"Still hope in God," etc.(T. For judgment against the accusations of an ungodly nation. What am I to do?" 3. 3. 1. The suggestions of Satan assail the minds of good men. The first step in the removal of this spiritual sickness is a realization of the personal relationship of the soul to God. "Hope thou in God." But our grief must be kept within bounds, and it is so, when it is ready to meet God at every turn in obedience and communion; and when reason approves our grief, and when our grief moves us to all duties of love towards others. (Chapter divisions in the Bible are mostly man-made.) Our hearts are deceitful. III. Overstrain of work.3. III. In my life—and I think it is the intended biblical pattern—hope is like a reservoir of emotional strength. Why art thou cast down, O my soul? When it inclines the soul to evil. (Psalms 42:5, 42:11, 43:5) If you refer to the inscription with which this psalm opens, you will find that it is addressed to the Choirmaster, and is called a Maskil of the Sons of Korah. Psalm 42:11 Home | M. Henry Commentary | Play! 1. 2. 6. One is a voice of joy and the other is a voice of sorrow. (3) It will be found no unsatisfying evidence of God's gracious presence with us in duty if we are enabled to deal fairly with our own hearts.2. Let us walk worthy of our high calling. THE EXILE'S PROMISE.1. Nothing uncommon for the Christian to be the target of wrong charges.2. 3. WE HAVE FIRM GROUNDS FOR OUR TRUST IN GOD FROM THOSE ATTRIBUTES OF GOD WHICH ENABLE AND DISPOSE HIM TO HELP US. Another sign is that of burning thirst. hope thou in God, for I shall yet praise him, who is the health of my countenance, and my God." THE COUNSEL THE PSALMIST ADDRESSES TO HIS SOUL. Psalm 43The soul's double appealHomilist.I. Lynchburg, Virginia. Psalm 42 Sermon Notes Psalm 42 . If I am put down, I look to the emotional reservoir […] A high reactive feeling of victory will have large share in scattering your darkness.4. EXHORDIUM In this Psalm, we see a godly man with a tormented soul. LET US NOW CAREFULLY ANALYZE THE MEDICINE PRESCRIBED. Is the Lord's hand, that has been so often stretched forth for our help, since shortened, that it can no longer save? %PDF-1.5 4. Let us not yield to passion; do we not belong to God? As with David, so with us, changes come. "Praise Him who is the health," the beauty, the ruddy glow, the youth, "of thy countenance, and thy God."(J. He does not change. By strong and prayerful volition put yourself at the daily duty; do it even more painstakingly than ever, even though you feel so little like it. THE MEANS WHEREBY WE MAY AGAIN OBTAIN PEACE, COMFORT, AND A CALM TRUST IN GOD.1. Let us press on with renewed courage. We may have the joys of home or we may be doomed to solitude and to exile. There is a seminary of causes of discouragement within us. For Divine guidance.II. (2) We are to judge of communion with God in duty, from the sense we have of our need of daily supplies and communications from His fulness and all-sufficiency. The water in the hold is more dreaded than all the ocean without. What do you say — your strength is exhausted and you are feeble and have no power left? Faith Muscles 101. King James Version Update. — "Hope." The sailor cares not because the green waves with crested heads curl over and dash against the vessel, shaking it from stem to stern; or because they, rising in their wrath, leap upon the deck, and with wild glee pour off again through the port holes. The neglect of keeping a clear conscience. But how are we to distinguish such suggestions as may be properly ascribed to the grand enemy, and those that arise from the unsubdued corruption and lusts of our own minds? P. 4. 12. It drags at and prevents work.3. It keeps off beginners from coming in. But how are we to judge of our communion with God in duty? I read of Francis Spira that, having denied the truth in order to get a good estate for his wife and children, he could no longer bear the sight of them, his conscience being in such horror of what he had done. The noblest and most inspiring associations are those connected with God. WHEN THE SOUL IS TROUBLED FOR THAT IT SHOULD NOT BE VEXED FOR. How imperfectly are all the Christian duties performed by you, when you are thus "swallowed up with overmuch sorrow": how unfitly do you worship Him who loves a cheerful and a thankful giver?III. A couple of months ago I read through all of the psalms. WHY, LIKE THE PSALMIST, WE SHOULD ENDEAVOUR TO RISE FROM THIS STATE. "Hope thou in God." It is with the godly in this case as with vapours drawn up by the sun, which, when the extracting force of the sun leaves them, fall down again to the earth. Another man's wealth will not make me rich. This spirit