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Psalm 77- 99

Psalm 77

A prophecy of the repentance of Israel during the tribulation;  the nations and peoples of physical and spiritual Israel will cry out to God for deliverance in the hour of her correction

Psalm 77:1 I cried unto God with my voice, even unto God with my voice; and he gave ear unto me.  

The sufferings of the nations will be grave during the hour of correction, bringing great lamentation and sorrow and people will cry out to God for deliverance

77:2 In the day of my trouble I sought the Lord: my sore ran in the night, and ceased not: my soul refused to be comforted.

Then the people will remember God and cry out to HIM; then they will be ready to enter a New Covenant with God (Jer 31:31). 

77:3 I remembered God, and was troubled: I complained, and my spirit was overwhelmed. Selah.

The people shall suffer so greatly that the time will cone when they are sleepless with sorrows so overwhelming  that they will be unable to properly express them

77:4 Thou holdest mine eyes waking: I am so troubled that I cannot speak.

Then the people will consider and remember the good times and realize that they were blessings from God, whom they refused to follow

 77:5 I have considered the days of old, the years of ancient times. 77:6 I call to remembrance my song [my past joys] in the night: I commune with mine own heart: and my spirit made diligent search.

The people will remember God and acknowledge that they sinned against Him in return for His blessings; and they will cry out in sincere repentance begging God not to forsake them any longer

77:7 Will the Lord cast off for ever? and will he be favourable no more?  77:8 Is his mercy clean gone for ever? doth his promise fail for evermore?  77:9 Hath God forgotten to be gracious? hath he in anger shut up his tender mercies? Selah.

The people will remember God and will turn unto Him

77:10 And I said, This is my infirmity [my fault because of my sin]: but I will remember the years of the right hand [the blessings] of the most High.  77:11 I will remember the works [the mighty deeds] of the LORD: surely I will remember thy wonders of old.

Then the people will think on the mighty deeds and marvelous wisdom of God

77:12 I will meditate also of all thy work, and talk of thy doings.

Going to God’s sanctuary is an allegory for seeking God  

Then the people will seek God with all their hearts and will acknowledge the greatness, glory, power and wisdom of God.

77:13 Thy way, O God, is in the sanctuary: who is so great a God as our God?  

At his coming the wisdom and power of  Messiah the Christ will be manifest to all peoples

77:14 Thou art the God that doest wonders: thou hast declared thy strength among the people.  77:15 Thou hast with thine arm redeemed thy people, the sons of Jacob and Joseph. Selah.

God is so mighty in His power that the waters of the Red Sea parted before God and Mount Sinai shook and trembled at His presence.  

When Christ comes all people will learn that God is able to go where he wills, and to do as he wills and they will rejoice that God is just and full of mercy and will deliver humanity from bondage to Satan and sin and will turn to Him with a whole heart.

77:16 The waters saw thee, O God, the waters saw thee; they were afraid: the depths also were troubled.  77:17 The clouds poured out water: the skies sent out a sound: thine arrows also went abroad.  77:18 The voice of thy thunder was in the heaven: the lightnings lightened the world: the earth trembled and shook.  77:19 Thy way is in the sea, and thy path in the great waters, and thy footsteps are not known.

77:20 Thou leddest thy people like a flock by the hand of Moses and Aaron.

 

Psalm 78

A recounting of the history of physical Israel from Egypt to David as a lesson in loyalty and rebellion for us today

In this Psalm David rehearses the failures of Israel to keep the Mosaic Covenant with God and explains the need for a New Covenant, beginning by calling the people to listen to the law.

Psalm 78:1 Give ear, O my people, to my law: incline your ears to the words of my mouth.

78:2 I will open my mouth in a parable: I will utter [explain secrets] dark sayings of old:  78:3 Which we have heard and known, and our fathers have told us.

Then the Word of God will be taught to all generations

78:4 We will not hide them from their children, shewing to the generation to come the praises of the LORD, and his strength, and his wonderful works that he hath done.

The New Covenant is the addition of a more efficacious sacrifice and the gift of the Holy Spirit to write God’s law and every Word of God on the hearts and in the minds of the people; so that the people would be enabled to live by every Word of God (Jer 31:31)

78:5 For he established a testimony in Jacob [Israel], and appointed a law in Israel, which he commanded our fathers, that they should make them known to their children:

The New Covenant will begin in its fullness on the Feast of Pentecost when Christ comes, and a spiritual New Covenant Israel would then live by every Word of God forever

78:6 That the generation to come might know them, even the children which should be born; who should arise and declare them to their children:

The New Covenant spiritual Israel [into which all nations will be grafted], through the indwelling of God’s Spirit, will internalize and live by EVERY Word of God, and their hope will be in God throughout  all generations

78:7 That they might set their hope in God, and not forget the works of God, but keep his commandments:

Physical Mosaic Covenant Israel was a rebellious people who continually departed from God, but New Covenant Israel (Jer 31:31) will be different and will never again depart from living by every Word of God

78:8 And might not be as their fathers, a stubborn and rebellious generation; a generation that set not their heart aright, and whose spirit was not stedfast with God.

Recounting the departure of Ephraim [a type of all Israel] from God

78:9 The children of Ephraim, being armed, and carrying bows, turned back in the day of battle.  78:10 They kept not the covenant of God, and refused to walk in his law;  78:11 And forgat his works, and his wonders that he had shewed them.

The mighty deeds of God are forgotten by most of Israel and are considered ancient cultural myths today. 

Recounting the mighty deeds of God in delivering physical  Israel our from bondage in Egypt; which are an allegory of the mighty deeds of God in delivering the people out from bondage ot sin and Satan the god-king of this world.

78:12 Marvellous things did he in the sight of their fathers, in the land of Egypt, in the field of Zoan.  78:13 He divided the sea, and caused them to pass through [being drowned at the bottiom of the sea was death, and dividing the sea was a picture of God opening the graves and resurrecting the people in the future]; and he made the waters to stand as an heap.  78:14 In the daytime also he led them with a cloud, and all the night with a light of fire [the cloud and fire signifying God’s presence in his people].

78:15 He clave the rocks in the wilderness [picturing the death of the Lamb of God for repented sin so that the waters of the Holy Spirit could be poured out on the sincerely repentant], and gave them drink as out of the great depths [of water pouring out of the rock] .  78:16 He brought streams also out of the rock, and caused waters to run down like rivers [as an allegory of the pouring out of the Word of God and the Holy Spirit when Messiah comes].

78:17 And they sinned [Israel rebelled in the wilderness in spite of the miracles from God] yet more against him by provoking the most High in the wilderness.  78:18 And they tempted God in their heart by asking meat for their lust.  

78:19 Yea, they spake against God; they said, Can God furnish a table [feed us with flesh] in the wilderness?  78:20 Behold, he smote the rock, that the waters gushed out, and the streams overflowed; can he give bread also? can he provide flesh for his people?

God was angry because the people had no faith or trust in him after all his miracles

78:21 Therefore the LORD heard this, and was wroth: so a fire was kindled against Jacob, and anger also came up against Israel;  78:22 Because they believed not in God, and trusted not in his salvation:  78:23 Though he had commanded the clouds from above, and opened the doors of heaven,  78:24 And had rained down manna upon them to eat, and had given them of the corn of heaven. 78:25 Man did eat angels’ food [manna]: he sent them meat [the flesh of quails] to the full.

Then God gave them the flesh of quails in the wilderness and the people gorged themselves in their lust, still rejecting to trust and live by every Word of God

78:26 He caused an east wind to blow in the heaven: and by his power he brought in the south wind. 78:27 He rained flesh also upon them as dust, and feathered fowls like as the sand of the sea: 78:28 And he let it fall in the midst of their camp, round about their habitations. 78:29 So they did eat, and were well filled: for he gave them their own desire;

The people did not give glory to God or trust in him and continued in their sins, so God, the being who became flesh as Jesus Christ; poured out his fury on them.

 78:30 They were not estranged from their lust. But while their meat was yet in their mouths, 78:31 The wrath of God came upon them, and slew the fattest of them, and smote down the chosen men of Israel.  78:32 For all this they sinned still, and believed not for his wondrous works.

Because Israel would not put their trust in god to live by his Word they suffered through their generations

78:33 Therefore their days did he consume in vanity, and their years in trouble. 78:34 When he slew them, then they sought him: and they returned and enquired early after God.

They remember God in the extremity of their distress and quickly forgot God in better times.

78:35 And they remembered that God was their rock, and the high God their redeemer.

