Verse 1. As to his success,hear, give ear, answer me. Verse 10. Thirdly, he imprints it in our hearts and maketh us obedient to the same; for the servant who knoweth the will of his master, and doeth it not, shall be beaten with many stripes: Lu 12:47.Archibald Symson. Do we write and read experimentally? What is this blessing? Creation had been the book in which he read of the wisdom and goodness of the Lord. Verses 9-10. At the loyalty of the Lord must be unwavering devotion of the Psalmist, that his prayer is answered. Psalm 143:7-12 . The man is hidden in the Lord, and spends his peaceful life in learning the will of his Preserver. The very idea of patience implies that something is contrary to our wish; and the stronger the desire is, the more difficult will that exercise of patience become. If so, it is a sign he intends to answer thee. The Hebrew for "thirsty" in Psalm 143 is the same as for "weary" in Ps 63:1, and in 2Sa 16:14, and means "panting", "weary", "thirsting. Communion with God is so dear to a true heart that the withdrawal of it makes the man feel as though he were ready to die and perish utterly. Such words our Lord Jesus might have used: in this the Head is like the members, and the members are as the Head. Hear my prayer, O LORD, give ear to my supplications: in thy faithfulness answer me, and in thy righteousness. This is an infinitely precious truth, and the hearts of thousands in every age have been sustained and gladdened by it. It is well to have a subject like this to occupy our waking thoughts, and to take hold of our first desires. The Great First Cause must cause us to hear and to know. The Second Temple period was basically the fifth century BC(E). In judgment to be tried: It assures us of supplies for our wants, of safety in danger, of endurance to the end, and of a glorious portion in eternity. "Have mercy upon me, O God, according to thy lovingkindness: according unto the multitude of thy tender mercies blot out my transgressions": Ps 51:1. O HEERE! The first answer provides detailed information. His request is not only for hearing, but for speedy hearing: "Hear me, and hear me speedily"; answer, and answer quickly. The deep depression of spirit he may even permit his saints to experience, Ps 143:4. So if we be cast down to hell in our feelings, what the worse are we if by that we be raised up to heaven?Archibald Symson. He therefore pleads, "hide not thy face from me, lest I become like them that go down into the pit"; and urges the failing of his spirit before him who" will not contend for ever, lest the spirit should fait before him. As for enemies, the church and her members neither have wanted nor shall want innumerable foes, against whom we can only oppose God's protection. Verse 8 goes in the same direction. sake. The Divine justice has just been invoked in the first verse; and now the appellant suddenly seems to deprecate it. It is a petition which justice sanctions, but the spirit of love is not at home in presenting it. It is a warrior's prayer, and smells of the dust and smoke of battle. In our afflictions and troubles, deliverance, though it should come with wings, we never think it comes soon enough. Verses 6-7. 2. The two things his grace will never suffer to die, whose existence is a pledge of near approaching joy,. Jehovah, the Lord and giver of life, is the only one from whom life can come to renew and revive us;hence, the prayer is to him only. So will the weary bands be raised yet again, through faith in him who stretched forth his hands upon the cross. He who made the ear will cause us to hear: he who is love itself will have the kindness to bring his lovingkindness before our minds. To the chief Musician, a Psalm of David. PSALM 143 * A Prayer in Distress. in your faithfulness listen to my pleading; answer me in your righteousness. 1 Lord, hear my prayer, listen to my cry for mercy; in your faithfulness and righteousness. Here it is the voice of the lovingkindness of the Lord that David desires to hear. F7. That which was the spirit of supplication in a man when he prayed, rests upon him as the spirit of obedience in his course. David knew this, therefore he prays that God would teach him to do his will: "Deliver me, etc. Denomination: Baptist Opties . He pleads the wretchedness of his case, if God withdrew from him. It seems as if he takes me for another Job; he sees he can do no good upon me with fawning and clawing, and therefore falls now to quarrelling and striking, and he strikes no light blows; for "he hath stricken my life down to the ground"; and lower would have struck it, if thou, God, hadst nut broken his blow. Psalm 14 is the 14th psalm from the Book of Psalms, attributed to David.With minor differences, it is nearly identical in content with Psalm 53. It is a happy thing when we dare appeal even to righteousness for our deliverance; and this we can do upon gospel principles, for "if we confess our sins he is faithful and just to forgive us our sins." Psalm 143, Teach me to do thy will. Verse 2. I stretch forth my hands unto thee. "Matthew Henry. God will not fail when our spirit fails, but