It is a difficult thing for an artist, out of a piece of wood that is tough, and crooked, and knotted, to carve a beautiful image. 149:9c Psalms 146-150 all begin and end with "Hallelujah," a Piel imperative of "praise," or an abbreviation of YHWH. L. Spottswood.To be religious is just to be like Jesus, and salvation, in the text, means religion; the meek there spoken of are persons who are gentle, and sweet, and kind. )TransfiguredSunday Circle.One of the most beautiful sights in the world is the Bay of Naples. (2) The manner of its application. How much greater, then, must be the beauty of such persons when they have, with their good qualities, religion also, with all its heavenly sweetness! The chief beauty of religion is found in the gentle, and sweet, and kind. (3) his relationships. For the LORD takes pleasure in His people; He adorns the afflicted with salvation. They are "predestinated to be conformed to the image of the Son"; and when they awake up in another world, it will be after His likeness, without any remaining blemish, defect, or spot.(E. "Preumably, Psalm 149 was chosen as the lectionary psalm for All Saints Day because the 'saints' show up three times in this psalm..." The Timeless Psalms: Psalm 149, Joan Stott, prayers and meditations based on lectionary Psalms, 2013. It is a psalm of triumph in the God of Israel, and over the enemies of Israel. Let the high praises, &c.— That is, "Let them not, however, lay aside all thoughts of warlike preparations, and be drowned in the ease of a sluggish peace; but let them, at the same time that they are singing victorious hymns to the honour of God, be in readiness to oppose, and gain fresh victories over the heathen, who are still his and their enemies." Praise the LORD! And so it is not an easy task, out of some one in disposition very much like that piece of wood, to make a religious person beautiful in face and in action. and in their mouth no lie was found, for they are blameless. Spottswood. How much greater, then, must be the beauty of such persons when they have, with their good qualities, religion also, with all its heavenly sweetness! The Daily Pulse (Friday, April 15, 2016): Praise the Lord. The Christian knows that others have as much or more to bear with him than he has to bear with from others; this tends to humble him, and to keep him meek. How beautiful in death!(E. It is a difficult thing for an artist, out of a piece of wood that is tough, and crooked, and knotted, to carve a beautiful image. It was wrought out by the Son of God, and, like Himself, is "holy and without spot."2. Holy character. GOD'S FUTURE PURPOSE FOR HIS PEOPLE. How beautiful will he be with the palm of victory in his hand, and the crown of glory on his head, and sitting down, with the wedding-garment wrought by the Son of God Himself, at the marriage-supper of the Lamb! How beautiful does the believer appear, arrayed in the garments of salvation, clothed with the robe of righteousness, and bringing forth the fruits of the Spirit — worshipping God in the beauty of holiness — going to the sanctuary to behold the beauty of the Lord. Series. This meekness makes a Christian attractive. Holy character. BEAUTIFIED WITH SALVATION.1. It is very hard to beautify some people even with religion. It was wrought out by the Son of God, and, like Himself, is "holy and without spot."2. Read. takes pleasure in his people; he adorns the humble with salvation. Psalm 149 tends to run in two directions down the same mountain. How beautiful will he be with the palm of victory in his hand, and the crown of glory on his head, and sitting down, with the wedding-garment wrought by the Son of God Himself, at the marriage-supper of the Lamb!(W. A.)BeautyW. Under the illusion that it must be used as a prayer without any spiritual transmutation, Ps 149:1-9 has become the watchword of the most horrible errors. Sermon #3 in the Hymn-writers series deals with Ira Sankey and Fanny Crosby, one of the most prolific hymn-writers of the 1800’s Fanny Crosby 1820-1915 Singing the Gospel CHCC: July 13, 2008 INTRODUCTION: This Summer I’m preaching a few sermons based on Psalm 149:1-3: … I. (Sunday Circle. HIS GRACIOUS DESIGNS CONCERNING THEM.1. The Christian knows that others have as much or more to bear with him than he has to bear with from others; this tends to humble him, and to keep him meek. The glory of salvation. A humble, contrite spirit, softened by the power of Divine grace, and melted by the love and compassion of Christ.II. This consists in a deliverance from evil, and the enjoyment of all good — pardon, peace, joy, hope, heaven. No one who has ever seen it on a quiet summer evening, and watched it as the night gathered and through the darkness the flashes of fire from the summit of Vesuvius, like some torch of God, lighted it, can ever forget the scene. Read my Psalm 149 Meditation: He Crowns Us! Commentary, Psalm 149, Fred Gaiser, Preaching This Week, WorkingPreacher.org, 2013. They are "predestinated to be conformed to the image of the Son"; and when they awake up in another world, it will be after His likeness, without any remaining blemish, defect, or spot.