To this very day physical and spiritual Israel pay lip-service to God while refusing to live by every Word of God.

78:36 Nevertheless they did flatter him with their mouth, and they lied unto him with their tongues. 78:37 For their heart was not right with him, neither were they stedfast in his covenant [which Covenant BOTH Mosaic and New is to live by every Word of God].

Israel provoked God very often, yet he always forgave them.

78:38 But he, being full of compassion, forgave their iniquity, and destroyed them not: yea, many a time turned he his anger away, and did not stir up all his wrath. 78:39 For he remembered that they were but flesh; a wind that passeth away, and cometh not again.  78:40 How oft did they provoke him in the wilderness, and grieve him in the desert!  78:41 Yea, they turned back and tempted God, and limited the Holy One of Israel.  

The miraculous  plagues in Egypt by which God delivered Israel listed.

78:42 They remembered not his hand, nor the day when he delivered them from the enemy.  78:43 How he had wrought his signs in Egypt, and his wonders in the field of Zoan. 78:44 And had turned their rivers into blood; and their floods, that they could not drink.  78:45 He sent divers sorts of [biting] flies  among them, which devoured them; and frogs, which destroyed them.  78:46 He gave also their increase unto the caterpiller, and their labour unto the locust. 

 78:47 He destroyed their vines with hail, and their sycomore trees with frost.  78:48 He gave up their cattle also to the hail, and their flocks to hot thunderbolts.  78:49 He cast upon them the fierceness of his anger, wrath, and indignation, and trouble, by sending evil angels [spirits] among them. 78:50 He made a way to his anger; he spared not their soul from death, but gave their life over to the pestilence;  78:51 And smote all the firstborn in Egypt; the chief of their strength in the tabernacles of Ham:

God afflicted the Egyptians and deliver his called out, as an allegory that God will afflict the wicked and will deliver the sincerely repentant out of bondage to sin

78:52 But made his own people to go forth like sheep, and guided them in the wilderness like a flock.  78:53 And he led them on safely, so that they feared not: but the sea overwhelmed their enemies.  78:54 And he brought them to the border of his sanctuary [to the land of promise and the temple mount, as a type that God will deliver the sincerely repentant out of bondage to sin and bring them into the household of God], even to this mountain, which his right hand had purchased.

God will again restore Israel and divide the land among them

78:55 He cast out the heathen [a general term for unbelievers and wicked] also before them, and divided them an inheritance by line, and made the tribes of Israel to dwell in their tents.

Yet even in he promised land Israel was repeatedly unfaithful to God.

78:56 Yet they tempted and provoked the most high God, and kept not his testimonies: 78:57 But turned back, and dealt unfaithfully like their fathers: they were turned aside like a deceitful bow.

They were commanded to worship god at his temple in God’s presence, and most simply would not go up to the temple of God and claimed to worship God at the pagan high places. Thus they paid lip-service to God while refusing to do what God commanded, just as the spiritual called out Ekklesia of the New Covenant does today.

78:58 For they provoked him to anger with their high places, and moved him to jealousy with their graven images.

God then removed his Ark from among the people because they had forsaken Him. 

78:59 When God heard this, he was wroth, and greatly abhorred Israel:

78:60 So that he forsook the tabernacle of Shiloh, the tent which he placed among men;

God strengthened the Philistines to correct Israel.

78:61 And delivered his strength [the Ark of his presence] into captivity [to the Philistines], and his glory into the enemy’s hand (1 Sam 4-5). 

78:62 He gave his people over also unto the sword; and was wroth with his inheritance.  78:63 The fire consumed their young men; and their maidens were not given to marriage.  78:64 Their priests fell by the sword; and their widows made no lamentation.

Then the people called on God to deliver them and God arose and plagued the Philistines.

78:65 Then the LORD awaked as one out of sleep, and like a mighty man that shouteth by reason of wine.  78:66 And he smote his enemies in the hinder parts [with hemorrhoids]: he put them to a perpetual reproach.

Then God chose David of Judah as king of Israel

78:67 Moreover he refused the tabernacle of Joseph, and chose not the tribe of Ephraim: 78:68 But chose the tribe of Judah, the mount Zion which he loved.

God then chose Jerusalem and chose the temple mount as his sanctuary instead of Shiloh

78:69 And he built his sanctuary like high palaces, like the earth which he hath established for ever.

David is made the shepherd king over all Israel, and a resurrected spirit David will be king over a once again united Israel when Messiah comes; and they will feed the flock of Israel with every Word of God!

78:70 He chose David also his servant, and took him from the sheepfolds:  78:71 From following the ewes great with young he brought him to feed Jacob his people, and Israel his inheritance.  78:72 So he fed them according to the integrity of his heart; and guided them by the skilfulness of his hands.

 

Psalm 79

A prophecy of coming captivities and the destruction of the temple

Psalm 79:1 O God, the heathen are come into thine inheritance; thy holy temple have they defiled; they have laid Jerusalem on heaps.

The past destructions of the city Jerusalem and the temple were fore runners of a final treading down of the city and the captivity of physical Israel for 42 months; and the captivity of spiritual Israel, the spiritual temple of God.

79:2 The dead bodies of thy servants have they given to be meat unto the fowls of the heaven, the flesh of thy saints unto the beasts of the earth. 79:3 Their blood have they shed like water round about Jerusalem; and there was none to bury them.  79:4 We are become a reproach to our neighbours, a scorn and derision to them that are round about us.

David asks how long and God later answers through Daniel, for 1,260 days (Dan 12:7).

79:5 How long, LORD? wilt thou be angry for ever? shall thy jealousy burn like fire?

David asks that the arrogant enemy  [the latter day new Europe and her Turkish Arab allies]  also be humbled.

79:6 Pour out thy wrath upon the heathen that have not known thee, and upon the kingdoms that have not called upon thy name. 79:7 For they have devoured Jacob, and laid waste his dwelling place.

David pleads sincere repentance and asks deliverance for Israel; which prayer will be granted with the coming of Messiah the Christ.

79:8 O remember not against us former iniquities: let thy tender mercies speedily prevent us: for we are brought very low. 

David pleads for deliverance so that God will be made known and glorified as the Great Deliverer.

79:9 Help us, O God of our salvation, for the glory of thy name: and deliver us, and purge away our sins, for thy name’s sake.  79:10 Wherefore should the heathen say, Where is their God? let him be known among the heathen in our sight by the revenging of the blood of thy servants which is shed.

God will deliver his sincerely repentant of Israel who have been corrected and they shall never more depart for living by every Word of God

79:11 Let the sighing of the prisoner come before thee; according to the greatness of thy power preserve thou those that are appointed to die;

The nations will also repent after their own correction and will turn to embrace the Eternal with a whole heart (Isaiah 60).

79:12 And render unto our neighbours sevenfold into their bosom their reproach, wherewith they have reproached thee, O Lord.

79:13 So we thy people [all sincerely repentant people] and sheep of thy pasture will give thee thanks for ever: we will shew forth thy praise to all generations.

 

Psalm 80

A call to God for deliverance from great tribulation

Psalm 80:1 Give ear, O Shepherd [God, YHVH] of Israel, thou that leadest Joseph like a flock; thou that dwellest between the cherubims, shine forth.

Reveal your strength and deliver your people.

80:2 Before Ephraim [today’s British peoples]  and Benjamin [Norway] and Manasseh [the founding peoples of America] stir up thy strength, and come and save us [from the correction of the now imminent great tribulation].

80:3 Turn us again, O God, and cause thy face to shine [shine on us with the blessing of deliverance]; and we shall be saved.

David calls on God to save us.

80:4 O LORD God of hosts, how long wilt thou be angry against the prayer of thy people?80:5 Thou feedest them with the bread of tears; and givest them tears to drink in great measure.  80:6 Thou makest us a strife unto our neighbours: and our enemies laugh among themselves.

80:7 Turn us again [in sincere repentance to God], O God of hosts, and cause thy face to shine [the light of deliverance]; and we shall be saved.

80:8 Thou hast brought a vine [Israel] out of Egypt: thou hast cast out the heathen [ ejected the wicked from the promised land], and planted [Israel in the land] it.

Israel was given the land of promise and she grew and overspread the land.

80:9 Thou preparedst room before it, and didst cause it to take deep root, and it filled the land.  80:10 The hills were covered with the shadow of it, and the boughs thereof were like the goodly cedars.  80:11 She sent out her boughs unto the sea, and her branches unto the river.

Why has God corrected his vine Israel?  We are corrected because we have turned away from God into many sins.

