He will not only give us "the heritage" of his people, but the "life" that will enable us to enjoy it. "FROM THE ENDS OF THE EARTH WILL I CRY UNTO THEE." Fear of God is the beginning of wisdom. 2. Here is the expression of conscious weakness, "Lead me." IV. We may understand, therefore, how it is, that in some circumstances, under strong influences — a sudden influx of joy, or prosperity, or under a storm and inundation of woes — the heart becomes overwhelmed. For what is the remedy in affliction? Let me dwell in your … With stringed instruments. Of David. 4. This psalm is titled To the Chief Musician.On a stringed instrument. "Lead me to the rock," etc. Man is an emotional being; so delicate and subtle is the organization of the human heart, that a single sound will influence it. II. If we are honest, many of us can relate to the feelings of David. To the chief Musician upon Neginah, &c.] Vincenti in melodiis Davidis (Vatab.). Place Heaven John 14:6. There is relief to be found in God, and only in Himself, in the loss of all, when nothing remains. II. Commentary on Psalm 61:1-4 (Read Psalm 61:1-4) David begins with prayers and tears, but ends with praise. 1. IV. Scripture: Psalms 61:1-2. For every believer freely acknowledges, and from his inmost spirit feels, that he is a weak, defenceless creature, unable to contend in his own strength against the powers of sin and death leagued against him; he finds that he has not only to wrestle against "flesh and blood, but against principalities, against powers, against the rulers of the darkness of this world, against spiritual wickedness in high places"; consequently he had need to take upon him the whole armour of God — he had need to fly for refuge to a stronger arm than his own for protection. From the anticipations of future evils. Hope is one of the last blessings God gives us, and one that abides last with us. On a stringed instrument. Sermon: Psalm 61 Hopewell Missionary Baptist Church. Lead me to the rock that is higher than I, for You have been my refuge, a strong … I. The prayer of Ps 61:1 is certain of an answer because of the experience of Ps 61:5, since we deal with an immutable God. - W.F. Ah I man, I like to see thee have a good long measuring-rod, when it is made of hope. With stringed instruments. How blessed is this! It is an appeal for help — "I stagger with fatigue and weakness, put an arm round me and help me up the stone-strewn steeps." If Psalm 61 is about David fighting the Syrians, then the *inheritance is the land that David got in the fight. "O Rock, Thou the timeless, the restful, the immutable, let me hide myself in Thee." Verse 2. How often does he make the language of the psalmist his own, and say unto God, "When my heart is overwhelmed within me, lead me," etc. Religion will be a daily duty. 1. i.e. For you have been my refuge, a strong tower against the enemy. II. "Oh!" Condensed from a Sermon by Fountain Elwin, 1842. 1. Now, the rock that you and I must look to is the Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ, and to Him the Holy Spirit must lead us. Here is a man who is a great sinner. How God deals with the King represents how He deals with the nation (cf. Faith does this, because it is able to distinguish between the covenant itself, which is firm, stable, invariable; and the administration of the covenant, which is various and changeable; I mean the outward administration of it. Psalms 61:1 « To the chief Musician upon Neginah, [A Psalm] of David. He knew that God's faithfulness to Himself was t very basis for that fulfillment. A. David had been driven from Jerusalem. Back to Sermon on Psalm 51-75. Too high! THE ASYLUM REFERRED TO. There may seem to be no way to escape. The course he takes in this state. Of David. Our service here will be a preparation for our service hereafter - forever and ever. This discovery and conception of the Divine is not without its effect on the man. III. 1. From the ends of the earth I call out to You whenever my heart is faint. SermonAudio.com - Psalm 61 Sermons. Hear my cry, O God; Attend to my prayer. A Psalm of David. For our encouragement, how very numerous are the instances recorded in the Word of God of definite prayers on the part of God's saints, and definite answers on the part of God! This prayer is prompted by a consciousness of need. "For Thou hast been a shelter to me, and a strong tower from the enemy." Some people are very reserved in their nature. II. 2. Intro: We all know that there are times when life just plain hurts. Prayer Service December 6th Season of Advent - 2016. The Christian is not exempt from the troubles and trials of life; and, in addition to them, how frequently is he overwhelmed with a sense of his own unworthiness — his imperfections; the smallness of his faith — and the coldness of his love. "Jesus Christ, the same yesterday," etc. Psalms 61:2-4. Here comes another forward; he is not a man full of doubts and fears, but he is a man of hopeful spirit. Profit Rewards 1 Corinthians 4:5. 