Psalm 118:14- note The LORD is my strength and song, And He has become my salvation . Psalms Vol.1 por Charles H. Spurgeon. Psalm 13 Commentary: Confidence (5) But in contrast we have David’s statement of confidence in verse 5. A prayer fit for (1) Every benighted sinner. Ver. 2. Why at all? How long shall I take counsel in my soul, having sorrow in my heart daily? 2. This is the way, though it be narrow, which is full of the peace of God, and leadeth to eternal bliss. 941. He hath dealt bountifully with me. This is called the superscription. It is well for us that our salvation and God's honour are so intimately connected, that they stand or fall together. But I have trusted in thy mercy. "He maketh wars to cease unto the end of the earth; he breaketh the bow, and cutteth the spear in sunder; he burneth the chariot in the fire." Ver. https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/tod/psalms-13.html. So shall it be with us if we wait awhile. How long wilt thou hide thy face from me? Mr. John Philpot having lain for some time in the bishop of London's coal house, the bishop sent for him, and amongst other questions, asked him why they were so merry in prison? 2 (first clause). What a climb there is, in this Psalm, from the abyss of sorrow up to the summit of joy! Hiding of the divine face. The apparent length of sorrow, only apparent. As a father pities his children, ... 2020 The Enduring Word Bible Commentary by David Guzik – ewm@enduringword.com. Ah! Believe me, there is no such joy in the world, as the people of God have under the cross of Christ: I speak by experience, and therefore believe me, and fear nothing that the world can do unto you, for when they imprison our bodies, they set our souls at liberty to converse with God; when they cast us down, they lift us up; when they kill us, then do they send us to everlasting life. See Psalms on "Psalms 13:1 " for further information. Ver. Estás por descargar Psalms Vol.1 en PDF, EPUB y otros formatos. 6. 4. 1. Now, as exercise brings benefit to the body, so does prayer to the soul. (Spurgeon, C. H. Lectures to my Students: Commenting and Commentaries)Rosscup adds: This is one of the more thorough older exegetical works on the Hebrew … Oh, dark thought! Others vaunt their impregnable castles, placed on inaccessible rocks, and secured with gates of iron, but God is a far better refuge from distress than all these: and when the time comes to carry the war into the enemy's territories, the Lord stands his people in better stead than all the valour of legions or the boasted strength of chariot and horse. The cause of daily sorrow. Psalm 19 – The Heavens, the Word, and the Glory of God. Our covenant God will complete the confusion of all our enemies, and if for awhile we become their scoff and jest, the day is coming when the shame will change sides, and the contempt shall be poured on those to whom it is due. The bountiful giver and the hearty singer. It is possible to gather gold, where it may be had, with moonlight. Thus the careful reader will remark that the question "how long?" I will sing unto the Lord. How long wilt thou hide thy face from me? 1. 3. Lazarus all his life long laboured under disease and poverty, till he was released by death and transferred to Abraham's bosom. This is a far more rational question, for God may hide his face, and yet he may remember still. As the shipwrecked mariner clings to the mast, so did David cling to his faith; he neither could nor would give up his confidence in the Lord his God. 1. SermonAudio.com - Psalm 13 Sermons. The Psalm cannot be referred to any especial event or period in David's history. Psalms 63 Commentary, One of over 110 Bible commentaries freely available, this commentary is from the most widely read and often quoted preacher in history, Charles Haddon Spurgeon Job 10:2; "I will say unto God, Do not condemn me; shew me wherefore thou contendest with me; "as if he should say, Lord, my troubles and my sorrows are very well known... We must not cease to be solicitous to know what are the particular sins that have made him to tear us up by the roots, to throw us down as with a whirlwind; what is it that has made him so long angry with us, and so long to delay his help, that if any evil be undiscovered in our souls, we may lament it with a seasonable grief, and get a pardon for it. how long wilt thou hide thy face from me? The necessity of daily sorrow. Go to, To report dead links, typos, or html errors or suggestions about making these resources more useful use our convenient, Spurgeon's Verse Expositions of the Bible, Commentary Critical and Explanatory - Unabridged, Kretzmann's Popular Commentary of the Bible, Lange's Commentary on the Holy Scriptures. We