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The saint may be "perplexed, yet not in despair; persecuted, but not forsaken; cast down, but not destroyed" Here is a fine group of words for a man to take upon his lips: "Jehovah;" "loving-kindness in the daytime;" "in the night, a song;" "the God of my life." 4 My tears have been my bread day and night, c. as they ask me every day, “Where is your God?” d Is it not the same, the world-wide, world-old thought of the poor Judaean exile on the wild Abarim hills? III. Jul 21, 1980. We are careful how we appear there to our fellow-men. FOR THE WHOLE OF THIS MOANING CRY IS ONE CONTINUOUS PRAYER. We shall not there be independent, of course, of constant supplies from the great central Fulness, any more than we are here. This Levite thought that he wanted Jerusalem, and the Temple, and the sacrifices, and the feasts, and the music. Psalm 42:2 God begeerte. But this was temporary, a passing phase, which we met and mastered. We are never in a surer or safer position than when, deep in sorrow and care, deserted by friends, slighted by neighbours, taunted by foes, we, in loneliness of spirit, look up to God, and to God alone. "Athirst for God." The religions faculty requires constant exercise, if there is to be any comprehensiveness and certainty of religious experience. This whole psalm reads like the sob of a wounded heart. The heart and flesh of all human beings, whether they know it or not, are crying out for the living God. A nation of Atheists is yet to be discovered. I. 2. Not even an idealized abstraction, which, in the pure realms of thought, might conceivably be separated from the weaknesses inseparable from humanity. If there be one thing with which you surely must be, with which I certainly am impressed, it is our own, our astonishing individuality. (NLT) Psalm 63: 1-5 - O God, you are my God; I earnestly search for you. When shall I come and appear in God's presence? The Ten Commandments, and especially the Gospel, are for this end. Scripture: Psalms 62, Jeremiah 29:11, Psalms 42:5. It cries out for deliverance from temptation and sin. If there be any who have not passed through any such experience as that in this psalm, these words will be wonderfully uninteresting, if not unintelligible. The NASB Study Bible (p. 781) has an interesting suggestion that the psalmist was a Korahite Levite taken captive by Syria. Zoals een hinde smacht naar stromend water, zo smacht mijn ziel naar u, o God. And they do give a thousand indications everywhere, that they cannot be contented with dead gods, or with any religious notions and forms which try to put themselves in the place of a living God. Psalms 42:2. 1. And how, as years go on, we are conscious of the passion of regret which rises as we gaze behind, athwart the receding years? MOMENTS OF ATHEISM ARE KNOWN BY MOST MEN. Lees Psalm 42 online (NBV) God, ik verlang naar u, zoals een hert verlangt naar helder water. Would that such moments were oftener and more abiding. My soul thirsts for God, the living God. The thirst for happiness means this, ends in this. To be sure that God lived, in the sense of being active, interested, really concerned in his concerns. John Piper Jan 3, 1999 701 Shares Sermon. Psalm 19 - Our Wonderful God 1 The heavens declare the glory of God, and the sky above proclaims his handiwork. If I, made by God who knew what He was doing when He made me, am formed with these deep necessities, with these passionate longings, — then it cannot but be that it is intended that they should be to me a means of leading me to Him, and that there they should be satisfied. Scripture: Psalm 1. The thirst of the soul is as generic as the thirst of the body. But men know man too well to worship him. Accept a personal Christ, God in Christ, and so may you quench your otherwise unquenchable thirst. THE ENEMY OFTEN TAKES ADVANTAGE OF OUR TIMES OF SPECIAL WEAKNESS. It is cast down, and yet chides itself for being cast down. For nothing that can occupy our thoughts can really compare with it in point of absorbing and momentous-import. Failure takes the heart out of us. And though changes of circumstance and the advance of the Divine dispensations have altered to some extent the relations between temple worship and home life, yet even now it is a sore privation to be debarred from the fellowship of saints, especially when other