2. II. Sermons on Psalm 61. From a sense of the Divine claims we owe obedience (Deuteronomy 6:5; Matthew 22:37). 61:6). It is encouraged by past experience (Psalm 61:3). But still, although he was overwhelmed, he pursued the right course. It is a cry for salvation — "I cling to Thee, but the storm beats and the waves drag and my hold is slipping, put out Thy hand and draw me from the hungry waters." Expect what thou mayest; but when thou seest Him, thou wilt say with the Queen of Sheba, "The half was not told me." (Vers. 1. Man is but the lichen that would root itself on the unshaken and unshakable. Hear my cry, O God, listen to my prayer; from the end of the earth I call to You when my heart is faint. David cries out, “Hear my cry, O God” (v. 1). From the pressure of heavy trials (Psalm 55:12-14). PRAYER SPRINGING FROM FAITH IN GOD. So highly wrought that it may be operated upon by the most refined instrument which creature skill ever constructed. 1 Hear my cry, O God; listen to my prayer. THE CIRCUMSTANCES. The first thing faith considers in such a condition is the nature of God Himself, and His excellencies. When Job saw God, he cried, "I abhor myself." Hear my cry, O God! There are times when Job 14:1, and John 16:33a become all too real. His faith made him do so, for faith makes the heart sensible of affliction, and complain of it unto God, and earnestly endeavour to come near to God. David is recognized as the author of this psalm, and he frequently found himself in situations where the entire world was against him. 3-5.) WordPress, http://www.christkirk.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/07/1675-1.mp3, The Law of Unsolved Murder (Christendom 2.0). First, this is not a dispassionate prayer. Scripture: Psalm 61:1-8 Ray O. Brooks 1. When Isaiah beheld Him, he exclaimed, "I am a man of unclean lips." It is said that the revelation of God is the revelation of a man's self. He is despairing, lost, and struggling. Man, frail, tainted, limited, weak, foolish. Now, this is what David meant by "the end of the earth," — far away from friends, — yet even then, when friend and helper and lover failed, did he cry unto his God. 2. He is in a desperate way. I. DAVID'S RESOLUTION. Change "higher than I" into "too high for me," and you have the conception which held his mind. He might have taken up the language of Hezekiah and said, "Lord, I am oppressed; undertake for me." (Psalm 61:1-8). 3 For You have been a shelter for me, a strong tower from the enemy. With stringed instruments. III. From the end of the earth will I cry unto Thee, when my heart is overwhelmed: lead me to the Reek that is higher than I. Continuance in Prayer -- a Test of Sincerity, Continuance in prayer -- a test of sincerity. The remembrance of their kindness in the past emboldens us to confide in them for the future. He feels the need of assisting grace, and Divine support — and with the self-diffidence and conscious weakness of a little child, he tries to grasp his Father's hand — "Lead me." We know now under the Gospel dispensation, that wherever there is a place of prayer, the most obscure position cannot cut off the communication between a spiritual heart and Heaven. Daniel Webster said he would not believe in a religion whose doctrines he could comprehend. It is an appeal for means — "Cut steps in the cliff that I may climb it, let down the rope and draw me up." "Thou hast been a Shelter for me" is a strong plea. Now David was the kind of a guy when he was in trouble, he really let go. Sermon Downloader 2.0 - Free Software to download entire SermonIndex Speaker Archive: SermonIndex.net: Christian Books: Psalm 61:1-4: Commentary On Psalms Volume 2 by Jean Calvin Psalm 61:1-4. The argument before us is not precisely that which we could venture in all cases to employ with our fellow-men. A visual interpretation of Psalm 61. 4. B. Moses made God's faithfulness the basis of his plea for the preservation of sinning Israel. 