is rebuked by your whole experience. Good men are often east down; their souls are often disquieted in them, from want, as they imagine, of actual communion with God in duty, or a sense of His gracious presence with them; and if this complaint were as well founded as it is a common and heavy complaint, it would be a just cause, no doubt, of great disquiet. To seize the harp for thanksgiving and praise.Religious services should be gladsome; those in the home as well as those in the sanctuary. He hopes in God. What say you — the stream is dried up? Follow the example of the psalmist here. For this is He sent as the Comforter. Abraham (Genesis 15:2; Jonah 4:9; Jeremiah 31:15). Psalm 42 is a lament. And when believers themselves fall, and thereby wound their peace and lose sight of all their evidences, they have no other refuge.III. 2. For Divine deliverance.3. But how are we to distinguish such suggestions as may be properly ascribed to the grand enemy, and those that arise from the unsubdued corruption and lusts of our own minds? Browse Sermons on Psalm 42. 2. The Message Bible, Dusty Rose Floral Large Print Leather-Look. Hence, we should all labour after a calmed spirit. BUT EXPERIENCE SEEMS TO CONTRADICT all this, for many of God's people have not peace, but disquietude. Scripture: Psalm 42. The sorrow of his soul.3. The growing and fruitful Christian will be a comfortable one; a degree of peace and satisfaction will follow every good action; and your graces, acquiring maturity, will shine by their own light. Sermons. THE DESIRABLENESS OF THE INVESTIGATION WHICH THE PSALMIST INSTITUTED. THE PSALMIST'S SUPPORT AMIDST ALL HIS DISTRESS. )Trust in God our best support in all our troubles and afflictionsBishop Smalridge.I. WHY DOES GOD PERMIT THIS? It is the one string upon which all our joys are hung.(R. See, then, the life of a poor Christian in this world. Sermon Bible Commentary. God will not speak peace to a staggering spirit that hath always its religion and its way to choose. It was not thus with our Lord (John 19:26, 27; Luke 23:42). God descends down unto us from election to calling, and so to sanctification: we must ascend to Him, beginning where He ends. When we place our trust in God we run no risks, because there is nothing which infinite power cannot accomplish; nothing fit and expedient for us which infinite goodness is not disposed to grant; no promises of help can have been made us by a God of truth and holiness which will not be exactly and punctually fulfilled.II. Scripture: Psalm 42. Another man's knowledge will not make me wise. And thus it may be known. THERE ARE MANY CAUSES FOR DOWNHEARTEDNESS IN THIS STRANGE AND DISCIPLINARY WORLD. Seated on some "Mizar," we may rest and be thankful. etc. (3)From sin.II. One of the secrets of obtaining a healthy spiritual life is to obtain the fellowship of saintly people. It is from this Sun of Righteousness that the first dawn of hope opens upon the trembling, awakened sinner, and, ready to sink under a load of guilt, supports him. Some seek comfort in a use of reason, and try to argue themselves into comfort. Despite sadness, the psalmist hopes once again to join the worshiping crowds. Many men allow partly imaginary trials to creep into their souls, that scarcely have a palpable existence if they were only inquired into, and yet when once they are seen they are watched over, and they grow until they expand to such an extent that they seem to fill the man's whole spirit and all around him; whereas if they were just looked at in the face in the light of Divine presence and in the glory that beams from another world, they would vanish in a moment like mists before the rising sun; the man's trouble would be turned into triumph, and his saddest sorrows into sweetest song. Put your hope in God, for I shall yet praise Him, my Savior and my God. WHAT IS THE SWEET AND HOLY TEMPER OF SOUL THAT WE SHOULD SEEK FOR? And they miss it greatly. Look at Martin Luther when his enemies are like raging lions gathered round him, and he is cast into prison and all things look dark and threatening, and a common soul might be disquieted and cast down. 1. Well, in all probability it is in mercy it has, for if that had continued you had never gone to the fountain. Why art thou cast down, O my soul? He can no longer look at things calmly and therefore truly, and everything appears to him in monstrous and distorted guise. Is the Lord's hand, that has been so often stretched forth for our help, since shortened, that it can no longer save? A. Psalm 42:11: The Causes and Cure of Spiritual Distress: T. Gordon. Jun 1, 2008. THE EXILE'S SOLILOQUY.1. A response.Cast down! To go to the altar, i.e. As when the sun is