the rather he will hasten his course and come to us on the wings of the wind. Nothing, literally nothing. Gerelateerde info . "Quicken me, O Lord, for thy name's sake." (second clause.) The second petition ariseth very well from the first. If ever trouble be just cause for calling upon thee, how can mine be more just, when the enemy hath persecuted my soul, hath smitten my life down to the ground, and hath made me to dwell in darkness, as those that have been long dead? In Psalm 14, David is explaining that it is foolish not to believe in God. 276-308. It is true that when he was hurted by most of his enemies he turned to HASHEM. He strikes me downward, to keep me from heaven, as much as he can: and now that he sees me down, he lets not me rest so neither; but seizes upon me, and being himself the prince of darkness, hath kept me in darkness; not for a night or two, as men stay at their inn, but for a much longer time, as at their dwelling; and it is no ordinary darkness that he hath made me to dwell in, but even the darkness of dead men; and that in the highest degree, as those that have been long dead. F. 1. 2 En ga niet in het gericht met Uw knecht; want niemand, die leeft, zal voor Uw aangezicht rechtvaardig zijn.. 3 Want de vijand vervolgt mijn ziel, hij vertreedt mijn leven ter aarde; hij legt mij in duisternissen, als degenen, die over lang dood zijn. He desireth God to slay his enemies in his mercy, when rather their destruction was a work of his justice? When he meant to give David the kingdom, he kept him innocent, and made his heart tender, so that it smote him but for cutting off the lap of Saul's garment.Thomas Goodwin. Indeed David is specially earnest that he himself, and the whole of his life, may not become the subject of trial, for in that event he could not hope for acquittal. Therefore is my spirit overwhelmed, etc. He believed verily to see the goodness of the Lord in the land of the living; yet so intense was his desire, that faith could hardly keep his spirit from fainting, while the blessing, which he so eagerly pursued, seemed still distant, and fled before him. This psalm, as those before, is a prayer of David, and full of complaints of the great distress and danger he was in, probably when Saul persecuted him. ", 2. Verse 2 is found in the repetition of the Amidah during Rosh Hashanah. "Thy servant." Psalms chapter 143 KJV (King James Version) 1 (A Psalm of David.) In Ps 142:3 he saith, "When my spirit was overwhelmed within me"; here (Ps 143:4), "My spirit is overwhelmed within me. Thy name's sake...thy righteousness' sake...And of thy mercy. "Then can you dare to say, in the presence of a holy God, who knows every thought of your heart, `I do not commit sin'? Psalm 143. Hence this petition for speedy relief, and manifestation of God's presence and favour is very frequent with the Psalmist. If the natural language of his heart be not, "hear me speedily", delay is to him no exercise of patience. Down in Despondency. He cries not only "Hear me speedily", but also, "Cause me to know the way wherein I should walk; teach me to do thy will." Be persuaded actually to hide yourselves with Jesus Christ. "Henry Drummond, in "Natural Law in the Spiritual World," 1884. I muse on the work of thy hands. B. H. Verse 9. In the Greek Septuagint version of the bible, and in its Latin translation in the Vulgate/Vulgata Clementina, this psalm is Psalm 142 in a slightly different numbering system. He sighed for the upland meadows of grace, the table lands of peace, the fertile plains of communion. The attack was upon the soul or life of the Psalmist: our adversaries mean us the worst possible evil, their attacks are no child's play, they hunt for the precious life. How shall I now live to thee? Prudence:he hides before the storm, ere the enemy comes upon him. It is one of the Penitential Psalms. It will render the name of Jehovah the more glorious in the eyes of men if he creates a high degree of spiritual life in his servants; and this is a reason for his doing so, which we may urge with much confidence. Verse 10. God alone the desire of his people. A laudable concern for safety and comfort. "In the morning"; as early and as often as possible. To seek my safety in holes and obscure places in the wilderness. That’s why Psalm 143 is in the Bible, because we need this additional lesson on how to pray correctly when we face severe trials. There were servants who were born in the master's house, servants who were bought with the master's money, servants who were the captives of his sword and bow, and servants who had freely engaged themselves to do his work...In the case of the believer there is something that is peculiar and remarkable. Because you have the Lord to plead with. Psalm 142 - A maskil of David. There is no inheritance like a portion in the land of promise, the land of precept, the land of perfectness. "Thy servant also bring thou not 2. Cause me to hear thy lovingkindness in the morning: let it engage my thoughts and affections. Moreover, his absence enables adversaries to work their will without restraint; and thus, in a second way, the persecuted one is like to perish. 