Psalms Chapter 113
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Matthew Henry's Psalms Chapter 113 Bible commentary...
An exhortation to praise God.
- God has praise from his own people. They have most reason to praise him; for those who attend him as his servants, know him best, and receive most of his favours, and it is easy, pleasant work to speak well of their Master. God's name ought to be praised in every place, from east to west. Within this wide space the Lord's name is to be praised; it ought to be so, though it is not. Ere long it will be, when all nations shall come and worship before him. God is exalted above all blessing and praise. We must therefore say, with holy admiration, Who is like unto the Lord our God? How condescending in him to behold the things in the earth! And what amazing condescension was it for the Son of God to come from heaven to earth, and take our nature upon him, that he might seek and save those that were lost! How vast his love in taking upon him the nature of man, to ransom guilty souls! God sometimes makes glorious his own wisdom and power, when, having some great work to do, he employs those least likely, and least thought of for it by themselves or others. The apostles were sent from fishing to be fishers of men. And this is God's constant method in his kingdom of grace. He takes men, by nature beggars, and even traitors, to be his favourites, his children, kings and priests unto him; and numbers them with the princes of his chosen people. He gives us all our comforts, which are generally the more welcome when long delayed, and no longer expected. Let us pray that those lands which are yet barren, may speedily become fruitful, and produce many converts to join in praising the Lord.
Timothy Wayne George's Psalms Chapter 113 comment about verse 3 on 5/21/2013, 7:01am...
Jesus said ye shall know the truth, and the truth shall make you free. Thank God for His Word is truth, and from the rising of the Sun, to the going down of the same, the name of Jehovah is to be praised. Only the Lord can turn bareness into fruitfulness. Yahweh makes all things beautiful in His time. So no matter what state you are in Praise God, and His truth will set you free.
Nish313's Psalms Chapter 113 comment on 5/14/2013, 10:30am...
I thank God for verse 9, The Lord will make a barren woman a joyful mother of children. I believe in God for this. I have been barren for some years and am praying and making my declaration and confessions everyday. I do believe God is about to transform my situation from barrennes into fruitfulness..in Jesus name I believe.
Temple O. Onwere's Psalms Chapter 113 comment on 5/10/2013, 6:50am...
I am very grateful to God for the great understanding of His word that He could humble His own self because of His love to save mankind.
Valentine Young's Psalms Chapter 113 comment on 3/28/2012, 11:55am...
One of my favorite Psalms. To me the most potent Psalm of praise!
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