eclipsed, all nature appears to mourn, so everything is gloomy to the believer when anything interposes between his soul and the gracious countenance of his God. We feel prematurely old. Sermon Notes. The soul must be raised to a right but yet a bounded grief. Proceeding by a false method and order in judging of their estate. HAVE AN EYE TO THE EXAMPLES OF THOSE WHO HAVE THUS PLACED THEIR TRUST IN GOD, AND HAVE FOUND HELP IN THE TIME OF NEED. Read. Others give up their common duty and neglect their proper callings, thinking that in their distress here is nothing to be done but prayer. "Why art thou cast down?" The suggestions of Satan assail the minds of good men. Not a few have been disquieted and cast down from false representations and wrong conceptions of the Divine decrees; as if thereby a certain number were under a sentence of reprobation, and for ever excluded from the Divine mercy. (November 2020 Scripture Writing Plan) All Scripture is taken from ICB unless otherwise indicated. Keen, D. D.I. Search Our Sermons. A Contemplation of the Sons of Korah." Our hearts too often like "muffled drums beating funeral marches," rather than like well-tuned harps sending forth strains of sweetest harmony and gladdest adoration, etc.III. So long as they find fulness in creatures they will not come (1 Timothy 4:5; 1 Samuel 30:6). Psalm 42:11. Psalm 42:11 11 Why, my soul, are you downcast? Hard environment.III. He leads them home to prove their hearts; he leads them to their hope.1. By recognition of the fact that downheartedness is worst for us. For deliverance from the deceitful and unjust man.3. THERE ARE MANY CAUSES FOR DOWNHEARTEDNESS IN THIS STRANGE AND DISCIPLINARY WORLD,1. The suggestions of Satan assail the minds of good men. Or if, by unhappy training, or through the bias of temperament, we have come to entertain such views of God, and of spiritual things, as are directly causative of religious despondency, then we must do our best to remedy the evil by acquiring right views. 1. 1. King David boldly declared, “I shall yet praise him, who is the health of my countenance, and my God” (Psalm 42:11, KJV). Hope thou in God, for if you can say, "God is my salvation," with joy shall you draw water out of the wells of salvation. He was conscious of —1. 2. THE COUNSEL THE PSALMIST ADDRESSES TO HIS SOUL. 2. He is depressed. We are to distinguish by the welcome they meet with, and the free quarters we allow them, on the one hand; or by the pain and distress they give us, on the other, and by our opposition to them, and our endeavours to dismiss them. (3) It will be found no unsatisfying evidence of God's gracious presence with us in duty if we are enabled to deal fairly with our own hearts.2. 3. He sometimes hides His face from them (Matthew 27:46). But the transcendently important clue is to obtain the friendship of God. And when believers themselves fall, and thereby wound their peace and lose sight of all their evidences, they have no other refuge. The want of this one word "My" is the sinner's loss of heaven, and the dagger that smites him into the second death. Not a few have been disquieted and cast down from false representations and wrong conceptions of the Divine decrees; as if thereby a certain number were under a sentence of reprobation, and for ever excluded from the Divine mercy. %���� He hopes in God. II. II. (3)From sin.II. �Ì�s�*i���b�7��jx���F>꾏����sh]h���I(C�}�:u�|筪���"0P�i���Ρ]ZL,���0s�E݄��ӣ��aeQ! THOSE THAT ARE FROM WITHIN. II. Well, in all probability it is in mercy it has, for if that had continued you had never gone to the fountain. Verse 11. It was "cast down," and it was "disquieted." He will, if he lay his comfort upon internal blessings and measure God's love by them. Good men are often east down; their souls are often disquieted in them, from want, as they imagine, of actual communion with God in duty, or a sense of His gracious presence with them; and if this complaint were as well founded as it is a common and heavy complaint, it would be a just cause, no doubt, of great disquiet. God hath made every man a governor over himself. Wonderful is that instance of an unshaken confidence in God, which is displayed for our instruction, and recorded for our imitation, in the history of the sufferings and of the patience of Job.III. By David Wilkerson. He who hath delivered us from so great dangers, and doth deliver, in Him we may safely trust, that He will yet deliver us. The psalmist preaches … Berry. How imperfectly are all the Christian duties performed by you, when you are thus "swallowed up with overmuch sorrow": how unfitly do you worship Him who loves a cheerful and a thankful giver? O. The Psalmist is far from the temple of God in