Article Images Copyright © 2020 Getty Images unless otherwise indicated. or a banished man, but hope to come home? Verse 5. "My soul waiteth for the Lord more", etc. The soul waiting for God, is the soul waiting upon God. 2 Lord, hear my voice: let thine ears be attentive to the voice of my supplications. The word implies both a patient waiting and a hopeful trusting. Because what he gives is worth waiting for. Psalm 130 Commentary. Somehow, he knows that God will "pass over" his sins for which he has truly repented and petitioned the Father in heaven. They have cried and they do wait; probably their past prayer sustains their present patience. Salem Media Group. Verse 5-6. They waited in the depths, and they are not now wearied with waiting in a happier condition. This waiting of mine is no mere formal act, my very soul is in it, -- "my soul doth wait." Jehovah's word is a firm ground for a waiting soul to rest upon. We’ll send you a new verse every day to download or share. Apply. This is the source, strength, and sweetness of waiting. Sorry, an error was encountered while loading the book. No man hath hoped in him in vain, neither was ever any disappointed of his hope. The Lord's people have always been a waiting people: they waited for the First Advent, and now they wait for the Second. The proper fear of the LORD is based upon acknowledging God's right to judge as well as His willingness to show mercy. I wait and I wait -- mark the repetition! Waiting has four purposes. It practises the patience of faith. Call us at 888-634-2038. It is also a prayerful posture. Verse 5,7. Get beautiful Bible art delivered to your inbox. or a poor man in his distress, but hope of riches? Find Top Church Sermons, Illustrations, and PowerPoints for Preaching on Psalm 130:5. In the first place it is the posture of faith. Here is the gracious soul hanging in faith upon God in Christ Jesus; upon the veracity of God to fulfil his promise, upon the power of God to help him in difficulty, upon the wisdom of God to counsel him in perplexity, upon the love of God to shield him in danger, upon the omniscience of God to guide him with his eye, and upon the omnipresence of God to cheer him with his presence, at all times and in all places, his sun and shield. In all your waitings remember two things: Let it not be so much the event which you wait for, as the Lord of the event; the Lord in the event. There was an error while trying to create your account. Spero meliora. Verse 5. What comforteth a sick man in time of sickness, but hope of health? [6] My soul waiteth for the Lord more than they that watch for the morning: I say, more than they that watch for the morning. It gives time for preparation for the coming gift. The object of hope is some future good, but the act of hoping is at present good, and that is present pay to bear our charges in waiting. Psalms 130:5 Context. "My soul waits", and then again, "My soul waits"; to make sure work of the waiting. Copyright © 2020, Bible Study Tools. An error occurred while marking the devotional as read. And in his word do I hope. A REMINDER. Therefore let us fix our faith on God, and our hope in God; for he will stand by his promise. No man will wait at all for that which he hath no hope of, and he who hath hope will wait always. Get your church set-up with online giving, sermon streaming, and more in under 24 hours. --Condensed from "Soul Depths and Soul Heights", by Octavius Winslow, 1874. I wait for the LORD, etc. Oh, have faith in God. Verse 5. --James Vaughan. Last week we looked at Psalm 129 which was all about persevering through pain. We pronounce this a most blessed posture of the believer. That is the ultimate object of faith, wherein the essence of our happiness consists, and that is God. God himself in his glorious nature, is the ultimate object where unto our faith is resolved. It runs counter to everything that is natural, and, therefore, it is all the more a supernatural grace of the gracious soul. Waiting, we study the word, believe the word, hope in the word, and live on the word; and all because it is "his word," -- the word of him who never speaks in vain. A word from the Lord is as bread to the soul of the believer; and, refreshed thereby, it holds out through the night of sorrow expecting the dawn of deliverance and delight. "Hope in the word" is the first act, but succeeded by hoping in the Lord: "In his word do I hope": that is not all; but, "Let Israel hope in the Lord." Sorry, an error was encountered while loading part of the book. 3 If thou, LORD, shouldest mark iniquities, O Lord, who shall stand? As we mentioned earlier it is one of the psalms of trust, and yet it almost begins as a psalm of trouble. Read verse in New International Version To narrow your results select one or more categories in the below list. It is the posture of rest. By registering for an account, you agree to Faithlife’s. The proper fear of the LORD is based upon acknowledging God's right to judge as well as His willingness to show mercy. Psalm 130:5-6 - I wait for the Lord, my soul doth wait, and in his word do I hope. He is worth waiting for. All these hopes may fail, as oftentimes wanting a warrant. Please enter your email address associated with your Salem All-Pass account, then click Continue. Sermons; Children’s Sermons; Hymns; Previous Next. "I wait for the Lord", -- spiritually, with my deepest thoughts -- in the very centre of my being -- "I wait for the Lord, my soul doth wait." Expecting him to come to me in love, I quietly wait for his appearing; I wait upon him in service, and for him in faith. Faith doth ultimately centre in the Deity. An error occurred while accessing favorites. My soul waiteth for the Lord more than they that watch for the morning." 4 But there is forgiveness with thee, that thou mayest be feared. Please try again soon. I hope" (Psalms 130:5-6). The picture of the waiting man is a striking one. In the last four verses, he addresses Israel. It may have been some special interposition of Divine Providence. And take care that you have a promise underneath you, -- "In his word do I hope", -- else "waiting" will be too much for you, and after all it may be in vain. 5 I wait for the LORD, my soul doth wait, and in his word do I hope. I hope. or a prisoner, but hope of liberty? They waited for a sense of pardon, and now they wait for perfect sanctification. Psalm 130 is a psalm about waiting. We'll send you an email with steps on how to reset your password. There is not a more God honouring grace of the Christian character than patience -- a patient waiting on and for the Lord. Compiled & Edited by BST & Crosswalk Staff, Compiled & Edited by BibleStudyTools Staff, California - Do Not Sell My Personal Information. Out of the Depths (De Profundis) Psalm 130 Psalm 130 has a long liturgical history, first in Israel and then in the church where it is has been put to many musical texts. Verse 5. Share The psalmist is crying out to the Lord from a place of deep pain and distress. more than watchmenp wait for the morning, more than watchmen wait for the morning.q, Read more Psalm 130:5-6. All rights reserved. Call us at 888-634-2038, 5 I wait for the Lord,m my whole being waits,n. --Archibald Symson. Out of the Depths (De Profundis) Psalm 130 Psalm 130 has a long liturgical history, …

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