80:12 Why hast thou then broken down her hedges, so that all they which pass by the way do pluck her?  80:13 The boar [spiritually unclean sinners] out of the wood [world] doth waste it, and the wild beast [unconverted aliens] of the field doth devour it.

Remember us in our distress and sincere repentance and save your vine, Israel.

80:14 Return, we beseech thee, O God of hosts: look down from heaven, and behold, and visit [save] this vine [Israel]80:15 And the vineyard which thy right hand hath planted, and the branch that thou madest strong for thyself.

Physical and spiritual Israel shall repent at the rebuke of the LORD.

80:16 It is burned with fire, it is cut down: they perish at the rebuke of thy countenance.  80:17 Let thy hand be upon [strengthen your repentant] the man of thy right hand, upon the son of man whom thou madest strong for thyself.

Keep us from ever again turning away from God

80:18 So will not we go back from thee: quicken us, and we will call upon thy name.  80:19 Turn us again [back to God, to live by every Word of God], O LORD God of hosts, cause thy face to shine; and we shall be saved.

 

Psalm 81

Rejoice in the New Moons and the Feasts of the LORD

81:1 Sing aloud unto God our strength: make a joyful noise unto the God of Jacob. 81:2 Take a psalm, and bring hither the timbrel, the pleasant harp with the psaltery.

81:3 Blow up the trumpet in the new moon, [all the New Moons of each year including the Feast of Trumpets] in the time appointed, on our solemn feast day [the Feast of Trumpets] . 81:4 For this was [made] a statute for Israel, and a law of the God of Jacob.

81:5 This he [God] ordained in Joseph for a testimony, when he [God commanded and ordained the New Moon celebrations with the first New Moon of the first month at the time that God went through the land of Egypt and slew their firstborn, and then commanded the Feast of the LORD at Sinai.] went out through the land of Egypt [at the time that Jacob went out of Egypt; including the giving of the Word of God at Sinai]: where I heard a language that I understood not.

God delivered them from the burden of bondage in Egypt and God has delivered us from the burden of sin: and God will yet call all humanity to himself in the main fall harvest of mankind!

81:6 I removed his shoulder from the burden [a type of our spiritual bondage of sin]  his [the hands of the called out] hands were delivered from the pots [of slime making bricks in Egypt].

As physical Israel called out for deliverance, let us also call out for deliverance from spiritual bondage. When Israel called, God answered; and when we call in sincere repentance God will answer us with his deliverance.

81:7 Thou calledst in trouble, and I delivered thee; I answered thee in the secret place of thunder: I proved thee at the waters of Meribah. Selah.

What does God require of us?

81:8  Hear, O my people, and I will testify unto thee: O Israel, if thou wilt hearken unto me; 81:9 There shall no strange god be in thee; neither shalt thou worship [obey] any strange [false doctrine] god.

Seek out the Eternal God hungering and thirsting after his righteousness to live by every Word of God and you shall be filled.

81:10 I am the Lord thy God, which brought thee out of the land of Egypt: open thy mouth wide [to physically eat, figurative of eating internalizing the Word of God], and I will fill it  [If we hunger and thirst after godliness, God will fill us with the righteousness of his Word].

At their appointed time all humanity will be called out of sin and delivered from bondage to sin; called to come to God! 

The following is true of physical Israel and it is also true of today’s spiritually called out Ekklesia

81:11 But my people would not hearken to my voice; and Israel would [have nothing in God] none of me. 81:12 So I gave them up unto their own hearts’ lust: and they walked in their own counsels.

We know the history of Physical Israel; even so the conditions in the Ekklesia today [where every one trusts in their own counsels] are at the point where we will be rejected by Christ and given over to the affliction of the flesh, so that God may perchance save the spirit and bring us to sincere repentance. 

God calls on physical Israel to sincerely repent and the remnant will do so when Messiah comes; this is figurative that God is also calling on today’s Ekklesia to sincerely repent so that God can save us in the resurrection to eternal life. 

81:13 Oh that my people had hearkened unto me, and Israel had walked in my ways! 81:14 I should soon have subdued their enemies, and turned my hand against their adversaries.

The remnant will repent when Christ comes and the ancient rebellious will eventually repent in the fall main harvest and then they will run to the Mighty One of Abraham!

81:15 The haters of the LORD should have submitted themselves unto him: but their time should have endured for ever. 81:16  He should [God will feed the sincerely repentant with the sweet honey and unleavened bread of every Word of God] have fed them also with the finest of the wheat: and with honey out of the rock should I have satisfied thee.

God wants to save all humanity and God will do so, at the proper appointed times.

 

Psalm 82

 May the people be like the Just Judge in all their judgments and doings

Psalm 82:1 God standeth in the congregation of the mighty; he judgeth among the gods [mighty ones].

How long will the leaders of physical and spiritual Israel judge unjustly and permit living contrary to the Word of God?

82:2 How long will ye judge unjustly, and accept the persons of the wicked? Selah.

Godly judges defend the oppressed from the wicked and execute righteous judgments according to every Word of God.

82:3 Defend the poor and fatherless [give justice to the oppressed]: do justice to the afflicted and needy. 82:4 Deliver the poor and needy: rid them out of the hand of the wicked.

Today’s judges in both physical and spiritual Israel are ignorant of true godly justice

82:5 They know not, neither will they understand; they walk on in darkness: all the foundations of [justice on the earth] the earth are out of course.

God has called out some to become the spiritual children of God (Romans 8:15), yet we have no knowledge of godly justice, therefore the errant spiritual Ekklesia shall die without hope like all flesh; unless we turn to live by every Word of God in sincere repentance.

82:6 I have said, Ye are gods; and all of you are children of the most High.  82:7 But ye shall die like men, and fall like one of the princes.

When he comes Messiah and those with him will judge the earth in the righteousness of every Word of God.

82:8 Arise, O God, judge the earth: for thou shalt inherit all nations.

 

Psalm 83

A prophecy of the latter days when the nations of Europe, Turkey, Jordan and the Arab States will confederate against all the nations of Judah and Israel.  

Psalm 83:1 Keep not thou silence, O God: hold not thy peace, and be not still, O God.

83:2 For, lo, thine enemies make a tumult: and they that hate thee have lifted up the head. 83:3 They have taken crafty counsel against thy people, and consulted against thy hidden [protected] ones.

83:4 They have said, Come, and let us cut them off from being a nation; that the name of Israel may be no more in remembrance [this as an allegory that the wicked also seek to destroy God’s faithful].

83:5 For they have consulted together with one consent: they are confederate against thee:

83:6 The tabernacles of Edom [Turkey], and the Ishmaelites [true Arabs, sons of Ishmael; sons of Abraham and Agar]; of Moab [northern Jordan today], and the Hagarenes [Arabs who are sons of Agar by another than Abraham, and also not the sons of Ishmael];

83:7 Geba [Lebanon], and Ammon [southern Jordan today], and Amalek [a tribe of the Turks]; the Philistines [Gaza] with the inhabitants of Tyre [Lebanon];

83:8 Assur [Germany, Austria, Hungary] also is joined with them: they have holpen the children of Lot [will help modern Jordan; Ammon and Moab].

Selah.

David p0rophesies that these nations who attack the Jewish State in these last days will be slaughtered in their turn  [by the men of the east]

83:9 Do unto them as unto the Midianites; as to Sisera, as to Jabin, [whose armies were slaughtered (Judges 4)] at the brook of Kison:  83:10 Which perished at Endor: they became as dung for the earth.  83:11 Make their nobles like Oreb, and like Zeeb: yea, all their princes as Zebah (Judges 8), and as Zalmunna:

Drive away the attackers who delight in destroying; like the wind drives stubble and the wheel rolls away

83:12 Who said, Let us take to ourselves the houses of God in possession. 83:13 O my God, make them like a wheel; as the stubble before the wind.

God will destroy up the armies of the New Europe and her Turkish, Jordanian and Arab allies with the armies of the east and consume them like a raging fire consumes its fuel.

83:14 As the fire burneth a wood, and as the flame setteth the mountains on fire;

David calls on God to correct the nations of the New Europe Babylon the great and her Turkish, Jordanian and Arab allies to humble them and turn them to God

83:15 So persecute them with thy tempest, and make them afraid with thy storm.  83:16 Fill their faces with shame [humble them]; that they may seek thy name, O LORD.

83:17 Let them [the wicked] be confounded and troubled for ever; yea, let them be put to shame, and perish:

83:18 That [all] men may know that thou, whose name alone is JEHOVAH [YHVH], art the most high over all the earth.

