Psalm 138 is a soul-stirring hymn of David's deep gratitude, expressing unwavering confidence in God's eternal faithfulness. It starts with a personal vow to worship and thank the Lord wholeheartedly, highlighting God's lovingkindness and reliability. David acknowledges God's greatness, reflecting on how He regards the lowly and perceives from afar. Amidst adversities, the psalmist finds reassurance in God's presence, believing in His enduring support. The psalm concludes with a hopeful note that the Lord will accomplish His purpose for His people, affirming His perpetual love and dedication to the work of His hands.

Psalm 138

1  (A Psalm of David.) I will praise thee with my whole heart: before the gods will I sing praise unto thee.

2  I will worship toward thy holy temple, and praise thy name for thy lovingkindness and for thy truth: for thou hast magnified thy word above all thy name.

3  In the day when I cried thou answeredst me, and strengthenedst me with strength in my soul.

4  All the kings of the earth shall praise thee, O LORD, when they hear the words of thy mouth.

5  Yea, they shall sing in the ways of the LORD: for great is the glory of the LORD.

6  Though the LORD be high, yet hath he respect unto the lowly: but the proud he knoweth afar off.

7  Though I walk in the midst of trouble, thou wilt revive me: thou shalt stretch forth thine hand against the wrath of mine enemies, and thy right hand shall save me.

8  The LORD will perfect that which concerneth me: thy mercy, O LORD, endureth for ever: forsake not the works of thine own hands.

🔑 Standing on the Promises

End of Psalm 138

1 Year Plan:  Dec 1 - Hos 1, Hos 2,  Ps 138, Ps 139

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