Inspired Words By Charles Spurgeon

Charles Spurgeon

“He hath commanded his covenant forever.”
Psalms 111:9

Psalm 111

Psalm 111 [1]

1

Praise the LORD. [2] I will extol the LORD with all my heart in the council of the upright and in the assembly.

2

Great are the works of the LORD; they are pondered by all who delight in them.

3

Glorious and majestic are his deeds, and his righteousness endures forever.

4

He has caused his wonders to be remembered; the LORD is gracious and compassionate.

5

He provides food for those who fear him; he remembers his covenant forever.

6

He has shown his people the power of his works, giving them the lands of other nations.

7

The works of his hands are faithful and just; all his precepts are trustworthy.

8

They are steadfast for ever and ever, done in faithfulness and uprightness.

9

He provided redemption for his people; he ordained his covenant forever– holy and awesome is his name.

10

The fear of the LORD is the beginning of wisdom; all who follow his precepts have good understanding. To him belongs eternal praise.

  1. This psalm is an acrostic poem, the lines of which begin with the successive letters of the Hebrew alphabet.

  2. [1] Hebrew Hallelu Yah

The Lord’s people delight in the covenant itself. It is an unfailing source of consolation to them so often as the Holy Spirit leads them.

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