are all prone to play most on the worst string. The words, therefore, may be fitly applied to a recovery of the body natural, and thence, of the body politic, from their respective maladies. In a similar vein, J. J. Stewart Perowne (Psalm 42 Commentary) speaks of “the struggle between the spirit of faith and the spirit of dejection, ... Psalm 116:13-note I shall lift up the cup of salvation And call upon the name of the LORD. 1839, Volume one part 2, also in the quarto volume of Sermons, Salisburgi MDCLXVI. To sum up all in one—can you support The scornful glances, the malignant joy, Or more, detested pity of a rival— Of a triumphant rival? "Our God is not as their God, even our enemies being judges." (91). This psalm is simply titled ... and he could not love us more than if we had never fallen.” (Spurgeon) 6. HOW LONG wilt thou forget me? I was rather surprised when he answered that he never had dry times with the Lord. HOW LONG shall I take counsel in my soul? John Willison, 1680-1750. Psalm 13 is another psalm composed by David. I have trusted in thy mercy; my heart shall rejoice in thy salvation. Wherefore I say again, "Live by faith; "again I say, always live by it, rejoice through faith in the Lord. 1. How long, etc. Verse 1. Augustine. It was surely bad enough to suspect a temporary forgetfulness, but shall we ask the ungracious question, and imagine that the Lord will for ever cast away his people? The law of our profession binds us to a warfare; patiendo vincimus, our troubles shall end, our victory is eternal. See Psalms on "Psalms 13:1" for further information. Now hearken to the music which faith makes in his soul. 6. It is not under the sharpest, but the longest trials, that we are most in danger of fainting. Ver. Is it not stronger than any hellebore? 2. A week within prison walls is longer than a month at liberty. Thomas Gataker, 1637. Another plea is urged in the fourth verse, and it is one which the tried believer may handle well when on his knees. Ver. 3. 2,4. The Treasury of David by Charles Spurgeon is a Bible commentary on the book of Psalms chapters. Time flies with full fledged wing in our summer days, but in our winters he flutters painfully. 1. . All attempts to find it a birthplace are but guesses. Ver. Abraham began with fifty, but his faith got ground on God every step, till he brought down the price of their lives to ten. "C.H. See Psalms on "Psalms 13:1" for further information. How far different is the end of this Psalm from the beginning! Surely he shall deliver thee from the snare of the fowler, and from the noisome pestilence. Mr. Philpot answered, "My lord, the mirth which we make is but in singing certain Psalms, as we are commanded by Paul, to rejoice in the Lord, singing together hymns and Psalms, for we are in a dark, comfortless place, and therefore, we thus solace ourselves. How long wilt thou forget me, O Lord? Thou hast also given me the neck of mine enemies, "etc. There are two systems for numbering the verses in the Psalms. O for grace that, while we wait on God, we may be kept from indulging a murmuring spirit! Psalms 13:1-2. Whatever be the pressing need of Christ's followers in troubles, and their constant cleaving to duty for all that; and whatever be Christ's purpose of love toward them, yet he seeth it fit ofttimes not to come to them at first, but will let the trial go on till it come to a height, and be a trial indeed, and put them seriously to it; for before he came he lets them row "about five and twenty or thirty furlongs" (the last of which make near four miles, eight furlongs going to a mile); and (Mr 6:48) he came not till the fourth watch of the night, which is the morning watch. Ver. Not our armies, or our fortresses. 1. Psalm 27:13. How now should the Christian get out of these distempers, had he not a throne of grace to resort to, where, if once his soul be in a melting frame, he (like one laid in a kindly sweat), soon breathes out the malignity of his disease, and comes into his right temper again? He hath reason to know out frame, for he framed us, and having himself made man of the dust, "he remembers that we are dust." Ver. Ver. John Trapp. My God, thou hidest thy treasure, to kindle my desire! How long will you hide your face from me? In Psalm 12 we saw David feeling that he is alone, such that all the faithful and godly had disappeared. The saints of God dread the removal of his favour, and the hiding of his face; and when it is hid, a faintness, and a cold amazement and fear seizes upon every part, and they feel strange bitterness, and anguish, and tribulation, which makes their joints to tremble, and is to them as the very pangs of death. Thou hast possessed — Or, thou dost possess, my