(E. )LinksPsalm 149:4 NIVPsalm 149:4 NLTPsalm 149:4 ESVPsalm 149:4 NASBPsalm 149:4 KJVPsalm 149:4 Bible AppsPsalm 149:4 ParallelPsalm 149:4 Biblia ParalelaPsalm 149:4 Chinese BiblePsalm 149:4 French BiblePsalm 149:4 German BiblePsalm 149:4 CommentariesBible Hub, (2)His chastening. The graces of salvation (Galatians 5:22, 23). Praise the. But God's grace can fill our empty lives and make them sweet and beautiful and peaceful. He directs, comforts, and sanctifies them. Sing unto the LORD a new song, and his praise in the congregation of saints. Psalm … Congregation. The Paperback Bible presents the Bible by the Book and is designed to be portable, readable, and truly personal with ample margins for notations. Sing unto the LORD a new song, and his praise in the congregation of saints. But scientific men tell us that that lovely Bay of Naples is the crater of a worn-out and flooded volcano. By our meekness Christ is manifested.3. 2. God’s mercies are new - every morning. HIS GRACIOUS DESIGNS CONCERNING THEM.1. (3)By personal dedication.2. Sing unto the Lord a new song, and his praise in the congregation of saints. From the least to the greatest, biblical people sang and played instruments (, ). Now, if the heathen man in old times, without any one helping him, learned to be gentle and sweet and kind, there is no one, surely, no matter how bad the disposition may be, who cannot, with God helping, learn the same lesson. Delightful contentment.3. A. (1)Under the Word of God — its threatenings, commands, truths and doctrine. Psalm 149:4-6 For the LORD takes delight in his people; he crowns the humble with victory. )LinksPsalm 149:4 NIVPsalm 149:4 NLTPsalm 149:4 ESVPsalm 149:4 NASBPsalm 149:4 KJVPsalm 149:4 Bible AppsPsalm 149:4 ParallelPsalm 149:4 Biblia ParalelaPsalm 149:4 Chinese BiblePsalm 149:4 French BiblePsalm 149:4 German BiblePsalm 149:4 CommentariesBible Hub, (3)All the influences of His Spirit.2. He endeavours to "show all meekness to all men"; "in meekness instructing them that oppose themselves."II. 2. (3)All the influences of His Spirit.2. Source: Working Preacher Psalm 149 is a great psalm to preach on when you want to exhort your flock to give praise to the Lord, and to sing a new song to the Lord especially on all saints day. Event. HIS pleasure in them makes him work for them. By our meekness Christ is manifested.3. Psalm 149. Passions have swept over us and left us worn out. 4. ), (3)In their prosperity.II. As the subjects of the Divine munificence. I am sure that you all want to be beautiful. At first, may be, we thought that some one had not a bit of beauty, but we found in that one a lovely soul and saw a lovely life; and then the plain face changed at once, and, in our sight, it became, like the soul and life, lovely too.(W. This meekness makes a Christian attractive. How beautiful, with the ornament of a meek and quiet spirit. A Journey Through the Psalms: Reflections for Worried Hearts and Troubled Times. The garment of salvation. Some are sweet in temper and some are sour. Delightful contentment.3. Bolland, M. It is very hard to beautify some people even with religion. They are zealous for the Lord's glory. ◄ Psalm 149:4 ► For the LORD takes pleasure in His people; He adorns the afflicted with salvation. Religion is not equally beautiful in all who profess to have it; a disagreeable temper may mar that beauty. ), (2)In their services. In the early morning of the world's history it was perhaps the greatest volcano on earth; it belched forth from its heart floods of seething lava. The garment of salvation. We may lean upon his grace. Lecture category. ◄ Psalm 149:1 ► Praise ye the LORD. It is important to dwell on the point - that the salvations of God which are going on in us and for us, because he takes pleasure in us, are adornments to the Christian. He endeavours to "show all meekness to all men"; "in meekness instructing them that oppose themselves. But scientific men tell us that that lovely Bay of Naples is the crater of a worn-out and flooded volcano. 