Blessed is the people that know the joyful sound] Iubilationem, the sound of thy word, the free use of thine ordinances; serving thee with cheerfulness, and giving thee thanks with exaltation of heart, and rapture of spirit. Matthew Henry's Concise Commentary. Justice and judgment are the habitation of thy throne. God’s Throne is righteous and surrounded by clouds and darkness. Ecclesiastes. Psalm 89:14, ESV: "Righteousness and justice are the foundation of your throne; steadfast love and faithfulness go before you." There are several men named Ethan in the Hebrew Scriptures, but this man is mentioned specifically in 1 Kings 4:31 as someone who was famous for his wisdom – yet surpassed by Solomon’s greater wisdom. God as a sovereign is never unjust or unwise. Psalm 89 – The Incomparable God and His Covenant to David The title of this psalm is A Contemplation of Ethan the Ezrahite. Mercy and truth shall go before thy face. Maschil. And to praise the Lord, is to acknowledge him to be such a one that there is none like him. Surely then we should feel and express reverence when we worship God. A Song.. 87 On m the holy mount n stands the city he founded;. --William Nicholson. Salem Media Group. --John Calvin. Verse 14. Epaminoudas the Theban general, cultivated truth so studiously, that he is reported never to have spoken a falsehood even in jest. mercy and truth shall go before thy face; be and appear wherever he is; all his ways are mercy and truth, Psalm 25:10, "mercy" in pardoning and saving sinners that come unto him by Christ; and "truth" in performing all his purposes and promises; and these make the joyful sound next mentioned. And to praise the Lord, is to acknowledge him to be such a one that there is none like him. Justice and judgment are the habitation of thy throne. I TRODUCTIO SPURGEO , "TITLE. 13 Thou hast a mighty arme: strong is thy hand, and high is thy right hand. Psalm 89:14 Justice and judgment are the habitation of thy throne: mercy and truth shall go before thy face. The Sovereignty of the divine government. --J.N. 12 The North and the South, thou hast created them: Tabor and Hermon shall reioyce in thy Name. Hebrews 1:8-9, while not a direct quotation, certainly has the same message as this. Barnes's Psalms 89:14 Bible Commentary justice and judgment are the habitation of the throne - Margin, "establishment." The aim of this post is to present a brief analysis of the structure and theology of Psalm 89 and to consider ... Ps. The assigned verses are a portion of a much larger psalm that concludes book three of the psalter. His activities are mercy and faithfulness, because his will is at work and his nature is love. In his active going forth, tender mercy and goodness announce him, and faithful truth will tell his people he is there when he comes forth. Psalm 89:14; Psalm 145:13. 1. Surely then we should feel and express reverence when we worship God. Mercy in promising; truth in performing. Blessed are the people who know the joyful sound! In Psalm 89:14 the praise again enters upon the province of history. V. L. so the Sept. (e) Basis, "fulchrum et stabilimentum", Michaelis. No creature can eventually be unjustly dealt with under his dominion, and his kingdom ruleth over all. Truth, in being as good as thy word; mercy, in being better. Psalms 89:14 Context. The Equity of the divine government -- "justice", etc. It was meet that before he poured forth his lament he should record his praise, lest his sorrow should seem to have withered his faith. Now, saith the Psalmist, justice and judgment are the pillars upon which God's throne standeth, as Calvin expounds it, the robe and diadem, the purple and sceptre, the regalia with which God's throne is adorned. All rights reserved. Wherever thou dost go, wherever thou dost manifest thyself, there will be mercy and faithfulness. Psalm 89 God’s Covenant with David. Matthew Henry :: Commentary on Psalms 89 ← Back to Matthew Henry's Bio & Resources. "Thou wilt perform the truth to Jacob and the mercy to Abraham." This was a popular conceit of Israel. Psalm 89:14 Parallel Verses [⇓ See commentary ⇓] Psalm 89:14, NIV: "Righteousness and justice are the foundation of your throne; love and faithfulness go before you." As if the Psalmist had said, "The ornaments with which God is invested, instead of being a robe of purple, a diadem, or a sceptre, are, that he is the righteous and impartial judge of the world, a merciful father, and a faithful protector of his people." -- Matthew Henry. We'll send you an email with steps on how to reset your password. The basis, then, of Jehovah's government, or that on which it rests, is "justice and judgment." ; 87f. Psalm 88 Psalm 90 ... An integrated digital Bible study library - including complete notes from the Believer's Bible Commentary and the Cultural Backgrounds Study Bible (NIV and NRSV) - is just a step away! If mercy had not paved the way, the coming of God to any man must have been swift destruction. Verses 1 to 4 introduce two themes that will be further expanded in the psalm. 12 The north and the south thou hast created them: Tabor and Hermon shall rejoice in thy name. Home × Home; Bible. Jeremiah. Psalms 89:14 Context. Please enter your email address associated with your Salem All-Pass account, then click Continue. 1 A maskil of Ethan the Ezrahite.. A I. Truth goes before the face of God, because God keeps it ever before his eyes, to mould his actions thereby. Sign up for an account to try it FREE for 30 days. o subject is more important or is so fully the key to all theology as that of the covenant. 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