Psalms Chapter 21
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Psalms Chapter 21 Bible commentary...
Thanksgiving for victory. (1-6) Confidence of further success. (7-13)
1-6 Happy the people whose king makes God's strength his confidence, and God's salvation his joy; who is pleased with all the advancements of God kingdom, and trusts God to support him in all he does for the service of it. All our blessings are blessings of goodness, and are owing, not to any merit of ours, but only to God's goodness. But when God's blessings come sooner, and prove richer than we imagine; when they are given before we prayed for them, before we were ready for them, nay, when we feared the contrary; then it may be truly said that he prevented, or went before us, with them. Nothing indeed prevented, or went before Christ, but to mankind never was any favour more preventing than our redemption by Christ. Thou hast made him to be a universal, everlasting blessing to the world, in whom the families of the earth are, and shall be blessed; and so thou hast made him exceeding glad with the countenance thou hast given to his undertaking, and to him in the prosecution of it. The Spirit of prophecy rises from what related to the king, to that which is peculiar to Christ; none other is blessed for ever, much less a blessing for ever.
7-13 The psalmist teaches to look forward with faith, and hope, and prayer upon what God would further do. The success with which God blessed David, was a type of the total overthrow of all Christ's enemies. Those who might have had Christ to rule and save them, but rejected him and fought against him, shall find the remembrance of it a worm that dies not. God makes sinners willing by his grace, receives them to his favour, and delivers them from the wrath to come. May he exalt himself, by his all-powerful grace, in our hearts, destroying all the strong-holds of sin and Satan. How great should be our joy and praise to behold our Brother and Friend upon the throne, and for all the blessings we may expect from him! yet he delights in his exalted state, as enabling him to confer happiness and glory on poor sinners, who are taught to love and trust in him.
Commentary by Matthew Henry, 1710.
Nomsa's Psalms Chapter 21 comment on 8/26/2015, 1:42am...
wow it is such an encouraging chapter blessed a lot by verse 7 it states that the king trusted in the Lord indeed those who trust in the Lord will never be ashamed amen
Roseline's Psalms Chapter 21 comment on 7/16/2015, 10:09am...
I thank God Almighty for his love for Universe. I Was not happy because of some situation in my life and I had a dream to read plsam 21. Plsam 21 is an encouragement From God to us to have faith in him that whatever He has promise, He will do it. He will fight our battles and bless us with blessings of heaven. IJNA.
Son of man's Psalms Chapter 21 comment about verse 5 on 7/05/2015, 11:19pm...
Hello sons and daughters of the one true living God, please pray always that you will be accounted worthy to escape the hour of temptation that is going to come upon the whole world. And pray always that you will also be accounted worthy to stand in the presence of our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ, the Son of God.
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