(5-7) 1-4 The psalmist was brought into great distress by a deceitful tongue. Psalm 120. Psalm 120:1-2 MSG. Psalm 120. They smile so sweetly but lie through their teeth." Take my side as you promised; I’ll live then for sure. No, my strength comes from GOD, who made heaven, and earth, and mountains. I’m in trouble. Don’t disappoint all my grand hopes. I'm in trouble. 3 Do you know what's next, can you see what's coming, all you barefaced liars? 2 Rescue my soul, Lord, from lying lips, From a deceitful tongue. The writer of Psalm 120 offers his own prayer for peace. 1 Thank God because he's good, because his love never quits. Psalm 119 The Message Bible << Psalm 118 | Psalm 119 | Psalm 120 >> The Excellencies of God's Law. I cry to GOD, desperate for an answer: “Deliver me from the liars, GOD! 1 I call on the Lord in my distress, and he answers me. (Psalm 120:1) If we had only joyful psalms, we wouldn't know how to bring our problems to the Lord. 4 And you who fear God, join in, "His love never quits." They smile so sweetly but lie through their teeth." (1-4) He complains of wicked neighbours. You’re my place of quiet retreat; I wait for your Word to renew me. He will punish you with a warrior’s sharp arrows, with burning coals of the broom bush. I cry to God, desperate for an answer: 2 "Deliver me from the liars, God! I said, “O LORD, rescue me from those who lie with their lips and those who deceive with their tongues. Psalm 120. NIV Story; NIV Bible Translation Philosophy; NIV Bible Translation Process; NIV Bible Translators; The NIV’s Commitment to Accuracy; Reading Pl I cry to God, desperate for an answer: NIV 1 I call on the LORD in my distress, and he answers me. I cry to God, desperate for an answer: "Deliver me from the liars, God! A Song of degrees. Pointed arrows and burning coals will be your reward. A Song of [ a]Ascents. And then the third psalm in each group focuses on triumph or victory. Messages Psalm 120. The second psalm in each group focuses on trust. We don’t know who the author is, but we know where he is going. Get out of my life, evildoers, so I can keep my God’s commands. But sometimes that can be a false understanding of faith. No, my strength comes from God, who made heaven, and earth, and mountains. 2 You're blessed when you follow his directions, doing your best to find him. I cry to GOD, desperate for an answer: “Deliver me from the liars, GOD! I cry to God, desperate for an answer: “Deliver me from the liars, God! 120 I cried to the Lord in my trouble, And He answered me. 1-2 I look up to the mountains; does my strength come from mountains? About the NIV Bible. And in Psalm 122 he … 4 Pointed arrows and burning coals will be your reward. Stick with me and I’ll … They smile so sweetly but lie through their teeth. 2 Tell the world, Israel, "His love never quits." 2 Deliver my soul, O Lord, from lying lips, and from a a deceitful tongue. Psalm 127:4 Like arrows in the hand of a warrior, so are children born in one's youth. Intro – Psalm 120. This morning we’re starting a new series called “The Psalms of Ascent.” When Ryan came to me, I said, “Man, Ryan, that’s pretty courageous of you to ask me to have the first message for this series. Ps 120:1-7. 1 In my distress I cried unto the Lord, and he heard me. Psalm 120 A song for pilgrims ascending to Jerusalem. In my distress I cried out to the LORD and he answered me. 3 What will he do to you, and what more besides, you deceitful tongue? Psalms 120 A song of ascents. I cry to God, desperate for an answer: Read verse in The Message Bible MSG 1 I'm in trouble. Commentary for Psalms 120 . Nathan May 11, 2020. PSALMS OF ASCENT: A Grateful Discontent Psalm 120. 113-120 I hate the two-faced, but I love your clear-cut revelation. It seems most probable they were designed for the use of the people when going up (compare 1Ki 12:27, 28) to Jerusalem on the festival occasions (De 16:16), three times a year. In Psalm 121 he puts his trust in God. I’m all for peace, but the minute I tell them so, they go to war! 3 He won't let you stumble, your Guardian God won't fall asleep. 