▣ "the Most High" This title for Deity (Elyon, BDB 751 II, see Special Topic at Ps. 2. though the mountains slip into the heart of the sea, 3. though its waters roar (BDB 242, המה) and foam (BDB 330 I, חמר, sound play), 4. though the mountains quake at its swelling pride, These kinds of cataclysmic events could refer to, 1. what happens when YHWH approaches His creation (i.e., "melts," cf. The wonderful city is for all (i.e., new Jerusalem, cf. 9:18,22; 40:34-35 (i.e., "tent of meeting"); Ps. "see") — BDB 302, KB 301, Qal imperative, Ps. Did the Pharisees think of the Messiah as human only or divine only or both? "Be still, and know that I am God! What does it mean that God has removed our sins from us “as far as the east is from the west” (Psalm 103:12)? What is the correct translation of Psalm 22:16? His universal purposes (cf. Answer: Psalm 46:1 contains a description of God and a wonderful promise based on His character: “God is our refuge and strength, an ever-present help in trouble.” The next verse continues with what should be our natural response: “Therefore we will not fear” (verse 2). 4. Satan himself believes that God exists. What does it mean that all men are liars (Psalm 116:11)? Let’s dig into the fine points of this verse: Love. What does it mean to walk through the valley of the shadow of death? 10"Cease striving and know that I am God; I will be exalted among the nations, I will be exalted in the earth." Is the imagery of verses 2-3 from end-time events or Canaanite mythology? 9:10; 37:28; 94:14; Heb. The nations are in an uproar, the kingdoms totter; he utters his voice, the earth melts. 46:9; Psalm 2). You can see from the translations that some change "holy" (adjective, BDB 872) into the verb "sanctify" (LXX, Vulgate, NJB), which is a change of only vowels. 1. a river continually flows (lit. 1:1. What is Psalm 151? We can have a personal relationship with God. The Pharisees did not give up easily. All rights reserved. Copyright © 2020, Bible Study Tools. "irrigation canal," BDB 625, cf. These statements are the psalmist's hope and YHWH's promises to His people. He has earned degrees from East Texas Baptist College, Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, and Trinity Evangelical Divinity School and has done post-graduat... More, 3. From this we can see the attitude Jesus had toward Scripture. Does Psalm 49:7 mean that Jesus could not have redeemed us on the cross? Font Size. Messiah is descended from David, but greater than David (40-45). Where do the Hebrew Scriptures prophesy the death and resurrection of the Messiah? 46:8 "desolations" The TEV has "come and see what the Lord has done. Sounds easy, right? Deut. This means we must not separate some part of our lives to ourselves as “our own.” We must put God first in every area. In what way was the Messiah the Son of David? In this week’s Bible Study, we look at the book of Psalms and a powerful lament poem found in Psalm 88. Explain the significance of a river flowing from God's city. 1:5]). Visit our library of inductive Bible studies for more in depth inductive studies on this and other books of the Bible you can use in your small group. Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday, January, February…. Can you give any examples of what loving God with only part might look like? Therefore we will not fear, though the earth should change, though the mountains shake in the heart of the sea; though its waters roar and foam, though the mountains tremble with its tumult. He is God of everything whether or not people accept or admit Him. Ps. The inference is the Messiah is divine. 11The Lord of hosts is with us; The God of Jacob is our stronghold. Identify the subjects (reading cycle #3). If you love your neighbor, you will return his wayward ox. What does it mean to make a joyful noise unto the Lord? He makes a very important argument about the Messiah’s nature from a fairly obscure Old Testament detail. S criptures and Review Questions for Psalms 1-50 ©2003-2016 by Arlo ... Psalm 46 To listen as you read click the version, KJV or NIV then the sound symbol and wait about 30 sec. Num. ", New Revised Standard Version Bible, copyright 1989, Division of Christian Education of the National Council of the Churches of Christ in the United States of America. We need God!