Looking from ourselves and our little finite limits of thought and act out into the large unrealized infinity of God's great power, written in earth and sea and sky, and in the mind of man, the soul feels lost. The word here translated "trust" literally means to "hang upon" something. ���� ��`� {��zc�-�.��A+=/�=�����Q��-��lY�ڻ��4�J*0���0 Psalm 122 EXEGESIS: SUPERSCRIPTION: A Song of Ascents (ma ‘a lah).By David. Psalm 37:23-24: The steps of a good man are ordered by the Lord, and He delights in his way. (3)His unchanging love.2. Moved they may be, but never removed; "perplexed, but not in despair; persecuted, but not forsaken; cast down, but not destroyed." Maclaren, D. D.)Trust in the Lord, the condition of stability and safetyHomilist.I. Both are "for ever." The immovableness of the trustful man is not all unlike the calmness of the trusted God; and the steadfastness of the one is a reflex of the unchangeableness of the other. At the same time, it is very right. Maclaren, D. D.This little psalm looks very much like a record of the impression that was made on the pilgrim as he first topped the crest of the hill from which he looked on Jerusalem. Both are "for ever." A happy heart, in spite of everything.3. Psalm 126:1-6. Thus, really, though not apparently, there lie all round the city encircling defences of mountains. Those who have stood at some great height amid the sloping snow-field, bristling barriers of ice, and peaks of untrodden rock in the higher Alps, far from organic life, even of the smallest kind of vegetation, have felt some thrill of perhaps inexpressible awe. If this is what He desireth, if He seeketh such to worship Him, who believe that He is, and that He is the rewarder of them that diligently seek Him, why should He reject their suit?3. Psalm 134:3 God has to deal with the disposition of each one, and with the effect of events on each disposition. A Psalm of David. Sermons from Psalms Trees Planted by the Water: How to Get Started Right in 2002 (Psalm 1) When the Foundations are Destroyed (Psalm 11) To Every Generation: (Psalm 100:5) If God Is Sovereign, What Then? Of God's strength. "The Happiness of the People of God" Sermon on Psalm 33:12 (Turretin's Sermons Book 1) (English Edition) 1,73€ 3: Prayer Journal: He Breathed and the stars were born. God loveth to have many dependants about Him. I am afraid our eyes are open when we seek emblems of sadness and we find them on every hedge and in any garden-plot; but we should also look at home when we want metaphors of thanksgiving with which to set forth our security and our comfort in the Lord.I. A happy heart, in spite of everything.3. Maclaren, D. D.)Trust in the Lord, the condition of stability and safetyHomilist.I. Because they are trusting in the truth. If they might not all see Lebanon, which lay at the northern extremity of the land, if they might not all behold the excellency of Carmel, or gaze upon the heights of Hermon, yet once in the year they must all look upon Zion, "whither the tribes go up, the tribes of the Lord, unto the testimony of Israel." Mark further the significant repetition of the same expression in reference to the stability of the man protected, and the continuance of the protection. Spurgeon. SIMPLE TRUST IN GOD, IN SOME MEASURE, ASSIMILATES THE PROTECTED TO THE PROTECTOR. Our help is in the name of the LORD, the Maker of heaven and earth. The Psalms of Ascent are prayers that strengthen us to follow after Jesus. Psalm 124:8 8 Our a help is in the name of the Lord, Who b made heaven and earth. Trusting in the Lord is taking at His word One who cannot lie, or change, or fail; and certainly this is no great feat if we look at it from the carnal man's own point of view. The free winds that sweep the summits, and thunder at the sides, seem to inspire the people with an invincible love of freedom. Both are "for ever." "To be good" is to be "upright in heart," and to be "upright in heart" is to be right in our loves, our aims, and activities. At the back of a great deal of grievous unbelief, when we are in a depressed condition, there lives a faith which is not moved, but in secret takes hold as for dear life, biding its time till better days shall come. 1 of 1. It is not the nature of God to cast away any who rely upon Him; on the contrary, He is very careful that faith should never have less than she has expected. That is to say, if it is true that God is round about me, and that, in some humble measure, my heart has been opening to be calmed and steadied by the influx of His own life, then His "for ever" is my "for ever." Of God's defence (Psalm 62:2, 6; Psalm 18:2; Psalm 71:3).2. (2)Their temporal necessities. "The Lord is round about them even for ever."