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Bible Commentaries

Wesley's Explanatory Notes
Psalms 101

 

 

Verse 1

I will sing of mercy and judgment: unto thee, O LORD, will I sing.

I will sing — I will praise thee, O Lord, for thy mercy and justice, which thou hast so eminently discovered in the government of the world, and of thy people; and I will make it my care to imitate thee herein.


Verse 2

I will behave myself wisely in a perfect way. O when wilt thou come unto me? I will walk within my house with a perfect heart.

I will — I will manage all my affairs with wisdom and integrity.

When — God is often said in scripture to come to men, when he fulfills a promise to them.

House — In my court and family, as well as in my public administrations.


Verse 4

A froward heart shall depart from me: I will not know a wicked person.

Depart — Shall be turned out of my court.

Know — Not own nor countenance.


Verse 8

I will early destroy all the wicked of the land; that I may cut off all wicked doers from the city of the LORD.

Early — Speedily; as soon as I am seated in the throne.

 


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Bibliography Information
Wesley, John. "Commentary on Psalms 101:4". "John Wesley's Explanatory Notes on the Whole Bible". https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/wen/psalms-101.html. 1765.

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Sunday, December 8th, 2019
the Second Week of Advent
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