 

Psalm 84

The heart, mind and spirit of the righteous man longs for the things of God, he longs to be in the presence of God and to learn about the precious holy Word of God

Psalm 84:1 How amiable are thy tabernacles, O LORD of hosts!  84:2 My soul longeth, yea, even fainteth for the courts [to be in the presence] of the LORD: my heart and my flesh crieth out for the living God.

Like wondering birds man cannot find his way to life and peace, man needs God to show him the path to peace and life.

84:3 Yea, the sparrow hath found an house, and the swallow a nest for herself, where she may lay her young, even thine altars, O LORD of hosts, my King, and my God.

Those who dwell in the presence of God will sing his praises forever; because of the awesome wonder and glorious wisdom of his ways.

84:4 Blessed are they that dwell in thy house: they will be still praising thee. Selah.

Those who are faithful to put their trust in God to live by his Word shall be greatly blessed for they shall live forever through the wisdom and Word of God.

84:5 Blessed is the man whose strength is in thee; in whose heart are the ways of them.

84:6 Who passing through the valley of Baca [the valley on the border of the promised land at the Jordan River near Jericho, a type of going down into death and then rising up to a promised Land of eternal life on the other side of the grave] make it a well; the rain also filleth the pools.

Those who put their trust in God may have trials in this life but they shall be resurrected to strength and eternal life, if they keep on living by every Word of God.

84:7 They go from strength to strength, every one of them in Zion appeareth before God.

God will look upon to bless and defend, andGod will hear the prayers of all those who are faithful to live by every Word of God

84:8 O LORD God of hosts, hear my prayer: give ear, O God of Jacob. Selah. 84:9 Behold, O God our shield, and look upon the face of thine anointed.

A day in the presence of God is better than a thousand far from God.  It is far better to be a humble person in the presence of God, then to have enormous riches and be beloved of men.

84:10 For a day in thy courts [tabernacle – temple courtyards]  is better than a thousand. I had rather be a doorkeeper in the house of my God, than to dwell in the tents of wickedness.

84:11 For the LORD God is a sun [light of wisdom] and shield [a defense and protector]: the LORD will give grace and glory: no good thing will he withhold from them that walk uprightly.

84:12 O LORD of hosts, blessed is the man that trusteth in thee.

 

Psalm 85

Repentance and rejoicing over deliverance

Physical Israel is delivered from her captivity and spiritual Israel is delivered from her correction.  God’s correction has brought forth the fruits of  sincere repentance an dour  sins have been forgiven.

Psalm 85:1 Lord, thou hast been favourable unto thy land: thou hast brought back the captivity of Jacob.  85:2 Thou hast forgiven the iniquity of thy people, thou hast covered all their sin. Selah.  85:3 Thou hast taken away all thy wrath: thou hast turned thyself from the fierceness of thine anger.

Yes LORD, turn us to you and bring us to sincere repentance even if we need correction.

85:4 Turn us, O God of our salvation, and cause thine anger toward us to cease.

God will not be angry forever neither will our correction last over long, for when God has brought us to sincere repentance he will deliver us and raise us up in his Love.

85:5 Wilt thou be angry with us for ever? wilt thou draw out thine anger to all generations? 85:6 Wilt thou not revive us again: that thy people may rejoice in thee?

When we have been corrected and humbled God will show mercy and save us and we will hear the Word of God and we will live by every Word of God from thenceforth and forever.

85:7 Shew us thy mercy, O LORD, and grant us thy salvation.

Then we shall be reconciled to God the Father and will dwell in peace with God forever, never again departing into the folly of sin against our Mighty God.

85:8 I will hear what God the LORD will speak: for he will speak peace unto his people, and to his saints: but let them not turn again to folly.

Those that respect God and fear to sin against the Word of God will be blessed with eternal salvation.

85:9 Surely his salvation is nigh them that fear him; that glory may dwell in our land.

Messiah the Christ will bring truth, righteousness and peace to the earth; God’s Word is Truth and God’s Word is Righteousness. The righteousness of living by every Word of God brings peace between people and God and between all godly people. 

85:10 Mercy and truth are met together; righteousness and peace have kissed each other. 85:11 Truth shall spring out of the earth; and righteousness shall look down from heaven. 85:12 Yea, the LORD shall give that which is good; and our land shall yield her increase. 85:13 Righteousness shall go before him; and shall set us in the way of his steps.

 

Psalm 86

An entreaty for God to hear our prayers

The entreaty begins with a declaration of our NEED for God and our humility before God, acknowledging that we are spiritually poor and needy of God’s Righteousness; the exact opposite of today’s called out spiritual Ekklesia and their pride (Rev 3:14-22).

Psalm 86:1 Bow down thine ear, O LORD, hear me: for I am poor and needy.

God will hear the plea for salvation of all those who put their trust in God to live by his Word 

86:2 Preserve my soul; for I am holy: O thou my God, save thy servant that trusteth in thee. 86:3 Be merciful unto me, O Lord: for I cry unto thee daily.

God will accept and rejoice in all those who live by every Word of God and dedicate their lives to him.

86:4 Rejoice the soul of thy servant: for unto thee, O Lord, do I lift up my soul [dedicate my life].

All who live by every Word of God and put their trust in him to call on him shall be delivered

86:5 For thou, Lord, art good, and ready to forgive; and plenteous in mercy unto all them that call upon thee.  86:6 Give ear, O LORD, unto my prayer; and attend to the voice of my supplications. 86:7 In the day of my trouble I will call upon thee: for thou wilt answer me. 86:8 Among the gods there is none like unto thee, O Lord; neither are there any works like unto thy works.

A prophecy that all nations will sincerely repent and call upon the LORD to worship [live by every Word of] God.

86:9 All nations whom thou hast made shall come and worship before thee, O Lord; and shall glorify thy name (Joel 2:32).

There is NO other God but the Family of YHVH

86:10 For thou art great, and doest wondrous things: thou art God alone.

All people must sincerely repent of going contrary to the Word of God and hunger and thirst to internalize and live by every Word of God (Mat 5:6).

86:11 Teach me thy way, O LORD; I will walk [live by Thy Word] in thy truth: unite my heart to fear thy name.

If we shout praises and do not live by every Word of God we do not glorify God, we are merely paying lip-service as we rebel against Him.  We glorify and praise God in living by every Word of God.

86:12 I will praise thee, O Lord my God, with all my heart: and I will glorify thy name for evermore.

God’s mercy is great towards the sincerely repentant who STOP living contrary to the Word of God.

86:13 For great is thy mercy toward me: and thou hast delivered my soul from the lowest hell.

The proud reject the Word of God and they reject those who live by the Word of God for their own imaginations.

86:14 O God, the proud are risen against me, and the assemblies of violent men have sought after my soul; and have not set thee before them.

The proud reject those who seek to live by every Word of God, but God is merciful and accepts the repentant while rejecting the proud.

86:15 But thou, O Lord, art a God full of compassion, and gracious, long suffering, and plenteous in mercy and truth.

The godly welcome and even pray for God’s correction to turn them and to keep them in God’s ways; but the proud wicked will not hear correction.

86:16 O turn unto me, and have mercy upon me; give thy strength unto thy servant, and save the son of thine handmaid.

God will do good for his faithful resurrecting them to eternal life, and the wicked will see and be humbled.

86:17 Shew me a token for good; that they which hate me may see it, and be ashamed: because thou, LORD, hast holpen me, and comforted me.

 

Psalm 87

The situation of Jerusalem is in the mountains and the temple of God is on the Holy Mount.  Those who seek to be in the presence of God have sought a sure foundation for life eternal and peace everlasting.

Psalm 87:1 His foundation is in the holy mountains.

God loves Jerusalem, the place he has chosen, above all other places.  This is an allegory that God loves the spiritual New Covenant faithful within whom he dwells.

87:2 The LORD loveth the gates of Zion more than all the dwellings of Jacob.

Those who are born and live in the presence of God’s dwelling place in the millennial Jerusalem are greatly blessed; as a type of those who are the faithful spiritual house in whom God dwells.

 87:3 Glorious things are spoken of thee, O city of God. Selah.

Many are born in great cities, but the city of God is the greatest of them all, and David is writing poetically that those born in the city of God are examples of the faithful to God.

87:4 I will make mention of Rahab [a term meaning prideful boaster; used for the Egypt of the exodus as a type of sin] and Babylon to them that know me: behold Philistia, and Tyre, with Ethiopia; this man was born there.

