Verses 1–7; Verses 8–12; This psalm has nothing in it directly either of prayer or praise, nor does it appear upon what occasion it was penned, nor whether upon any particular occasion, whether mournful or joyful. He alone is my rock and my salvation, my fortress; I shall never be shaken. To the leader: according to Jeduthun. upon Jeduthun; which might be the name of a musical instrument or tune, invented by that Jeduthun, and therefore called by his name. God is his rock, his salvation, and his fortress. 1. Psalms. Psalms Chapter 62. Biblical Commentary (Bible study) Psalm 62 EXEGESIS: CONTEXT: In the midst of adversity––beset by enemies––the psalmist declares his faith in God. Psalm 62: God Only Related Media. David's confidence in God. We must lay out wants and our wishes before him, and then patiently submit our wills to his: this is pouring out our hearts. Free shipping . This Psalm was made in a time of great danger and distress, or at least with respect to it, as is manifest from Psalms 62:3,4. (1-7) No trust to be put in worldly things. (Verse 1-7. Matthew Henry's Commentary on the Whole Bible (6 Volumes) $30.93 ... Matthew Henry's Commentary on the Whole Bible 6 Volume Set Fleming H Revell. She shall be called by a new name, a pleasant name, such as she was never called by before. Concise Commentary on the Whole Bible by Matthew Henry It is called, 1. (Verse 1-7. $124.99. Previous Next Complete Commentary on the Whole Bible, by Matthew Henry, [1706], at sacred-texts.com. (1-5) The office of ministers in preaching the gospel. We are in the way both of duty and comfort, when our souls wait upon God; when we cheerfully give up ourselves, and all our affairs, to his will and wisdom; when we leave ourselves to all the ways of his providence, and patiently expect the event, with full satisfaction in his goodness. God's power and promise are a rock that is higher than we. No trust to be put in worldly things. View Psalm . All around us we see evidences of power. Chapter 62. David having put his confidence in God, foresees the overthrow of his enemies. The business of prophets was both to preach and pray. 6 He alone is my rock and my salvation, my fortress. The psalmist trusts God alone for his salvation. Heb. Mercy also belongs to him; and his recompensing the imperfect services of those that believe in him, blotting out their transgressions for the Redeemer's sake, is a proof of abundant mercy, and encourages us to trust in him. In our text today we see a theme of placing our hope in God. Let us not trust in the men of this world, for they are broken reeds (Psalms 62:9): Surely men of low degree are vanity, utterly unable to help us, and men of high degree are a lie, that will deceive us if we trust to them. All your content will be saved and you can seamlessly switch devices. Previous Next Complete Commentary on the Whole Bible, by Matthew Henry, [1706], at sacred-texts.com. Trust in him to guide us when in doubt, to protect us when in danger, to supply us when in want, to strengthen us for every good word and work. © 2020 Christianity.com. Psalms 62 Commentary, this commentary, filling six volumes, provides an exhaustive look at every verse in the Bible. the good counsel given is, to trust wholly in God. Psalm 62:8 Trust in him at all times; you people, pour out your heart before him: God is a refuge for us. the good counsel given is, to trust wholly in God. God hath spoken as it were once for all, that power belongs to him alone. Bibliography InformationHenry, Matthew. Truly my soul waiteth upon God: from him cometh my salvation. Matthew Henry's Concise Commentary 62:8-12 Those who have found the comfort of the ways of God themselves, will invite others into those ways; we shall never have the less for others sharing with us. From Wesley's Notes. EXPOSITION. Knowing He is our hope and salvation in the foundation of who we are and upon how we make decisions and feel secure. (8-12) Commentary on Psalm 62:1-7 (Read Psalm 62:1-7). To Jeduthun, a famous musician; of whom see 1 Chronicles 9:16 16:42. (6-9) Every hinderance shall be removed from the way of salvation. Weighed in the balance of Scripture, all that man can do to make us happy is lighter than vanity itself. We are in the way both of duty and comfort, when our souls wait upon God; when we cheerfully give up ourselves, and all our affairs, to his will and wisdom; when we leave ourselves to all the ways of his providence, and patiently expect the event, with full satisfaction in his goodness. upon Jeduthun; which might be the name of a musical instrument or tune, invented by that Jeduthun, and therefore called by his name. Isaiah 62 Commentary, One of over 110 Bible commentaries freely available, this commentary, filling six volumes, provides an exhaustive look at every verse in the Bible. avid's confidence in God.