Click here to load reader

Of the Old Testament © John Stevenson, 2010. Book 1 Chapt. 1-41 Book 2Book 3Book 4Book 5 Chapt. 42-72 Chapt. 73-89 Chapt. 90-106 Chapt. 107-150 Written

  • View
    216

  • Download
    0

Embed Size (px)

Text of Of the Old Testament © John Stevenson, 2010. Book 1 Chapt. 1-41 Book 2Book 3Book 4Book 5 Chapt....

  • Of the Old Testament John Stevenson, 2010

  • Book 1Chapt. 1-41Book 2Book 3Book 4Book 5Chapt. 42-72Chapt. 73-89Chapt. 90-106Chapt. 107-150Written mostly by DavidMostly by AsaphMostly unknownMany by David

  • Ascription of authorshipMusical directionsHistorical circumstances of compositionPurpose or use of PsalmLiturgical notices

  • Psalm 1:1-2How blessed is the man who does not walk in the counsel of the wicked, Nor stand in the path of sinners, Nor sit in the seat of scoffers! 2 But his delight is in the law of the LORD, And in His law he meditates day and night.

  • Psalm 1:3He will be like a tree firmly planted by streams of water,Which yields its fruit in its season And its leaf does not wither;

    And in whatever he does, he prospers.

  • The wicked are not so, But they are like chaff which the wind drives away (Psalm 1:4).

  • Psalm 1:5-6Therefore the wicked will not stand in the judgment, Nor sinners in the assembly of the righteous. 6 For the LORD knows the way of the righteous, But the way of the wicked will perish.

  • Blessed is the man who does not walk in the counsel of the wicked (1)He does not stand in the path of sinners or sit in the seat of scoffers (2)He will be like a tree firmly planted by streams of living water (3)The wicked are like chaff that the wind drives away (4)The wicked will not stand in the judgment, nor sinners in the assembly of the righteous (5)The way of the wicked shall perish (6)

  • Situation in LifeApplicationSituation described in the PsalmSituation for which the Psalm was written

  • Psalm 24:1-2Psalm of David. The earth is the LORDS, and all it contains, The world, and those who dwell in it. 2 For He has founded it upon the seas And established it upon the rivers.

  • Psalm 24:3-4Who may ascend into the hill of the LORD? And who may stand in His holy place? 4 He who has clean hands and a pure heart, Who has not lifted up his soul to falsehood And has not sworn deceitfully.

  • Psalm 24:5-6He shall receive a blessing from the LORD And righteousness from the God of his salvation. 6 This is the generation of those who seek Him, Who seek Your face-- even Jacob. Selah.

  • Psalm 24:7-8Lift up your heads, O gates, And be lifted up, O ancient doors, That the King of glory may come in! 8 Who is the King of glory? The LORD strong and mighty, The LORD mighty in battle.

  • Psalm 24:9-10Lift up your heads, O gates, And lift them up, O ancient doors, That the King of glory may come in! 10 Who is this King of glory? The LORD of hosts, He is the King of glory. Selah.

  • Psalm 120-134

  • Psalm 120:1-2A Song of Ascents. In my trouble I cried to the LORD, And He answered me. 2 Deliver my soul, O LORD, from lying lips, From a deceitful tongue.

  • Psalm 121:1-4A Song of Ascents. I will lift up my eyes to the mountains; From where shall my help come? 2 My help comes from the LORD, Who made heaven and earth. 3 He will not allow your foot to slip; He who keeps you will not slumber. 4 Behold, He who keeps Israel Will neither slumber nor sleep.

  • I will lift up my eyes to the mountains; From where shall my help come?

  • Psalm 121:5-8The LORD is your keeper; The LORD is your shade on your right hand.6 The sun will not smite you by day, Nor the moon by night. 7 The LORD will protect you from all evil; He will keep your soul. 8 The LORD will guard your going out and your coming in From this time forth and forever.

  • Psalm 122:1A Song of Ascents, of David. I was glad when they said to me, Let us go to the house of the LORD.

  • Psalm 122:2Our feet are standing Within your gates, O Jerusalem,

  • Psalm 122:3-4Jerusalem, that is built As a city that is compact together; 4 To which the tribes go up, even the tribes of the LORD An ordinance for Israel To give thanks to the name of the LORD.

  • Psalm 122:5For there thrones were set for judgment, The thrones of the house of David.

  • Psalm 122:6-7Pray for the peace of Jerusalem: May they prosper who love you. 7 May peace be within your walls, And prosperity within your palaces.

  • Psalm 122:8-9For the sake of my brothers and my friends, I will now say, May peace be within you. 9 For the sake of the house of the LORD our God, I will seek your good.

  • Psalm 123:1A Song of Ascents. To You I lift up my eyes, O You who are enthroned in the heavens!

