Psalm 131 is a short but profound expression of humble trust in God. Composed by David, it's a part of the Book of Psalms referred to as the "Songs of Ascents," often sung by the people of Israel as they journeyed to Jerusalem for worship. In its three verses, David asserts that he does not concern himself with matters too great or profound, comparing his contentment to a weaned child with its mother. The psalm concludes with an exhortation to Israel to trust in the Lord. It is an elegant and straightforward call to simplicity, humility, and wholehearted reliance on God.

Psalm 131

1 (A Song of degrees of David.) LORD, my heart is not haughty, nor mine eyes lofty: neither do I exercise myself in great matters, or in things too high for me.

2 Surely I have behaved and quieted myself, as a child that is weaned of his mother: my soul is even as a weaned child.  [devotion]

3 Let Israel hope in the LORD from henceforth and for ever.

End of Psalms 131

1 Year Plan:  Nov 14 - Eze 25, Eze 26,  Ps 131 [next day]
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