Jerusalem and is therefore feeling far from God’s presence. Exile.2. He leads them home to prove their hearts; he leads them to their hope.1. When we depend too much upon the opinions of other men. There is no more fatal minister in human life than the disquieted eye. There are more than 35,000 free videos, sermon prep resources, kids lessons, graphics packages, music, ministry tips, and more that you can download and use in your ministry. Kollock, D. D.)The causes and cure of spiritual distressT. In your devotions, be much employed in praise and thanksgiving, instead of principally occupying yourselves with lamentations. Psalms 42:11. )"My GodR. Hope. To the refusing of the word of consolation brought to you — "My soul refuseth to be comforted.". He was much cast down, but he bids himself trust in God. Jeff Maness- Everyone goes through seasons where they feel alone. Exercise strong self-denial. I pray you also, when you are downhearted, make your work a sacrament. Our hearts too often like "muffled drums beating funeral marches," rather than like well-tuned harps sending forth strains of sweetest harmony and gladdest adoration, etc.III. 2. II. It is very often for a want of asking the question that you are in that state at all. It is from this Sun of Righteousness that the first dawn of hope opens upon the trembling, awakened sinner, and, ready to sink under a load of guilt, supports him. If you cannot do this with all the joy that you would, do it as well as you can.5. 1. Be careful to understand the Gospel-scheme of salvation; especially the nature, the terms, the intent of the covenant of grace.3. But trouble and temptation draw forth hidden evils. These inscriptions are part of the inspired record; they belong with the psalm and indicate something vital about it. etc. And a good, and frequently quick, cure for it is the determined emphasizing on our part of other Selves, thus causing, somewhat at least, a forgetfulness of the morbid self.3. I noticed that they are very honest and daring in expressing human emotions, feelings, disappointments, and anger. But, remember, general rules have always some exceptions, and in this matter note —. 3 0 obj And a good, and frequently quick, cure for it is the determined emphasizing on our part of other Selves, thus causing, somewhat at least, a forgetfulness of the morbid self.3. It is from this Sun of Righteousness that the first dawn of hope opens upon the trembling, awakened sinner, and, ready to sink under a load of guilt, supports him. And now they find themselves removed from the religious life that they formerly enjoyed. EXHORDIUM In this Psalm, we see a godly man with a tormented soul. W.F. For light and truth to lead him back to Zion. 4. He hopes in God. Do we answer him or her … 3. (1)From the temperament of the body(2)From ignorance and error. The Paperback Bible. III. There were two things under which at this time—probably the time of Absalom's short-lived and wicked triumph—David's soul was suffering. Hope thou in God, for if you can say, "God is my salvation," with joy shall you draw water out of the wells of salvation. IV. HOW CAN ONE DEFEAT DOWNHEARTEDNESS AND LIFT INTO AND KEEP HIMSELF IN CHEER?1. 4. … Heavenly Father, I pray that You would develop in me a deeper and more personal thirst for You with each passing day, for it is only as I drink deeply of You that my soul can be satisfied - only as I am refreshed by Your Living Waters of life.. may I be used as a conduit through whom Your refreshment may be poured out to other thirsty souls, in Jesus name I pray, AMEN. Psalm 42:11: The Good Man's Peace: W. Bridge, M. A. Psalm 42:11: The Soul's Conflict with Itself: Psalm 42:11 Intentional Living . It was "cast down," and it was "disquieted." Whatever happens, God is with us. A high reactive feeling of victory will have large share in scattering your darkness.4. Study also the promises of God; view them in their variety, their extent, their application to you.4. Though they be much cast down, they still mourn after God. 2. "No," he says, "let us sing the Psalms 46th psalm, ' God is our refuge and strength, a very present help; therefore will not we fear though the mountains be removed.'" If so, then what do we make of a cast down soul that is calling upon God? lie was a papist, a profane person; and coming occasionally to hear Peter Martyr preach, he heard him say, "When ye see men at a distance skipping, leaping and dancing, ye think the men are mad; but when ye draw near to them, hear what music they have, then ye do not wonder; but ye rather wonder at yourselves that ye should wonder at them. Do we judge rightly? There were two things under which at this time—probably the time of Absalom's short-lived and wicked triumph—David's soul was suffering. 