~ Psalm 19 ~ Spiritual Journey From The Beginning To The End Of The Psalm ~



~ Psalm 19 ~ Spiritual Journey From the Beginning To The End Of The Psalm ~


The flawless perfection of The Lord becomes apparent in this awe-inspiring Psalm which announces His illustrious Power and Supremacy! God is truly worthy of Praise! This Psalm vehemently proclaims the Greatness of The Lord! There is an undeniable, indisputable evidence that we are surrounded by His glorious, ubiquitous omnipresence throughout this universe! The majestic sky is a magnificent display of His incredible handiwork! No one, nothing nor any other entity can claim such a marvelous grand signature!

The Lord’s knowledge and wisdom are infinite! His brilliant spiritually divine aptitude is immeasurable and unexplainable! Here within this Psalm David magnifies The Lord as Creator of the universe! The frameless never ending sky is a visible manifestation of His ever changing, elaborate intricate canvas that declares His endless Glory everyday!


“By Faith we understand that the universe was formed at God’s command. So that what is seen was not made out of what was visible.” Hebrews 11. Through Faith we believe that God called into existence what we can see from what is not visible! It is through Faith we are assured that God’s Word is True! His Divine Omnipotent characteristics becomes more and more evident as we spend time in His presence and in His Word!

If you ever find yourself in a difficult place, without hope, in doubt or in need of reassurance camp right here in this Psalm and meditate a moment! The Lord really can make a difference in your life! Ask The Lord to open your spiritual eyes and ears and fill you with His Holy Spirit so you can absorb the astonishing wisdom contained within this Psalm! There is absolutely nothing to compare or weigh against God He is LIGHT and in Him is no darkness! Regardless as to what has happened or what is going on know that The Lord has a way through it! Whatever is weighing on you will begin to lift as you embrace the Truth of His WORD!



We can be ever Thankful for Jesus Christ who shed His life for us upon the cross. He redeemed us from the curse of sin! It is through Him the Lord spoke this world into existence! He is The Word of God that became manifested in sinless flesh! When we accept Him into our hearts as our Personal Savior and Lord, His Holy Spirit who is the Counselor, Internal Teacher, Comforter and Guide takes up residence within our hearts! All of us have fallen short of His Glory! As long as we are on this side of heaven it is to learn, grow and improve! This is why all of us need Him as our Savior! He helps us to live our lives to please The Lord as we ask for His infilling Presence! “And I will ask The Father, and He will give you another Counselor to be with you forever – The Spirit of Truth.” John 14.

God’s Word is “ALIVE!” It takes His Holy Spirit to illuminate our understanding in order to help us begin to understand the infallible Truth of His Word! It is in Him we can ascertain His Peace that surpasses the understanding of man! Yes some things will have to change! But life is about changing and growing… It is in Him we can accomplish the impossible! God is Faithful! We must learn to place our Faith & Trust in The Lord! “Now Faith is being sure of what we HOPE for and certain of what we do not see.” Hebrews 11. It is not possible to please The Lord without Faith! God will do what He says! All His promises are true! This is why it is so important to spend time in His Word!

GOD is truly an Awesome GOD and this Psalm declares His magnificent GLORY!


Book of Praise Lesson Highlights

BOOK 1

“A Psalm of David”

Theme: Both God’s Creation and His Word reveal His Greatness

Author: David


The superior greatness of The Lord who is greater than life itself characteristics are revealed within this Psalm! His sumptuous, ostentatious presence cries forth all throughout the universe! There is not a day that passes that The Lord is not speaking to us! Just step outside and take a look upward! The sky is a perpetual everlasting display for all to see His Glory! It is also where we all will see The Lord return!

“The heavens declare the Glory of God; the skies proclaim the work of His hands! Day after day they pour forth speech; night after night they display his knowledge.”

What is so wonderful the sky radiantly emanates a silent and sometimes thunderous wordless universal language to let us know that God is! The picturesque firmament is a huge expansive canopy that He has placed above us so that everyone can bear witness! The sky is a divine manifested revelation of the power of the Lord! Again it displays His handiwork! “There is no speech or language where their voice is not heard. Their voice goes out into ALL the earth, the words to the end of the world.”


The Psalmist David brings to our attention that the sun; which is the star of the solar system, lights the world and he compares it to a bridegroom! How remarkably fascinating that there is but one sun! Here the sun is contrasted to a bridegroom who is usually bursting with enthusiasm and cheerfulness! The sometimes frantic joy he emits can hardly be contained! The sun as well emits a brilliance that profusely lights the entire world! How amazing when it is setting in one place it is rising in another all throughout the world…“In the heavens He has pitched a tent for the sun, which is like a bridegroom coming forth from his pavilion, like a champion rejoicing to run his course.”



