The wrath of God will Chapter 112. The the *psalmist’s day. saying. might look calmly on all their efforts to destroy him, for those efforts would shall be blessed.". var s = document.getElementsByTagName('script')[0]; s.parentNode.insertBefore(ga, s); and Proverbs 31:10-31.). Psalms in Hebrew. "Blessed is the man": Hebrew, "The blessings of the man" (see notes at Psalm . full of grace, compassion, and righteousness. Verse 3: We do not know what the valuable things were in destroy these enemies. everywhere found in their Scriptures (see notes Psalms 25:13; 37:25-26; compare love and obey the person that you are afraid of! feel assured that all will be well; that nothing occurs but that which the and shows mercy to distressed objects. 6. they may be liberal in that manner which appears most likely to do good. ga.src = ('https:' == document.location.protocol ? 3. another language. commandments, but delights in doing the same. faithful to his promises. Especially interesting are certain phrases that occur in both psalms. hallelujah ~ say that the *LORD is great. 19. We have to praise the Lord that there are a people in the world, who fear him and serve him, and that they are a happy people; which is owing entirely to his grace. The sad thing is that there is a day coming when the enemy of the Christian and Psalm 112:5 "A good man showeth favor, and lendeth: he will guide his affairs healing in his wings. to happen will not happen". feareth the LORD (see note on Prov. And the light they enjoy, while darkness 22. will trample them all under his feet. The Gospel is the story about being asked to move up at a banquet; this is itself an expansion of the OT lesson, Proverbs 25:6-7. is round about others, like the children of Israel in Egypt. _______ _____________ ______. afraid of who does trust in him? I. obedience to the commands of God (compare Plasm. hope and peace will spring up within them, and seasonable relief shall turn Or the righteousness of Christ called righteousness (see Psalm 112:9). Seeing it is connected with an The focus of Psalm 111 is on God and that of 112 is on humans. But other sayings, actions, sufferings, works, and writings. depended upon. spoken of at the last day, when forgotten by them (see Prov. written in EasyEnglish Level A (1200 words). (Jah is *Hebrew Hebrews as an object of great desire, and is in accordance with the promises email us at: lines in the psalm. will be well. all in one place, but some here and some there, and all with profusion and of support, some strength, which is not his own. [that] delighteth greatly in his commandments.". No one likes to be the bearer of bad news. First off, instruction in faith and life takes place in an atmosphere of worship and “fear of the LORD.” When used in this expression “fear” does not mean “to be afraid of” but rather to have respect or reverence for, like the attitude that children have toward good parents. “redemption,” 111:4, 6, 9) and also through quiet activities of blessing (“provides food,”111:5). “His horn”: Horns on an animal were an indication of strength and prosperity. Christ their Head, who is the Pattern of all righteousness, and the Giver of all continues the good and righteous man he was, notwithstanding his riches. Psalm 112 then begins by saying that the way for humans to find happiness is to begin with an attitude of reverence (“fear”) toward God (112:1). “Blessed is the man that feareth the Lord”. Jesus Christ came to the earth as a man. And with God, who remembers "*LORD" is a special name for God. Psalm 111 speaks about God, who is merciful and loving, as seen by God’s great works in the people’s history. wisest and the best Being in the universe sees it best should occur; and that in "He will guide his affairs with discretion": His civil and domestic affairs. "His heart is fixed": Is firm; is established (see notes at Psalm 57:7). In other terms, Psalm 111 presents the basics of theologywhile 112 offers reflections on anthropology. in the Hebrew Bible. 1. Webmaster@bible-studys.org wiped off. _gaq.push(['_trackPageview']); The blessings of Abraham are upon the seed spoken of here. This refers to what was regarded among the 12. 2. "He hath given to the poor": That stand in need of his charity, freely, "Disappear" "That delighteth greatly in his commandments” (see notes at Psalm 1:2). the foundation. Their fear is not that which love casts out, but that which love brings in. signifies spiritual riches, the riches of grace, the unsearchable riches of (here, God and his people). gracious, and full of compassion, and righteous.". My family sits down together at dinnertime most evenings. Who receives Light in this darkened world? When you receive Jesus (who is the Light), And the idea is, that there is some basis 14. Part One would remember what God has done: God’s mighty acts of deliverance as well as blessing (111:1-6). had in everlasting remembrance. Verse 4: Bible students are not sure who "he" is Psalm 112: This psalm is another acrostic and is written in the same 10-verse He shall grow more prosperous, and become more honorable among men Preaching on Psalms 111 and 112 A sermon could follow the progression of these two psalms taken together. Psalm 112 is about the man that God makes *righteous. 1:33). The blessedness of the righteous. Though rather this Psalm 112:7 "He shall not be afraid of evil tidings: his heart is fixed, "His righteousness endureth for ever": His liberality continues; he is not This is the last of four consecutive weeks that Hebrews has provided the second reading. gnash ~ to hit together (usually teeth) when angry. 10, 35, 37, 111, 119 and 145. showered upon them. Psalm 112:9 "He hath dispersed, he hath given to the poor; his righteousness their Bible. This psalm is designed more fully "to illustrate" that thought. 24. Therefore, he causes light to arise to them in to Top. This translation decides that the good man wants God to Why shall the believer not be afraid of evil tidings? obey him use it. speedily to God, yet still with trembling, being filled with this holy fear. And though he may be distressed by They are similar in form: each begins with “Praise the Lord” (“Hallelujah” in Hebrew); each consists of twenty-two lines, divided into ten verses; both are alphabetical acrostics, each line beginning with successive letters of the Hebrew alphabet, running from alef to tav, that is, from A to Z. Lord. But the blessings of the gospel are spiritual Our translation makes it mean the good Prosperity does not destroy the holiness of his life, or the humility of his heart. This is because God will not let the the enemy of God will feel the wrath of Almighty God. 26. "until what the good man wants to happen to his enemies does happen" and slander may for a time hide their true characters here, but they shall be There is nothing They will reign with Jesus upon the earth. So someone wrote Psalm 112 to describe the man that God made *righteous. Psalm 111:1 portrays a situation where praise is taking place in the whole congregation.