4. 2. 1 A psalm of David.. LORD, hear my prayer;. Never, while the Lord is love. 2 Do not enter into judgment with Your servant, # Ps. Good reason they die athirst, since they reject that vessel, the word of God, by which they might be refreshed. 2. Wikipedia has what I believe is quite an accurate history. The subject is truly pleasant and precious. How profoundly Hebrew poetry is saturated with this high thought will appear when we try to conceive of it with this left out. Thy Spirit is good; lead me, says the Psalmist. One thing is certain, the Lord who permits us to dwell in darkness among the dead, will surely bring us into light, and cause us to dwell with those who enjoy life eternal. God could bring him out of it, and especially he could at once lift up his soul or spirit out of the ditch. The verbs in these two last verses, as Dr. Hammond hath noted, should be rendered in the future; "Thou shalt quicken", etc., and then the psalm will end, as usual, with an act of faith and assurance, that all those mercies, which have been asked, shall be obtained; that God, for the sake of his "name", and his "righteousness", of his glory, and his faithfulness in the performance of his promises, will not fail to be favourable and gracious to his servants, "quickening" them even when dead in trespasses and sins, and bringing them, by degrees, "out of all their troubles": going forth with them to the battle against their spiritual "enemies", and enabling them to vanquish the authors of their "affliction" and misery, to mortify the flesh, and to overcome the world; that so they may triumph with their Redeemer, in the day when he shall likewise quicken their mortal bodies, and put all enemies under their feet.George Horne. Psalm 90 is said to be written by Moses and the oldest psalm of the Bible. Shall I suffer, grievously suffer, for thy sake, and wilt thou forsake me? "Andrew Robert Fausset. The smiles of his face, the sweetness of his voice, the gifts of his hand, bless the morning, bless all the day. The morning is a season often mentioned by him, and as a time of devotion is much prized by him. "John B. Gough, in "Sunlight and Shadow," 1881. How sweetly refreshing is the joy of the Lord's lovingkindness. come to my relief. Indeed, to dwell in darkness is no better than the house of death: for as long as we are in life, if we want sometimes the light of the sun, yet the light of a candle will serve to supply it; but I, alas, am kept in such darkness that neither the sunshine of thy gospel nor the lantern of thy law gives any light unto me. Many foes beset us, we cannot overcome them, we cannot even escape from them; but Jehovah can and will rescue us if we pray to him. of whom should we seek, but of the Lord? If I have thee, may I not ask to have thy perfect mind? You must believe in him. Why is he so often called the good Spirit, but that all his operations tend to make men good and holy? Use it for your reference. None can stand before God upon the footing of the law. A young man once said to me: "I do not think I am a sinner." 2. He has no arm of flesh to trust to, and nothing within himself to support his hope; but with what simplicity, and energy of trust, does he betake himself to God, revolving ill his memory past seasons of deliverance, and staying his mind on the power and truth of Jehovah! Oh, then, answer me in thy righteousness, O God, and then the harvest of my hope will be as the seven years of plenty foretold by Joseph.Sir Richard Baker. Teach me to do thy will. All rights reserved. Psalms was written by David. he has crushed my life to the ground. The case of Job a good illustration. This is wise. And even the New Testament has nothing higher to offer man than this. The later writer maybe did this to make the psalm better. Psalm 143. Is desolate. One verse of a psalm she had learned at the class, and never forgot. The solid base that helps the psalmist hope in the LORD is his reminiscence of the past, to verse 5: He sees the action of the Lord in his life. 3. Verse 2. HERR, erhöre mein Gebet, / vernimm mein Flehen um deiner Treue willen, erhöre mich um deiner Gerechtigkeit willen, 2 und geh nicht ins Gericht mit deinem Knecht; denn vor dir ist kein Lebendiger gerecht. In one breath Job frequently pours forth pathetic protestations of his innocence, and a dread lest God should take him at his word, and arraign him for trial. Pardon is through Jesus the medium of this kindness. It is true indeed obedience to the law is not required of us now as it was of Adam; it was required of him as a condition antecedent to life, but of those that be in Christ it is required only as a duty consequent to life, or as a rule of life, that seeing he hath purchased our lives in redemption, and actually given us life in vocation and sanctification, we should now live unto him, in all thankful and fruitful obedience, according to his will revealed in the moral law. He thought out his subject and arranged his matter: "I meditate.". So will the fainting soul wait and long for the outpouring of his grace, who upon the cross said, "I thirst." 