4 My heart is smitten, and withered like grass; so that I forget to eat my bread. Here is a prayer put into the hands of the afflicted; let them present it to God. It is very comfortable, in reference to all the changes and dangers of the church, to remember that Jesus Christ is the same yesterday, to-day, and for ever. [3] โ†ฉ For your own further study, the Believers Bible Commentary lays out the following speakers for Psalm 102 saying: 'The key to understanding this Psalm lies in detecting the change in speakers. And in reference to the death of our bodies, and the removal of friends, to remember that God is an everlasting God. Psalm 102:1 > Hear my prayer, O LORD, and let my cry come unto thee. If you refuse cookies we will remove all set cookies in our domain. The complaint and miserable state of the poor captives, 1 โ€ฆ Do not let us overlook the assurance this psalm contains of a happy end to all the believer's trials. Chapter 102. Hear my prayer, O LORD, and let my cry come unto thee. 1:10). We are dying creatures, but God is an everlasting God, the protector of his church; we may be confident that it will not be neglected. Click to enable/disable Google reCaptcha. 102:1-11 describes the terrible sufferings of the afflicted one. © 2020 Christianity.com. Ps 102:1-28. Psalm 27:7; Psalm 39:12; Psalm 54:2; Psalm 55:1, etc.). (2) Ps. This was all done under the process of Divine inspiration. The complaint and miserable state of the poor captives, Psalm 102:1-11; the expectation of deliverance, Psalm 102:12-14; the conversion of the heathen, Psalm 102:15-18; the termination of the captivity, Psalm 102:19-22; the great frailty of man, Psalm 102:23, Psalm 102:24; the unchangeableness of God, Psalm 102:25-27; the permanence of the Church, Psalm 102:28. We must say, Blessed be the name of the Lord, who both gives and takes away. I TRODUCTIO SPURGEO , "SUBJECT. The second portion, from Ps 102:12-28, has a vision of better things, a view of the gracious Lord, and his eternal existence, and care for his people, and therefore it is interspersed with sunlight as well as shaded by the cloud, and it ends up right gloriously with calm confidence for the future, and sweet restfulness in โ€ฆ (3) And Psalms 102:23-28 speaks of the unchanging God as contrasted with the changing world. You can check these in your browser security settings. ii. (Read Psalm 102:1-11) The whole word of God is of use to direct us in prayer; but here, is often elsewhere, the Holy Ghost has put words into our mouths. We may request cookies to be set on your device. 2 Do not hide Your face from me in the day of my distress; incline Your ear to me; in the day when I call answer me quickly. In Latin, it is known as "Domine exaudi orationem meam". Even good men may be almost overwhelmed with afflictions. Psalm 102 โ€“ Afflicted, But Full of Trust. 2 b Do not hide your face from me. in c the day of my distress! โ€ฆ Thou shalt have mercy upon Zion โ€” Upon Jerusalem, or thy church and people; for the set time is come โ€” The end of those seventy years which was the time fixed for the continuing of the Babylonish captivity: see Jeremiah 25:12; Jeremiah 29:10; Daniel 9:2. When we consider our own vileness, our darkness and deadness, and the manifold defects in our prayers, we have cause to fear that they will not be received in heaven; but we are here assured of the contrary, for we have an Advocate with the Father, and are under grace, not under the law. 3 For my days g pass away like smoke, and my h bones burn like a furnace. “It is remarkable that the psalmist does not draw the conclusion that he himself shall receive an answer to his prayer, but that ‘the children of Thy servants shall dwell’ i.e., in the land, and that there will always be an Israel ‘established before Thee.’” (Maclaren), iii. (1-11) Encouragement by expecting the performances of God's promises to his church. SUFFERINGS OF THE AFFLICTED "Hear my prayer, O Jehovah, Here is a prayer put into the hands of the afflicted; let them present it to God. A sorrowful complaint of great afflictions. Note that blocking some types of cookies may impact your experience on our websites and the services we are able to offer. Because these cookies are strictly necessary to deliver the website, refuseing them will have impact how our site functions. Then he looked outside his time to future generations. Ps. 3 For my days are consumed like smoke, and my bones are burned like a hearth. Click to enable/disable _gid - Google Analytics Cookie. 