Daily reading

Today’s reading is: Psa. 92-97


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Psalm Ninety-Two

  1. Psalm 92 is a song designed to be sung on each Sabbath day.
  2. It is the privilege of believers to give thanksgiving and praise to the Lord for all of His gracious works (Ps. 92:1-4).
  3. Failure to recognize the Lord’s gracious work is the senseless and stupid activity of the wicked (Ps. 92:5-9).
  4. Recognition of the Lord’s past faithfulness enables the believer to have confidence in the Lord’s future faithfulness (Ps. 92:10-15).

Psalm Ninety-Three

  1. Psalm 93 is an enthronement psalm—looking at the Lord as the reigning God on earth.
  2. The exaltation of Jesus Christ is the eternal purpose of God’s will (Ps. 93:2; Eph. 3:11).
  3. The Sovereignty of the Lord is absolute, over the angelic and human realms (Ps. 93:3-5).
    1. The floods (plural) reference the destruction of the angelic world following Satan’s rebellion (Gen. 1:2; Isa. 14:17; Jer. 4:23-26), and the destruction of the Adamic world during the days of Noah (Gen. 6-8).
    2. The Sovereignty of God is manifest in His control over the sea, and the restoration of order following both world-wide destructions.

Psalm Ninety-Four

  1. Psalm 94 is an anonymous psalm, which pleads for the appearance of the Lord, as the God of Vengeance, and Judge of the earth (Ps. 94:1-2).
    1. אֵל־נְקָמוֹת neqāmowth #5360: vengeance.  Used in the plural, the Lord is called the God of Vengeances.
    2. שֹׁפֵט הָאָרֶץ shōphēt hā’ārets.
  2. The Lord is expected to shine forth, rise up, and render recompense.
  3. The recompense will be paid to those who have done wickedly against the Lord’s people (Ps. 94:3-7).
  4. Therefore, it is prudent for the Lord’s people to abide in the Word (Ps. 94:8-16).
  5. The psalmist closes with the recognition that he is totally dependent upon God’s grace (Ps. 94:17-23).

Psalm Ninety-Five

  1. Although not identified in the text of Psalm 95, the author of Hebrews (Heb. 4:7) credits David as the author of this hymn.
  2. This psalm is a beautiful call to worship, and recognition of God’s sovereignty and holiness.  It is quoted in the New Testament (Hebrews 3:7-4:11) with remarkable Church Age application.

Psalm Ninety-Six

  1. Psalm 96 forms the central portion of the psalm medley recorded in 1st Chr. 16 (along with Psalm 105 & 106, featured in TTB Day 197). See TTB Day 117 for details.
  2. Believers have the privilege to sing, sing, sing, as they bless the name of YHWH (Ps. 96:1&2a).
  3. Believers have the privilege to proclaim the good news as they tell of His glory (Ps. 96:2b,3,9b,10).
  4. The psalmist exalts the Lord, and His unique glory over all Satanic alternatives (Ps. 96:4-6).
  5. Believers have the privilege to ascribe, ascribe, ascribe, as they bring an offering and worship in His presence (Ps. 96:7-9a).
  6. All the creation eagerly awaits the glory of the Lord to be revealed (Ps. 96:11-13; Rom. 8:19-22).

Psalm Ninety-Seven

  1. Psalm 97 is a psalm of angelic conflict.
  2. Clouds and thick darkness are indications of the Divine judgment upon the earth following the angelic rebellion of Satan (Ps. 97:2-6; Gen. 1:2-3; Jer. 4:23-28; 1st Tim. 6:16).
  3. Fallen angels view themselves as gods, and lead many sinful men into the worship of them (Ps. 97:7-9).
  4. The believer’s love for the Lord should be a motivation virtue for their undivided devotion (Ps. 97:10-12).