57:1 Een kunstig lied van David, een gebed toen hij in de spelonk was. This is the tone and tune of men in distress. 1957) I Was Glad (Psalm 122) by Howard Goodall (b. He first complains of his sins, and begs for mercy;then of his enemies, and prays for deliverance. Thus the Church was brought to this sick bed ere her comfort came: "For these things I weep; mine eye, mine eye runneth down with water, because the comforter that should relieve my soul is far from me:" La 1:16. The Spirit of life doth free us from the law of sin and death; but not from the holy, and pure, and good, and righteous law of God. 2. 2 143:2 Job 9:2 14:3-4 Pred. ", Verse 10. And therefore it is a usual phrase in Ro 8:1-39, and Ga 4:1-31, our being led by the Spirit.Thomas Goodwin. The voice which is heard is the word of God, which, being apprehended by faith, is able to comfort our souls in whatsoever temptation. I am losing all hope; I am paralyzed with fear. In the Christian religion, not only the precepts are good, but there goeth along with them the power of God to make us good. There is probably here a tacit reference to the great transgression, the consequences of which followed David all his days.William Walford. Abbot, in "The Baptist Messenger," 1870. And enter not into judgment with thy servant. Scripture: Psalms 143:1-12. Psalm 143. When their lives are examined they are frequently found to be more faulty than the humble penitents before whom they vaunt their superiority. It was a custom in the early church to sing these psalms on Ash Wednesday, the Wednesday before Easter. Not the proudest philosopher among the Gentiles, nor the most precise Pharisee among the Jews; we may go yet further and say, not the holiest saint that ever lived, can stand righteous before that bar. Our pace to repentance is slow, we are far from haste in that matter. Hardly when he is on the mount of praise, and singing his songs of Zion in the most triumphant strain, does he appear more admirable than when struggling through this painful conflict. There is no cowardice in such flight, but much holy courage. LORD, hear my prayer, listen to my cry for mercy; in your faithfulness and righteousness come to my relief. A later writer put verses 7-12 after what David wrote. And not from man, O Lord, to thee."A. Psalms 143:1-6 "Hear my prayer, O Jehovah; Give ear to my supplications: Moreover, he laboured under the sense of fearful loneliness; he was for a while forsaken of his God, and his soul was exceeding heavy, even unto death. You must put away sin by repentance. NBV 1 bijbel. Verses 7-8, 10-11. 1. Psalm 32 is traditionally attributed to King David, and on that basis would probably have been written in Jerusalem during the tenth century BCE. I answer, that the destruction of the wicked is a mercy to the church. These verses really sum up the apparent paradox of the Book of Job (see Job 4:17 9:2,32 14:3 Job 15:14 22:4, etc.). Bible students think that David wrote verses 1-6 of this psalm. What fixes the connection of the psalm with the history is the frequent application of the term "Thy (Jehovah's) servant", by David to himself in the latter, as in Ps 143:2 144:12 of the former. for You alone are my Lord and my God, in Jesus name I pray, AMEN Note: I normally do not give you two outlines from the same book of the Bible in one week. The Spirit is the only fountain of all goodness and holiness: Ne 9:20, "Thou gavest also thy good Spirit to instruct them." Delitzsch added that, "It is on account of this feature that the church has chosen Psalms 143 as the last of the seven Penitentials." Verse 7. With God's faithfulness and righteousness upon our side we are guarded on the right hand and on the left. As if he had said, "Lord, if the holiest, purest, best of men should come and stand before thee in judgment, or plead with thee, they must needs be cast in their cause. When we see nothing new which can cheer us, let us think upon old things. David prayeth that he might be heard and comforted, Psalm 141:1,2; that his service might be sincere, Psalm 141:3-6, and his life safe from the snares of his adversaries, Psalm … Answer me in thy righteousness. Verse 10. 4. So my spirit grows faint within me; my heart within me is dismayed. We prefer to follow the natural cleavage, and therefore have made no other dissection of it. F. Verse 10. Then we know the blessedness of divine love. The difficult paths to that upland country. When the Lord looks with favour upon our efforts we prosper, but if he refuses to countenance them we labour in vain. He is our hiding place; Jesus has made himself the refuge of his people: the sooner, and the more entirely we flee to him the better for us. "Robert Macdonald, in "From Day to Day; or, Helpful Words for Christian Life," 1879. As the soil cracks, and yawns, and thus opens its mouth in dumb pleadings, so did the Psalmist's soul break with longings. He claims that without God, man can do no good because of our sinful nature. we deserve his wrath should last and take fire for ever against us; yea, but (saith the Lord) this is the reason, "The spirit should fail before me, and the souls which I have made" (Isa 57:16): I love and pity the fainting souls and spirits of men: I will help my children; how can I see my creatures whom I made and do love, to perish for want of my help? God teaches us in three ways. There are fourteen psalms that were written by David to commemorate some event in his life. This is a short and sweet morning prayer. 