reins — The most inward and hidden part of my body, supposed also to be the seat of men’s lusts and passions: thou dwellest in them, thou art the owner and governor of them, and therefore must needs know them. And truly, if after all thy pains thou findest Jesus Christ, will it not make amends for thy long patience? Timothy Cruso, 1696. John 5:5. comes to conclude it with, "I will sing unto the Lord, because he hath dealt bountifully with me." Oh, if I could but creep one foot, or half a foot, nearer in to Jesus, in such dismal night as that when he is away, I should think it a happy absence! know and consider in whom thou believest, "would it not presently return to its rest again? But there's much more in The Treasury of David. How long, LORD? Will you forget me forever? Lo, the rain is over and gone, and the time of the singing of birds is come. How long wilt thou forget me, O LORD? 1. 5. Faith rejoices in tribulation, and triumphs before the victory. Scripture Shortly after the statewide “Stay At Home” directive was implemented, Pasco County Sheriff Chris Nocco invited local pastors to attend a weekly telephone conference call. Ver. Ver. can you bear contempt; the venomed tongue Of those whom ruin pleases, the keen sneer, The lewd reproaches of the rascal herd; Who for the selfsame actions, if successful, Would be as grossly lavish in your praise? HOW LONG wilt thou forget me? It is easy to blame others for complaining, but if such had felt but for a little while what it is to be under the fear of God's anger, they would find that they could not but complain. 1865-1885. Ver 2,4. The gloomy thought of God's having forsaken him is still upon the psalmist's soul, and he therefore cries. singing (as the prophet speaks) Exultantes in rebus pessimis, rejoicing in your naughtiness, whereas you should rather lament and be sorry. Adam Clarke Commentary. The city crowns the hill and its Temple stood on a “mount.” In this exalted place, … Continue reading "Commentary on Psalm 133" The How long wilt thou forget me, O Lord? Prayer is the saint's exercise field, where his graces are breathed; it is as the wind to the air, it brightens the soul; as bellows to the fire, which clears the coal of those ashes that smother them. This Psalm may be regarded as THE PREFACE PSALM, having in it a notification of the contents of the entire Book. [For the Analysis, see the Psalm 57:1-11; (note) and Psalm 60:1-12; (note).Also see introduction to Psalm 108:1-13; (note)] Ver. Read Psalm 7:13 commentary using The Treasury of David. How long shall my enemy be exalted over me? . HOW LONG wilt thou hide thy. Tweet. The patient is glad when he feels his physic to work, though it make him sick for the time; because he hopes it will procure health. Thus his faith lays the cloth, expecting a feast ere long to be set on: he that now questioned whether he should ever hear good news from heaven, is so strong in faith as to make himself merry with the hopes of that mercy which he is assured will come at last. He noticed a barn with a weather vane. Ver. Ver. But by that time he had exercised himself a little in duty, his distemper wears off, the mists scatter, and his faith breaks out as the sun in its strength, Psalms 13:5-6 : "I have trusted in thy mercy; my heart shall rejoice in thy salvation. —Self torture, its cause, curse, crime, and cure. How long shall my enemy be exalted over me? Psalm 16 Commentary: Introduction Let’s turn to Psalm 16 for this Psalm 16 commentary. Psalm 118:15- note The sound of joyful shouting and salvation is in the tents of the righteous; The right hand of the LORD does valiantly. (2) Every seeker of salvation. Spurgeon's wife said that if Spurgeon had never written any other work, this would have been a permanent literary memorial. 1,5,6. Psalm 139:13. O Lord MY God! Ver. Ver. Our enemies do fret, fume, and gnash their teeth at it. Lo, then, the reward of humble patience and confident hope. for in many respects we need the Holy Spirit's illuminating rays. And in a letter to a friend, he thus writes: "Commend me to Mr. Elsing and his wife, and thank them for providing me some ease in my prison; and tell them though my lord's coal house be very black, yet it is more to be desired of the faithful than the Queen's palace. Thou hast subdued under me those that rose up against me. "The Tender Pity of the Lord." But no chariot hath strength to oppose, nor horse swiftness to escape, when God pursues. I know that, as night and shadows are good for flowers, and moonlight and dews are better than a continual sun, so is Christ's absence of special use, and that it hath some nourishing virtue in it, and giveth sap to humility, and putteth an edge on hunger, and furnishes a fair field to faith to put forth itself, and to exercise its fingers in gripping it seeth not what. The laughter of a foe grates horribly on the ears of grief. Now, Psalm 13 starts with two verses that basically display for us David invoking the Lord and giving his lament. Look on me and answer, LORD my God. 2. 