2. Psalm 61 1 Psalm 61 For the director of music. PRAYER CULMINATING IN JOYFUL CONSECRATION TO GOD. Psalm 61 was written by David at a time when he was far from home and safety. If it is about Absalom wanting to be king, then the *inheritance is the land of Israel that David got back when Absalom died. I. Scripture Psalms 61-61:1 To the Chief Musician. It is actually, "Hear my loud wailing, O Lord." "The rock higher than I.". 1. he says, "I am indeed a great sinner; my iniquities reach so high that they have ascended above the very stars; they have gone before me to the judgment-seat of God, and they are clamouring for my destruction." After being plucked from his father’s flocks and assigned to be a bodyguard and musician for King Saul, David was constantly sent out into battle and eventually hunted down by the king himself. You see the circumstances here are most serious. Looking back, we can see the hand of God. Now, as some of you will be exercised with troubles, remember that the Rock is higher than you are; and when your troubles reach you, if you are not high enough to escape them, climb up to the Rock Christ, for there is no trouble that can reach you when you get there. It is the prayer of the helpless, the appeal of the human to the Divine — man in his weakness casting himself on the benevolence and omnipotence of Deity, man in his despair abandoning himself to God. Like an exile, we may be far off from friends, solitary and sad. Too high, i.e. Vows may rightly be joined with prayers when … What it craves is, that God would lead him to the rock, that is, that God would give him access unto Himself by Christ, in whom God is our rock and refuge. "Higher than I." 3. WHAT IT IS, THAT IN SUCH AN OVERWHELMING CONDITION AS I HAVE DESCRIBED, FAITH REGARDS IN GOD, to give it a support and relief, that it be not utterly overwhelmed. Sermons Topics Easter 1; Grace 1; Heaven 8; Series Galatians 1; Heaven 8; Missions Month 2020 4; Pandemic Ponderings 4; Reclaiming Joy 5; Places and Purpose of the Passion 1; The Passion 1; Passion Series 1; Strengthening Your Core 8; It would be easy to explain why the heart of the sincere Christian is often overwhelmed. The revelation is meant to set the human in action, to lift him to something higher. Again, he meant, by "the end of the earth," far away from human help. I shall have many difficulties, but I hope He will carry me through them." A POWER TO HELP US THAT IS BEYOND OUR OWN POWER, in order to conquer ourselves. Psalm 61:2: The Believer's Refuge in Distress: N. Meeres, B. D. Psalm 61:2: The High Rock: Psalm 61:2: The Higher Life: W. Birch. WHITHER THE PSALMIST DESIRES TO BE LED — "To the Rock that is higher than I." At first, verse 2 seems to imply exile but the rest of the Psalm does not support this. To others God might be Father, lover, friend, but to him He was the rock, that against which birds and armies and tempests dash themselves to pieces, but also that on which flowers bud out of the winds, and birds build their nests, and men hide from the march of tempests. 61:5). Psalm 61 – Hope and Help When My Heart is Overwhelmed. I shall have many temptations, but I hope that He will ward them off. 2. This sermon shows the "blessings" found in caves! Pastor Todd Lauderdale teaches an expository message through Psalm 61 titled, When My Heart Is Overwhelmed. THERE ARE TIMES WHEN EVEN A BELIEVER CANNOT GET TO CHRIST AS HE DESIRES. God, enduring, holy, omnipotent, unchangeable, all-wise. (Jeremiah 23:28). Psalms chapter 61 KJV (King James Version) 1 (To the chief Musician upon Neginah, A Psalm of David.) He conceives God in the form of a natural and poetical image; sees Him as a Rock. Instead, therefore, of the conception ending with inability, it ends with a sobbing prayer. Man can see the good, dream it, idealize it; he can long for the good, love it, worship it, but it is his disappointment and his hell that he knows it is not in him to be it, to win it, nor possess it. 3. OF DAVID.] But it is possible that in this other phrase "higher than I" — we have another conception of the Divine. 4. PRAYER RISING TO THE HEIGHTS OF ASSURANCE. The vision breaks up his self-content, and fills him with a heavenward longing. "Lead me to the rock that is higher than I. Oh, help me to believe! Though all help from man should fail, God is with us to deliver us. Moses, David, Daniel, Job, and even our Lord Himself, were all tempted. 