psalm 19 [conclusion]

psalm 19 [conclusion]

[serialposts]So, what about us?  Are we able to declare (now, today, at this time) that same declaration of overwhelming trust?  Do we truly believe that God holds the very threads of creation in his hands? Do we live as if the law of the Lord was perfect, pure, and...
psalm 19:14 [the declaration]

psalm 19:14 [the declaration]

[serialposts]Now, let us again ask the questions that we began with. These questions were… So how does David get to this point of overwhelming trust in God in his declaration, “O LORD, my rock and my redeemer”? And how does he make such a confession of trust and...
psalm 19:12-14 [personal prayer]

psalm 19:12-14 [personal prayer]

[serialposts]The final three verses are much more personal than the preceding eleven verses.  They are more in the form of prayers than they are declarations about creation or the law of God. In verses twelve and thirteen the psalmist prays for forgiveness of his...
psalm 19:7-11 [the law]

psalm 19:7-11 [the law]

[serialposts]David describes many attributes of the law.  Many of these attributes are accompanied by a description of what benefit the law has to the one who obeys and follows the words of the Lord.  In verse seven we read that the law is perfect. When I was in high...
psalm 19:1-6 [creation]

psalm 19:1-6 [creation]

[serialposts]In reading Psalm 19 we can observe that the psalm may be divided into three primary sections: the first six verses refer to creation, the next five refer to the law of the Lord, and the final three verses refer to personal prayer.  All three of these...