102 z Hear my prayer, O L ord; let my cry a come to you! 1-11, 23-24...designates the prayer as that of an individual.But vv. PSALM 102 COMME TARY EDITED BY GLE PEASE A prayer of an afflicted person who has grown weak and pours out a lament before the Lord. Psalm 102 is the 102nd psalm of the Book of Psalms, generally known in English by its first verse, in the King James Version, "Hear my prayer, O LORD, and let my cry come unto thee. Psalm 102 is a lamenting prayer by an unnamed individual in severe affliction and distressโ€”apparently during a time of national distress: "The title...in accordance with vv. Click to enable/disable essential site cookies. There are a number of reasons for that, including the 102 Hear my prayer, O Lord, and let my cry come unto thee. These cookies are strictly necessary to provide you with services available through our website and to use some of its features. Look down upon us, Lord Jesus; and bring us into the glorious liberty of thy children, that we may bless and praise thy name. All Rights Reserved. Psalm 102 Pulpit Commentary. Click to enable/disable _gat_* - Google Analytics Cookie. And let my cry for help come to You. Hear my prayer, LORD; let my cry for help come to you. 2 Psalm 102 Prayer for Mercy in Affliction 1 Hear my prayer, O Lord, and let my cry come to You. It is our duty and interest to pray; and it is comfort to an afflicted spirit to unburden itself, by a humble representation of its griefs. We must own God's hand in it; and must reconcile this to his love, for often those that have used their strength well, have it weakened; and those who, as we think, can very ill be spared, have their days shortened. (Jews are people who were born from Abraham, Isaac and Jacob and their children.) 21 to proclaim the name of Yahweh in Zion, his praise in Jerusalem;. 102:1-11 The whole word of God is of use to direct us in prayer; but here, is often elsewhere, the Holy Ghost has put words into our mouths. This will be written for the generation to come, This will be written for the generation to come, a people yet to be created may praise the LORD, He looked down from the height of His sanctuary, Of old You laid the foundation of the earth, The children of Your servants will continue, and their descendants will be established, © Copyright - Enduring Word       |      . 4 My heart is stricken and withered like grass, so that I forget to eat my bread. Commentary by Pastor Ron Beckham. 12-22, 28 clearly indicate national involvement in the calamity. Verse 1. (12-22) The unchangeableness of God. SermonAudio.com - Psalm 102 Sermons. EXEGESIS: CONTEXT: Psalm 107 has much in common with Psalms 105 and 106. In the first part of the Psalm, Psalms 102:1-11, the moaning monopolizes every verse, the lamentation is unceasing, sorrow rules the hour. The whole word of God is of use to direct us in prayer; but here, is often elsewhere, the Holy Ghost has put words into our mouths. Get a Copy of This KJV Bible - https: ... PSALM CII . You always can block or delete cookies by changing your browser settings and force blocking all cookies on this website. 18 This shall be put on record for a future generation, and a people yet to be born shall praise God:. The title of this psalm is A Prayer of the afflicted, when he is overwhelmed and pours out his complaint before the LORD. Introduction. Redemption is the subject of praise in the Christian church; and that great work is described by the temporal deliverance and restoration of Israel. Psalm 102:12 "But thou, O LORD, shalt endure for ever; and thy remembrance unto all generations." Commentary by A. R. FAUSSET PSALM 102 Psa 102:1-28. 19 Yahweh has leaned down from the heights of his sanctuary, has looked down from heaven to earth,. We need 2 cookies to store this setting. A Prayer of the afflicted, &c.โ€”The general terms seem to denote the propriety of regarding the Psalm as suitably expressive of the anxieties of any one of David's descendants, piously concerned for the welfare of the Church. Psalm 102:1 > Hear my prayer, O LORD, and let my cry come unto thee. Audio Commentary: Psalm 102 Psalm 102 1 Hear my prayer, O LORD, and let my cry come unto thee. This is a patriot's lament over his country's distress. Changes will take effect once you reload the page. So the nations shall fear the name of the LORD, So the nations shall fear the name of the LORD, He shall regard the prayer of the destitute. Please see our Privacy Policy for cookie usage details. But this will always prompt you to accept/refuse cookies when revisiting our site. Who is a divine Person, endures