"Whedon's Commentary on the Bible". Matthew Poole's English Annotations on the Holy Bible. O satisfy us early - Let us have thy mercy soon, (literally, in the morning). Pardon with Him is meant just to put us into a condition, legally, in which He can lavish upon us all the wealth of blessing that He possesses. Divine mercy brings all other blessings in its train. And what a strange cry it is, when you think of it. “O satisfy us.”. 1. Since they must die, and die so soon, the psalmist pleads for speedy mercy upon himself and his brethren. Commentary. "after a night of trouble, give us a bright morning of peace and rest." Divine mercy is a permanent good--it endures. But it is impossible that an unpardoned sinner should feel perfectly safe, or that he should be free from care, anxiety, and apprehension. The text says, “O satisfy us early.” Why not to-day? Tools. O satisfy us early with thy mercy; that we may rejoice and be glad all our days. That a man may live happily, that he may rejoice and be glad all his days, it is necessary that he should be early freed from all fears of death. ), 1. In the village of Chikaldara there is a place which my Indian friends called “the fort.” The fort is a great structure built years ago, which they promised I would see before I left. Let the prayer be put up now at once. We read of several who from their very infancy were sanctified unto the Lord: and why should not you be numbered amongst that highly-privileged class? 1859. Psalm 90:14 Commentaries. Instead of wasting our precious, fleeting days in pursuing fancies, which leave the possessors for ever poor, let us seek the forgiveness of sins, and an inheritance in heaven. ... Psalms. Against such a fall thou canst have no security until thou obtainest the protection of God. Good men know how to turn the darkest trials into arguments at the throne of grace. Copyright © 1973, 1978, 1984, 2011 by Biblica. "Commentary on Psalms 90:14". In Context Parallel Compare. “Being justified by faith, and having peace with God, he will glory in tribulations,” of whatever kind they be [Note: Romans 5:1; Romans 5:3.]. To render a man happy during the whole progress of life, it is necessary that he should be early freed from care nd anxiety, and especially from apprehensions of losing what he most loves. Commentary by J.C.Philpot on select texts of the Bible. BibliographyBarnes, Albert. "Commentary on Psalms 90:14". Now these are drawings of the gracious Lord, the secret beginnings of his coming, the heralds of his approach, the dawning of the day before the morning star arises and the sun follows upon his track. — Psalm 90:14, Many of the dear children of God are tossed up and down on a sea of great uncertainty, doubt and fear, because they have not had sensible manifestations of Christ to their soul. Psalm 90:14 in all English translations. ],” in the full fruition of his glory. Satisfy us each morning with your unfailing love, so we may sing for joy to the end of our lives. 1832. In this 8-session study, examine Psalm 40, ask honest questions of yourself and the Bible, and learn how to stay faithful to God amidst painful and hard times. 8 Psalms for Hope When Life Feels Overwhelming,Clarence L. Haynes Jr. - Study from the Bible and be encouraged to grow your faith! ], [Our text has a peculiar force as it relates to you. Makes it a generous prayer when you are at it. He who has but the heart to pray need never be without pleas in prayer. Because. 1 A prayer of Moses, the man of God.. NIV, Beautiful Word Bible Journal, Luke, Comfort Print. how much easier it is, how much more reasonable and according to the order of things, than to neglect it. (Calmet). But there was time enough, you thought. To report dead links, typos, or html errors or suggestions about making these resources more useful use our convenient, That we may rejoice and be glad all our days -, John Gill's Exposition of the Whole Bible, that we may rejoice and be glad all our days, Commentary Critical and Explanatory on the Whole Bible, Matthew Poole's English Annotations on the Holy Bible, George Haydock's Catholic Bible Commentary, Ellicott's Commentary for English Readers, Commentary by J.C.Philpot on select texts of the Bible, "O satisfy us early with your mercy; that we may rejoice and be glad all our days. O satisfy us early with Thy mercy; that we may rejoice and be glad all our days. Bible commentary on the Book of Psalms, chapter 90, by Dr. Bob Utley, retired professor of hermeneutics. 