3. There is a strange pleasure in discovering our characteristic self in another person. In the early morning of the world's history it was perhaps the greatest volcano on earth; it belched forth from its heart floods of seething lava. a new song, his praise in the assembly of the godly! How can you become so? Now, there is something beautiful about the gentle, and sweet, and kind, although they may not be religious. How beautiful, laden with the fruits of righteousness, and resigned to the will of God under trials. Temple. (Sunday Circle. Peace of mind.2. For the Lord taketh pleasure in His people. At first, may be, we thought that some one had not a bit of beauty, but we found in that one a lovely soul and saw a lovely life; and then the plain face changed at once, and, in our sight, it became, like the soul and life, lovely too.(W. Take home the thought of God's pleasurable interest in us, and then see under what obligations we lie never to spoil his pleasure, but do all we can to increase it. The chief beauty of religion is found in the gentle, and sweet, and kind. Some people think that any one can be made beautiful by wearing rich clothes and nice ornaments; but this is not what the Bible teaches us. And so it is not an easy task, out of some one in disposition very much like that piece of wood, to make a religious person beautiful in face and in action. (2) The manner of its application. How beautiful will he be with the palm of victory in his hand, and the crown of glory on his head, and sitting down, with the wedding-garment wrought by the Son of God Himself, at the marriage-supper of the Lamb!(W. Psalm 147, Ps 147, Ps #149 www.BiblePrinciples.org When we worship, we should fulfill a major purpose for which God has called us—to proclaim His praises. It was wrought out by the Son of God, and, like Himself, is "holy and without spot."2. - Psalm 149:1, 4-5, 9 (emphasis mine) Three times we find the word "saints" in this brief psalm (at least in the venerable King James Version and the more modern New International Version - the New Revised Standard calls them "the faithful"). How beautiful will he be with the palm of victory in his hand, and the crown of glory on his head, and sitting down, with the wedding-garment wrought by the Son of God Himself, at the marriage-supper of the Lamb!(W. (2)In their services. Then I looked, and behold, on Mount Zion stood the Lamb, and with him 144,000 who had his name and his Father’s name written on their foreheads. In what respects does He take pleasure in them? We have seen such beauty as this. L. Spottswood.To be religious is just to be like Jesus, and salvation, in the text, means religion; the meek there spoken of are persons who are gentle, and sweet, and kind. A.)BeautyW. Religion is not equally beautiful in all who profess to have it; a disagreeable temper may mar that beauty. Temple.). 3. 3. What, then, will be our beauty in the sight of God when his salvation work in us is fully complete? Wayne Joyce | Psalm, Verse-by-Verse. Cooper. The happy effects of religion even in the present life.2. At all times, and in all circumstances. Psalm 149. Psalm 149. Now, there is something beautiful about the gentle, and sweet, and kind, although they may not be religious. Let Israel be glad in his Maker; let the children of Zion rejoice in their King! (1) The inestimable blessing — salvation. But scientific men tell us that that lovely Bay of Naples is the crater of a worn-out and flooded volcano. This consists in a deliverance from evil, and the enjoyment of all good — pardon, peace, joy, hope, heaven. The Lord beautify us thus with salvation, and great good will come of it! II. How beautiful does the believer appear, arrayed in the garments of salvation, clothed with the robe of righteousness, and bringing forth the fruits of the Spirit — worshipping God in the beauty of holiness — going to the sanctuary to behold the beauty of the Lord. Praise the LORD. L. Embed speakmyword 85 views 2016-04-17T12:57:15 The Daily Pulse (Friday, April 15, 2016): Praise the Lord. Praise ye the LORD. In the early morning of the world's history it was perhaps the greatest volcano on earth; it belched forth from its heart floods of seething lava. Some people think that any one can be made beautiful by wearing rich clothes and nice ornaments; but this is not what the Bible teaches us. 3 Let them with dancing praise Him, with tambourine and song; With harp, make praise and music which to His name belong. IV. HIS GRACIOUS DESIGNS CONCERNING THEM.1. Bolland, M. Now, if the heathen man in old times, without any one helping him, learned to be gentle and sweet and kind, there is no