The one born in Jerusalem is here used as a type of  those faithful in whom God’s Spirit dwells; the Highest Himself shall resurrect and exalt those in whom God dwells and they shall be born of God

87:5 And of Zion it shall be said, This and that man was born in her: and the highest himself shall establish her. 87:6 The LORD shall count, when he writeth up the people, that this man was born there. Selah.

87:7 As well the singers as the players on instruments shall be there: all my springs [the water of the Word and Spirit of God comes from God] are in thee.

 

Psalm 88

A prayer for deliverance from God’s correction

Psalm 88:1 O lord God of my salvation, I have cried day and night before thee: 88:2 Let my prayer come before thee: incline thine ear unto my cry;

Hear me oh LORD for I am greatly troubled in the distress of my correction

88:3 For my soul is full of troubles: and my life draweth nigh unto the grave. 88:4 I am counted with them that go down into the pit [grave]: I am as a man that hath no strength [I cannot save myself]: 88:5 Free [from the afflictions of life] among the dead, like the slain that lie in the grave, whom thou rememberest no more: and they are cut off from thy hand.

God corrects the pride of the sinner out of love, to bring him to sincere repentance and save him.

88:6 Thou hast laid [humbled me to the lowest level] me in the lowest pit, in darkness, in the deeps [to the depths of contrition].

88:7 Thy wrath lieth hard upon me, and thou hast afflicted me with all thy waves [repeated corrections]. Selah.

88:8 Thou hast put away mine acquaintance [friends and associates] far from me; thou hast made me an abomination unto them: I am shut up [isolated], and I cannot come forth.

Call on God to save in sincere repentance before we are totally destroyed

88:9 Mine eye mourneth [pours out tears] by reason of affliction: LORD, I have called daily upon thee, I have stretched out my hands unto thee.

The dead are inanimate and know nothing; save us while we still live and cry out to Thee.

Ecclesiastes 9:5  For the living know that they shall die: but the dead know not any thing

Psalm 88:10 Wilt thou shew wonders to the dead? shall the dead arise and praise thee? Selah. 88:11 Shall thy lovingkindness be declared in the grave? or thy faithfulness in destruction? 88:12 Shall thy wonders be known in the dark? and thy righteousness in the land of forgetfulness?

88:13 But unto thee have I cried, O LORD; and in the morning shall my prayer prevent [come early before Thee] thee.

We must ASK God to reveal an detach us why he corrects us

88:14 LORD, why castest thou off my soul? why hidest thou thy face from me?

88:15 I am afflicted and ready to die from my youth up: while I suffer thy terrors I am distracted. 88:16 Thy fierce wrath goeth over me; thy terrors have cut me off. 88:17 They came round about me daily like water; they compassed me about together.

88:18 Lover and friend hast thou put far from me, and mine acquaintance into darkness.

 

Psalm 89

A song in praise of the wondrous mercy of God

This psalm is a lesson for us that the spiritually called out also have the promise of eternal life and an eternal kingdom; if we persevere and faint not in all our distresses, which are allowed for our own good to make of us the people that God wants us to be.

Psalm 89:1 I will sing of the mercies of the LORD for ever: with my mouth will I make known thy faithfulness to all generations.

89:2 For I have said [God promises], Mercy shall be built up [mercy for the faithful who repent of their unintended mistakes will continue and increase] for ever: thy faithfulness shalt thou establish in the very heavens.

YHVH’s covenant with David, that David would be in the resurrection of the faithful and would be king over a united Israel forever; just as the spiritually called out will also inherit eternal life and an eternal kingdom if we persevere and learn from God’s corrections.

89:3 I have made a covenant with my chosen, I have sworn unto David my servant,  89:4 Thy seed will I establish for ever, and build up thy throne to all generations. Selah.

The LORD [the YHVH family is greater than anything else in the earth and in heaven

89:5 And the heavens [the holy angels and all that is in heaven]  shall praise thy wonders, O LORD: thy faithfulness also in the congregation of the saints. 89:6 For who in the heaven can be compared unto the LORD? who among the sons of the mighty can be likened unto the LORD?

Those who respect God enough to live by every Word of God shall be covered by God’s mercy and saved by His strength.

89:7 God is greatly to be feared in the assembly of the saints, and to be had in reverence of all them that are about him.  89:8 O LORD God of hosts, who is a strong LORD like unto thee? or to thy faithfulness round about thee?  89:9 Thou rulest the raging of the sea: when the waves thereof arise, thou stillest them.

89:10 Thou hast broken Rahab [a term meaning prideful boaster; used for the Egypt of the exodus as a type of sin; Strong’s 7294] in pieces, as one that is slain; thou hast scattered thine enemies with thy strong arm.

YHVH created all things on earth and in the heavens; they belong to Him!

89:11 The heavens are thine, the earth also is thine: as for the world and the fulness thereof, thou hast founded them. 89:12 The north and the south thou hast created them: Tabor and Hermon shall rejoice in thy name.

89:13 Thou hast a mighty arm: strong is thy hand, and high is thy right hand.  89:14 Justice and judgment are the habitation of thy throne: mercy and truth shall go before thy face.

Every Word of God is wise and just and all those who live by every Word of God will ultimately be greatly blessed; but in this world Satan hates the Word of God and burdens and persecutes all those zealous to live by every Word of God, but in the end Satan will be destroyed and the persevering godly shall be greatly blessed.  It is not God’s Word that is difficult, it is Satan’s attacks that make it seem difficult!

89:15 Blessed is the people that know the joyful sound [of deliverance and the teaching of the Word of God]: they shall walk [live], O LORD, in the light of thy countenance [a poetic way of saying that the righteous will live in the presence of God and live by the light of God’s Word].

89:16 In thy name shall they [the godly] rejoice all the day: and in thy righteousness [which is every Word of God] shall they be exalted.  89:17 For thou art the glory of their strength: and in thy favour our horn shall be exalted. 89:18 For the LORD is our defence; and the Holy One of Israel is our king.

Now David reminds God of God’s promises to David; and the spiritually called out have similar promises.

89:19 Then thou spakest in vision to thy holy one, [prophet Samuel]  and saidst, I have laid help upon one that is mighty [to serve God]; I have exalted one chosen out of the people.  89:20 I have found David my servant; with my holy oil have I anointed him:  89:21 With whom my hand shall be established: mine arm also shall strengthen him.

In the coming resurrection to eternal life God promises David; and similarly every person who is faithful to live by every Word of God:

89:22 The enemy shall not exact upon him; nor the son of wickedness afflict him.  89:23 And I will beat down his foes before his face, and plague them that hate him.

David shall have mercy and be resurrected to eternal life as king over a united and repentant Israel forever; just as other faithful called out persons who overcome and remain faithful, will also be resurrected to eternal life and receive a good reward.

89:24 But my faithfulness and my mercy shall be with him [and with all who are faithful to live by every Word of God]: and in my name shall his horn be exalted. 

David’s future kingdom will stretch from the Mediterranean Sea to the rivers [the Nile and Euphrates].

89:25 I will set his hand also in the sea, and his right hand in the rivers.

David will be utterly faithful to God forever and shall rule a united repentant Israel forever; and the other resurrected faithful will also live forever and have a good reward.

89:26 He shall cry unto me, Thou art my father, my God, and the rock of my salvation.  89:27 Also I will make him my firstborn, higher than the kings of the earth.  89:28 My mercy will I keep for him for evermore, and my covenant shall stand fast with him. 89:29 His seed also will I make to endure for ever, and his throne as the days of heaven.

Because David made his mistakes but was quick to repent with a whole heart, God will not withhold correction but will correct and save David and his descendants.  Likewise God will not withhold corrected from his spiritually called out so that we also may be corrected to repentance and saved.

9:30 If his children forsake my law, and walk not in my judgments; 89:31 If they break my statutes, and keep not my commandments; 89:32 Then will I visit their transgression with the rod, and their iniquity with stripes.

89:33 Nevertheless my lovingkindness will I not utterly take from him, nor suffer my faithfulness to fail.  89:34 My covenant will I not break, nor alter the thing that is gone out of my lips. 89:35 Once have I sworn by my holiness that I will not lie unto David.

David’s throne will last forever; this is referring primarily to the resurrection of David an his eternal kingship over Israel.

89:36 His seed shall endure for ever, and his throne as the sun before me.  89:37 It shall be established for ever as the moon, and as a faithful witness in heaven. Selah.

