Psalms Chapter 83
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The designs of the enemies of Israel. (1-8) Earnest prayer for their defeat. (9-18)
1-8 Sometimes God seems not to be concerned at the unjust treatment of his people. But then we may call upon him, as the psalmist here. All wicked people are God's enemies, especially wicked persecutors. The Lord's people are his hidden one; the world knows them not. He takes them under his special protection. Do the enemies of the church act with one consent to destroy it, and shall not the friends of the church be united? Wicked men wish that there might be no religion among mankind. They would gladly see all its restraints shaken off, and all that preach, profess, or practise it, cut off. This they would bring to pass if it were in their power. The enemies of God's church have always been many: this magnifies the power of the Lord in preserving to himself a church in the world.
9-18 All who oppose the kingdom of Christ may here read their doom. God is the same still that ever he was; the same to his people, and the same against his and their enemies. God would make their enemies like a wheel; unsettled in all their counsels and resolves. Not only let them be driven away as stubble, but burnt as stubble. And this will be the end of wicked men. Let them be made to fear thy name, and perhaps that will bring them to seek thy name. We should desire no confusion to our enemies and persecutors but what may forward their conversion. The stormy tempest of Divine vengeance will overtake them, unless they repent and seek the pardoning mercy of their offended Lord. God's triumphs over his enemies, clearly prove that he is, according to his name JEHOVAH, an almighty Being, who has all power and perfection in himself. May we fear his wrath, and yield ourselves to be his willing servants. And let us seek deliverance by the destruction of our fleshly lusts, which war against the soul.
Commentary by Matthew Henry, 1710.
Reinarudo Watanabe's Psalms Chapter 83 comment on 5/03/2015, 12:12am...
PSALMS 83 COMMENTS 5 03 2015 The chosen nation of God, which was Israel and the enemies of God. Jacob Israel, Gen.32:28 was begged an help from Almighty God JE-HO-VAH, EX.3:14 6:3 Ch.83:18 Isa.12:2 that enemies will be perish. Praised the LORD, he saved his people even being a strangers from the covenants of promise, but now made nigh by the blood of Christ Eph.2:12-13 A-men
Marvin's Psalms Chapter 83 comment on 5/02/2015, 9:02pm...
Diesel, research the name of Yehovah. Read Joel chapter 2 v. 32. Then read Romans chapter 10 v. 9. Then read Romans chapter 10 v. 13. Then read John 's Gospel 10 v. 30.
Marvin's Psalms Chapter 83 comment on 4/26/2015, 4:17pm...
Rose you need to read Isaiah Chapter 9 verse 6
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