f. When I remember You on my bed, I meditate on You in the night watches: David thought that there were not enough hours in the day to think upon God’s greatness and goodness. (See notes on Psalm 67:3). Psalm 63 was a morning prayer that cried out for divine intimacy. Here is David, his kingdom in disarray, running for his life, seeking to protect his men. There are many who sit in the pews week after week, visibly faithful and plugged in, who are nevertheless spiritually fatigued. We can therefore classify this Psalm as hymn which portrays the trust, confidence and protection in Yahweh’s 2 Gunkel classifies Psalm 23 as Psalm of trust or confidence, Peter C Craigie, “Psalms 1-50,” in Word Biblical Commentary (Waco, TX: Word Books, 1983), in Psalms 1-50, 19:204. “Solitude and stillness render the ‘night watches’ a fit season for meditation on the so often experienced mercies of God; which, when thus called to remembrance, become a delicious repast to the spirit, filling it with all joy, and peace, and consolation.” (Horne). He displays a deep yearning for the Lord - a soul-thirst that only his heavenly Father can satisfy. John Piper Sep 25, 1983 126 Shares God is most glorified in us when we are most satisfied in him Learn more about Desiring God Desiring God. This is a very beautiful psalm of devotion to God. “If we have nothing to say about God’s goodness, the probable cause is our want of experience of it.” (Maclaren), ii. i. He had to be thinking constantly about their safety. Psalm 63 (This is) a psalm of David, when he was in the wild country of Judah. Notice, briefly four things which characterize the person who seeks the Lord: “My soul is satisfied as with marrow and fatness….” He is never complacent, but satisfied. How can a Christian who has lost the passion for God regain it? The Search OF the Savior: Why Jesus Came, Part 1 (Luke 19:1-10), Bible Storying Series - Teaching The Story Of God Chronologically, Bible Teaching Ideas: The Ten Commandments And Ten Fingers. Seeking after God means keeping your passion for God alive. We live in a day marked by pressure in almost every area of life. 224-226) nicely outlines it as “God my desire” (1-4); “God my delight” (5-8); and, “God my defense” (9-11). But the king shall rejoice in God: David was not yet on Israel’s throne and that promise still waited many years for fulfillment. Él surge con una sed de estas comodidades que el mundo no puede dar, y tiene recurso inmediato por la oración a la fuente del agua de la vida. No matter what pressures come into your life, you will be able to handle them properly if you maintain this one priority above all else: Earnestly seek after God! His schedule seems packed. 62:12).” (Kidner), ii. This Shabbat I had originally planned to bring a message on either God as our Peace or God as the source of Truth. From 1977-1992 he was the pastor of Lake Gregory Community Church in Crestline, California. He was satisfied (63:5), but he wasn’t satisfied. “It will not leave even a root or branch. There are two systems for numbering the verses in the Psalms. Thus David could commit the situation to the Lord and act with the right perspective and balance: He would make it his business to rejoice in God, and let God deal with his enemies and vindicate him. According to its title, Psalm 63 was written from the Wilderness of Judah and David was in the wilderness hiding from a conspiracy to kill him. In God’s time and in God’s way, David’s enemies did fall by the sword, which has the sense of being killed in battle. Since this psalm was composed from the Wilderness of Judah, there was certainly help David could ask for.
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