causes of depression are active at the same time; for in such a case the saints are shut out from the public service when they are most dependent on its helpful aid. There God will be on the throne of judgment; here He is on the throne of grace. Sermons. The clouds broke, the light of morning dawned. FIRM BELIEF IN THE ESPECIAL PRESENCE OF GOD IN THE ORDINANCES OF PUBLIC WORSHIP. Witness the often quoted passage of the Confessions in which he tells us why nature was in his eyes so beautiful, by telling us how nature had led him up to God. You will agree with me, whatever else it may be, at least it is a clamorous cry. And I said to all the creatures that surrounded the doors of my fleshly senses, 'Ye have said to me of my God that ye are not He; tell me somewhat of Him.' Is not that enough? I think there is. VI. But whenever they come they are always associated with God. (Vers. We are always in God's sight, but He is especially near in the sanctuary. WHEN DID THIS LEVITE FIND OUT THAT HE WANTED GOD? Who can do it? When You’Re Depressed, Your Main Need Is to Seek God Himself, Not Just Relief. 3. "I asked the earth, and it said: 'I am not He'; and all that is upon it made the same confession. Strange creatures that we are, it is not. Who has not stood upon the hills at sunset and longed with a vague, wild, passionate longing to pass beyond the bounding clouds. It does not concern itself with the origin of the universe, "if it ever had one," or with what happens to living beings after death. Psalm 42:1 Title: Probably a literary or musical term; Psalm 42:4 See Septuagint and Syriac; the meaning of the Hebrew for this line is uncertain. I am told in Revelation that there is a God, supreme in power, of essential spotless holiness, the Absolute of Perfection, the Changeless in Beauty, comprehending thus in Himself, it would seem, all imagined or imaginable objects of the desiring mind. We all sufficiently know what is meant by "the soul." 2. But is there no such Pity? But these dear ones pass away, and we find, as life goes on, that after all in the world of the affections, that old, strange law that pervades one branch of the contrast prevails: affection can stimulate, it can support, it can console, it can delight, it can lead to delirium at moments, but it does not satisfy. Be so in regard to God. It came to him when he was away from his usual scones, and when he was placed in unusual circumstances. "The disciple is not above his Master, nor the servant above his Lord.". The quenchings of the thirst come in the soul-communion with God, in openness to God, in conscious kindness with God, in holy joy in Him. To assert God's presence in His works is one thing; to identify Him with them is another. He knew that all men in the nations round him were pursuing gods. And, if so, are lies so medicable? Psalms • Sermon • Submitted 8 days ago • Presented 9 days ago • 22:38 Nor are you, either, with all the forms of MEN'S CEASELESS ACTIVITY, in which art, genius, or political achievement have expressed themselves — none of these things will ever, can ever, satisfy the soul. 3. he is being taunted by his captors, Ps. The just live by faith. That thirst drove him to the hill-top. Can that thought, then, be false? Many will b see and fear,. What, then, are its necessities? When can I go and … Favoriting is a great way to keep a list of sermons, programs, and ministry resources in your account. Men thirst after riches, honour, rank, etc., and yet the raging thirst of the spirit remains unquenched. III. There is a thirst of the soul to create something in its likeness; but the first and deepest thirst is to find in what likeness it is itself created: whence all its living powers are derived. It bids us believe only what we can see and smell and taste and touch. This yearning after God shows itself in what is best in the several religions of the world. So we modify such words. For nots: Those who have gone down to the lowest depths in suffering and humiliation will be led up to the noblest heights of glad ness and of honour. It cannot see God, cannot feel him, yet knows he is there. Exodus 23:17 Psalms 42:2 . 