(J. These things ought not to be, for we ought to be steadfast and immovable; but by reason of infirmity and immaturity many are tossed to and fro as with a tempest. God's children undergo a variety of experiences. )The mountain-girdled mountainA. As to His agents, there is no diminution in their number, or decrease in their power. Submissive decision of character.There is something supremely exhilarating and sublime in the spectacle of the good man who, in the strength of what he believes to be Heaven-sent guidance, goes intrepidly forward, noting little of what opposes and may attack, though death itself hang its sword above his head, though the world seem to shake in ruins around him. In this Psalm we read. It is also the longest contiguous section of scripture enumerated by verses. They are trusting in One who will not deceive them and cannot fail them. If this is what He desireth, if He seeketh such to worship Him, who believe that He is, and that He is the rewarder of them that diligently seek Him, why should He reject their suit?3. And so, beautifully, it tells us what faith is — just hanging upon God. Jarvie. )The immovability of the believerThe metaphor in the text was drawn by the pilgrims from the hill before them; or, if the psalm does not belong to pilgrims, but to all Israel, they took the comparison from that mountain with which they were best acquainted. Maclaren, D. D.)Trust in the Lord, the condition of stability and safetyHomilist.I. (3)All providential experiences. 1. Maclaren, D. D.This little psalm looks very much like a record of the impression that was made on the pilgrim as he first topped the crest of the hill from which he looked on Jerusalem. )The mountain-girdled mountainA. Why is it that they that trust in the Lord shall not be moved?1. Our help is in the name of the LORD, who made heaven and earth. Experienced believers are not to be put about by every puff of wind; nay, they come at last to hold on their way in the teeth of all ill weathers, and, like hardy mariners, make small account of the lesser storms of life. The Eternal God is a refuge, and underneath are the "everlasting arms." There is perhaps, strictly speaking, no unusual in life. Books of the Bible. PO Box 398000 Cleveland, OH 44139. At the same time, it is very right. "As the mountains are round about Mount Zion," God is round about the people that are becoming Godlike. The immovableness of the trustful man is not all unlike the calmness of the trusted God; and the steadfastness of the one is a reflex of the unchangeableness of the other. It needs no effort of intellect to trust, and it needs no laborious education to learn the way; trusting in the Lord is simply depending where there is unquestionable reason for reliance, believing what is assuredly true, and acting upon it. )LinksPsalm 124:8 NIVPsalm 124:8 NLTPsalm 124:8 ESVPsalm 124:8 NASBPsalm 124:8 KJVPsalm 124:8 Bible AppsPsalm 124:8 ParallelPsalm 124:8 Biblia ParalelaPsalm 124:8 Chinese BiblePsalm 124:8 French BiblePsalm 124:8 German BiblePsalm 124:8 CommentariesBible Hub, (2)His unerring wisdom. No claims of absolute originality are made for this material. 5). Still, even in these, deep in their soul their faith is earnestly keeping its hold, and does not permit them altogether to drift. Should not a man trust in his own Creator? Maclaren, D. D.)Trust in the Lord, the condition of stability and safetyHomilist.I. Introduction idea. 5). There are 176 verses in the Psalm. Though, as it were, the very earth be moved and the mountains be carried into the heart of the seas, the regular, constant, unwavering pursuit of his ideal is the one motive of life. THIS SAME ATTITUDE OF REALIZING THE DIVINE PRESENCE, WILL, AND HELP, WILL BRING AROUND US THE ENCIRCLING DEFENCES. "As the mountains are round about Jerusalem, so the Lord is round about His people" — a very real defence, but a defence that it takes an instructed eye to see; no obvious protection, palpable to the vulgar touch, and manifest to the sensuous eye, but something a great deal better than that — a real protection, through which we may be sure that nothing which is evil can ever pass. 3. Does He not deserve to be trusted? ( C. H. THE MOUNTAIN AS AN EMBLEM —1. Why is it that they that trust in the Lord shall not be moved?1. TRUST IN THE LORD IS THE CONDITION OF DIVINE SECURITY. Faith Lutheran Church, Radcliff, Kentucky. The word here translated "trust" literally means to "hang upon" something. (3)All providential experiences. 