1. Saul knew that the favor of God had departed from him and had been given to David, and his own failures h… When we are sincere in our prayers, we feel that we have not only pledged ourselves to God, but that God has pledged himself to us. Maclaren, Expository Sermons and Outlines on the Old Testament, p. 229. Hear my cry, O God; listen to my prayer. It signifies earnestness — it signifies desire for relief; it is the expression of want. And, doubtless, these are only just sprinkled in that we may be encouraged, whenever we find them, to see that there is a reality about it — that God's saints of old have endeavoured to cultivate this state and condition, and that God has marked it by His especial favour. Let him pray" — "pray." Psalm 61 - A Soldier's Prayer [TO THE CHOIRMASTER: WITH STRINGED INSTRUMENTS. How much more should we trust in God! When man reaches the point of inability, he reaches the end. Our remembrance of God's gracious dealings may be converted into inspiration and guidance for the future. By "the end of the earth," I think, too, David means at a distance from the means of grace. Chuck Smith :: Sermon Notes for Psalm 61:1-4. II. For thou, O God, hast heard my vows Or "my prayers", as the Septuagint and other versions. 2 From the end of the earth I will cry to You, when my heart is overwhelmed; lead me to the rock that is higher than I. The state wherein the psalmist was — "the end of the earth," in loneliness and distant from the house of God. Psalm 62:1, Psalm 62:2.—A. III. We are now coming to that part of the text which most of all delights my soul, the thought of JESUS CHRIST, WHO IS THE ROCK THAT IS HIGHER THAN WE ARE. Hear my cry, O Lord (Psa 61:1); Now in the Hebrew, this word for cry is very intense. Please use these sermons as the Lord leads, but nothing on this site may be used for profit without my expressed, written permission! Sometimes God, in His sovereignty, is pleased to show a man his sin, and not to show him his Saviour, for a season; he strips the sinner, perhaps he leaves him to shiver in the cold before he clothes him, just to let him know what a boon that robe of Christ's righteousness is. Now, the term "cry" is of very frequent use in Scripture, and it is very expressive. 2. Ps. David in many instances. 1. And his heart was overwhelmed, and he fainted under his distress. David was often in trouble; we don’t know the life circumstances which prompted this psalm.It does seem to come after he came to the throne. Psalm 61:5 - thou hast given me the heritage of those that fear thy name. And this God teaches us (Psalm 89:30-34). 8.) Psalm 61:2 From the end of the earth will I cry unto thee, when my heart is overwhelmed: lead me to the rock that is higher than I. He was far removed from Tabernacle of God. 6, 7.) Consider:— I. Proofs of divine faithfulness are to be had in remembrance, and to be mentioned to the Lord's honour. Everywhere else man is the all — the king — only in the temple is he the little helpless child with no language but a cry. Sermon on Psalm 61:1-8. Wherever we are, we have liberty to draw near to God, and may find a way open to the throne of grace. His white-robed angels of "mercy and truth" will go with us and preserve us, and we shall "abide before God forever.". Thus the soul, being lifted up to God, returns to the enjoyment of itself. III. Psalm 61 A Bible Devotion from Psalm 61 Lead Me to the Rock that is Higher than I 1 Hear my cry, O God; attend to my prayer. Lord, enable me to see the need of Thy Son, give me the power to look unto Him who was pierced, and, as Thou hast given me eyes to weep, so give me eyes to look on Him, and grace to rejoice in Him as mine.". 2. But in these earlier hymns the word is used in a plural form denoting that it was to be played upon several musical instruments. It is, perhaps, reasonable, and to a certain extent natural, that men under the pressure of affliction should go down upon their knees, Many a tear has been dried so; and the deeper the sorrow, the more reason there is to cry to God. God's people are sometimes brought into such a condition that they are far away from friends. Psalm 61:1-8. Pr. How a mother's heart yearns at the cry of her infant! Bible / Our Library / Bible Commentaries / The Treasury of David / Psalm / Psalm 61 / Psalm 61:2; Share Tweet. We get through each day with difficulty and hold on to our sanity by our fingertips. "When my heart is overwhelmed." Psalm 61:5 "For thou, O God, hast heard my vows: thou hast given [me] the heritage of those that fear thy name." 5. It is thought Ps. on a higher level, of another order, of a greatness I can never attain, nor match, nor rival! III. So tenderly susceptible, that a word is often times enough to lift it into ecstasy, or depress it to despair — so sensitive, that the glance of an eye can fill it with joy, or transfix it with grief. It is a cry for shelter — "Suns smite me, and sanddrifts sweep over me, and the whole landscape reels and swims; lift me into the shadow of Thy wings." attend unto my prayer.2. 