Joseph Francis Thrupp. Please enter your email address associated with your Salem All-Pass account, then click Continue. 2 O thou that hearest prayer, unto thee shall all flesh come. afflictions are not prayed for, nor to be prayed for, there being as answers of prayer; but the Lord answers his people in this 1648. The Context of Psalm 46. How could God be the confidence of all the ends of the earth, if he does not reign and constantly work? Verse 5. 1644. By fearsome deeds of righteousness wilt Thou answer us, O God of our salvation, who art the confidence of all the ends of the earth and of them that are afar off upon the sea, ASV. We are filled with the good things of … Verse 5. 3 When we were overwhelmed by sins,. The divine watering of the earth is obviously symbolical of the descent of the Holy Spirit after Christ's ascension; and when on the great day of Pentecost the devout Jews, "out of every nation under heaven," heard the apostle speaking in their several tongues the wonderful works of God, it was a testimony that God was beginning spiritually to make the outgoings of the morning and evening to rejoice. Verse 5-8. Verse 5. Faith is a plant of universal growth, it is a tree of life on shore and a plant of renown at sea; and, blessed be God, those who exercise faith in him anywhere shall find that he is swift and strong to answer their prayers. A psalm of David.What mighty praise, O God,belongs to you in Zion.We will fulfill our vows to you,for you answer our prayers.All of us must come to you.Though we are ov The stability of the mountains is ascribed not to certain physical laws, but to the power of God. faithfulness to his promises made to his people; in the exercise Verse 5. God useth so to give good things unto his children, as withal to give himself, and show to them his heavenly glory in what is done... Now God is terrible to sinful flesh: so far as he appears, it dies. reverence of God: and which are done "in righteousness"; in Psalm 65 - Reasons to Praise God For the director of music. 4 Blessed is the man whom thou choosest, and causest to approach unto thee, that he may dwell in thy courts: we shall be satisfied with the goodness of thy house, even of thy holy temple. 5 With awesome deeds of righteousness You answer us, O God of our salvation, the hope of all the ends of the earth and of the farthest seas. Verse 5. Who art the confidence of all the ends of the earth. The meaning of the point is this: God in all the deliverances of his people by terrible things, doth therein manifest his righteousness. We are filled with the goodness of Your house, the holiness of Your temple. of his vindictive justice upon their enemies; in goodness, grace, A. R. Faussett. Per res reverendas, by reverend things, things to which there belongs a reverence -- thou shalt answer us. To God, which stilleth the noise of the waves and the tumult of the people, the apostles betook themselves in prayer after their first conflict with Jewish authorities, the first conflict of the infant Christian community with the powers of this world: the language of the Psalm (Ps 65:5), O God of our salvation; who art the confidence of all the ends of the earth, and of them that are afar off upon the … Therefore he says,” To You is silence (דום), “ meaning that silence is fitting, but י-ה is praise, i.e., with the name consisting of two letters. A psalm of David. of
Matthew 12:42 . The God who saves may answer our prayers in a way which puts unbelief into a flutter; but when faith spies the Saviour, she remembers that "things are not what they seem," and she is of good courage. PSALM 85 AND THE MEANING OF PEACE Thus the call for help comes from a concrete need. California - Do Not Sell My Personal Information. God is in himself potentially, The confidence of all the ends of the earth. Verse 5. His arm is strong to smite, but also strong to save. And thus, the sense of this place will be, that the God of our salvation (that is, God working in the Christian church) calls us to holiness, to righteousness, by terrible things; not terrible in the way and nature of revenge, but terrible, that is, stupendous, reverend, mysterious; so that we should not make religion too homely a thing, but come always to all acts and exercises of religion with reverence, with fear, and trembling, and make a difference between religious and civil actions. and manner of, in which it should be brought about; has secured But the word which we translate righteousness here, is tzadok, and tzadok is not faithfulness, but holiness; and these terrible things are reverend things; and so Tremellius translates it, and well.