Ver. I will go and tell him my joys, for even in this vale of tears "my heart is" sometimes "glad, and my glory rejoiceth." The psalmist has hope of God's redemption, but it hasn't come yet. Minor Prophets a. Vindicate me, O God: The psalmist repeats a familiar theme in the Psalms - a cry for vindication. (last clause). Thou art the God of my strength. This light elicits praise from the speaker, praise accompanied by the harp. GenesisExodusLeviticusNumbersDeuteronomyJoshuaJudgesRuth1 Samuel2 Samuel1 Kings2 Kings1 Chronicles2 ChroniclesEzraNehemiahEstherJobPsalmsProverbsEcclesiastesSong of SongsIsaiahJeremiahLamentationsEzekielDanielHoseaJoelAmosObadiahJonahMicahNahumHabakkukZephaniahHaggaiZechariahMalachiMatthewMarkLukeJohnActsRomans1 Corinthians2 CorinthiansGalatiansEphesiansPhilippiansColossians1 Thessalonians2 Thessalonians1 Timothy2 TimothyTitusPhilemonHebrewsJames1 Peter2 Peter1 John2 John3 JohnJudeRevelation, Select a Beginning Point Ver. 2. 1. And then it may be there will be breaking out of the grief and malady again; we must to it again, and never give over, that is the right temper of a Christian. The Old Testament Ver. 3. Such wrong God who do wrong his people 2 Chronicles 15:11, Zechariah 2:8, Acts 9:4-5; so that in deliverance God vindicates himself as well as the believers. To God my exceeding joy; The joy of joy. The psalm’s journey toward hope rests in divine initiative. A verification email has been sent to the address you provided. The injustice that men do to believers, is as well against God's just nature, as against the believers' ease. Or why he’s depressed and upset. GenesisExodusLeviticusNumbersDeuteronomyJoshuaJudgesRuth1 Samuel2 Samuel1 Kings2 Kings1 Chronicles2 ChroniclesEzraNehemiahEstherJobPsalmsProverbsEcclesiastesSong of SongsIsaiahJeremiahLamentationsEzekielDanielHoseaJoelAmosObadiahJonahMicahNahumHabakkukZephaniahHaggaiZechariahMalachiMatthewMarkLukeJohnActsRomans1 Corinthians2 CorinthiansGalatiansEphesiansPhilippiansColossians1 Thessalonians2 Thessalonians1 Timothy2 TimothyTitusPhilemonHebrewsJames1 Peter2 Peter1 John2 John3 JohnJudeRevelation, Select a Beginning Point General Epistles So their appeals to God are agreeable to God's enmity against injustice; therefore, his enmity concurs with their appeals. Deceit and injustice are boon companions: he who fawns will not fear to slander. 4. Ver. 4. For terror to the enemies of believers. Psalms 11:7 Lu 23:6-7. GenesisExodusLeviticusNumbersDeuteronomyJoshuaJudgesRuth1 Samuel2 Samuel1 Kings2 Kings1 Chronicles2 ChroniclesEzraNehemiahEstherJobPsalmsProverbsEcclesiastesSong of SongsIsaiahJeremiahLamentationsEzekielDanielHoseaJoelAmosObadiahJonahMicahNahumHabakkukZephaniahHaggaiZechariahMalachiMatthewMarkLukeJohnActsRomans1 Corinthians2 CorinthiansGalatiansEphesiansPhilippiansColossians1 Thessalonians2 Thessalonians1 Timothy2 TimothyTitusPhilemonHebrewsJames1 Peter2 Peter1 John2 John3 JohnJudeRevelation, The Whole Bible I will go and tell him of my sins. Ver. Ver. Adam ate, and in that day became the subject of sin and death. My exceeding joy. (Morgan) In fact, in a number of ancient Hebrew manuscripts Psalm 42 and Psalm 43 are joined together as one unity. Now, God cannot in justice punish twice; therefore, seeing Christ was wounded, believers must be healed. The way to the altar is opened by the sending out of light and truth from God." It was Archbishop Desmond Tutu who said, “If you are neutral in situations of injustice, you have chosen the side of the oppressor …, In the first chapter of the book of Joshua, the title character is exhorted four times — in the space of eleven verses — to “be strong and courageous.”, “Paul … found a Jew named Aquila … with his wife Priscilla … Paul went to see them, and, because he was of the same trade, he stayed with them, and they worked together — by trade they were tentmakers (Acts 18:1–3).”. 5. Its similarity would have secured its unity had it ever been part and parcel of the forty-second. I will go and tell him my fears; how greatly I am distressed at times, when I perceive this or the other corruption so strong, which I thought had received its death wound... how I tremble when I have by my folly provoked the Lord to leave me, for fear he will never return again, etc. General Epistles Touching suffering wrongs of men, believers may appeal upon these three grounds: 1. 1. Ver. Ver. Why do I go mourning: Anyone who loves God and walks with God will have to deal with the "whys" - wondering why God doesn't do things just the way we would do it, especially when the answer seems so obvious. Why art thou cast down, O my soul? Come, my heart, look out of the window, borrow the telescopic glass, forecast a little, and sweeten thy chamber with sprigs of the sweet herb of hope. There is need of patience, but there is ground for hope. We speak not here of that arrival at God himself which is by and after all duties, to a beatific vision of God in glory, but we speak of that arrival at God himself which is to be had in duties, while we are in the exercise of duties; namely, to attain to God's special presence in them, in an actual communion, communication and conversing with God, so that we are spiritually sensible he is with us therein. Thy tabernacles. O send out thy light and thy truth. Providential strength is God's making way for his people to act and put forth their strength. Your holy hill to Your tabernacle: The psalmist wants to go to the tent of meeting. Justice in men is according to God's nature, as well as for the believer's welfare, and, therefore, the disposition and inclination of God's nature concurs with their prayers for deliverance. The blessings desired; the guidance sought; the end longed for. The New Testament John 3:16, Jesus faith love), The Whole Bible Why do You cast me off? My God will clear the furrows from my brow, and the tear marks from my cheek; therefore will I lift up my head and smile in the face of the storm. Elnathan Parr. "The way to God is ever the way of the altar.