2. 1. This truth appeals to the ungodly. (Bishop Smalridge. Hear them (Psalm 137:7). )"My GodR. It magnifies troubles.2. Another cause of much disquietude arises from imperfect or dark views of the ground of our acceptance with God. Psalm 42:11. What do you say — your strength is exhausted and you are feeble and have no power left? HOW CAN ONE DEFEAT DOWNHEARTEDNESS AND LIFT INTO AND KEEP HIMSELF IN CHEER? THE STATE OF MIND IN WHICH THE PSALMIST WAS AND CHRISTIANS SOMETIMES ARE.II. A Contemplation of the Sons of Korah." 2. "Why art thou cast down?" When we forget the grounds of comfort that are given us. An unemployed life is a burden to itself. Endeavour to STRENGTHEN OUR RELIANCE ON GOD FROM THE EXPERIENCE WE OURSELVES HAVE HAD OF HIS FORMER LOVINGKINDNESS TOWARDS US. The college population that day was like 5 people, the senior citizen population was plentiful. To God we owe our being, and those blessings which we either now do, or ever did, enjoy. BUT HOW CAN ALL THESE DISCOURAGEMENTS STAND WITH GRACE? Sin ever raises doubts and fears. AN APPEAL TO SELF. When be is forced to be alone he can talk with his God and himself. "Praise Him who is the health," the beauty, the ruddy glow, the youth, "of thy countenance, and thy God."(J. But this ground of disquiet is most unreasonable, and most dishonourable to God.4. Aspiration has grown faint. Really, the psalmist does not know of any reason why it should be, and he speaks to his soul like another man, of whom he was surprised and almost ashamed.3. He leads them home to prove their hearts; he leads them to their hope. How to Get God's Help in the Hard Times Psalm 42:1-11 Sermon by Rick Crandall Grayson Baptist Church - August 20, 2017 *The introduction to Psalm 42 says: "To the Chief Musician. Now, God's people are often cast down. Good men are often east down; their souls are often disquieted in them, from want, as they imagine, of actual communion with God in duty, or a sense of His gracious presence with them; and if this complaint were as well founded as it is a common and heavy complaint, it would be a just cause, no doubt, of great disquiet. He was conscious of —. 2. And there is a great difference between peace, comfort and joy. (Psalms 42:5, 42:11, 43:5) If you refer to the inscription with which this psalm opens, you will find that it is addressed to the Choirmaster, and is called a Maskil of the Sons of Korah. ... Pray then to God, to "search you, and see if there be any wicked way in you." IV. Want of employment. Nothing uncommon for the Christian to be the target of wrong charges.2. The misapprehension of certain main spiritual truths, such as the character of God, conversion, etc. For Divine information.4. So only will men come to God. Fighting for Hope | Psalm 42 4.21-22.2018 Thank You Summit I came here as a 19 year old college sophomore who was disenfranchised with church. Devotional Thoughts. I. A response.Cast down! WHY, LIKE THE PSALMIST, WE SHOULD ENDEAVOUR TO RISE FROM THIS STATE. God doth not leave His people to lie under their spiritual distresses, to pore over them, and sink under them. by Pastor John Piper. He repeats the exact same statement in Psalm 43:5. Note that the comments on Psalm 42:5 are generally applicable to the similar refrain which is repeated in Psalm 42:11 and Psalm … P. Chown.I. Endeavour to STRENGTHEN OUR RELIANCE ON GOD FROM THE EXPERIENCE WE OURSELVES HAVE HAD OF HIS FORMER LOVINGKINDNESS TOWARDS US. All Videos PDFs. Your duty to God, as wail as your own happiness, requires this. THE PSALMIST'S PRESENT CONDITION OR STATE OF MIND.1. Find Top Church Sermons, Illustrations, and Preaching Slides on Psalm 42:11. For Divine vindication.2. THE EXILE'S PROMISE.1. Keyword: Filter: Page 1 | Found: 67 sermons: Show only exact verse | SORT. 10. Well, in all probability it is in mercy it has, for if that had continued you had never gone to the fountain. And He is this both in heaven above and in our own bosoms (1 John 1:2; John 14:16). for sacrifice, consecration, worship.2. Now, learn from all this not to be too hasty in censuring others when they are cast down, for there are so many things which cast men down; and to prepare our hearts for trouble, so that when it comes we be not cast down. THE PSALMIST'S EXPOSTULATION WITH HIMSELF. That pronoun my is just worth as much to the soul as God and heaven; because without it you can't have them. Berry.Whatever God may be, it is no advantage to me if He is not my God. There are many calamities incident to men which we have, through the goodness of God, escaped. "Why art thou cast down, O my soul? It did so once to a great man in Germany, that it was the beginning of his conversion. 