Almost as if it were a preamble, Psalm 103: 1-2 concentrates on the benefactor. This way, it assures the believer that whatever benefits which are to follow can be counted upon because of the divinity,
Why would anyone have to be reminded not to forget all of the Lord’s benefits? Could it be that we have become so accustomed to them that we take them for granted? Or, that we
We could very easily take all day to bless His holy nature. By nature, He is omniscient, omnipotent, omnipresent, omni-beneficent. By nature, He is gracious, loving and kind. By nature, He is real, righteous and
The ashes of a red heifer burned entire (Num. 19:5) when sprinkled on the unclean made them ceremonially clean (Heb. 9:13). “To cover the head with ashes was a token of self-abhorrence and “humiliation (2 Sam. 13:19; Esther 4:3; Jer. 6:26, etc.).” “To feed on ashes (Isa. 44:20), means to seek that which will “prove to be vain and unsatisfactory, and hence it denotes the” unsatisfactory nature of idol-worship. (Comp. Hos. 12:1).
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