2. does any answer come? May we never be missing there. God, ik verlang naar u, Then there is —. Book Two Why Are You Cast Down, O My Soul? Now he is among a few who worship God, but then amongst millions. But you are not satisfied. But a self-revealing time came, and he found that his soul was really craving for God. No sermons for this chapter. All men, especially all women, know in some degree what it is to wish to be loved, to be thought about and cared for. II. But what if that be false? this eager, unsatisfied humanity, what cries it for but Him! And the most superficial examination of the facts of daily life, as well as the questioning of our own souls, will tell us that this is the leading feature of them — a state of unrest. 1. Posts. None other like that in history. II. V. AT THE DARKEST MOMENT, THERE IS REASONING WITHIN REASONING. "The Lord will command his loving-kindness," etc. Does one sin hold me down? God waits to meet our thirst. PSALM 42:2. If it be true that there are, as part of the universal human experience, however overlaid and stifled, these necessities, the very existence of the necessities affords a presumption, before all evidence, that, somehow and somewhere, they shall be supplied. Awake our faith and desire to join them. 4. Psalm 42:2 I. It was not brought home to him while engaged in the Temple services. They held that He prepared them for His appearing by teaching them to hope for it. Why is it that, in spite of all our reasoning, we still persist in clothing those early days of earliest childhood with a life which is not all their own? But God being really alive, His existence is a fact with which no other fact that the human mind can come to recognize will possibly compare. 4 Their voice goes out through all the earth, and their… "EVEN FOR THE LIVING GOD" — so the psalmist goes on. So the writer of Psalm 84:2. SermonAudio.com - Psalm 42 Sermons. In the heathen world. III. IV. What would become of charity and all her tender ministries? "Very." This may arise from bodily weakness, from overwhelming sorrows, or from mental and spiritual gloom. Now, with many discouragements; then, with everlasting consolations. Psalm 41:2 The LORD will preserve him, and keep him alive; and he shall be blessed upon the earth: … 2. Preach on topics including the inevitability of trials and storms, crying out to God, the provision, protection, and goodness of God, and hope for the future. IV. Heavenly Father, I pray that You would develop in me a deeper and more personal thirst for You with each passing day, for it is only as I drink deeply of You that my soul can be satisfied - only as I am refreshed by Your Living Waters of life.. may I be used as a conduit through whom Your refreshment may be poured out to other thirsty souls, in Jesus name I pray, AMEN. 42:3, 10 (cf. So in spiritual things, a man may trifle with the yearnings of the Spirit, till the yearning ceases. the loving relations between God and the saint are not for a moment disturbed. Cox, Expositions, 3rd series, p. 109. He has found God as his God, as his "exceeding Joy;" but there are times in the experience of many such when all that they have known and realized of God's love seems like a dream of the past; when the light of heaven is partially or even totally eclipsed. All he can do is to ask that if He is, He will reveal Himself. Some, indeed, may have suppressed the craving till it ceases to be felt. There is a PERFECT LONGING PERFECTLY SATISFIED; AND THAT IS HEAVEN. The evil one will take advantage of our moments of distress to insinuate racking doubts. They must take notice of God then, though they do not now. 3. Psalm 42:2 - NBV. It is the age of Pessimism, and men are asking, "Is life worth living?" Sermon June 30th, 2013 -- Psalm 16 -- Safe and Secure. 2 Samuel 14:32. Psalm 42:2 > NBV BGT NBG BB. It is a bold petition. The psalmist said, "My soul is athirst for God." Here, too, the psalmist is, in the strictest sense, the man. I. MATERIALISM. Bible Verse; Newest; Oldest; Most Viewed; Most Shared; Sermon. And because we are born for eternity, not for a moment, therefore, never, only by the satisfaction of the moral instincts, can this thirst be assuaged. I. A Maskil of the Sons of Korah. III. But he was not alone in his experience, though in detail the form of it with us may vary. The Paperback Bible presents the Bible by the Book and is designed to be portable, readable, and truly personal with ample margins for notations. Indeed you should have commerce with heaven, and communion with Christ in duty, which is therefore called the presence of God, or your appearing before