She must not sit weeping because men will not apply to her, but must go forth and bear the precious seed to the unwilling, the careless, the prejudiced, and the profligate. When a man's heart is so stirred that he weeps over the sins of others, he is elect to usefulness. To themselves they appropriated the joyful assertion; they said "The Lord hath done great things for us," and they declared their gladness at the fact. Minor Prophets Go to, To report dead links, typos, or html errors or suggestions about making these resources more useful use our convenient, Spurgeon's Verse Expositions of the Bible, Commentary Critical and Explanatory - Unabridged, Kretzmann's Popular Commentary of the Bible, Lange's Commentary on the Holy Scriptures. 2 Then was our mouth filled with laughter, and our tongue with singing: then said they among the heathen, The Lord hath done great things for them. Even when they are enduring anything for the Gospel of Christ, it carries contentment and fruit with it. Whole Psalm.—I believe this psalm is yet once more to be sung in still more joyous strain; once more will the glad tidings of Israel's restoration break upon her scattered tribes, like the unreal shadow of a dream; once more will the inhabitants of the various lands from among whom they come forth exclaim in adoring wonder, "The Lord hath done great things for them," when they see Israelite after Israelite and Jew after Jew, as on that wondrous night of Egypt, with their loins girded, their shoes on their feet, and their staff in their hand, hasting to obey the summons that recalls them to their own loved land! Ibrahim Pasha did this more than once within my remembrance, copying the example, perhaps, of his great predecessor in Egypt when the seven years famine was ended. Psalms 126 Commentary, One of over 110 Bible commentaries freely available, this commentary is from the most widely read and often quoted preacher in history, Charles Haddon Spurgeon A sojourning: "He that now goeth on his way. 126. Dreams are unsubstantial things, but "the Lord turned"—an actual fact. Let us keep to the work of this present sowing time, and find strength in the promise which is here so positively given us. I never saw people sowing in tears exactly, but have often known them to do it in fear and distress sufficient to draw them from any eye. The Hebrew word signifies to recover, or, to be restored to health. Thank you for registering. - Universal Beginnings (Chuck Missler), ← Back to C. H. Spurgeon's Bio & Resources. GenesisExodusLeviticusNumbersDeuteronomyJoshuaJudgesRuth1 Samuel2 Samuel1 Kings2 Kings1 Chronicles2 ChroniclesEzraNehemiahEstherJobPsalmsProverbsEcclesiastesSong of SongsIsaiahJeremiahLamentationsEzekielDanielHoseaJoelAmosObadiahJonahMicahNahumHabakkukZephaniahHaggaiZechariahMalachiMatthewMarkLukeJohnActsRomans1 Corinthians2 CorinthiansGalatiansEphesiansPhilippiansColossians1 Thessalonians2 Thessalonians1 Timothy2 TimothyTitusPhilemonHebrewsJames1 Peter2 Peter1 John2 John3 JohnJudeRevelation, Select a Beginning Point Spurgeon im Jahr 1885, als er den letzten Band des "Treasury of David" hinausgehen ließ. 2 Our mouths were filled with laughter, our tongues with songs of joy. Verse 5.—"Shall reap in joy." The thoughts of this psalm may likewise have been suggested by the extreme danger which frequently attends the farmer in his ploughing and sowing. 12/21/20. (c) And lastly, they get the full harvest; and that is gotten at the great and last day. Psalm 126:6. The Old Testament It is evident from the psalm Psalm 126:5, that, when it was composed, there was still some trouble - something that might be called a “captivity,” from which the psalmist prays that they might be delivered; and the object of the psalm would seem to be in part, in that trial to find encouragement from the former interposition of God in their case. You will return to this field—not to sow, but to reap; not to weep, but to rejoice; and after awhile you will go home again with nimbler step than today, though with a heavier load, for you shall have sheaves to bear with you. As in thirsty channels meeting 2. - See "Spurgeon's Sermon," No. Thus Cajetan, Shindior, and others would have it translated here; and it suits best with the following words, "Then were our mouths filled with laughter, and our tongues with praise." Naturally there is joy for the husbandman when those valley-beds are filled again with flowing waters. Then said they among the heathen, The LORD hath done great things for them. This spiritual harvest comes not alike soon to all, no more than the other which is outward doth. [Psalm 126:3] [Updated English] Charles Spurgeon: Joy  In proportion as they sow they will reap. Poetical Books We will call it, "Leading captivity captive.". Then was our mouth filled with laughter, —, We became Issacs, for he was the child of laughter. He drops a seed and a tear, a seed and a tear, and so goes on his way. a) It may be owing to the badness of the soil. Here's no item of contingency or possibility, but all absolute affirmations; and you know heaven and earth shall pass away, but a jot of God's word shall not fail. The faithful sower's return to his Lord. Frivolous. They that sow in tears shall reap in joy. #fiveminutesintheword; #dailydevotional; #faithlifestudybible. 