Read Psalms 106:1
Although God had faithfully blessed Israel, miraculously delivered them from Egyptian slavery, provided the promised land, and given them victory over the Canaanites and great prosperity, they soon forgot His works; they waited not for His counsel . . . and tempted God in the desert (Psalm 106:13-14).
The psalmist then points out the inevitable consequences of sin: Therefore was the wrath of the LORD kindled against His people, insomuch that He abhorred His own inheritance. And He gave them into the hand of the heathen (nations); and they that hated them ruled over them (vss 40-42). But, the Lord's judgment on
Note carefully that
Oh that men would praise the LORD for His goodness, and for His wonderful works to the children of men! . . . The righteous shall see it, and rejoice. . . . Whoso is wise, and will observe these things, even they shall understand the lovingkindness of the LORD (Psalm 107:8,15,21,31,42-43).
As the One who makes the storm a calm (Psalm 107:29). When Jesus calmed the storm, His awestruck disciples exclaimed: What manner of Man is this, that even the winds and the sea obey Him! (Matthew 8:27). Jesus offers to calm the storms of our lives and give us peace (see John 14:27).
106:20 similitude = likeness; 106:29 inventions = deeds, acts; 106:30 stayed = stopped, checked; 107:11 contemned = despised, spurned.
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Memory Verse for the Week: 1 Thessalonians 4:14