forever, is from everlasting to everlasting. We fully respect if you want to refuse cookies but to avoid asking you again and again kindly allow us to store a cookie for that. (2) Psalms 102:12-22 dwells upon the hopes for relief. Our website uses cookies to store user preferences. Ps. Even good โ€ฆ Biblical Commentary (Bible study) Psalm 107. Show content in: English Both Hebrew. Psalm 102 has 2 stories! Please be aware that this might heavily reduce the functionality and appearance of our site. (Arabic) تفاسير – اللغة العربية, A Prayer of the afflicted, when he is overwhelmed and pours out his complaint before the LORD, who deride me and swear an oath against me, Because of Your indignation and Your wrath, The remembrance of Your name to all generations, Your servants take pleasure in her stones. (3) And Ps. Cry of the Helpless. Readers through the centuries have interpreted โ€œA Psalm by Davidโ€ to mean โ€œA Psalm written by David,โ€ but a number of scholars question that interpretation today. We use cookies to let us know when you visit our websites, how you interact with us, to enrich your user experience, and to customize your relationship with our website. If you do not want that we track your visit to our site you can disable tracking in your browser here: We also use different external services like Google Webfonts, Google Maps, and external Video providers. 102:2-12 and 24-25a appear to be the original lament; and the other verses are relevant to the exile. There are three divisions of the psalm: (1) Psalms 102:1-11 describes the terrible sufferings of the afflicted one. Benson Commentary. The Paperback Bible presents the Bible by the Book and is designed to be portable, readable, and truly personal with ample margins for notations. The superscription of Psalm 102 provides a precise definition of a lament: โ€œA prayer of the afflicted when he is overwhelmed, and poureth out his complaint before Jehovah.โ€ Notice the nature, time, and focus of the lament, as defined in this โ€œscribal commentary.โ€ Click to enable/disable _ga - Google Analytics Cookie. 3 For my days are consumed like [โ€ฆ] We provide you with a list of stored cookies on your computer in our domain so you can check what we stored. You are free to opt out any time or opt in for other cookies to get a better experience. ADAM CLARKE'S BIBLE COMMENTARY - PSALMS 102 Psalms 101 - Psalms 103 >> - HELP - FB - TWITTER - GR VIDEOS - GR FORUMS - GR YOUTUBE . This address is made to Christ, as is clear from (Psalm 102:25; compared with Heb. Otherwise you will be prompted again when opening a new browser window or new a tab. "In the Greek Septuagint version of the bible, and in its Latin translation in the Vulgate, this psalm is Psalm 101 in a slightly different numbering system. Though all things are changing, dying, perishing, like a vesture folding up and hastening to decay, yet Jesus lives, and thus all is secure, for he hath said, Because I live ye shall live also. 102:23-28 speaks of the unchanging God as contrasted with the changing world. Psalms 102 Some think that David penned this psalm at the time of Absalom's rebellion; others that Daniel, Nehemiah, or some other prophet, penned it for the use of the church, when it was in captivity in Babylon, because it seems to speak of the ruin of Zion and of a time set for the rebuilding of it, which Daniel understood by books, Daniel 9:2. Check to enable permanent hiding of message bar and refuse all cookies if you do not opt in. Since these providers may collect personal data like your IP address we allow you to block them here. The first was when a young man who was dying wrote the psalm. Biblical Commentary (Bible study) Psalm 103:1-14, 22 EXEGESIS: SUPERSCRIPTION: "By David" This is one of a number of psalms that include a superscription concerning David. Here is a prayer put into the hands of the afflicted; let them present it to God. Psalm 102 is an example. Psalm 102 Matthew Henry's Commentary. They did not change it very much. "Stereotyped expressions," but the fittest to โ€ฆ Psalm 102:1-2โ€”" Hear my prayer, O Lord! The psalmist looked upon himself as a dying man; My days are like a shadow. These cookies collect information that is used either in aggregate form to help us understand how our website is being used or how effective our marketing campaigns are, or to help us customize our website and application for you in order to enhance your experience. Hear my prayer, O L ord ; let my cry for help come to you was! 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