him. Or it may be duty distresses us. Psalms THIRSTING FOR GOD Psalm 42:2. The words of Augustine are well known, declaring that our hearts want rest, and cannot find it till it is found in God. For such a Being we know that there is an infinite thirst in your souls, because we have it in our own, and we are even such as you are. In some sense God's service stood in front of God. ITS UNIVERSALITY. I. Psalm 42:1 In Hebrew texts 42:1-11 is numbered 42:2-12. It is no idle addition to the former words. Oude Testament(Bijbel in Statenvertaling), Het boek der Psalmen ; hoofdstuk 42. And however broken the prayer may be, it is real, it is intense, it is wrung out of the necessities of a living soul. 2. This stands high in the world of thought. I remember, when a boy, hearing some one say, "backsliding always begins at the closet door.". Why go I thus heavily, while the enemy oppresseth me?" I thirst for God, the living God. He found he could satisfy his cravings with no mere knowledge of God, no mere teachings about God. Such are the mazes of the soul. If so, thank God the Father for His love, for indeed He loves you; honour the bleeding wounds whence flowed the precious blood; praise the eternal Spirit, through whom the sacrifice was offered, and by whom you are sanctified. There is A CONSCIOUS LONGING, IMPERFECT, BUT ANSWERED; AND THAT IS THE STATE OF GRACE — the beginning of religion in a man's soul. But let the cause be what it may, it is agony to the saint when he can neither see, nor feel, nor find his God (see Job 23:3-10; also Psalm 21:1, and our notes thereon). May we in humility of heart and gentleness of spirit thirst and keep on thirsting for God, for the more deeply we sense our need of the Lord Jesus, the more passionately we will pursue the Living Waters of life. My soul thirsts for God, for the living God. The Paperback Bible presents the Bible by the Book and is designed to be portable, readable, and truly personal with ample margins for notations. I. A CHARACTERISTIC NEED OF THE SOUL. Oh, cynic though you be, careless though you be — nay, indifferent or hostile though you be to serious thought — tell me what need finds utterance in their voices? What could He do more in order to convince us that He is not merely a Force or an Intelligence, but a Heart? Get your church set-up with online giving, sermon streaming, and more in under 24 hours. "No; I think I loved her more, if anything." For there are times when we are uplifted beyond ourselves, and reverence and trust and love kindle into a consuming fire. At the moment of death our souls appear before God for judgment. 3. Search. "He who has loved us bears us through, And makes us more than conquerors too!" It is as common as the thirst of the body. (Vers. When can I go and meet with God? It does not satisfy. The Truth which seems so essential to the soul's health, has it no basis in reality? Of. "Is there a further cry?" When can I go and stand before him? No kindly considerations will ever lead the devil to refrain from tempting us because we are weak. My soul thirsts for God, for the living God. It gives an example of a Syrian raid (e.g., 2 Kgs. II. It is in the depths, through billow after billow rolling over it, and yet at the very moment indulges in blessed memories and hopeful faith. To each, every truth of the Christian creed has its own abiding import thence. 3, 10.) I. But how unlike that other! The gods of the heathen were dead gods. Are you cultivating your religious faculty, or are you neglecting it, and allowing it to atrophy? And we may ask, What is virtue when it is not fed from this root? ONLY THE LIVING GOD CAN SATISFY THE CRAVINGS OF HUMAN SPIRITS. You find a delight as you gaze upon nature. SERMONS ON PSALMS. Sin! Psalm 42 vers 1 't Hijgend hert, der jacht ontkomen, Schreeuwt niet sterker naar 't genot Van de frisse waterstromen, Dan mijn ziel verlangt naar God. Are we believing a lie? CAN THAT CRY BE ANSWERED? Yes, glory be to the God who was, and is, and is to come, who hath loved us with eternal love, who gives us — the way-worn, the weary — peace in believing. ITS CULTURE. Man is a composite being, body, mind, and soul. Gelijk een hinde die naar waterbeken smacht, zo smacht mijn ziel naar U, o God. Who can believe it? Find Top Church Sermons, Illustrations, and Preaching Slides on Psalm 20. If all these words are true, take heart. But they