one, surely, no matter how bad the disposition may be, who cannot, with God helping, learn the same lesson. THE GOOD RESULTS TO BE EXPECTED.1. Schuyler Rhodes. How beautiful does the believer appear, arrayed in the garments of salvation, clothed with the robe of righteousness, and bringing forth the fruits of the Spirit — worshipping God in the beauty of holiness — going to the sanctuary to behold the beauty of the Lord. Every facet of its life and every stage of its history were marked by music. Cromwell's Ironsides were sneeringly called Psalm singers; but God's Psalm singers are always Ironsides. And I heard a voice from heaven like the roar of many waters and like the sound of loud thunder. DISCUSSION QUESTIONS. God takes pleasure in his people, he loves helping them yet he puts much responsibility on them as well. How beautiful will he be with the palm of victory in his hand, and the crown of glory on his head, and sitting down, with the wedding-garment wrought by the Son of God Himself, at the marriage-supper of the Lamb!(W. Bad tempers and unkind dispositions make the faces of people ugly, while sweet tempers and kind dispositions make them pretty. Bolland, M. The graces of salvation (Galatians 5:22, 23).3. They possess the Lord's Spirit. ( C. H. Spurgeon. THE EXTENT OF PRIVILEGE ENJOYED1. It is very hard to beautify some people even with religion. A.)BeautyW. 3. We are the objects of his great redemption. And so it is not an easy task, out of some one in disposition very much like that piece of wood, to make a religious person beautiful in face and in action. Praise the Lord. 2. Psalm 149 is one of the “final Hallel,” those five songs of praise that conclude the Psalter — five, perhaps, to match the five “books” of the Psalter, those in turn matching the five books of Moses. "Meek" —1. These have been redeemed from mankind as firstfruits for God and the Lamb. Psalm 149 – The High Praises of God and a Two-Edged Sword. (2) As it respects man, it comprehends lowliness of mind, and a readiness to prefer others before ourselves; gentleness of disposition and behaviour; forbearance under provocations. Probably it was penned upon occasion of some victory which Israel was blessed and honoured with. (1) The inestimable blessing — salvation. God's grace to him and in him tends to "beautify him." He delights to array them in honor and glory. (Psalms 149:4.) This meekness makes a Christian attractive. You have a New Covenant - that Christ ratifies not made with the blood of bulls and goats. Praise the Lord! THEIR CHARACTER. Bolland, M. A.I. He endeavours to "show all meekness to all men"; "in meekness instructing them that oppose themselves."II. 2. But scientific men tell us that that lovely Bay of Naples is the crater of a worn-out and flooded volcano. Psalms 149:1. )The meek beautified with salvationW. Preaching. They are "predestinated to be conformed to the image of the Son"; and when they awake up in another world, it will be after His likeness, without any remaining blemish, defect, or spot.(E. Sermons Sermon: PASSOVER: Psalm 149 Exodus 12:1-14 September 7, 2014 The passage you just heard is an interlude between the ninth and tenth plagues that God brought upon Egypt and eight chapters have transpired since last Sunday’s reading, so clearly I need to bring you up to date. The spirit they evince. The garment of salvation. Search, listen and read audio and reading sermons from ministers of the 'Reformed Congregations' ... Sermons from Psalm 149. Religion is not equally beautiful in all who profess to have it; a disagreeable temper may mar that beauty. BEAUTIFIED WITH SALVATION.1. How can you become so? How beautiful, with the ornament of a meek and quiet spirit. THE GOOD RESULTS TO BE EXPECTED.1. The Lord beautify us thus with salvation, and great good will come of it! Takes pleasure in his fellowship with them and in their welfare. (1)He delights in the exercise of their graces towards Him. The glory of salvation. It is these who have not defiled themselves with women, for they are virgins. THE EXTENT OF PRIVILEGE ENJOYED1. King James Version 149 Praise ye the Lord. At the everyday level we find romantic songs, working songs and drinking songs (. "Meek" —1. As the subjects of the Divine munificence. The chief beauty of religion is found in the gentle, and sweet, and kind. God will be glorified.2. The Christian knows that others have as much or more to bear with him than he has to bear with from others; this tends to humble him, and to keep him meek. 2 Let Is-ra-el rejoice in their Maker—let them sing; Let all of Zion’s people be glad in their great King! (1)By Divine choice,(2)By regenerating grace. Every facet of its life and every stage of its history were marked by music. As men and women, who are what they ought to be in Christ, grow old, their temper mellows, and their whole spirit ripens.III. Holy character. I am sure that you all want to be beautiful. Minister. Religion is not equally beautiful in all who profess to have it; a disagreeable temper may mar that beauty. 