5. Verse 1.—"When the Lord turned again the captivity." GenesisExodusLeviticusNumbersDeuteronomyJoshuaJudgesRuth1 Samuel2 Samuel1 Kings2 Kings1 Chronicles2 ChroniclesEzraNehemiahEstherJobPsalmsProverbsEcclesiastesSong of SongsIsaiahJeremiahLamentationsEzekielDanielHoseaJoelAmosObadiahJonahMicahNahumHabakkukZephaniahHaggaiZechariahMalachiMatthewMarkLukeJohnActsRomans1 Corinthians2 CorinthiansGalatiansEphesiansPhilippiansColossians1 Thessalonians2 Thessalonians1 Timothy2 TimothyTitusPhilemonHebrewsJames1 Peter2 Peter1 John2 John3 JohnJudeRevelation, Select a Beginning Point The Hebrew noun denotes conversion, in its spiritual sense, and the verb God's gracious condescension in accepting or responding to it. The work remains in print today in several editions. It was thus in the valley of Elah, where Goliath fell, and Philistia fled. The Spirit of God by his convictions comes into the soul with some terrors, but it closes with peace and joy. Abiding is not enough, fruitfulness is added. You remember the account of Peter's release from prison in Acts 12. Verse 3.—"The LORD hath done great things for us." We must earnestly endeavour to learn this practice, or at the least to attain to some knowledge thereof; and we must raise up ourselves with this consideration—that the gospel is nothing else but laughter and joy. but they who belong to God say, “The Lord hath done great things for us.” Oh, the privilege of being able to say “for us!” Dear hears, can you join with all the saints, and say, “The Lord hath done great things for us”? Title. We are wide awake now, and though we can scarcely realize the blessing, yet we rejoice in it exceedingly. The joy of dreams is soon forgotten, but this is "everlasting joy.". - A Song of Degrees. Then in a fuller sense than even at Pentecost our old men shall see visions, and our young men shall dream dreams: yea, all things shall be so wonderful, so far beyond all expectation, that those who behold them shall ask themselves whether it be not all a dream. Suddenly and plenteously the people filled again the temple courts. Since then, from multiplied troubles, from depression of spirit, from miserable backsliding, from grievous doubt, we have been emancipated, and we are not able to describe the bliss which followed each emancipation. Below thou mayest receive forty grains for one; but in heaven, (by the promise of Christ,) a hundred-fold: a "measure heapen, and shaken, and thrust together, and yet running over." Verse 1.—"The captivity of Zion." All our exiled hosts restore, The joyful reaper. Quickly with the news amazing Verse 5.—"They that sow in tears." They have got a hand-hold by this experiment of his power and mercy, and they will not now let him go till they have more; yea, their hope is raised to such a pitch of confidence, that they draw a general conclusion from this particular experience for the comfort of themselves or others in any future distress: "They that sow in tears shall reap in joy," etc., Psalm 126:5-6. Whole Psalm. So the Christian has duties in the closet, in the family, in the church, in the world, etc., etc. Our mouths were filled with laughter, our tongues with songs of joy. For many years I was familiar with the last 2 verses of Psalm 126. As we see it was: when they sat by the waters of Babylon, that which made them weep was, "When we remembered thee, O Zion;" that was their greatest grief. Then it was said among the nations, "The LORD has done great things for them." 2. -------------------- Don’t you see that children are GOD’s best gift? 1 When the Lord turned again the captivity of Zion, we were like them that dream. Shelving menu. Psalm 126 1 Psalm 126 A song of ascents. It is a blessed thing when saints set sinners talking about the lovingkindness of the Lord: and it is equally blessed when the saints who are hidden away in the world hear of what the Lord has done for his church, and themselves resolve to come out from their captivity and unite with the Lord's people. Southern streams refreshing pour. Many dear saints in ancient times experienced this. Tears and seed commingled sow, At our first conversion what a turning again of captivity we experienced. Then it was said among the nations, "The LORD has done great things for them." Psalm 127 – God’s Work in Building Houses, Cities, and Families. It is like taking bread out of the mouths of their children; and in such times many bitter tears are actually shed over it. Resources: Enduring Word commentary; Matthew Henry commentary; Charles Spurgeon's Treasury of David; Faithlife Study Bible on Logos.com. Verse 6.