I will bless the Lord at all times, He's good / I will bless Calvin's Commentary on the Bible. The exultation of this verse is no mere tongue bragging, "the soul" is in it, the boasting is meant and felt before it is expressed. The song, "I will bless the Lord at all times" is a song of commitment to God that no matter what one goes through, in the thick and thin of it all, we would give thanks to the Lord. My soul makes its boast in the LORD; +++ let the humble hear and be glad. 3 O magnify the Lord with me, And let us exalt His name together. Proud member 4 I sought the Lord, and He heard me, And delivered me from all … Blessed be the name of the Lord from this time forth and for evermore. I will bless the Lord at all times: his praise shall continually be in my mouth. No doubt there are difficulties in the way. Title. Whole Psalm. I will praise the LORD at all times. Abimelech was king of Gath, the same with Achish, 1 Samuel 21:20 : who either had two names, or this of Abimelech, as it should seem, was a common name to all the kings of the Philistines (see Genesis 20:2 26:8); as Pharaoh was to the Egyptian kings and Caesar to the Roman emperors: the name signifies a father king, or my father king, or a royal father; as kings should be the fathers of their country: before him David changed his behaviour, his taste, sense, or reason; he imitated a madman. What scope there is for holy boasting in Jehovah! Truly he who writes these words of comment has nothing of his own to boast of, but much to lament over, and yet none shall stop him of his boast in God so long as he lives. Psalm 34:1 "I will bless the Lord at all times." He would never have done praising, because never satisfied that he had done enough; always feeling that he fell short of the Lord's deservings. The phrases ‘bless the Lord’ and ‘bless God’ are found primarily in the Old Testament. Our tongue is our glory, and it ought to reveal the glory of God. When he pretended to be insane before Abimelek, who drove him away, and he left. Mr. Hapstone has endeavoured to imitate the alphabetical character of this Psalm in his metrical version. "At all times," in every situation, under every circumstance, before, in and after trials, in bright clays of glee, and dark nights of fear. Jehovah is infinite, and therefore cannot really be made greater, but his name grows in manifested glory as he is made known to his creatures, and thus he is said to be magnified. Revised Standard Version A Psalm of David, when he feigned madness before Abimelech, so that he drove him out, and he went away. To Jehovah, and not to second causes our gratitude is to be rendered. 2 My soul shall make her boast in the Lord: the humble shall hear thereof, and be glad. Psalm 34 King James Version (KJV). What a blessed mouthful is God's praise! 1. Psalm 34:8 The Alphabetical Psalms, the psalmi abcedarii, as the Latin fathers called them, are nine in number; and I cannot help thinking it is a pity that, except in the single instance of the hundred and nineteenth, no hint of their existence should have been suffered to appear in our authorised version. 2 My soul shall make her boast in the Lord: the humble shall hear thereof, and be glad. "At all times." Psalm 34:1: “I will bless the Lord at all times: his praise shall continually be in my mouth.” Psalm 113:1–3: “Praise ye the Lord. If so it is most fitting. Samuel Clarks's "Mirror.". The Psalm is split into two great divisions at the close of Psalms 34:10 , when the Psalmist having expressed his praise to God turns in direct address to men. Bless the Lord O … He is resolved and fixed, I will; he is personally and for himself determined, let others so as they may; he is intelligent in head and inflamed in heart -- he knows to whom the praise is due, and what is due, and for what and when. Whom? To bless the Lord is never unseasonable. Read or print original I Will Bless The Lord At All Times lyrics 2021 updated! It is well when the soul feels its own inability adequately to glorify the Lord, and therefore stirs up others to the gracious work; this is good both for the man himself and for his companions. Direction for making a heaven below. (687) David here extols the greatness of God, promising to keep in remembrance during his whole life the goodness which he had bestowed upon him. his praise shall continually be in my mouth; not the "praise" of which God is the author, but of which he is the object; which is due unto him, and is given him on account of the perfections of his nature, and the works of his hands, and the blessings of his providence and grace; this, the psalmist says, should be in his mouth: his meaning is, that he should not only retain in his heart a grateful sense of the divine favours, but should express it with his lips; should both make melody in his heart to the Lord, and vocally sing his praise; and that "continually", as long as he lived, or had any being, Psalm 146:2. At all times - In every situation of life; in every event that occurs. Explore Bible Verses, Scriptures, Quotes & Passages about & on Blessing the Lord at all times, Blessing God, Bless the Lord O my soul and all that is within me, Bless the Lord O my Soul and forget not all his benefits. The idea is, that he would do it publicly and privately; in prosperity and in adversity; in safety and in danger; in joy and in sorrow. 2 My soul shall make her boast in the Lord: the humble shall hear thereof, and be glad. Blessed is the man who takes refuge in him! People who have no real piety, but who make pretensions to it, are disposed to praise and bless God in times of sunshine and prosperity; true piety always regards him as worthy of praise - in the storm as well as in the sunshine; in the dark night of calamity, as well as in the bright days of prosperity. Listen to I Will Bless The Lord At All Times from Joe Pace's Mighty Long Way for free, and see the artwork, lyrics and similar artists. Though the hook was rusty, yet God sent the fish, and we thank him for it. God deserves blessing with the heart, and extolling with the mouth - good thoughts in the closet, and good words in the world. My mouth will speak the praise of the Lord, and let all flesh bless his holy name forever and ever. Verse 1. 1 I will bless the Lord at all times: his praise shall continually be in my mouth. After celebrating God's gracious dealings with him, the Psalmist exhorts others to make trial of His providential care, instructing them how to secure it. It starts with a SINGULAR COHORTATIVE and ends with a PLURAL. 1 I will bless the Lord at all times; His praise shall continually be in my mouth. Of David. I will bless the Lord at all times. Blessing the Lord will bless you and me! I will bless Yahweh at all times. “He may have acted like a fool, but he was not so foolish as to neglect praise of him who was his only true wisdom. I will extol the LORD at all times; his praise will always be on my lips. This song was arranged by Jason Yarbrough in the key of Bb-Db, C-Eb. 34 I will bless the Lord at all times: his praise shall continually be in my mouth. He resolves to keep up stated times for this duty, to lay hold of all opportunities for it, and to renew his praises upon every fresh occurrence that furnished him with matter. - He is resolved and fixed, "I will;" he is personally and for himself determined, let others do as they may; he is intelligent in head and inflamed in heart - he knows to whom the praise is due, and what is due, and for what and when. His praise will always be in my mouth. So saith a believing soul: Let God do with me what he will, I will be thankful. How sweet, how purifying, how perfuming! Title. Abimelech was the general name of the sovereign (Ge 20:2). "His praise shall continually be in my mouth," not in my heart merely, but in my mouth too. Ps 34:1-22. 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