After reminding God of God’s promises, David begins to rehearse his distress

89:38 But thou hast cast off and abhorred, thou hast been wroth with thine anointed. 89:39 Thou hast made void the covenant of thy servant: thou hast profaned his crown by casting it to the ground. 89:40 Thou hast broken down all his hedges; thou hast brought his strong holds to ruin. 89:41 All that pass by the way spoil him: he is a reproach to his neighbours. 89:42 Thou hast set up the right hand of his adversaries; thou hast made all his enemies to rejoice.

89:43 Thou hast also turned the edge of his sword, and hast not made him to stand in the battle. 89:44 Thou hast made his glory to cease, and cast his throne down to the ground. 89:45 The days of his youth hast thou shortened: thou hast covered him with shame. Selah.

Then David asks God for deliverance

89:46 How long, LORD? wilt thou hide thyself for ever? shall thy wrath burn like fire?  89:47 Remember how short my time is: wherefore hast thou made all men in vain?  89:48 What man is he that liveth, and shall not see death? shall he deliver his soul from the hand of the grave? Selah.  89:49 Lord, where are thy former lovingkindnesses, which thou swarest unto David in thy truth?

David asks God to remember and to deliver him; this being a lesson for us that the spiritually called out also have the promise of eternal life and an eternal kingdom; if we persevere and faint not in all our distresses, which are allowed for our own good to make of us the people that God wants us to be.

89:50 Remember, Lord, the reproach of thy servants; how I do bear in my bosom the reproach of all the mighty people; 89:51 Wherewith thine enemies have reproached, O LORD; wherewith they have reproached the footsteps of thine anointed.

89:52 Blessed be the LORD for evermore. Amen, and Amen.

 

Psalm 90

The LORD has lived through all the generations of man, indeed the LORD was before man existed and God created all that is.

Psalm 90:1 Lord, thou hast been our dwelling place in all generations.  90:2 Before the mountains were brought forth, or ever thou hadst formed the earth and the world, even from everlasting to everlasting, thou art God.

All flesh is born and all flesh dies and returns to the earth but God lives forever.

90:3 Thou turnest man to destruction; and sayest, Return [to dust], ye children of men.

The Eternal God lives forever.

90:4 For a thousand years in thy sight are but as yesterday when it is past, and as a watch in the night. 

2 Peter 3:8   But, beloved, be not ignorant of this one thing, that one day is with the Lord as a thousand years, and a thousand years as one day.

Men grow as grass and flowers, lasting for a short time and then pass away.

Psalm 90:5 Thou carriest them away as with a flood; they are as a sleep: in the morning they are like grass which groweth up.  90:6 In the morning it flourisheth, and groweth up; in the evening it is cut down, and withereth.

Carnal man is hostile to the Word of God cannot understand the things of God and is doomed to death and the grave.

Romans 8:7  Because the carnal mind is enmity against God: for it is not subject to the law of God, neither indeed can be. 

The human mind rebels against the Word of God which brings life and man dies as a result of rejecting the way to life.

Psalm 90:7 For we are consumed by thine anger, and by thy wrath are we troubled. 

God knows our every sin and all our rebellions against the way to life.

90:8 Thou hast set our iniquities before thee, our secret sins in the light of thy countenance.  90:9 For all our days are passed away in [sin and we have earned God’s correction]  thy wrath: we spend our years as a tale that is told.

90:10 The days of our years are threescore years and ten [70 years]; and if by reason of strength they be fourscore [80] years, yet is their strength [our years are full of sorrows] labour and sorrow; for it is soon cut off, and we fly away. 

God’s power and his anger at sin has been recorded in a true record throughout the scriptures, and the wrath of God the Father and Jesus Christ at our refusal to live by every Word of God is very real.   God corrected Israel and Judah many times for not living by the Word of God and He will do so again. 

90:11 Who knoweth the power of thine anger? even according to thy fear [awesome reputation], so is thy wrath.

Instead of relying ion our own ways and the traditions of men which bring death, we ought to seek life and righteousness from God and we should live by every Word of God in Christ-like zeal.

90:12 So teach us to number our days, that we may apply our hearts unto wisdom [God’s Word is Wisdom].

A prayer of repentance and for mercy.

90:13 Return, O LORD, how long? and let it repent thee concerning thy servants.  90:14 O satisfy us early with thy mercy; that we may rejoice and be glad all our days.

When God’s correction has brought us to repentance, we will be glad that we were corrected and have been turned back to God and saved from eternal death.

 90:15 Make us glad according to the days wherein thou hast afflicted us, and the years wherein we have seen evil.

May God’s correction of our wickedness bear bountiful fruit of sincere repentance.

90:16 Let thy work appear unto thy servants, and thy glory unto their children.

May the spirit, through the correction and affliction of the flesh, be saved to eternal life.

90:17 And let the beauty of the LORD our God be upon us: and establish thou the work of our hands upon us; yea, the work of our hands establish thou it.

 

Psalm 91

This is a prophecy of Jesus Christ in the flesh and also for us, if we follow Christ’s example of passionate zeal for every Word of God the Father.

If we – like Jesus did – put our trust in the Almighty to live by every Word of God, God the Father himself  will be our refuge and deliverer from the grave and death, and we shall live forever with Him.

Psalm 91:1 He that dwelleth in the secret [Holy Place] place of the most High shall abide under the shadow of the Almighty.  91:2 I will say of the LORD, He is my refuge and my fortress: my God; in him will I trust.  91:3 Surely he shall deliver thee from the snare [which snare is sin] of the fowler [Satan], and from the noisome pestilence [death].

91:4 He shall cover thee with his feathers [poetic for God’s protection], and under his wings shalt thou trust: his truth [God’s Word is Truth] shall be thy shield and buckler.

If we put our trust in God to live by every Word of God we need not fear death or the grave because our Mighty God will deliver His faithful from death to eternal life.

91:5 Thou shalt not be afraid for the terror by night; nor for the arrow that flieth by day;  91:6 Nor for the pestilence that walketh in darkness; nor for the destruction that wasteth at noonday.

Poetically speaking of the second death, even if we see thousands of wicked people fall around us, the faithful to live by every Word of God will live forever.

91:7 A thousand shall fall at thy side, and ten thousand at thy right hand; but it [death] shall not come nigh thee. 91:8 Only with thine eyes shalt thou behold and see the reward of the wicked.

The faithful to live by every Word of God shall be delivered from death to eternal life, while the unrepentant wicked will perish. 

A prophecy of Jesus Christ

91:9 Because thou hast made the LORD, which is my refuge, even the most High, thy habitation;  91:10 There shall no evil befall thee, neither shall any plague come nigh thy dwelling.

91:11 For he shall give his angels charge over thee, to keep thee in all thy ways.  91:12 They shall bear thee up in their hands, lest thou dash thy foot against a stone. 91:13 Thou shalt tread upon the lion and adder: the young lion and the dragon shalt thou trample under feet.

91:14 Because he hath set his love upon me, therefore will I [God the Father] deliver him: I will set him on high, because he hath known my name.

91:15 He shall call upon me, and I will answer him: I will be with him in trouble; I will deliver him, and honour him.

Jesus Christ was resurrected to eternal life as the first born of many more faithful to God the Father

91:16 With long life will I satisfy him, and shew him my salvation.

 

Psalm 92

A prophecy of the resurrection and deliverance of Jesus Christ as the first of many.  

It is good to rejoice in the mighty deeds of deliverance of our God for his beloved faithful.

Psalm 92:1 It is a good thing to give thanks unto the LORD, and to sing praises unto thy name O MOST HIGH:  92:2 To shew forth thy lovingkindness in the morning, and thy faithfulness every night,  92:3 Upon an instrument of ten strings, and upon the psaltery; upon the harp with a solemn sound.

92:4 For thou, LORD, hast made me glad through thy work [of salvation and resurrection]: I will triumph [over sin and death] in the works of thy hands [by the power of God]92:5 O LORD, how great are thy works! and thy thoughts are very deep.

Carnal minds do not even begin to understand the wisdom and works of God, the unrepentant wicked flourish but for a moment and will then perish forever

92:6 A brutish man knoweth not; neither doth a fool understand this.  92:7 When the wicked spring as the grass, and when all the workers of iniquity do flourish; it is that they shall be destroyed for ever:

God is from everlasting and those who delight in the righteousness of every Word of God shall live forever.

92:8 But thou, LORD, art most high for evermore.

The unrepentant wicked will perish in their sins, but those who delight to live by every Word of God will live forever.

92:9 For, lo, thine enemies, O LORD, for, lo, thine enemies shall perish; all the workers of iniquity shall be scattered.