The Old Testament first five books contain the Law of the Lord! The Torah which is the Jewish Pentateuch used in their services is also known as The Law of The Lord! The Lord’s instructions are spiritual precepts that have been provided to convert the soul! They are perfect in the sense that they lack nothing! It is infallible consummate wisdom to help us grow spiritually and help us properly navigate through this maze of life! When even the simplest minded, uneducated person embraces the Truth of The Lord’s Word they can become wise…God is not a respecter of persons…!” James 2.


We are all sinners saved by Grace! His Holy Spirit is available to all that will accept Jesus Christ as Lord and invite Him into their heart! We then become children of God and embark on a lifetime of spiritual growth… Now that we are His children we must begin to look through spiritual eyes. We must began to embrace and implement the principles of HIS WORD within our daily lives!


Jesus Christ fulfilled the Law! PRAISE GOD! “The Law was a Schoolmaster to bring us to Christ so that we might be justified by FAITH!” Galatians 3. To teach us right from wrong! It is through FAITH our souls can be refueled and restored whenever we put our Trust in The Lord and in His Word! “The law of The Lord is perfect, reviving the soul. The statues of the Lord are TRUSTWORTHY making wise the simple.”

GOD is always speaking everywhere around the world. ALL just have to get better at listening! Speak LORD!!! "Be still & KNOW!"

There is an indescribable JOY that comes from believing in The Lord and His Word that can make your heart REJOICE! “The precepts of The Lord are right, giving JOY to the heart.”



You do not have to walk in darkness! You do not have to walk alone! Spend time each day with the Lord and seek His direction! In His Word we can find spiritual guidance! “The commands of The Lord are radiant, giving LIGHT to the eyes.”


Here David compares the ordinances of The Lord with gold! In our earlier lessons we learned that David was one of wealthiest Kings to live! His son Solomon became the richest to have ever lived! Certainly he knows what he is talking about! Yet he describes that the Law of the Lord is even more precious than gold! This is quite interesting coming from a man that had every material possession one could ever want and more…Yet, what he cherished most was having the Lord in his life!


As we begin building an ongoing personal and intimate relationship with Him through Jesus Christ and drawing closer to the Lord, He will write His laws within our heart. Our love and respect for Him grows and our understanding is opened more and more… Our spiritual eyes and ears commence to open! However we must daily discipline ourselves and ask for His Holy Spirit to fill us... The Lord in His time will reward us for our sincerity! “The fear of The Lord is pure, enduring forever. The ordinances of The Lord are sure and altogether RIGHTEOUS! They are more precious than gold; they are sweeter than honey, than honey from the comb! By KEEPING them your servant is warned; in KEEPING them is a great reward!”


There is Power in The Blood of Jesus! It can cleanse us from all unrighteousness! Not because of who we are but because of who The Lord is! God sees deep into our hearts where no one else can see. He knows us from “the inside out!” This is true of everyone, everywhere throughout the world! As we repent and accept His forgiveness we can move forward becoming ALL that He created us to be! Know that God has a plan just for your life that only you can fulfill! I assure you that moving towards Him will change your life! He can help you to gain discipline over your weaknesses! He can fulfill that void in your life! He can help you become the “Best You!” But in order for this to happen you must begin spending time with Him!


God wants the Fruit of His Spirit to flourish in our lives. “But The Fruit of The Spirit is Love, Joy, Peace, Patience, Kindness, Goodness, Faithfulness, Gentleness, and Self-Control. Against such things there is no law!” Galatians 5. His Fruit will spontaneously grow within us as we embrace The Truth of His Word! This is what “letting go and letting God” is all about!


When we join our lives to Him we can walk in a harmonious cadence. Knowing that He is ALWAYS a PRAYER away! His Holy Spirit becomes our Comforter and Guide! We now want to commence learning how to live to please Him! Yes bad things will still happen! Yes you will make mistakes… Yes at times you will be dissapointed. BUT Yes, He can make our JOY full! “God will never leave nor forsake us!” He is always there waiting for us to reach out to Him! God can and will bring us through every time! We can have confidence in HIM because we are covered by The Blood of JESUS! When our life's journey on earth is completed we will then live with Him forever! PRAISE GOD for HIS PLAN of SALVATION! Please don' let another day pass without getting to know the Lord! You can Accept HIM into your heart today or if you have grown slack in your commitment, recommit to HIS WILL & HIS WAY!... Jesus Christ provides us with The Everlasting Solid Rock Foundation for the journey! Now step out on Faith and Trust Him!