5. 1-2. 3. Ah, David! Library. 6. By accommodating the text to the believer. … On the other hand, health and joy render the organs of vision bright and sparkling, seeming, as it were, to impart "light" to them from within. Psalms 13 Commentary, One of over 110 Bible commentaries freely available, this commentary is from the most widely read and often quoted preacher in history, Charles Haddon Spurgeon Look on me and answer, LORD my God. Men that venture often at a lottery, though they take blanks twenty times, if afterwards they get a golden bason and ewer, it will make them abundant satisfaction. “I will sing unto the Lord because he hath dealt bountifully with me.” I hope many of us know what this blessed change means. A. G. Brown. 1. Ver. Like Joram's profane pursuivant, "This evil, "saith he, "is of the Lord; what should I wait for the Lord any longer?" is put in four shapes. As Samuel dealt with Saul; he kept away till the last hour, to see what Saul would do when Samuel seemed not to keep touch with him. "Sorrows remembered sweeten present joy.". O good God, what am I, upon whom thou shouldest bestow so great a mercy? I will sing unto the Lord. Psalms 13 Commentary, this seven volume magnum opus was first published in weekly installments in The Sword and the Trowel 2. All attempts to find it a birthplace are but guesses. 3. When Job was accosted with evil tidings in quick succession, he bore it with becoming fortitude; but when he could see no end to his troubles, he sunk under them. Joseph Hall. 5. Is not faith able to rectify nature? Church unity is of the Holy Spirit (1Co 13:13), through Jesus as mediator. I trust, therefore, your lordship will not be angry, seeing the apostle saith, If any be of an upright heart, let him sing Psalms; and we, to declare that we are of an upright mind to God, though we are in misery, yet refresh ourselves with such singing." I have trusted in thy mercy; my heart shall rejoice in thy salvation. It cannot but make any person restless and uneasy when he apprehends that God is his enemy. Ver. He seems to have been in great distress; and, as is common in such cases, his thoughts turned inward, casting in his mind what he should do, and what would be the end of things. In Psalm 16, I believe the emotion that David is expressing is this: Satisfaction with God. Though it be proper to know our own hearts, for the purposes of conviction, yet, if we expect consolation from this quarter, we shall find ourselves sadly disappointed. We had almost said the Howling Psalm, from the incessant repetition of the cry "how long?". This is like wormwood in the gall, to see the wicked enemy exulting while our soul is bowed down within us. He despises the Lord, because he will not believe that sin will meet with punishment: "he hath said in his heart, Thou wilt not require it." Psalm 1 The Version (Spurgeon - Matthew Bible Commentary) do not have information to Psalm 1. Soldiers of the cross, remember this, an… Ver. Spurgeons's The Treasury of David". Whereas, Psalm 13 could be described as a PERSONAL lament psalm. "Commentary on Psalms 13:4". Bibliography InformationSpurgeon, Charles H. "Commentary on Psalms 13:4". —Time anticipated when defeat shall be turned into victory. Lest mine enemy say, I have prevailed against him; and these that trouble me rejoice when I am moved. 3. For many a year it had been his wont to make the Lord his castle and tower of defence, and he smiles from behind the same bulwark still. Ver. Psalm 12 was something of a NATIONAL lament psalm. All the powers of his enemies had not driven the psalmist from his stronghold. Biblical Commentary (Bible study) Psalm 23 EXEGESIS: CONTEXT: "A Psalm by David." 2. In 1874, legendary Baptist leader Charles H. Spurgeon, the “Prince of Preachers,” published a commentary on Psalm 91, under the title “The Privileges of the Godly.” That psalm famously includes the lines. how long do our days appear when our soul is cast down within us! But now prayer lifteth up her voice, like the watchman who proclaims the daybreak. of a dark complexion? (4) Every tried believer. Ver. I have, my heart shall. How the time. Psalm 13 – Enlighten My Eyes. If any of you are in great sorrow tonight, may my Lord and Master lighten your eyes! How long shall I take counsel, in my soul, having sorrow in my heart daily? Hereby was the psalmist supported in distress. 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