—"He." #fiveminutesintheword; #dailydevotional; #faithlifestudybible. If there were no sowing in tears there would be no reaping in joy. Or the reasons why our labour cannot be in vain in the Lord. Who can turn again our captivity but he who turned it before? Asking him the reason why he would not rather leave off than labour in such foul weather, his answer was returned me in their country rhythm:—. The sorrowful sower. No reason in the world but this,—that upon it the Temple was built; and so, that Zion is much spoken of, and much made of, it is only for the Temple's sake. Spurgeon’s “magnum opus” was The Treasury of David which was published over the course of 20 years in the Metropolitan Tabernacle’s periodical, The Sword and the Trowel. That their greatest grief, and this their greatest joy; Lætati sumus, when news came (not, saith the Psalm, in domos nostras, We shall go everyone to his own house, but) in domun Domini ibimus, "We shall go to the house of the Lord, we shall appear before the God of gods in Zion.". Say, thou must thyself drop into the dust of death, and all the storms of that winter must pass over thee, until thy form shall be perished, and thou shalt see corruption. 2. And so is it, indeed, with the children of God in a good cause. None are so happy as those who are newly turned and returned from captivity; none can more promptly and satisfactorily give a reason for the gladness that is in them, the Lord himself has blessed us, blessed us greatly, blessed us individually, blessed assuredly; and because of this we sing unto his name. The Gospels As when Elijah sent his servant toward the sea, in the time of Ahab, he went and looked, and said, "there is nothing;" that is, no show of rain, not the least cloud to be seen; yet presently the heavens grew black, and there was a great rain: 1Ki 18:44. Verse 4.—"Turn again our captivity, O LORD." No worldling, when he sows his seed, thinks he shall lose his seed; he hopes for increase at harvest. It is not every sowing which is thus insured against all danger, and guaranteed a harvest; but the promise specially belongs to sowing in tears. Prophets Minor Prophets Pauline Epistles Hints to the Village Preacher. Luke-Acts Verse 6.—"Precious seed." a) How greatly are they to blame who in this busy time stand all the day idle! Psalm 126:6. Indeed, the passage is not applicable to captives in Babylon, for it is Zion itself which is in captivity and not a part of her citizens: the holy city was in sorrow and distress; though it could not be removed, the prosperity could be diminished. Restore our fortunes, LORD, like streams in the Negev. Psalm 126:6. Because it was so great a deliverance from so great and lasting a bondage, it seemed too good to be true. "Turning captivity" by no means requires an actual removal into banishment to fill out the idea; rescue from any dire affliction or crushing tyranny would be fitly described as "captivity turned." “We were like those who dream.” What sort of dream? Let our hearts gratefully remember the former loving kindnesses of the Lord: we were sadly low, sorely distressed, and completely past hope, but when Jehovah appeared he did not merely lift us out of despondency, he raised us into wondering happiness. I. We laughed as Abraham did, for very joy of faith. Psalm 126:6. This is what happened to God’s people before, but now they have fallen into another trouble, so hear how they pray. Shall with joyful bosoms glow. 2 Our mouths were filled with laughter, our tongues with songs of joy. When, her sons from bonds redeeming, (b) After the first-fruits, then come sheaves to refresh the husband-man, and to assure him that the full harvest is coming. The Blue Letter Bible ministry and the BLB Institute hold to the historical, Verse 5.—"They that sow in tears," etc. Bearing forth the seed to shed, Sorrow is our sowing, rejoicing shall be our reaping. The reason is this, because the south is a dry country, where there are few springs, scarce a fountain to be found in a whole desert. Is this a dream? Then, these great things they ascribe not to chance; that they happened not, but were "done.". 1. Believers know him thus. Continue reading `` commentary on Psalm 126 is a special promise for those held captive by present sorrows dire! 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