Psalm 41 God's kindness and truth have often been the support and comfort of the saints when they have had most experience of man's unkindness and treachery. David here found them so, upon a sick-bed; he found his enemies very barbarous, but his God very gracious.
8 de oct. de 2017 · Psalm 41 is a lament psalm. In it, we’ll see David pronounce a blessing on those who consider the poor. Then he gives a lament that even though he does consider the poor, he himself is being mistreated and afflicted. Then he asks God to raise him up. He expresses confidence in God’s hearing him, and then ends this psalm with a praise.
Commentary on Psalm 41:1-4 (Read Psalm 41:1-4) The people of God are not free from poverty, sickness, or outward affliction, but the Lord will consider their case, and send due supplies. From his Lord's example the believer learns to consider his poor and afflicted brethren. This branch of godliness is usually recompensed with temporal blessings.
- I. Introduction
- II. Commentary
- III. Conclusion
- Holman Old & New Testament Commentary Set
One of the best tests of any believer’s spiritual condition is not what he is when he is succeeding. Rather, the greatest disclosure of what he is occurs as he responds to suffering. Adversity reveals a person’s soul. In this psalm, David was at just such a point in his life. He was undergoing much adversity, and yet he was blessed. This psalm is a...
MAIN IDEA: David instructs God’s people that those who show mercy and confess their sin will find mercy with the Lord.
This psalm provides a model response for any believer who is undergoing the pain of deep trials. Humility, as demonstrated in David’s life, is highlighted as the leading virtue of the person who walks with God. With humility, believers should call upon God in every difficulty, yielding themselves to him. Those who trust God must show mercy to other...
Did you enjoy this quick commentary from the Holman Old & New Testament Commentary Set? Go section-by-section through the entire Bible with helpful features such as: 1. introductions 2. commentary 3. application points 4. teaching outlines 5. prayers 6. deeper topical studies 7. discussion questions 8. and much more! Whether you’re a teacher or stu...