Psalm 16 Devotional Commentary

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Psalm 16:8

David was a man after God's own heart and many of the psalms he penned foretold of Jesus... the coming Messiah Who would rise from the dead, ascend into heaven, and sit at the right hand of the majesty on high, until God finally places all His enemies under His feet.

This hymn of David describes the Lord delighting in His saints and details God's children joyously celebrating their fellowship with the Father. It portrays God as read more...

Psalm 16:10

Psalms 2 introduces us to the Messiah of God, and Psalm 40 tells of His incarnation. Psalm 22 details His agony on the Cross, but Psalm 16 rejoices in His Resurrection, by which He conquered death. And it is through faith in Him, that we who believe have a living hope.

Paul reminded us that if we only have hope in this world, then we are to be greatly pitied, but we who trust in Jesus as our sin-bearing Saviour can rejoice and read more...

Psalm 16:11

What comfort and strength has poured forth from the book of Psalms into the hearts of so many believers, down through centuries of time. The love and devotion that spills out from this beautiful verse, in Psalm 16, warms the heart of all weary wanderers, as David joyfully displays his compelling confidence in His Lord, and writes of his utter trust in the God of his salvation.

Such praise is founded on the sure knowledge that the read more...