2. The Paperback Bible presents the Bible by the Book and is designed to be portable, readable, and truly personal with ample margins for notations. Learn more. Who made heaven and earth. ( C. H. Love.2. Jarvie. )The mountain-girdled mountainA. That is to say, if it is true that God is round about me, and that, in some humble measure, my heart has been opening to be calmed and steadied by the influx of His own life, then His "for ever" is my "for ever." Psalm 124. That is to say, if it is true that God is round about me, and that, in some humble measure, my heart has been opening to be calmed and steadied by the influx of His own life, then His "for ever" is my "for ever." Of God's defence (Psalm 62:2, 6; Psalm 18:2; Psalm 71:3).2. Birds have wings, and were meant to fly free, to glorify God by having plumage and by taking to the air! God loveth to have many dependants about Him. That is to say, if it is true that God is round about me, and that, in some humble measure, my heart has been opening to be calmed and steadied by the influx of His own life, then His "for ever" is my "for ever." The guarantee of the eternal being of the trustful soul is the experience to-day of the reality of the Divine protection. The man of God may know that he is safe, and yet there may be such a rush and tumult in his experience that he may not be able to understand himself or realize his true position. x��\[o丱~`��֍�Z��n���3��fs��� A�9���ݙnː�8�>�*�%ʚ,p��j�"�Ū��*6��Wvv��_�~z���sv��]~|��k�ڬ���Oo�p��8�̚��߾�����o~[��>-W��T�n��#[�+.�w�}��_���oޫ�a|3dQ���mż���_��&ɃI��$y�fu����Z=����\}Y��v}Z�X�i]���~o�O9_����a�~��)>��j9�?�O�{�.�;�v��B����v�U�xI���|}Z�3����"�"XŬX�'_�eUS�1��^�uZ�{�A8�G��p��7�g�j%".��7���'�R���@�,�������J������܀�@�nfѥ&�U+�ڲ'����G5�=ns��ZCJS���6xvvrrvuV��U� �{�a�����ڳ��69��m8��t�) ɛ,WZ&۬��R���8}zDu�K}����+�C^�K�ќ��g^�/���\�|X��P����������a�7�����<7�T;3S�@��Rm��)�}M ��K���Cͤ����a>�2��_��B�%� ͯ�S������5�J� �>���i1�VffA�R~�b)_Q �F��B���.��. They are trusting where their reliance is observed and welcomed. Of God's defence (Psalm 62:2, 6; Psalm 18:2; Psalm 71:3).2. He respects the courage of faith: He never confounds it. How often mountains protected nations! Mountains girdle a mountain, and so my trust opens my heart to the entrance into my heart of something akin to God. "As the mountains are round about Jerusalem, so the Lord is round about His people" — a very real defence, but a defence that it takes an instructed eye to see; no obvious protection, palpable to the vulgar touch, and manifest to the sensuous eye, but something a great deal better than that — a real protection, through which we may be sure that nothing which is evil can ever pass. THE SECURITY OF BELIEVERS. How often mountains protected nations! Because they are trusting in the truth. The emblem was therefore a familiar one, and I wish sometimes that we were more apt at sanctifying to holy uses the common objects which are round about us: these streets and houses, our own country, and our own home. This Divine surrounding affects —(1)The spiritual interests of His people. And so, beautifully, it tells us what faith is — just hanging upon God. A LOWLY PEOPLE. Whoever has laid his tremulous hand on a fixed something, partakes, in the measure in which he does grasp it, of the fixity of that on which he lays hold; so "they that trust in the Lord" "shall be as Mount Zion," that stands there summer and winter, day and night, year out and year in, with its strong buttresses and its immovable mass, the very emblem of solidity and stability.II. The grandeur of the vastness and power of the scene proves our own utter helplessness and littleness. If they might not all see Lebanon, which lay at the northern extremity of the land, if they might not all behold the excellency of Carmel, or gaze upon the heights of Hermon, yet once in the year they must all look upon Zion, "whither the tribes go up, the tribes of the Lord, unto the testimony of Israel." So Daniel braved in quiet reverence the decree which opened the den of lions; the three witnesses to God argued not a moment, though the flames and heat of the fiery furnace were in front of them.(C. Spurgeon. III. The Paperback Bible presents the Bible by the Book and is designed to be portable, readable, and truly personal with ample margins for notations. THEIR STABILITY. The man of God may know that he is safe, and yet there may be such a rush and tumult in his experience that he may not be able to understand himself or realize his true position. So Daniel braved in quiet reverence the decree which opened the den of lions; the three witnesses to God argued not a moment, though the flames and heat of the fiery furnace were in front of them.(C. What can happen to believers that God doesn’t allow. )Mountains trust in GodC. And thus we may face everything — life, death, whatsoever may come, assured that nothing touches the continuity and the perpetuity of the union between the trusting soul and the trusted God.(A. The invocation pictures the character, and foretells the doom of the wicked (ver. Does He not deserve to be trusted? And so, beautifully, it tells us what faith is — just hanging upon God. The immovableness of the trustful man is not all unlike the calmness of the trusted God; and the steadfastness of the one is a reflex of the unchangeableness of the other. What can be wiser? Eine Hilfe in den großen Nöten, die uns getroffen haben. They are trusting where their reliance is observed and welcomed. But no mountains have guarded a people as God guards those who trust in Him. "The Lord is round about them even for ever."