Gordon Churchyard. Words in brackets, ( ), are not in the *Hebrew Bible. The notes explain some of the words with a *star by them. Psalm 126 – Amazed at God’s Work. Psalm 126:5 So those who planted their crops in despair will shout hurrahs at the harvest, Read verse in The Message Bible --Thomos Stint, in An Exposition on Psalms 124-126, 1621. Then our mouth was filled with laughter, and our tongue with singing” (Psalm 126… Wherefore we take this Psalm to be a prophecy of the redemption that should come by Jesus Christ, and the publishing of the gospel, whereby the kingdom of Christ is advanced, and death and the devil with all the powers of darkness are vanquished. Denomination: Nazarene Notice the significance of the emblem here employed. 126 1 It seemed like a dream, too good to be true, when God returned Zion's exiles. Psalm 126:5-6 Chapter Parallel Compare 5 So those who planted their crops in despair will shout hurrahs at the harvest, 6 So those who went off with heavy hearts will … This is but a repetition and confirmation of what is before expressed in different words; and may be applied, as to a praying saint, so to a faithful preacher of the word. Psalms 126:4-6 develop a model of praying for the dream to come true and a contrast of what it is like when that dream does come true. … Continue reading "Commentary on Psalm 126" Words in boxes are from the Bible. This psalm is titled A Song of Ascents. It is the seventh in the series of 15 songs for pilgrims coming to Jerusalem. Psalm 126. The theme of restoration that began with Psalm 80 in Advent 1, and Psalm 85 in Advent 2, is continued this week in Psalm 126. In this psalm, the theological theme of restoration is knitted together with the theme of rejoicing. A message centered on Psalms 126 It is a song that has three major movements - a. Verses 1-2 Praise the LORD for all He has done b. Verse 3 - praise the LORD here and now c. Verses 4 - 6 challenges us to create a world of joy and fruitfulness Scripture: Psalms 126:1-6. Whole Psalm. Psalm 126:5-6 I. An EasyEnglish Translation with Notes (about 1200 word vocabulary) on Psalm 126. www.easyenglish.bible. This song likely was composed after the exile, in wondrous gratitude for God’s restoration, and in prayer for a furtherance of that work. Psalm 126 The Message Bible << Psalm 125 | Psalm 126 | Psalm 127 >> Thanksgiving for Restoration. Biblical Commentary (Bible study) Psalm 126 EXEGESIS: CONTEXT: This psalm is composed of two sections: Verses 1-3 speak of a wondrous, joyful time "when Yahweh brought back those who returned to Zion." Psalm 126:6 "He that goeth forth and weepeth, bearing precious seed, shall doubtless come again with rejoicing, bringing his sheaves [with him]." It keeps man in his place as a servant, and exercises patience, obedience, and faith. The psalm begins, “When Yahweh brought back those who returned to Zion, we were like those who dream. 2 We laughed, we sang, we couldn't believe our good fortune. To begin with, “Restore our fortunes, O Lord” (Psalms 126:4) mirrors the description that runs from Psalms 126:1-3 of fortunes restored. (1) It is a work of homely, wholesome, patient labour. We were the talk of the nations - "God was wonderful to them!" Husbandry is the oldest, simplest, and most heaven-ordained labour of man. The product is one of the grandest, most eloquent lyrical prayers in the Psalter. “From Tears to Joy” (Psalm 126) “The LORD has done great things for us!” (Psalm 126:3) INTRODUCTION: We are continuing in our study on the Psalms of Ascent, and our message series is called “Stepping Stones to God’s Heart.” These psalms trace the upward ascent of our heart to God’s heart, but it’s not smooth sailing all the way. 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