Psalm 111

The LORD’s works are great. [UPDATED]

 


 

THE LORD’S WORKS ARE GREAT

 

VERSE 1. Praise the LORD! I will give thanks to the LORD with my whole heart, in the council of the upright, and in the congregation.

in the congregation. That is, within the temple.

 

VERSE 2. The LORD’s works are great, pondered by all those who delight in them.

pondered. Do you ponder the works of the LORD God in your own life?

 

VERSE 3. His work is honor and majesty. His righteousness endures forever.

 

VERSE 4. He has caused his wonderful works to be remembered. The LORD is gracious and merciful.

to be remembered. The works of the LORD God are memorable.

 

VERSE 5. He has given food to those who fear him. He always remembers his covenant.

given food. The LORD God provided food to the Hebrew people as they trekked across the desert.

 

VERSE 6. He has shown his people the power of his works, in giving them the heritage of the nations.

heritage of the nations. That is, the Promised Land.

 

VERSE 7. The works of his hands are truth and justice. All his precepts are sure.

truth. For us Christians, the Lord Jesus Christ is truth itself:

John 14:6. Jesus said to him, “I am the way, the truth, and the life. No one comes to the Father, except through me.”

 

VERSE 8. They are established forever and ever. They are done in truth and uprightness.

 

VERSE 9. He has sent redemption to his people. He has ordained his covenant forever. His name is holy and awesome!

 

VERSE 10. The fear of the LORD is the beginning of wisdom. All those who do his work have a good understanding. His praise endures forever!

Psalm 111:10. The fear of the LORD is the beginning of wisdom. All those who do his work have a good understanding. His praise endures forever!

Proverbs 1:7. The fear of the LORD is the beginning of knowledge; but the foolish despise wisdom and instruction.

Job 28:28. To man he said, ‘Behold, the fear of the Lord, that is wisdom. To depart from evil is understanding.’

 


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