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 rendering of a Hebrew word bor, which means a receptacle for” “water conveyed to it; distinguished from beer, which denotes a” place where water rises on the spot (Jer. 2:13; Prov. 5:15; Isa. “36:16), a fountain. Cisterns are frequently mentioned in” Scripture. The scarcity of springs in Palestine made it necessary to collect rain-water in reservoirs and cisterns (Num. 21:22). (See WELL.) “Empty cisterns were sometimes used as prisons (Jer. 38:6; Lam. “3:53; Ps. 40:2; 69:15). The “pit” into which Joseph was cast” (Gen. 37:24) was a beer or dry well. There are numerous remains of ancient cisterns in all parts of Palestine.
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