92:10 But my horn [strength, life] shalt thou exalt like the horn of an unicorn: I shall be anointed with fresh oil [a type of the Holy Spirit].

92:11 Mine eye also shall see my desire on mine enemies [Satan and sin], and mine ears shall hear my desire [fulfilled against the unrepentant wicked] of the wicked that rise up against me.

The LORD the Righteous, will bless his faithful with eternal life, peace and all good things in the resurrection.

 92:12 The righteous shall flourish like the palm tree: he shall grow like a cedar in Lebanon. 92:13 Those that be planted in the house of the LORD shall flourish in the courts [presence] of our God. 92:14 They shall still bring forth fruit in old age; they shall be fat [blessed] and flourishing;

92:15 To shew that the LORD is upright: he is my rock, and there is no unrighteousness in him.

 

Psalm 93

God the Father rules from heaven and on a soon coming Feast of Pentecost Messiah the Christ will establish the Kingdom of God over all the earth. 

God the Father and the one who gave up his God-hood to become flesh and was resurrected back to his former glory are the present two members of the YHVH family of Elohim.

Psalm 93:1 The LORD [YHVH] reigneth [as God the Father rules from heaven the Son will be King of kings ruling all nations from Jerusalem], he is clothed with majesty; the LORD is clothed with strength, wherewith he hath girded himself: the world also is stablished, that it cannot be moved.

93:2 Thy throne is established of old: thou art from everlasting.

Many waters are an allegory of all nations who will lift up their voice in rejoicing and praise of God when they are delivered from bondage to Satan and sin. 

Revelation 17:15  And he saith unto me, The waters which thou sawest, where the whore sitteth, are peoples, and multitudes, and nations, and tongues.

Psalm 93:3 The floods have lifted up, O LORD, the floods have lifted up their voice; the floods lift up their waves.

93:4 The LORD on high is mightier than [all peoples] the noise of many waters, yea, than the mighty waves of the sea.

Every Word of God is pure and holy and true 

Romans 7:12  Wherefore the law is holy, and the commandment holy, and just, and good.

God’s people are set apart from worldliness to live by every Word of God. 

John 17:17  Sanctify them [set your people apart from sin]  through thy truth: thy word is truth.

Psalm 93:5 Thy testimonies are very sure [God’s Word is everlasting]: holiness becometh thine house, O LORD, for ever.

 

Psalm 94

Psalm 94 speaks of the actions of the wicked and God’s ultimate deliverance of the repentant. 

When it speaks of wicked people, we must realize that such people are inspired by that ultimate source of evil, Satan the Adversary of God. 

Most wicked people are deceived and being used by that ultimate wicked being who is the one which will ultimately be totally destroyed while the vast majority of evil people will ultimately sincerely repent and be saved. 

We are not to seek our own revenge, it is up to God to make a final judgment.

Psalm 94:1 O Lord God, to whom vengeance belongeth; O God, to whom vengeance belongeth, shew thyself.

Let us call upon our God in sincere repentance; calling on Him for our deliverance.  This speaks of deliverance at any time, but is a specific prophecy of the people calling for Messiah to come and deliver them from their affliction during the tribulation.

94:2 Lift up thyself, thou judge [King of kings and come to the earth to rule in justice] of the earth: render a reward to [correct the proud who live in their own wicked ways] the proud.

94:3 LORD, how long shall the wicked, how long shall the wicked triumph? 94:4 How long shall they utter and speak hard things? and all the workers of iniquity boast themselves? 94:5 They break in pieces thy people, O LORD, and afflict thine heritage. 94:6 They slay the widow and the stranger, and murder the fatherless.

This is about the wicked afflicting the truly faithful of God at all times, but is specifically a prophecy of the tribulation just before the coming of Messiah the Christ to judge [Rule] the earth. 

94:7 Yet they [the wicked will] say, The LORD shall not see, neither shall the God of Jacob regard it [what we do].

God knows the minds of all men and he will chastise the evil doers and will deliver the sincerely repentant who become zealous to live by every Word of God.

94:8 Understand, ye brutish [those who will not live by  God’s Word] among the people: and ye fools, when will ye be wise? 94:9 He that planted [created] the ear, shall he not hear? he that formed the eye, shall he not see [the wicked things we do] ? 94:10 He that chastiseth the heathen [the uncalled wicked], shall not he correct [those God has called out to live by His Word]? he that teacheth man knowledge, shall not he know [the ultimate source of truth and knowledge knows what men do]94:11 The LORD knoweth the thoughts of man, that they are vanity [wickedness bringing death].

Speaking of the people that God chastens by afflicting the flesh to save the spirit, such people are indeed blessed if they accept their chastisement and turn to live by every Word of God their Father.  Those who sincerely repent and turn to the Eternal will be greatly b lessed.

94:12 Blessed is the man whom thou chastenest, O LORD, and teachest him out of thy law; 94:13 That thou mayest give him rest from the days of adversity, until the pit be digged for the wicked. 

Hebrews 12:6 For whom the Lord loveth he chasteneth, and scourgeth every son whom he receiveth. 12:7 If ye endure chastening, God dealeth with you as with sons; for what son is he whom the father chasteneth not? 12:8 But if ye be without chastisement, whereof all are partakers, then are ye bastards, and not sons.

When we sincerely repent and turn to the Eternal he will remember us and deliver us.  This is a prophecy about the coming of Messiah to deliver humanity after the trial of affliction that is to come upon all the earth.

Psalm 94:14 For the LORD will not cast off his people [those who love Him enough to follow Him and keep His Word], neither will he forsake his inheritance. 94:15 But judgment [correction] shall [shall bring repentance and godly righteousness] return unto righteousness: and all the upright in heart shall follow it.

It is God the Eternal who shall deliver the sincerely repentant who turn to the righteousness of living by every Word of God

94:16 Who will rise up for me against the evildoers? or who will stand up for me against the workers of iniquity? 94:17 Unless the LORD had been my help, my soul had almost dwelt in silence.

When we unintentionally slip, our Maker will deliver us if we acknowledge our sin and call out to him.

94:18 When I said, My foot slippeth; thy mercy, O LORD, held me up.

The zealous people of God find comfort in thinking on and living by every Word of God.

94:19 In the multitude of my thoughts within me thy comforts delight my soul.

God will have nothing to do with iniquity and the unrepentant wicked and neither should the godly except by necessity of living on this earth.

1 Corinthians 5:9  I wrote unto you in an epistle not to company with fornicators: 5:10  Yet not altogether with the fornicators of this world, or with the covetous, or extortioners, or with idolaters; for then must ye needs go out of the world. 5:11  But now I have written unto you not to keep company, if any man that is called a brother be a fornicator, or covetous, or an idolator, or a railer, or a drunkard, or an extortioner; with such an one no not to eat.

Psalm 94:20 Shall the throne of iniquity have fellowship with thee, which frameth mischief by a law?

The wicked despise and persecute the godly righteous, but the Eternal delivers the faithful.  This is a prophecy about Messiah delivering the sincerely repentant in the resurrection to spirit at His coming. 

94:21 They [the wicked who will not live by every Word of God] gather themselves together against the soul [life] of the righteous [those who do live by every Word of God], and condemn the innocent blood.

The LORD will defend his people and will raise them up when He comes

94:22 But the LORD is my defence; and my God is the rock of my refuge.

The unrepentant wicked will be cut off

94:23 And he shall bring upon them their own iniquity, and shall cut them off in their own wickedness; yea, the LORD our God shall cut them off.

 

Psalm 95

Psalm 95 is a song of praise and joy over the deliverance of those who have turned in sincere repentance to live by every Word of God.

This song is about standing in the presence of the Eternal, but is also a prophecy about the literal coming of Christ to deliver the people and to rule all nations as King of kings and Lord of all lords.   At that time the ultimate source of evil will be removed for one thousand years and all remaining people will repent, then God’s Spirit will be poured out on all flesh (Joel 2:28). 

After Christ comes and the millennial temple is built, all nations will come into his presence with great rejoicing because he has bound Satan and saved humanity an dis teaching them the Righteousness of the Word of God to eternal salvation.

Psalm 95:1 O come, let us sing unto the LORD: let us make a joyful noise to the rock of our salvation. 95:2 Let us come before his presence with thanksgiving, and make a joyful noise unto him with psalms.

Messiah the Christ together with God the Father is above all gods including that would be god Satan himself. 

The greatness of God

95:3 For the LORD is a great God, and a great King above all gods. 95:4 In his hand [control] are the deep places of the earth: the strength of the hills is his also. 95:5 The sea is his, and he made it: and his hands formed the dry land.