2. But God will, when we cry to him, stretch forth his mighty arm from above, and lead us to "the Rock" where we shall find safety and peace. WHAT THE PSALMIST PRAYED FOR — "Lead me to the Rock that is higher than I." "Is any afflicted? THE GRACIOUS AND MERCIFUL ENCOURAGEMENT EVERY TRIED, TEMPTED AND TREMBLING SINNER HAS TO REPAIR TO THIS ROCK OF DEFENCE. "Hear my cry, O God, listen to my prayer; from the end of the earth I call to you, when my heart is faint. 3. 2 From the ends of the earth I call to you, I call as my heart grows faint; lead me to the rock that is higher than I. Cancel Unsubscribe. "I will cry unto Thee." » Hear my cry, O God; attend unto my prayer. With this point the experience seems to terminate. There are three or four circumstances that may befall us in our distress, that faith itself can get no relief against them, but from the essential properties of the nature of God. (Ver. “My heart is overwhelmed!” he tells the Lord. But here the word A Psalm of David. Throughout scripture we find ourselves many Godly people ending up living in Caves. Our past life is not lost. THE GROUNDS OF THE PSALMIST'S PLEA — "from the ends of the earth.". The last circumstance of distress is death, with the way and manner whereby it may approach us: and how soon this will be we know not. Lead me to the rock that is higher than I. Proper 5-- Psalm 61:1-5-- Hugh H. Drennan-- Proper 5 | Ordinary Time 10 - B-- 1993 Hear my cry, O God; listen to my prayer.From the end of the earth I call to you, UPCOMING WEEKS Now, sinner, thy hopes, I would have thee to see, are very tall, and very high; but remember, this Rock is higher than any of thy hopes. We all have times when Life seems overwhelming and our problems unsolvable. It is addressed to the true source of ability. (Vers. SORROW’S SWEET SONG. If he cannot, he cannot, and he can only acquiesce in his helplessness. It begins with his desperate cry to God. But such a termination is impossible. And observe in the next verse to the text the way in which the psalmist draws his encouragement. The soul's relief lies in God's immutability, that we shall find Him the same to us in death as He was in life, and much more. Ps. It is a cry for guidance — "Take my hand and guide me, and put my foot on the first stair of the stairway that leads to Thee." No fewer than eighty-eight distinct prayers of men of God, and eighty-eight distinct answers from the Lord, are recorded in the Old Testament; and no fewer than forty-eight instances of the same kind occur in the New Testament. But God is always near. This does not mean that we are failing or have done something wrong; rather, it is often a reminder that we simply need to draw that much nearer to God. Of David. Psalm 61:1 ... it must be therefore divine. God is everything man is not. In what sense David could say, "Thou hast been a shelter to me," and then that he was fully justified in concluding, "I will abide in Thy tabernacle for ever; I will trust in the covert of Thy wings." Sometimes, by sickness, either personal or the sickness of our relatives, we are detained from the house of God; at other times, in journeying by land or upon the sea, we are unable to be in God's sanctuary, and to use the means of grace. B. Back to Sermon on Psalm. 2. Too high! Prayer ends in praise. The enemy may be coming in like a flood. Summary of the Text. This man's conception of Deity has two sides to it — a physical and supernatural. 