Chapter 103 This psalm calls more for devotion than exposition; it is a most excellent psalm of praise, and of general use. Commentary on Psalm 103:6-14 (Read Psalm 103:6-14) Truly God is good to all: he is in a special manner good to Israel. 103:3 "Who pardons all your iniquities" The term (BDB 699, KB 757) for "pardons" is used in Hebrew only for God's forgiveness. An exhortation to bless God for his mercy. The psalmist, I. Stirs up himself and his own soul to praise God ( v. 1 , v. 2 ) for his favour to him in particular ( v. 3-5 ), to the church in general, and to all good men, to whom he is, and will be, just, and kind, and constant ( v. 6-18 ), and for his government of the world ( v. 19 ). Matthew Henry :: Commentary on Psalms 103 ← Back to Matthew Henry's Bio & Resources. Psalm 103: This hymn is one of the greatest praise psalms in the entire collection. Psalm 103—a Psalm of David. Psalm 103:11-13 includes three metaphors that describe God's forgiveness in graphic terms. David begins by gathering together all the benefits by recollection, and now he has to arrange them, so that they can be sung by any soul exercising itself like his, and remembering the first benefit his soul has got. By his ways we may understand his precepts, the ways he requires us to walk in; and his … This psalm calls more for devotion than exposition; it is a most excellent psalm of praise, and of general use.
103:22 Bless Hashem.
Commentary on Psalm 103:1-8 . This Psalm is: (1) a monologue; (2) a psalm of recollection; (3) a psalm of thanksgiving.
1 Bless the LORD, O my soul; and all that is within me, bless His holy name! Psalms 103:2. Psalm 103 is an individual song or hymn of praise. Bless the Lord, O My Soul A Sermon on Psalm 103. Psalms 103 Commentary, One of over 110 Bible commentaries freely available, this commentary, filling six volumes, provides an exhaustive look at every verse in the Bible. Man is a fleeting organism, withering like the flower of the field, but Hashem’s loving kindness is eternal. A Psalm of David. Israeli scholar Amos Hakham notes that Psalm 103 consists purely of praises of God, without any plea or supplication. Print. (1-5) And to the church and to all men. The first section (verses 1-5), finds the psalmist expressing his intention to praise God for all “his benefits” (verse 2). Verse 2. Vanessa Lovelace | 0 Comments.
Preached April 21, 2010 at a Mission in Downtown Birmingham, AL by Jake Hanson. (19-22) 1-5 By the pardon of sin, that is taken away which kept good things from us, and we are restored to the favor of God, who bestows good things on us. Facebook-twitter-g+-LinkedIN-Email.
(15-18) For the government of the world. (6-14) For the constancy of his mercy. Psalms 103 This psalm calls more for devotion than exposition; it is a most excellent psalm of praise, and of general use. Notice the series of participles that describe why …
He has revealed himself and his grace to them. Click here for audio of the sermon. Verse one of Psalm 103, “Bless the Lord, O my soul, and all that is within me, bless his holy name” has inspired musical arrangements for generations.
First the Psalmist sings of personal mercies which he had himself received Ps 103:1-5; then he magnifies the attributes of Jehovah as displayed in his dealings with his people, Ps 103:6-19; and he closes by calling upon all the creatures in the universe to adore the Lord and join with himself in blessing Jehovah, the ever gracious. Commentary for Psalms 103 . While it speaks about Hashem, it does not address Him directly.The psalmist speaks of God as the healer, redeemer, forgiver and sustainer.