1 Hear my prayer, O Lord, give ear to my supplications: in thy faithfulness answer me, and in thy righteousness. Yet David was of so generous a mind, and dealt so tenderly with Saul, that he could hardly have meant all that his words are made in our version to say. 1. Yet while somewhat inclined thus to lay his case before the Court of King's Bench, he prefers rather to turn it all into a petition, and present it before the Court of Requests, hence he cries rather "hear my prayer" than "hear my suit." Then when God has drawn him from all self confidence and self resource, a door opens in the wall and he rises up, and walks at liberty, praising God.George Barrell Cheerer, 1807-. I remember the days of old. This is David's first reason to move the Lord; he is at the last cast and even giving up the ghost with long waiting for help: from his low condition we may see what is often the condition of God's children,and the best of God's servants have waited for comfort and the feelings of his Spirit, to the very failing of their own spirit. My soul thirsteth after thee, as a thirsty land. Still there is a more excellent way. 35-66, Of "Sermons chiefly designed for the Use of Families," by John Fawcett, A.M. 2 Vols. S. Aglen. I. This video presents the chronological dates with which the 66 books of the bible was written. This he especially prays for, more than for deliverance, for else he knew God would not hear him. Verse 8. He doth here three times repeat his camest desire to be heard, as in fifth psalm four times he doubles and ingeminateth this same suit to be heard. The way is long, and steep, and he who goes without a divine leader will faint on the journey; but with Jehovah to lead it is delightful to follow, and there is neither stumbling nor wandering. There is an Exposition of Psalm 143., in Vol. v. 2). Precious peace is the result of pardoning kindness. I stretch forth my hands unto thee. Answer me in Your faithfulness, and in Your righteousness. Lead me into the land of uprightness, into the communion of saints, that pleasant land of the upright; or into a settled course of holy living, which will lead to heaven, that land of uprightness, where holiness will be in perfection, and he that is holy will be holy still. In this verse David told out the doctrine of universal condemnation by the law long before Paul had taken his pen to write the same truth. David was on the run as He wrote Psalm 139-142. Verse 11. 3:4. want niemand, … They that have been dead but a while are yet remembered sometimes, and sometimes talked of; but they that have been long dead are as quite forgotten as if they had never been; and such, alas, am I. David was driven by Saul's animosity to haunt caverns and holes, like an unquiet ghost; he wandered out by night, and lay hid by day like an uneasy spirit which had long been denied the repose of the grave. We ought to take a wide and large view of all God's works; for as a whole they work together for good, and in each part they are worthy of reverent study. In the Greek Septuagint version of the bible, and in its Latin translation in the Vulgate/Vulgata Clementina, this psalm is Psalm 142 in a slightly different numbering system. b He has made me dwell in darkness A suitable prayer for a believer who has reason to suppose that he is suffering chastening for sin. Nieuwe Bijbelvertaling (NBV) 142. this thirst is rare to be found. 4. For in leaving of two things we change our desires, and are much different. If we have a godly thirst, it will appear by diligence in frequenting the place and means of grace, Pr 8:34; brute beasts for want of water will break through hedges, and grace thirsty souls will make their ways through all encumbrances to come where they may have satisfaction.Thomas Pierson, 1570-1633. 1. The best instructions: "Teach me to do thy will." Man by nature is as a cripple and blind, he cannot go upright unless he be led by a superior spirit; yea, he must be carried as an eagle carrieth her little ones, or as a mother her tender child. and what is my house, that thou hast brought me hitherto?" Is it not perhaps so indeed? Esau came with four hundred against Jacob, a naked man, with his wife, children, and droves of cattle. A good old Christian woman in humble life so fully realized this, that when a revered servant of God asked her, as she lay on her dying pillow, the ground of her hope for eternity, she replied, with great composure, "I rely on the justice of God"; adding, however, when the reply excited surprise, "justice, not to me, but to my Substitute, in whom I trust. A Sacred Septenarie, Or, A Godly And Fruitfull Exposition on the Seven Psalms Of Repentance by Mr. Archibald Symson... 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