2. i.e. A child cries, a child cries long before it can speak: and how prevailing is that cry! A. If a man is foodless, and without covering, still he hopes to see better days by and by. Lead ME to the Rock CCCAG March 5th, 2017 Scripture: Psalm 61:1-3 Intro- Beginning small series of messages about being “hidden in God” beginning today with studying Psalm 61. Hear my cry, O God; listen to my prayer. beyond human apprehension I "Too high for me," makes Him the unknowable, the unsearchable splendour, homed in unapproachable light, and worshipped from afar. He sometimes gives repentance and faith at the same time, just as the thunder sometimes follows the lightning at once; at other times, He gives repentance, and then He makes us tarry for many a day before He gives us full assurance of our interest in Christ; but they are sure to follow one another, sooner or later. CONTEMPLATE THE PERIOD WHEN THIS URGENT REQUEST IS MADE, AND WHEN THIS EARNEST SUPPLICATION IS POURED FORTH; namely, when the heart is overwhelmed, when the spirit is sorrowful, and when the soul is bowed down; when deep calleth unto deep, and when the waves and billows roll over the sinking and sorrowing soul. was written at time of Absalom's rebellion. True praise is not in words only, but in the free and joyous devotion of cur lives. The point where man breaks down is the point where the Divine enters and begins its miracles. II. David has made his commitment to God. Perhaps you know what it is to have a trouble which you are compelled to bear yourself, which you could not describe even to those in your own house, though your friends would have been ready to help you if they had known; yet it was such that, with all their readiness, they would not have had ability to assist you in it, the biggest words could not have told it, and the bitterest tears could not have spelled it out. "Well," cries another, "from what I have heard, and what I have read in God's Word, I am expecting very great things of Christ when I shall see Him as He is. This is obviously a royal Psalm (cf. 3. It is a cry for light — "I am confused with fear and doubt, give me light that I may see the way that leads to Thee." NOTE SOME INSTANCES OF THIS CRY OF FAITH (Jonah 2:2, 3). We need to be led, or we shall never come to Him. 1. Believers may be brought into distress in all places of the world: in a lion's den with Daniel; in a dungeon with Jeremiah; they may be banished to the ends of the earth, as John to Patmos; or they may be driven into the wilderness, as the woman by the fury of the dragon, Now, what can give relief against this circumstance of distress which may befall the people of God? I. Psalm 61:2: The Highest Rock: Psalm 61:2: The Rock Higher than I: G. F. Cushman, D. D. Psalm 61:2 Psalm Sixty-one Psalm 61:1-4 The Overwhelming of the Heart October 31, 1999 In the Psalm’s title the word “Neginah” has appeared at least on four different occasions - in Psalms 4, 6, 54, and 55. He acknowledges in Christ some one to look up to, superior to any human source; here is humility. Background on this Psalm- (Why Chronological bible reading is important) It is written by King David of Israel. The Paperback Bible presents the Bible by the Book and is designed to be portable, readable, and truly personal with ample margins for notations. "Ah!" What is the heritage of those that fear God s name? He cried unto the Lord. Confidence in Christ's all-sufficiency. Oh, sir, if He be better than the communion of His saints can make Him, if He be sweeter than all His most eloquent preachers can speak of Him, if He be so delightful that those who know Him best cannot tell His beauties, what a precious — what a glorious — what an inconceivable Christ He must be!" Faith will naturally thus act, as it is the principle of the new nature in us that came from God, and will tend unto Him, whatever difficulties lie in the way. Short devotion: Difficult Days - Psalm 61 v 2 Psalm 61:2 From the ends of the earth I call to you, I call as my heart grows faint; lead me to the rock that is higher than I. Loading... Unsubscribe from Hopewell Missionary Baptist Church? An *inheritance is something that someone gives you. Well, sinner, come thou here, and measure this Rock. Yet he knew that God's mercy extended in forgiveness was necessary to see his hope for the promised heritage fulfilled. Hear my cry, O God; attend unto my prayer. Psalms 61:5. It is gone, but it has left its lessons and its memories. This was Habakkuk's comfort if all should fail him; yet, saith he, "I will rejoice in the Lord, and joy in the God of my salvation.". This implies confidence — faith in God — in the sufficiency of Christ. 3. Thou art very high, it is true; but this Rock is higher than thou art. Home Sermons Psalm 61. What are these "cave experiences". (Ill. Lead me to the rock that is higher than I. The psalmist mentions the end of the earth, however distant he might be from that which was the appointed place of prayer, the temple of the Lord in Jerusalem, where the saints were in the habit of assembling together. 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