“Who can discern His errors? Forgive my hidden faults. Keep your servant also from willful sins; may they NOT rule over me. Then I will be blameless, innocent of great transgression.”


GOD LOVES YOU and wants to spend time with you! Take some time to read, ponder, and then let it marinate in your soul as you meditate on the invaluable spiritual wisdom within this entire Psalm! Let this last verse become your daily theme!


This Psalm concludes saying: “May the words of my mouth and the meditation of my heart be pleasing in Your sight. O Lord, my Rock and my Redeemer!”




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Happyboomernurse 5 years ago from South Carolina

Thanks for this beautifully written spiritual journey through Psalm 19.


SusieQ42 5 years ago

This is a wonderful hub, full of great useful information about how our Lord created the world, how He exercises control over it, and how He works in our lives! Thank you so much for the reminder that all good things come from above!


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DeBorrah K. Ogans 5 years ago Author

Happyboomernurse, You are so welcome! Thank you for stopping by to share this journey! Please do come again!

In HIS Love, Grace, Joy, Peace & Blessings!


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DeBorrah K. Ogans 5 years ago Author

SusieQ42,YES! GOD is in control! Thank you for stopping by to share your insightful comments! As you well stated:"all good things come from above!" AMEN! I so agree... Peace & Blessings!


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cristina327 5 years ago from Manila

Great hub which presents great thoughts to ponder upon. Many of the Book of Psalms speak of the glory and majesty of God. Truly the Lord is near He is not afar. It is us who set a distance from Him. If we will only seek Him with all our hearts, soul, mind and strength He will reveal Himself to us. The Book of Psalms is filled with great truths about the awesomeness of God's character. To make our day complete we must meditate a chapter of the Book of Psalm each day. Thank you for sharing these great principles in the light of God's Word. I wish you a blessed day today. Best regards.


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stars439 5 years ago from Louisiana, The Magnolia and Pelican State.

Very lovely hub Mr.s Deborrah. The Psalms are so nice to read. God Bless You, and your precious loved ones.


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DeBorrah K. Ogans 5 years ago Author

Cristina, Amen! As you say: "Truly The LORD is near He is not far..." The Psalms are marvelous! Thank you as always for stopping by to share your spiritual insight that serves to further enhance the spiritual journey!

In HIS Love, Grace, Joy, Peace & Blessings May yoir day be blessed as well!


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DeBorrah K. Ogans 5 years ago Author

Stars, Indeed the Psalms are Wonderful! I PRAY that you have been encouraged! May The Lord continue to Strengthen, Bless & Keep you in HIS Care! Thank You for stopping by to share! In HIS Love, Grace, Joy, Peace & Blesings!


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habee 5 years ago from Georgia

I came here for some inspiration and found it. I get my latest test results from my oncologist in a couple of hours, so I'm worried, of course. Thanks and voted up!

Holle


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DeBorrah K. Ogans 5 years ago Author

Hollee, I PRAY that you have been inspired! You are in The LORD'S hands! May He touch you like no one else can and give you HIS PEACE! Be encouraged! Know that He has much more for you to write and do so KEEP looking Up...! You have helped many! Continue to draw closer to Him! May HE fill you with His JOY knowing you belong to HIM and your life is under HIS control! REJOICE! & Take Care!

In HIS Love, Grace, Joy, Peace & Blessings! GOD BLESS YOU!


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James A Watkins 5 years ago from Chicago

Another lovingly written entry into this amazingly wonderful series on the Psalms. Who could not be edified by such gracious words? You are a magnificent teacher for the Lord, Sister in Christ. Thank you for giving of yourself through these HubPages so that Christians will be fed and the lost might be reached. God Bless You!

James


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DeBorrah K. Ogans 5 years ago Author

James A Watkins, Thank YOU! I am so elated that you are enjoying this series! The Psalms are truly marvelous and I have merely touched the surface! There is a depth of wisdom here that is endless! We can better objectively examine ourselves through The Light of His Word! We must willingly welcome the conviction of His Holy Spirit and move forward towards growing spiritually and becoming all He wants us to be… We can always be THANKFUL knowing we matter to The Lord! He is our ROCK & REDEEMER!

James, I am once again humbled by your kind encouraging words. I have the utmost respect for your creative and prolific writing dexterity! Again, Thank YOU for the vote of confidence! Let us continue to "Lift up The Lord!" May He make your JOY full! In HIS Love, Grace, Joy, Peace & Blessings! God Bless You!

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