrows also went abroad.