If we will only hear and live by every Word of God we shall receive God’s deliverance and inherit all good things.

95:6 O come, let us worship and bow down: let us kneel before the LORD our maker. 95:7 For he is our God; and we are the people of his pasture, and the sheep of his hand. To day if ye will hear his voice,

Those who resist the Word of God, refusing to obey and follow God, and insist in doing what seems right in their own eyes; will not enter into the Promised Land of eternal life. 

95:8 Harden not your heart, as in the provocation, and as in the day of temptation in the wilderness: 95:9 When your fathers tempted me, proved me, and saw my work. 95:10 Forty years long was I grieved with this generation, and said, It is a people that do err in their heart, and they have not known my ways: 95:11 Unto whom I sware in my wrath that they should not enter into my rest.

 

Psalm 96

A true New World Order will begin with the coming of Christ and His deliverance. 

Both physical and spiritual Israel will be delivered and the Word of God will be opened up to all nations and peoples.  God’s Spirit will be poured out on all flesh on the Feast of Pentecost (Joel 2:28),  and all who call on the LORD will be saved.

Joel 2:32  And it shall come to pass, that whosoever shall call on the name of the Lord shall be delivered: for in mount Zion and in Jerusalem shall be deliverance, as the Lord hath said, and in the remnant [all those who survive the tribulation will be called to God] whom the Lord shall call.

Psalm 96:1 O sing unto the LORD a new song: sing unto the LORD, all the earth. 96:2 Sing unto the LORD, bless his name; shew forth his salvation [we show our salvation from bondage to sin through living by every Word of God] from day to day.

96:3 Declare his glory among the heathen [the unconverted and teach them to also live by every Word of God], his wonders among all people.

96:4 For the LORD is great, and greatly to be praised: he is to be feared above all gods. 96:5 For all the gods of the nations are idols: but the LORD made the heavens. 96:6 Honour and majesty are before him: strength and beauty are in his sanctuary.

All nations and peoples will be called to God the Father when Messiah the Christ comes 

96:7 Give unto the LORD, O ye kindreds of the people, give unto the LORD glory and strength. 96:8 Give unto the LORD the glory due unto his name: bring an offering, and come into his courts. 96:9 O worship the LORD in the beauty of holiness: fear before him, all the earth.

96:10 Say among the heathen that the LORD reigneth [over all the earth]: the world [the worldwide Kingdom of God] also shall be established that it shall not be moved: he shall judge the people righteously.

96:11 Let the heavens rejoice, and let the earth be glad; let the sea roar, and the fulness thereof. 96:12 Let the field be joyful, and all that is therein: then shall all the trees of the wood rejoice

96:13 Before the LORD: for he cometh, for he cometh to judge [Rule]  the earth: he shall judge the world with righteousness, and the people with his truth [God’s Word is truth].

John 17:17  Sanctify them through thy truth: thy word is truth

 

Psalm 97

The Kingdom of God shall be established on a future Feast of Shavuot or Pentecost and Messiah the Christ shall rule all nations as King of kings and Lord of all lords.

Psalm 97:1 The LORD reigneth; let the earth rejoice; let the multitude of isles be glad thereof.

At His coming the earth trembled, and when his throne and Kingdom are established on  the Feast of Pentecost, God’s Spirit will be poured out on all flesh (Joel 2:28) and all people shall rejoice in His deliverance.

97:2 Clouds and darkness are round about him: righteousness and judgment are the habitation of his throne. 97:3 A fire goeth before him, and burneth up his enemies round about. 97:4 His lightnings enlightened the world: the earth saw, and trembled. 97:5 The hills melted like wax at the presence of the LORD, at the presence of the Lord of the whole earth.

The glory of the Lord

97:6 The heavens declare his righteousness, and all the people see his glory.

Those who trust in their own ways and idols of wood and stone or idols of men and will be brought to humble contrition; and all people will worship the Eternal.

97:7 Confounded be all they that serve graven images, that boast themselves of idols: worship him, all ye gods.

All physical and spiritual Israel shall rejoice in Messiah the King, and all nations will be humbled before Him

97:8 Zion heard, and was glad; and the daughters of Judah rejoiced because of thy judgments, O LORD. 97:9 For thou, LORD, art high above all the earth: thou art exalted far above all gods.

A good understanding and God’s ultimate deliverance is given to all those who hate and loathe all evil; and love, follow and live by every Word of God.

97:10 Ye that love the LORD, hate evil: he preserveth the souls of his saints; he delivereth them out of the hand of the wicked. 97:11 Light is sown for the righteous, and gladness for the upright in heart.

True godly righteousness is living by every Word of God

97:12 Rejoice in the LORD, ye righteous; and give thanks at the remembrance of his holiness.

 

 

Psalm 98

A song for joy that Messiah has come and established the Kingdom of God as King of kings over all nations.

First Christ saved men by being made flesh and giving his life for the sincerely repented sins of humanity;  then he saves Israel and all humanity from destruction by coming with his resurrected chosen and destroying the destroyers of the earth. 

When Christ comes in his power all nations will see and quickly turn to the righteousness of living by every Word of God and a New World Order of righteousness will be born.

Psalm 98:1 O sing unto the LORD a new song; for he hath done marvellous things: his right hand, and his holy arm, hath gotten him the victory.

Messiah the Christ will teach the only way to salvation which is to embrace righteousness of sincere repentance and living by every Word of God.

98:2 The LORD hath made known his salvation: his righteousness hath he openly shewed in the sight of the heathen.

After their correction all Israel [both physical and spiritual] will sincerely repent and God will pour out his mercy on them and then on all humanity to the ends of the earth

98:3 He hath remembered his mercy and his truth toward the house of Israel: all the ends of the earth have seen the salvation of our God.

Let every mouth rejoice and every person sing, because repentance and eternal salvation is opened to all then living humanity!  and will be opened up to all who have ever lived in due time!

98:4 Make a joyful noise unto the LORD, all the earth: make a loud noise, and rejoice, and sing praise. 98:5 Sing unto the LORD with the harp; with the harp, and the voice of a psalm. 98:6 With trumpets and sound of cornet make a joyful noise before the LORD, the King.

Let every breath be employed in rejoicing over the salvation of the LORD, let the earth herself rejoice for the time of her decay is past and desolate places will flourish! 

98:7 Let the sea roar, and the fulness thereof; the world, and they that dwell therein. 98:8 Let the floods clap their hands: let the hills be joyful together

May God speed the day!

98:9 Before the LORD; for he cometh to judge the earth: with righteousness shall he judge the world, and the people with equity.

 

Psalm 99

Let every mouth rejoice for the God of Moses and Aaron is come to reign over the earth from Jerusalem! 

Let all flesh rejoice and praise God that Messiah shall come and shall reign over all the earth in godly justice as King of kings.  His mighty power will be employed to do justice, to teach all people to live by every Word of God and to extend eternal salvation to a repentant humanity.

Psalm 99:1 The LORD reigneth; let the people tremble: he sitteth between the cherubims; let the earth be moved.  99:2 The LORD is great in Zion; and he is high above all the people. 99:3 Let them praise thy great and terrible name; for it is holy.

99:4 The king’s [Messiah the King of kings] strength [will be employed to do justice] also loveth judgment; thou dost establish equity, thou executest judgment and righteousness in Jacob.

99:5 Exalt ye the LORD our God, and worship at his footstool  [the earth is God’s footstool (Isaiah 66:1) and all the earth shall obey the Father and the Son]; for he is holy.

The Messiah the Christ is YHVH on whom Moses, Aaron and Samuel called, and they will serve God the Father and Christ again in the resurrection 

99:6 Moses and Aaron among his priests, and Samuel among them that call upon his name; they called upon the LORD, and he answered them.

The YHVH who led Israel in the cloud and in the fire is the very Messiah the Christ who will come to the earth to rule all nations as King of kings.

He is well deserving of being King over humanity because  gave up his God-hood to become flesh sacrificing himself for the sins of humanity and was then resurrected and returned to his past glory.

99:7 He spake unto them in the cloudy pillar: they kept his testimonies, and the ordinance that he gave them.

The Being who became Jesus Christ corrects those who follow ways co9ntrary to the Word of God but he forgives the sincerely repentant.

99:8 Thou answeredst them, O LORD our God: thou wast a God that forgavest them, though thou tookest vengeance of their inventions.

99:9 Exalt the LORD our God, and worship [exalt and obey]  at his holy hill [the temple; the place of God’s presence]; for the LORD our God is holy.

 

 

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