120 1 I call on the Lord in my distress, and he answers me. It is the first of fifteen psalms with that ascription (Nos. Pointed arrows and burning coals will be your reward. Psalm 120 (The Message) 1-2 I’m in trouble. These verses in Psalm 120 are both a warning to the wicked and a reassurance to the righteous that God is just and that he will punish every sin. Pointed arrows and burning coals will be your reward. They smile so sweetly but lie through their teeth." 1 I look up to the mountains; does my strength come from mountains? We trust God in the ups and the downs of life. Psalm 120 - A song of ascents. In this recording we discuss four health checks as seen in Psalm 120 which can help us identify potential problems in our walk and begin working towards a solution. Psalm 120:1-2-5-7 MSG. 2 No, my strength comes from God, who made heaven, and earth, and mountains. Gospel Reflections - June 10, 2020 Psalm 120. I’m in trouble. What are the warning signs that we have an unhealthy heart when it comes to spiritual things? Watch; Scripture References: Psalms 120:1-7. The Songs of Ascent are a special group of psalms comprising Psalms 120—134. A Pilgrim Song I look up to the mountains; does my strength come from mountains? Exodus 34:7 says: “God does not leave the guilty unpunished.” (Exodus 34:7) And that means when you are attacked by others, you do not need to attack back. This is the first of fifteen Psalms (Psalms 120-134) entitled "A Song of Degrees" (Ps 121:1—literally, "A song for the degrees"), or ascents. Psalms 120:1 - 5. or what shall be done unto thee, thou false tongue? 1 I took my troubles to the Lord; I cried out to him, and he answered my prayer. Menu. For example Psalm 120 begins with the psalmist in trouble in a far away land. Psalm 120:1 I'm in trouble. 120 1 I'm in trouble. It's easier to go down than up, and never underestimate the difficulty of the climb Psalm chapter 120 is the first of 15 chapters called "the psalms of ascent". Footnotes: Psalm 120 A thanksgiving, reporting divine rescue yet with fervent prayer for further protection against lying attackers (Ps 120:2–4).The psalmist is acutely conscious of living away from God’s own land where divine peace prevails (Ps 120:5–7).120:1 A song of ascents: Ps 120–134 all begin with this superscription. 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996, 2000, 2001, 2002 Eugene H. Peterson by NavPress Publishing. He won’t let you stumble, your Guardian God won’t fall asleep. I cry to God, desperate for an answer: 2 "Deliver me from the liars, God! Psalm 120:5-7 MSG I’m doomed to live in Meshech, cursed with a home in Kedar, My whole life lived camping among quarreling neighbors. MSG 2 "Deliver me from the liars, God! Call upon the Lord when in distress. Learn More About The Message Psalm 120 New International Version << Psalm 119 | Psalm 120 | Psalm 121 >> A Prayer for Deliverance from Deceitfulness. Not on your life! 1 I'm in trouble. Psalm 140:10 May burning coals fall on them; may they be thrown into the fire, into the miry pits, never to … 3 He won't let you stumble, your Guardian God won't fall asleep. 3 What shall be given unto thee? Psalm 120. 119 1 You're blessed when you stay on course, walking steadily on the road revealed by God. 3-4 He won’t let you stumble, your Guardian God … 2 No, my strength comes from God, who made heaven, and earth, and mountains. 2 Save me, Lord, from lying lips and from deceitful tongues. 1 I look up to the mountains; does my strength come from mountains? 4 Not on your life! Psalm 120:1-7. More Messages from Gospel Reflections. Do you know what's next, can you see what's coming, all you barefaced liars? They smile so sweetly but lie through their teeth.” Do you know what’s next, can you see what’s coming, all you barefaced liars? 3 And you, clan of Aaron, tell the world, "His love never quits." Israel’s Guardian will never doze or sleep. 3 What will … Bible. Psalm 45:5 Your arrows pierce the hearts of the king's foes; the nations fall beneath your feet. The psalm is given the heading “A Song of Ascents” (Shir HaMa’alot). 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