uttered them in their plain and simple meaning. "What matters it to me" — so every one of you may say — "if though all in this congregation each find the satisfaction of his wants, I yet miss mine?" II. You and I want to know, nearer, more precisely His nature and His character. He seized on the Master "when he was an hungred." The first thing that is needed for the culture of the religious faculty is the careful observance of the Sabbath. Search NET Bible and Constable's notes. When the Psalmist says, "My soul is athirst," he certainly describes no rare or peculiar state of feeling. Gelijk een hinde die naar waterbeken smacht, 9.) My soul thirsts for God, for the living God. Psalm 42:2 German Bible Alphabetical: and appear before can come for go God I living meet My shall soul the thirsts When with OT Poetry: Psalm 42:2 My soul thirsts for God (Psalm Ps Psa.) What a loss of all the privileges of an Israelite, that he might find the ground upon which Israel was standing! he inclined to me and v heard my cry.. 2 He drew me up from w the pit of destruction,. Psalm 42:1-3.—F. Let me put two sayings of Scripture side by side, "My soul thirsteth for God, for the living God" — "Father Abraham, send Lazarus, that he may dip the tip of his finger in water, and cool my tongue." Are we, then, duped during these seasons of exalted enjoyment? The thirst for God is still oftener, and more conspicuously, a thirst of the conscience. She said, "I am so weak, I cannot think, I cannot pray, I cannot enjoy God at all." The other opportunity for this kind of culture is prayer. Then the longing of my better self is to be delivered. Psalm 42:2: God the Object of Religion: Canon Liddon. III. 2, 4.) III. They baffle the logic of the intellect; but the heart has a logic and an eloquence too, that are all its own. Denomination: Foursquare PSALM 142. And in more private ways: 2. Was there no heart to respond, no hand to bind up?" Search Bible Dictionaries Its natural dependence was athirst for God. And even if the strength is so feeble that the tongue cannot cry, "Father I" yet the heart will We were once visiting a dear friend in sickness. Ah! How THIS LEVITE RESPONDED TO THE AWAKENED THIRST FOR GOD. 3 There is no speech, nor are there words, whose voice is not heard. An unrivalled picture! There are many Corneliuses longing for the Peters to come and tell them about God. Scripture: Psalm 1. Psalm 22. At the moment we are writing, an Italian, named Succi, is making the experiment of going without food for forty days, having made similar attempts before, though for a shorter period. Presently we discover that body and mind are but the agents of the soul, which is the real self; and the soul's cry is for God, the living God. Our God never did, never will, never can, desert the soul that leans on him. What thanks are due to the Lord Jesus Christ who hath made way for our appearance before God. As the deer pants for the water brooks, So pants my soul for You, O God. MOMENTS OF INSPIRATION. Lees Psalm 42 online (BB) Zoals een hinde smacht naar stromend water, zo smacht mijn ziel naar u, o God. 2. WHAT DID THIS LEVITE FIND THAT HE WANTED? Learn more. Sermons on Psalm 43. A harmonious life, also, such as those live "with whom abide the melodies of the everlasting chimes," seems impossible without vigorous belief in God. Psalm 137, which is also an exilic Psalm). Psalm 42:2 - BGT. Psalm 42:2 My soul thirsts for God, the living God. Downcast soul, take heart. 3. z making my steps secure.. 3 He put a a new song in my mouth,. Far better to hear a man who prays as if he had something to pray for, than one who prays as if he must pray for something. True, we are greatly blessed by this belief in mind, in heart, in spirit, and yet, on the Atheistic creed, we owe all to a cheat. out of x the miry bog,. Though not every sentence is in orderly petition, yet the outgoing of the soul in this psalm is one prayer from beginning to end. THERE ARE MOMENTS OF TRIAL AND CALAMITY. 