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Sunday, 3 September 2017
Psalm 132 - God gives us many blessings

Psalm 132:7-10 "Let us go into His tabernacle; let us worship at His footstool. Arise, O Lord, to Your resting place, You and the ark of Your strength. Let Your priests be clothed with righteousness, and let Your saints shout for joy. For Your servant David's sake, do not turn away the face of Your Anointed." NKJV

You know what's first? Yes, an original translation! "We will come to Your Mishkan (the place of Your Shekainah glory), we will bow down toward His footstool. Rise up, oh Lord to the place of Your comfort, You and the ark of your power." (Just the seventh and eighth verses to begin with!)

There are a few words that deserve some amplification. The word Mishkan has a root of Shin-Kaf-Nun. This means "dwelling place". This word Shachan becomes Mishkan by adding a mem in front. When a mem is added to the front of any word, the word changes to a noun form. This becomes the proper name of the dwelling place of the Lord. The other word to amplify is Kumah - Kum means to rise up. It is the basis of the first word of Isaiah 60:1.

Wow! We have such a great many blessings in Messiah Yeshua. We have the best that God can give. May we always be thankful for His love.

Wow! We have such a great many blessings in Messiah Yeshua. We have the best that God can give. May we always be thankful for His love.

Verse nine says "Your priests, they will wear righteousness, and Your gracious ones (those filled with grace) will shout for joy." There are many times I experience this verse; how about you? When we are connected to the presence of the Lord during our congregational worship, it seems like every pressure and concern of this world melts away and we shout (sing out) for joy.

Verse ten goes on: "On account of Your servant, David, You will not turn away the face of Your Messiah (Anointed One)." Because of the promises of God made to King David (see Genesis 49:10), this Psalm actually mentions "Mashiach" by that name in verse 10, and even makes reference to His face. Can you imagine how a Person with a face feels when His own people (in large numbers) don't know Him, or even deny, His existence.

Please pray for the salvation of Israel.

Posted By Rabbi Michael Weiner, 10:00am Comment Comments: 0