Psalm 130



Psalm 130

is a psalm of

  Comfort and Hope.

 

We do not know

the author of this psalm.

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David wrote most of the psalms,

but not all of them.


Psalm 130

can be divided into

4 sections.


Section 1 - verses 1-2


Out of the depths have I cried unto thee, O Lord.

Lord, hear my voice:
let thine ears be attentive to the voice of my supplications.


The First Section deals with our

Sorrows.


The first section
focuses on comforting us
in our sorrows, trials, and tribulations.


This psalm teaches us

not to hesitate

to bring our sorrows to God.


In verse 1,

the psalmist exposes his great sorrows

by saying, "Out of the depths."

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As we experience great emotional pain,

we become  aware of the great depths

that our pain can extend.


During our sorrows,

if we are wise,

we draw toward God and reach out to him.


Section 2 - verses 3-4


If thou, Lord, shouldest mark iniquities, O Lord, who shall stand?

But there is forgiveness with thee, that thou mayest be feared.


The Second Section deals with our

Sins.


The second section guides us

toward humble recognition

of our need for forgiveness.


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The psalmist reminds us of our
utter hopelessness
without the amazing forgiveness of God.


The psalm reminds readers that
those who are wise,
admit the multitude of sins
that they have done in their past.

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As we view ourselves
through the eyes of the Bible,
those who are wise
realize that the only thing we can do
when we sin
is fall on the mercy of God.

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The Good News is that
God is totally open to forgiveness
from those who are
sincere
in their repentance and
seek to turn from their sins.


The song below reminds all of us

even those who are far from God

that God's love is always there

and his forgiveness is ready to be given

to those who ask.



In this song, God sings to us.


Lyrics below the video.

Lyrics

You, you shake your head, what is so hard to believe
When you, you are in your bed, I sing over you the sweetest things
Because oh, my love it does not tire, I'm awake when the moon is full
And I know the times when you feel lost and you just aren't sure

And lo and behold
My love hasn't grown cold for you

You could steal away in the middle of the night
And hide in the light of day
While you cloaked yourself in the darkest lies
But oh, my love, it swims in the deepest oceans of fear
And as soon as you lower your head, I, I am here

Lo and behold, my love hasn't grown cold
Oh lo and behold, my love hasn't grown cold
Yeah oh

If only you could see how heaven stills when you speak
I know all your days and I have wrapped you in mystery
And oh, my love for you is as wide as the galaxies
Just hold out your hand and close your eyes
And come, come be with me

And lo and behold, my love, oh yeah
Lo and behold, my love yeah, hasn't grown cold for you

It hasn't grown cold, oh it hasn't grown cold


Repentance



This section gives insights into:

Repentance in the life of a Christian

who is

Daily Walking with Jesus.


For me, repentance takes my mind to the cross.

I remember an old hymn that said, “Jesus, keep me near the cross.”

God has shown me the wisdom

of staying near the cross.


I want to stay near the cross.

I want to keep a tender heart that easily asks for forgiveness from my Heavenly Father.

I want to be like David –

who was a man after God’s heart.

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I cry out as David did,

“Create in me a clean heart, O God;

and renew a right spirit within me.”

Psalm 51:10


Here is that Great Hymn called

"Near the Cross"



Section 3 - verses 5-6


I wait for the Lord, my soul doth wait, and in his word do I hope.

My soul waiteth for the Lord more than they that watch for the morning: I say, more than they that watch for the morning.


The Third Section deals with

waiting on the Lord.



The third section

focuses on being Steadfast

in waiting on God

to act on our behalf

after we have prayed for help.


The Lord is good to those who wait for Him,
To the soul who seeks Him.

It is good that one should hope and wait quietly
For the salvation of the Lord.

Lamentations 3:25-26 NKJV


This song is based
on the above scripture.



The Lord does AMAZING things

while we wait for him.


Section 4 - verses 7-8



Let Israel hope in the Lord: for with the Lord there is mercy, and with him is plenteous redemption.

And he shall redeem Israel from all his iniquities.


The Fourth Section deals with 

God

Blessing Israel.


Some Christians have not yet developed

a warm heart toward the Jewish people.

Many of those Christians have a logical reason for their

lack of compassion.

The Bible urges us to 

intentionally develop in this area.


What kind of heart does God want us to have
toward the Jewish people?


"Brethren, my heart's desire
and prayer to God for Israel is,
that they might be saved."

Romans 10:1 KJV


That 2,000-year-old prayer

from the heart of God

is being answered in astounding ways

in our day.


Many, many Jewish people
are discovering Jesus as  Messiah.


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Would you pray with me

for the salvation of the Jewish people?


Dear Lord,

I pray for the Jewish people. 

I pray that this very day the hearts of multitudes of Jewish people will be opened to the Gospel of Jesus Christ.

May their need to find Messiah be satisfied as they entertain thoughts of Jesus.

I pray that they will experience the miracle of understanding that Jesus actually was Messiah.

May the words of Isaiah 53 become prevalent in the minds and hearts of the Jewish people. May their eyes be opened to the truth of the fulfillment of that verse in Jesus of Nazareth.

May the Jewish people take a careful look at Psalm 22.

Motivate the Jewish people to search out the scriptures both Old and New Testaments.

May the hearts of the Jewish people be softened. 

May the resolve of the Jewish people be stirred to accept Jesus as Lord and follow Him.

I boldly pray that this year every Jewish person has the opportunity to recognize and accept Jesus as their Messiah.

In the mighty name of Jesus I pray,

Amen

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Psalm 130

Psalm 130 

Out of the depths have I cried unto thee, O Lord.

Lord, hear my voice: let thine ears be attentive to the voice of my supplications.

If thou, Lord, shouldest mark iniquities, O Lord, who shall stand?

But there is forgiveness with thee, that thou mayest be feared.

I wait for the Lord, my soul doth wait, and in his word do I hope.

My soul waiteth for the Lord more than they that watch for the morning: I say, more than they that watch for the morning.

Let Israel hope in the Lord: for with the Lord there is mercy, and with him is plenteous redemption.

And he shall redeem Israel from all his iniquities.

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