Reflection On Psalm 40; 11-15


Some think that Psalm 40 is a Messianic Psalm in 40:12 indicating both the psalmist and those around him were effected by sin one wanted to destroy the Psalmist while David   trusted in God that his sins were atoned for through sacrifice of animals found Levities 23;5-8 and Levites ; 16  Reformed Bible Study 40:12 evils… iniquities. The psalmist identifies the source of his troubles as both external (enemies seeking to thwart him) and internal (his own sin). In Psalm51;3 For I am conscious of my rebellion, and my sin is always before me.

  In 40:9  I proclaim righteousness in the great assembly; see, I do not keep my mouth closed also Psalm;51;13  Then I will teach the rebellious Your ways, and sinners will return to You.

 Reformed Bible Study; Psalm; 51; 13    I will teach transgressors your ways. If forgiven, the psalmist promises to use his life to help others find forgiveness. KVJ Study Bible; David calls sinners to salvation in this verse. He vows that he will use his experience of God’s grace as a renewed motivation to bring others into the knowledge of the love and mercy of God. Lastly, part of teaching the gospel is knowing the gospel or pastor I preached the gospel to myself. Apostle Paul wrote, For I determined not to know anything among you, save Jesus Christ, and him crucified.

However, in verse 40:6 You do not delight in sacrifice and offering; You do not ask for a whole burnt offering or a sin offering. Or in  Psalm 51; 16-17; You do not want a sacrifice, or I would give it; You are not pleased with a burnt offering. 17 The sacrifice pleasing to God is a broken spirit. God, You will not despise a broken and humbled heart. 

 Believer Commentary believes that Ps 40:6–8 identify this as a Psalm of the Messiah; the words are applied to the Lord Jesus in Hebrews 10:5–7. For example,” The well-known words “Sacrifice and offering You did not desire ” (vv.40:6–8 )  He was saying, in effect that although God had instituted sacrifice and offering for the nation of Israel, they never represented His ultimate intention. They were designed as types and shadows of something better to come. Concerning 40:6–8  Matthew Henry also uses Hebrew 10:5–7   along with KJV commentary John MacArthur Study Bible wrote these word 40:6–8 The author of Hebrews dramatically applies these verses to the Greater David (10:5–7).


Personal Observant 

God declared these word about servant David he was a man after my own heart; he will do everything I want he to do.’ Chris Kale author of American Sniper wrote, People tell me I saved hundreds and hundreds of people. But, I have to tell you: it’s not the people you saved that you remember. It’s the ones you couldn’t save. Those are the ones you talk about. Those are the faces and situations that stay with you forever.  

Oskar Schindler businessman who operates a business in a Polish  prison camp and saw how the SS were treating the Jewish people and decided use his money earn, and purchased 1,200 Jews from this awful place when they were out of harm way he utter these words to a friend Itzhak Stern “I could have got more out. I could have got more. I don’t know. If I’d just…I could have got more. If I’d made more money…I threw away so much money. You have no idea. If I’d just I didn’t do enough! This car. Goeth would have bought this car. Why did I keep the car? Ten people right there. Ten people. Ten more people. This pin. Two people. This is gold. Two more people. He would have given me two for it, at least one. One more person.  Oskar Schindler: I could have gotten one more person… and I didn’t!”

God declared these word about servant David he was a man after my own heart; he will do everything I want him to do.’

Bottom line Kaye I pray for the lost because my heart anguish for them because they are on the wrong path secondly, God commended me pray for them.

 Many Psalms that were written spoke about a future King. Friend  ro the poor, Ps. 72:2-4,12-14, Eternal convent in David line, Ps. 89:28-33, 132; 11-12, exalted by God Ps, 2; 6 -9, 21; 1-13, established world rule Ps. 2; 8,110; 5-6 everlasting life Ps. 21; 4, 45; 6, and died cruel a death Psalm 22; 14,17, the crowd mock at the cross Psalm 22, 11-13, the romans divide his garment, ps. 22; 18

I do not think that Psalm 40 is a Messianic Psalm; however, it great Psalm My brother Peter uses Psalm 40 in recent CD World Without End  Disk two track eight Check out great picking on this piece.

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