  • Psalm 123:2Behold, as the eyes of servants look to the hand of their master, As the eyes of a maid to the hand of her mistress, So our eyes look to the LORD our God, Until He is gracious to us.

  • Psalm 123:3-4Be gracious to us, O LORD, be gracious to us, For we are greatly filled with contempt. 4 Our soul is greatly filled With the scoffing of those who are at ease, And with the contempt of the proud.

  • Psalm 125:1A Song of Ascents. Those who trust in the LORD Are as Mount Zion, which cannot be moved but abides forever.

  • Psalm 125:2As the mountains surround Jerusalem, So the LORD surrounds His people From this time forth and forever.

  • Psalm 125:3For the scepter of wickedness shall not rest upon the land of the righteous, So that the righteous will not put forth their hands to do wrong.

  • Psalm 125:4-5Do good, O LORD, to those who are good And to those who are upright in their hearts. 5 But as for those who turn aside to their crooked ways, The LORD will lead them away with the doers of iniquity. Peace be upon Israel.

  • Psalm 126:1A Song of Ascents. When the LORD brought back the captive ones of Zion, We were like those who dream.

  • Psalm 126:3-4Then our mouth was filled with laughter And our tongue with joyful shouting; Then they said among the nations, The LORD has done great things for them.3 The LORD has done great things for us; We are glad.

  • Psalm 126:4-6Restore our captivity, O LORD, As the streams in the South. 5 Those who sow in tears shall reap with joyful shouting. 6 He who goes to and fro weeping, carrying his bag of seed, Shall indeed come again with a shout of joy, bringing his sheaves with him.

  • Psalm 127:1A Song of Ascents, of Solomon. Unless the LORD builds the house, They labor in vain who build it; Unless the LORD guards the city, The watchman keeps awake in vain.

  • Psalm 127:2It is vain for you to rise up early, To retire late, To eat the bread of painful labors; For He gives to His beloved even in his sleep.

  • Psalm 127:3-5Behold, children are a gift of the LORD, The fruit of the womb is a reward.4 Like arrows in the hand of a warrior, So are the children of ones youth. 5 How blessed is the man whose quiver is full of them; They will not be ashamed When they speak with their enemies in the gate.

  • Psalm 134:1-2A Song of Ascents. Behold, bless the LORD, all servants of the LORD, Who serve by night in the house of the LORD! 2 Lift up your hands to the sanctuary And bless the LORD.

  • Psalm 134:3May the LORD bless you from Zion, He who made heaven and earth.

  • Psalm 2:1-3Why are the nations in an uproar And the peoples devising a vain thing? 2 The kings of the earth take their stand And the rulers take counsel together Against the LORD and against His Anointed, saying, 3 Let us tear their fetters apart And cast away their cords from us!

  • Psalm 2:4-6He who sits in the heavens laughs, The Lord scoffs at them. 5 Then He will speak to them in His anger And terrify them in His fury, saying, 6 But as for Me, I have installed My King Upon Zion, My holy mountain.

  • Psalm 2:7-6I will surely tell of the decree of the LORD: He said to Me, You are My Son, Today I have begotten You. 8 Ask of Me, and I will surely give the nations as Your inheritance, And the very ends of the earth as Your possession. 9 You shall break them with a rod of iron, You shall shatter them like earthenware.

  • Psalm 2:10-1110 Now therefore, O kings, show discernment; Take warning, O judges of the earth. 11 Worship the LORD with reverence And rejoice with trembling.

  • Psalm 2:12Do homage to the Son, that He not become angry, and you perish in the way, For His wrath may soon be kindled. How blessed are all who take refuge in Him!

  • Psalm 2:12Do homage to the Son, that He not become angry, and you perish in the way, For His wrath may soon be kindled. How blessed are all who take refuge in Him!

  • Psalm 8:1For the choir director; on the Gittith. A Psalm of David. O LORD, our Lord, How majestic is Your name in all the earth, Who have displayed Your splendor above the heavens!

  • Psalm 8:2From the mouth of infants and nursing babes You have established strength Because of Your adversaries, To make the enemy and the revengeful cease

  • But when the chief priests and the scribes saw the wonderful things that He had done, and the children who were shouting in the temple, Hosanna to the Son of David, they became indignant 16 and said to Him, Do You hear what these children are saying? And Jesus said to them, Yes; have you never read, Out of the mouth of infants and nursing babies You have prepared praise for Yourself? (Matthew 21:15-16)

  • Psalm 16DavidThe better David

  • Psalm 16:1-2A Mikhtam of David. Preserve me, O God, for I take refuge in You. 2 I said to the LORD, You are my Lord; I have no good besides You.

  • Psalm 16:7-8I will bless the LORD who has counseled me; Indeed, my mind instructs me in the night. 8 I have set the LORD continually before me; Because He is at my right hand, I will not be shaken.

  • Psalm 16:9-10Therefore my hea