145:17-21 speaks of God providing for their spiritual needs. Old Testament Bible Studies New Testament Bible Studies Topical Bible Studies The Parallel Gospels The Discipler's Commentary: ... Psalm 145 • The Cycle of Praise. PSALM 145. The title, "a psalm of praise," occurs only here in the Book of Psalm. Verse 3 seems to be a summary of the theme of this entire Psalm: Great is the Lord, and greatly to … bless thy name—celebrate Thy perfections (Ps 5:11). Psalm 145. This study comes from week 96 of the Reading Plan, Psalms 136-150. Verses 1-21. Ann Kort and Scott Morschauser (Winona Lake, IN: Eisenbrauns, 1985), 18. The word "praise" appears46 times in the last six psalms. Ps 145:1-21. The title is: “David’s Psalm … 2 John Goldingay, “Psalm 145,” in Psalms, Volume 3: 90-150, ed. 145:14 "The Lord sustains all who fall" Psalm 145:14-16 speaks of God providing faithful followers' physical needs, while Ps. Although Psalm 145 is not a “Prayer Psalm” but a “Praise Psalm,” David says that God is great and God is good. This is really David’s crown jewel of praise, his swan song. It would be a good thing to read it in its entirety. 1 Adele Berlin, “The Rhetoric of Psalm 145,” in Biblical and Related Studies Presented to Samuel Iwry, ed. Notice the repetitive use of the term "all." Psalm 145: This psalm is known for several distinguishing marks: it is the last acrostic psalm, the last Davidic psalm, the only psalm to be called a praise psalm in the superscription, and the first of the six great praise psalms … The Lord Is God and Good - Psalm 100; God Is Great - Psalm 145; God Is Good - Genesis, Colossians; The Day the Priests Dropped Dead - Leviticus, Hebrews, 1 Peter; Scriptures: Psalm 145:1-3. Audio Commentary: Psalm 145 Psalm 145 1 I will extol thee, my God, O king; and I will bless thy name for ever and ever. 1, 2. That is the theme of this, the last of David’s Psalms. (Compare Ps 30:1). Because of its length only part of it is displayed here. Psalm 145 is David's crowning Psalm of praise to the Lord. What a wonderful last poetic will and testament! God is addressed as king, alluding to His government of men. Psalms 145 Commentary, One of over 110 Bible commentaries freely available, this commentary, by the leading authority in the Church of Christ, presents a verse level look at the Bible. 3 Great is the LORD, and greatly to be praised; and his greatness […] “The Lord is gracious” David's [Psalm] of praise. Commentary, Psalm 145:8-14, Pentecost 3A, Scott Shauf, Preaching This Week, WorkingPreacher.org, 2011. 2 Every day will I bless thee; and I will praise thy name for ever and ever. Tremper Longman, III, Baker Commentary on the Old Testament Wisdom and Psalms (Grand Rapids, MI: Baker Academic, 2008), 697. This acrostic psalm begins a series of six Psalm , the last six in the Psalter, which are especially full of praise to God. 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