(J. We are a member of the Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod. )LinksPsalm 124:8 NIVPsalm 124:8 NLTPsalm 124:8 ESVPsalm 124:8 NASBPsalm 124:8 KJVPsalm 124:8 Bible AppsPsalm 124:8 ParallelPsalm 124:8 Biblia ParalelaPsalm 124:8 Chinese BiblePsalm 124:8 French BiblePsalm 124:8 German BiblePsalm 124:8 CommentariesBible Hub, II. Psalm 124:8 Cross References ... Psalm 146:5-6. And so, beautifully, it tells us what faith is — just hanging upon God. Psalm 124:8. This is the conclusion the church draws from the scene of Providence in her favor. Is in the name of the Lord. (4)Their sorrows.II. They are trusting in One who will not deceive them and cannot fail them. ����y��������4��]|(Z�5u�����E���3g���W�3��DD�d�ԷHn�D��̝p4^�����3����w���K�R�����(f�<2D>;��h�h�*�k��9Imt-3Y�2�ߢ���h���QBtd���N�?X0����p���B���!㏟n��Z9����>I��Bͺ-�Yϯ}*�6k����N�k���2;M�|�ZOp��K!����p��K����3���m���1; M��q��6��9�/a�r��L� �;ux!,���D�w~�UzղYUO�Z�}�'d@[Bk}E�w�������KS@�$�U�z��6����L6yj�� �Î���E�5�K��b|J[�@Evؼ{0�c��Xp��y���2��� (4)Their sorrows.II. Psa. The title of this psalm, "A song of ascents," is one which it holds in common with a small group of the Psalms. THEIR STABILITY. And it cannot be that He should live and I should die. )The immovability of the believerThe metaphor in the text was drawn by the pilgrims from the hill before them; or, if the psalm does not belong to pilgrims, but to all Israel, they took the comparison from that mountain with which they were best acquainted. They have not believed a lie, and therefore they shall not be swept from their foundation. Of God's strength. I am afraid our eyes are open when we seek emblems of sadness and we find them on every hedge and in any garden-plot; but we should also look at home when we want metaphors of thanksgiving with which to set forth our security and our comfort in the Lord.I. (124:7). Psalms sind filigran mit 24-Karat Gold auf einen schwarzen, quadratischen 15x24 Millimeter großen Onyx graviert. The emblem was therefore a familiar one, and I wish sometimes that we were more apt at sanctifying to holy uses the common objects which are round about us: these streets and houses, our own country, and our own home. Maclaren, D. D.This little psalm looks very much like a record of the impression that was made on the pilgrim as he first topped the crest of the hill from which he looked on Jerusalem. It is His way of revealing Himself and manifesting His glory. The grandeur of the vastness and power of the scene proves our own utter helplessness and littleness. E. Harris.I. As one man said, "I milk a lot of cows, but I churn my own butter." Similarly, says the psalmist, set and steadfast as on a mountain, and compassed about by a protection, like the bastions of the everlasting hills, are they whose trust is in the Lord.I. THE SIMPLE ACT OF TRUST IN GOD BRINGS INWARD STABILITY. Proclaims: God rescues! This may happen even to more advanced believers; but as we grow in grace the tendency is to reach a more even and equable condition. (Isaiah 54:10; Zechariah 2:4-15). E. Trusting in the Lord is taking at His word One who cannot lie, or change, or fail; and certainly this is no great feat if we look at it from the carnal man's own point of view. )The mountain-girdled mountainA. Those who have stood at some great height amid the sloping snow-field, bristling barriers of ice, and peaks of untrodden rock in the higher Alps, far from organic life, even of the smallest kind of vegetation, have felt some thrill of perhaps inexpressible awe. They are trusting where their reliance is observed and welcomed. Those of us who have tried trusting in God have never found it fail, whereas when we have trusted in men we have been disappointed.II. Last year when our congregation was worshiping through the Psalms of Ascents (supported by a grant from the Calvin Institute of Christian Worship) we commissioned Mark Chambers (Worship and arts director at Westminster Reformed Presbyterian Church in Suffolk, Va and a fine composer) to write a musical setting of Psalm 124.8 that would be appropriate for our congregation. A LOWLY PEOPLE. TRUST IN GOD GIVES —1. These things ought not to be, for we ought to be steadfast and immovable; but by reason of infirmity and immaturity many are tossed to and fro as with a tempest. He "is a fire round about" them, and their "glory in the midst" of them.(Homilist. TRUST IN GOD GIVES —1. But for instructive purposes we may point out that the unusual, though it may not be in things, may be in the relation of things to persons.

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