2. To God we owe our being, and those blessings which we either now do, or ever did, enjoy. If you cannot do this with all the joy that you would, do it as well as you can.5. We know this P… It is always for His people's good. Let the inquiry be made, for it is for lack of the inquiry very often that the soul is cast down within us, and is disquieted in all it has to pass through.2. Verse 11. Why are you cast down, O my soul, and why are you in turmoil within me? The Psalms express every human emotion that the people of God experience as they walk with the Lord on earth. Another man's station will not make me dignified. "No," he says, "let us sing the Psalms 46th psalm, ' God is our refuge and strength, a very present help; therefore will not we fear though the mountains be removed.'" 2. If you cannot do this with all the joy that you would, do it as well as you can. Wonderful is that instance of an unshaken confidence in God, which is displayed for our instruction, and recorded for our imitation, in the history of the sufferings and of the patience of Job.III. 2. for sacrifice, consecration, worship.2. If evil communications corrupt good man-hers, holy communications refine them. P. 3. Perhaps when we know a little more we shall speak with equal assurance of the contagion of health. With Satan, wicked men often concur to depress and cast down the pious. But do not confine yourselves to this self-examination; be also engaged in active duties. To seize the harp for thanksgiving and praise.Religious services should be gladsome; those in the home as well as those in the sanctuary. Psalm 42:11. Sunday, November 1, 2020 Psalm 42:1 A deer thirsts for a stream of water. HAVE AN EYE TO THE EXAMPLES OF THOSE WHO HAVE THUS PLACED THEIR TRUST IN GOD, AND HAVE FOUND HELP IN THE TIME OF NEED. Feeling alone might be normal but acting as if you are alone doesn’t have to be. The Paperback Bible presents the Bible by the Book and is designed to be portable, readable, and truly personal with ample margins for notations. AN APPEAL TO GOD.1. How imperfectly are all the Christian duties performed by you, when you are thus "swallowed up with overmuch sorrow": how unfitly do you worship Him who loves a cheerful and a thankful giver?III. How FAR THE DISCOURAGEMENTS OF SAINTS MAY REACH. To the consequent affliction and distress of the body (Psalm 102:4, 5, 6, 9; Jeremiah 20:7-9). As Ahab (1 Kings 21:1, 2). Look at Martin Luther when his enemies are like raging lions gathered round him, and he is cast into prison and all things look dark and threatening, and a common soul might be disquieted and cast down. "Why art thou cast down?" — "Praise." 4. Hence a poor soul may ere long be much discouraged, though for the present full of comfort. We all know these heavier moments, when the spring seems to go out of our being, and we feel as though the tripping step will never return. <>>> What say you — the stream is dried up? THE CHANGES OF LIFE. 1. Keen, D. D.)LinksPsalm 42:11 NIVPsalm 42:11 NLTPsalm 42:11 ESVPsalm 42:11 NASBPsalm 42:11 KJVPsalm 42:11 Bible AppsPsalm 42:11 ParallelPsalm 42:11 Biblia ParalelaPsalm 42:11 Chinese BiblePsalm 42:11 French BiblePsalm 42:11 German BiblePsalm 42:11 CommentariesBible Hub, (2)From ignorance and error. O. 1. "Why art thou cast down?" It is the one string upon which all our joys are hung.(R. The Secret of Health 1. A godly soul, by reason of the grace given it, knows when it is well with it and when it is ill, when a good day and when a bad. P. Free Reading Plans and Devotionals related to Psalms 42:11. A man ought to esteem it as bad for the soul as some corrupting contagion is for the body.2. He leads them to their hope — to "Jesus the Mediator of the new covenant, and to the blood of sprinkling." View More. They will begin with election, which is not the first, but the highest step of the ladder. By strong and prayerful volition put yourself at the daily duty; do it even more painstakingly than ever, even though you feel so little like it. There may be a secret, dormant peace, where there is not an awakened and apparent peace. HOW CAN ONE DEFEAT DOWNHEARTEDNESS AND LIFT INTO AND KEEP HIMSELF IN CHEER?1. Why so disturbed within me? What say you — the stream is dried up? I may be grateful that I am not that sinner I was, but I may be disquieted that I yet am not what I would be. 3. Psalm 41. To seize the harp for thanksgiving and praise.Religious services should be gladsome; those in the home as well as those in the sanctuary. THE PSALMIST'S SUPPORT AMIDST ALL HIS DISTRESS. For judgment against the accusations of an ungodly nation. )Judge me, O God, and plead my cause. 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