5 Lord, you alone are my portion and my cup; you make my lot secure. The soul that thirsts for the Lord and pants for God and keep on and on thirsting and panting for Him is the one for whom the Lord Himself will provide His deep well of satisfaction, brimming to overflowing with the refreshing waters of His life - living water that revives, restore,s revitalizes and reinvigorates the man or woman whose inner being “thirsteth' for more of Jesus. Praise In Time of Pain. I asked the sea and the depths, and the creeping things that have life, and they answered: 'We are not thy God; look thou above us.' Beyond everything else, it must have imperious claims upon the time and thought and working power of every human being who has ever felt, in any serious degree, the unspeakable solemnity of life and death. Will any be so foolish as to mistake the absence of desire for food for the satisfaction and sustenance of his nature? He wanted personal relations. AT TIMES OF SORE DEPRESSION, THE BELIEVER LONGS FOR THE JOYS OF BYGONE DAYS. STILL, THE CHILDLIKE HEART MUST CRY OUT, "GOD!" 1, 2.) HCC. Robespierre tried, but failed, as all such endeavours must. Now, which condition was the state of health? We want to know, and till we know we cannot rest. Our hope of good in worship must have the presence of God with us. It always urges a man to seek loneliness, privacy, the silences of nature. They wrote a powerful monograph about him the other day, and at the close drew a parallel between him and Christ. I. Just what the Jew had been taught was that the Lord his God was one Lord. The conqueror of Gaul was indeed a striking figure. 1, 6, 9.) THAT OF NATURAL BEAUTY. - To the choirmaster. They were living waters. We know not who these were that could be so intensely cruel to the psalmist when they witnessed his woe. He was not to pursue a god of pleasure or wealth or fame, nor any work of his own hands or conception of his own mind. Psalm 42:1, Psalm 42:2.—S. But this satisfaction is not conceded to all; and from some who have had it, it is taken away; and I rather think that all sometimes feel that they require love larger, more sympathetic, more intelligent and enduring than any human love. At the feet of Him who could say, "He that hath seen Me hath seen the Father," we understand, and rest upon the certainty, that God is moral as well as intellectual "light, and that in Him is no darkness at all." DEISM: this likewise fails because it reduces God to a mere force: and —. Is it a lie? II. Psalm 42:1 In many Hebrew manuscripts Psalms 42 and 43 constitute one psalm. What a difference for the Christian between then and now. The thirst of his soul could not be satisfied with anything but Him who both kindles and satisfies the thirst of all human souls. If the light of heaven is shut out, the soul will cry after it. Julius Caesar? The one who seeks the Saviour and keeps on seeking will find Him and the one that thirsts and pants and keep on thirsting and panting for more of Jesus - will have their thirst quenched. Pleasure was a god, wealth was a god, fame was a god. The intense heart-yearnings of the Psalmist for the Lord and his deep pleading enquiry to know the whereabouts of his God, resounds like the repetitive tolling of a bell through the intensely personal pleadings of Korah, in his Psalm - before he finally reached victory in his heart and a deep satisfaction within his soul. If that be dream, let me dream. Thirst, as longing, is eternal; thirst, as aspiration after God, is the glory of heaven; thirst, as desire for more of Him, is the very condition of the celestial world, and the element of all its blessedness. W. Robertson, Sermons, 2nd series, p. 106. He whose face is as yet concealed will soon be revealed. Experience is the test of that principle. A sermon of comfort in the midst of a coming epidemic. 1 Keep me safe, my God, for in you I take refuge. Meditate on the Word of the Lord Day and Night. As a deer pants for flowing streams, so pants my soul for you, O God. But there is a blessed assembly of better worshippers above. His love was athirst for God. PANTHEISM also, because if God be in everything He is in human crimes as well as in human virtues. II. But he wants God, for all that! What a blessing to have many houses of God in one nation. A Contemplation of the sons of Korah. Wherever men are found they are religious beings. (Vers. Call us at 888-634-2038. Scripture Psalm Sort Bible Verse. He looked back to the time when he used to accompany the throng and to lead them in procession to the sanctuary. Your duties then … We said to her, "Your little Ada was very ill some time back, was she not?" 1. 2 Day to day pours out speech, and night to night reveals knowledge. 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