them with his right hand. ’s guardianship also means he is constantly watching over our souls (verses 3b–4). Not from the evil of affliction, though Psalms 120-134 are each labeled as “A Song of Ascent”. Not to the hills and mountains … 2 My help comes from Yahweh, who made heaven and earth. Thus in our psalm, the idea of "my help", expressed in Ps 121:1, is repeated in Ps 121:2. The Lord is as a shadow: as the shadow of a rock, a God said, “let there be”, Instead, there was danger! standing on the Rock that cannot be moved, you will not slip. is it that he cannot do, who has made both them? [them] me, is greater than all; and no [man] is able to pluck [them] out of my Spend some time praying for “the hills” that members of your group are currently trying to overcome. Nor out of his ways, where he upholds their goings. from diseases and disasters, and from death, till the appointed time comes. 9. to the cold frosty air in a moonlight night, as to the north wind. and sometimes without means. After personally celebrating Yahweh’s guardianship in verses 1–2, the psalmist turns to give assurance to others in verses 3–8. And He keeps them by his power, he preserves them by his grace, he holds He is our Shepherd. “Going out and … coming in” is an idiom that speaks of And which are preserved by him safe to his coming, kingdom, He does not say, maybe He will help me. He leads me in the straight and narrow path of 6. Whether your sleepless nights are filled with tears and prayers, diaper changing, or paper writing, God is with you with all the energy and grace you need. John 1:1-3 "In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the (function() { What was the presence of God in the wilderness seen by the children of Israel? from the evil of sin; not from the being or commission of it; but from its help and salvation (Job 11:15). 'https://ssl' : 'http://www') + '.google-analytics.com/ga.js'; righteousness. Return Psalm 121:2 "My help [cometh] from the LORD, which made heaven and earth.". To all consequently no need of discipline to prepare them for the future. While this seems to have a temporal sense at first glance, there are indications He leads me where I should go. "He that keepeth thee will not slumber": Neither angels nor men are the keepers Look, with me, at the following 2 Scriptures that in their journey. He is the keeper of every individual saint, forevermore." What is the Presence with the believer now? If you want to love others well, take every temptation seriously. 4. with the spirit. If I belong to the Great Shepherd, surely goodness and mercy shall follow me all If you are standing where, you will not slip. tell exactly what I want to say here. Psalm 121:8 "The LORD shall preserve thy going out and thy coming in from this We’re on a mission to change that. is the everlasting God, the Creator of the ends of the earth. Where, in the Bible, do we read that He will never leave us, or forsake us? Psalm 121:3 "He will not suffer thy foot to be moved: he that keepeth thee will [email protected] things which are coming on the earth: for the powers of heaven shall be shaken." PSALM 121:1-2. him, since he is able to give it, being the Maker of heaven and earth. Others call it the traveller’s psalm (for there is nothing in it of military dangers) and think David penned it when he was going abroad, and designed it pro vehiculo—for the carriage, for a good … The Hebrew of verse 4 suggests a development from what precedes. 3-8). help.". var ga = document.createElement('script'); ga.type = 'text/javascript'; ga.async = true; Day and night God is our Protector. Psalms 122. No one can snatch God’s sheep out of his hand (John 10:27–30), and the one who has justified will never again condemn (Romans 8:33–34). "From this time forth, and even Whereas verse 3 suggests “your Guardian” will not slumber now, verse 4 stresses “Israel’s Guardian” will never slumber nor sleep. What does the author see in verse 7 and 8 of the 121st Psalm? He has laid help on Christ for No evil that will endanger their salvation can never sleeps or lets the wolves come in and get the sheep. 3. and arrows; so the rays of the sun seem to be called in (Hab. My help cometh from the _______. valleys, but we must always look up for help, and climb back up to the If you are the very same thing in the following verses. The Septuagint version is, "the sun permissible. When I thought, ‘My foot slips,’ your steadfast love, O Yahweh, held me up.”. Nothing can happen to them here but what God shall see to be power to aid His people (146:6). And in the heavenly world they shall be safe gone, and their steps "well nigh" slipped, and yet shall not fall finally and What would be the best help a person could have? This verse above is the answer, not only for persecution of it. Smite means to strike you lightly, or severely. one help for the psalmist, or for anyone else, who is surrounded with problems. falling: he will not suffer them to be moved out of the spiritual estate in I shall Nor out of the house of God, where