A Meditation of Psalm 19

Psalm 19 describes God revealing Himself, leading to a natural conclusion. Psalm 19 contains oft-quoted verses. These include “The heavens declare the glory of God, and the sky proclaims the work of His hands.” (vs 1) and “May the words of my mouth and the meditation of my heart be acceptable to You, Lord, my rock and my Redeemer. (vs 14) Interestingly, these are the first and final verses of this Psalm.

Notice the natural structure to Psalm 19. Without over-spiritualizing at all, you can easily tell a sequence the psalmist has placed here. From vs 1 to vs 4, it is the heavens which are said to declare, proclaim, pouring, communicate, and sending a world-wide message. From vs 5, it is now the sun which, as an extension of the work of the heavens, is a witness in the sky directly from God (the psalmist is careful to say it is God, or Him in the HSCB, who in control of the sun). It gets better.  Beginning with vs 8, the psalmist provides an outline which connects on a profound level. Notice…

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