1905. O satisfy us early with thy mercy; that we may rejoice and be glad all our days. The sooner you experience the mercy of God, the sooner will you be truly happy and glad. 2. Where, and where alone, true satisfaction can be found—, The whole world are inquiring, “Who will shew us any good?” And to that there is but one answer to be given; namely this: “Lord, lift thou up the light of thy countenance upon us [Note: Psalms 4:6. Used by Permission. Psalm 90:14 Hebrew Study Bible (Apostolic / Interlinear) שַׂבְּעֵ֣נוּ בַבֹּ֣קֶר חַסְדֶּ֑ךָ וּֽנְרַנְּנָ֥ה וְ֝נִשְׂמְחָ֗ה בְּכָל־ יָמֵֽינוּ׃ 14. Oh, to seek it early! This free Bible study on the book of Psalms includes: A full 11-part video Bible study. Lord, you have been our dwelling place throughout all generations. ]!”, Satisfaction is not to be found in any earthly pursuit—, [Pleasure, how diversified soever it may be, can never satisfy a rational being. He has not a standard whereby to measure his attainments, except indeed the holy Law of God: and that altogether condemns him. O satisfy us early with thy mercy; that we may rejoice and be glad all our days. ].” Indeed, you have a promise peculiar to yourselves: for God has said, “They that seek me early, shall find me [Note: Proverbs 8:17. Password. saying, “Return, you children of Adam!” b 4 A thousand years in your eyes ], That which alone can afford solid satisfaction to the soul, is, the having obtained “mercy” of the Lord—, [Every man is conscious that he has sinned, and must give an account of himself to the Judge of quick and dead. I. The work of the soul is not to be left to a dying hour. https:https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/shh/psalms-90.html. https:https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/jcp/psalms-90.html. (C. M. 1685. Psalm 90:13 Psalm 90 Psalm 90:15. Where so many others have fallen, thou mayest fall. II. 1999. "Commentary on Psalms 90:14". This psalm is titled A Prayer of Moses the man of God. 1905-1909. When a man has got that, he can say, with Paul, “I have all, and abound.”. 1871-8. Young men, young women, beware lest your lives are lost. Early; speedily or seasonably, before we be utterly consumed. ].” We are further assured, that “its ways are ways of pleasantness, and all its paths are peace [Note: Proverbs 3:17. 3. ].” Yes, Brethren, a sense of God’s pardoning mercy upon the soul will take away the sting of death, and make us rather to “desire that we may depart and be with Christ [Note: Philippians 1:23. That would be no plea with a stranger, but it would be with a father. ].” This was the conviction of Moses, when he penned this psalm. Verse 14. I would press this matter of a youthful faith upon you, because you have a dissatisfaction even now. 1. "Commentary on Psalms 90:14". We must pray out of our very souls. Satisfy us in the morning with your steadfast love, that we may rejoice and be glad all our days. And then, when the end comes, it is best of all: “all our days,”--not only here, but hereafter,--and that is the great thing. Nature seems to be ever calling to him with a thousand voices, to be glad and rejoice; and yet he is unsatisfied. 11 Who knoweth the power of thine anger? You say that not only does your heart want something, but your head. You have an idea that the good things of this world, and the enjoyment of all pleasurable amusements, will make you happy. But God’s mercy makes a man glad all his days. My witness is that there is in the Gospel of Christ the richest food for the brain. — — —], [It is never too “early” to seek, and to obtain, “mercy” from God. “O satisfy us early!” Pray for your brothers and sisters. “All our days.” When a child has got a new toy, at first it is everything to him; he is overjoyed about it, but soon he tires of it, and lets it fall out of sight, and seeks something else. Satisfaction can only be found in the realization of Divine mercy. “Bring me out of the horrible pit, out of the miry clay, and set my feet upon the rock, and establish my goings; and put a new song into my mouth, even praise unto my God [Note: Psalms 40:2-3. He may seem to do so; he may withdraw himself; and then who can behold him? Cross references: Psalm 90:14 : Ps 103:5; 107:9; 145:16, 19. BibliographyTorrey, R. A. The water which quenches his spirit flows, not from broken cisterns, but from the inexhaustible fountain of living waters. 15 Make us glad for as many days as you have afflicted us, for as many years as we have seen trouble. The very design of the Gospel is to restore the human race to happiness, and glory, and immortality. (E. Payson, D.D.). 90:14 - BDB 959, KB 1302, Piel imperative. Go to. STROPHE ... Ps. “I have fought a good fight; I have finished my course; I have kept the faith: henceforth there is laid up for me a crown of righteousness, which the Lord, the righteous Judge, shall give me in that day [Note: 2 Timothy 4:7-8. ]; and he will acquiesce in the dispensation, from the hope that “all things shall work together for his good [Note: Romans 8:28. The New World Translation of the Holy Scriptures is published by Jehovah’s Witnesses.
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