3. The graces of salvation (Galatians 5:22, 23).3. Bad tempers and unkind dispositions make the faces of people ugly, while sweet tempers and kind dispositions make them pretty. THEIR CHARACTER. GOD'S PRESENT PLEASURE IN HIS PEOPLE. At last it sank down and down, its fiery heart was quelled, the lava ceased to flow, and in from the Mediterranean, perhaps first in some glorious day of storm, swept the white caps of the sea and overflowed the crater and filled it full, and to-day the beautiful waters lie in peace and mirror back the shining heavens above. Psalm 149. Bolland, M. A.I. It is a difficult thing for an artist, out of a piece of wood that is tough, and crooked, and knotted, to carve a beautiful image. The Lord's Delight in His People, and His Designs Towards, The Lord's delight in His people, and His designs towards. But this can be done. As men and women, who are what they ought to be in Christ, grow old, their temper mellows, and their whole spirit ripens.III. So many of our lives are like the crater. Let them praise his name with dancing, making melody to him with tambourine and lyre! Towards God. Towards man. Spurgeon. to bind their kings with chains and their nobles with fetters of iron, to execute on them the judgment written! For God rejoices in his near relation to his people. (3) Final emancipation from the evil which has been all along marring and spoiling our beauty. The graces of salvation (Galatians 5:22, 23).3. Towards man. Illustrate how beauty returns when encroaching and enfeebling disease is at last mastered and dismissed. How much greater, then, must be the beauty of such persons when they have, with their good qualities, religion also, with all its heavenly sweetness! Music was present when people greeted each other and said farewell (. It is very hard to beautify some people even with religion. Holy character. It is not only that he cares for us - that may be but a cold consideration. (Sunday Circle. (Illustrate by the interest of a doctor in his patient.). Every child can have such adorning by getting and keeping a sweet religious disposition, and by doing kindly religious acts. It is not only that he loves us - we may feel almost lost among the many whom he loves. Bad tempers and unkind dispositions make the faces of people ugly, while sweet tempers and kind dispositions make them pretty. The graces of salvation (Galatians 5:22, 23).3. "The meek. Peace of mind.2. At last it sank down and down, its fiery heart was quelled, the lava ceased to flow, and in from the Mediterranean, perhaps first in some glorious day of storm, swept the white caps of the sea and overflowed the crater and filled it full, and to-day the beautiful waters lie in peace and mirror back the shining heavens above. If we want to draw others to Christ, we must let them see how sweetly blessed is the Christian life, and how a man can be sternly upright, and yet at the same time be blessedly cheerful, — how he can be dead against sin, and yet full of holy love to the sinner, — how he would not, to save his life, budge an inch from that which is right and true, and yet would give his life away if by blessing another he might bring glory to the Lord Jesus Christ. Let them praise his name with dancing, making melody to him with tambourine and lyre! But scientific men tell us that that lovely Bay of Naples is the crater of a worn-out and flooded volcano. MINISTRY OF SERMONAUDIO. It says (1 Peter 3:3, 4). The voice I heard was like the sound of harpists playing on their harps. Psalm 149… The old has passed away; behold, the new has come. No one who has ever seen it on a quiet summer evening, and watched it as the night gathered and through the darkness the flashes of fire from the summit of Vesuvius, like some torch of God, lighted it, can ever forget the scene. No one who has ever seen it on a quiet summer evening, and watched it as the night gathered and through the darkness the flashes of fire from the summit of Vesuvius, like some torch of God, lighted it, can ever forget the scene. And so it is not an easy task, out of some one in disposition very much like that piece of wood, to make a religious person beautiful in face and in action. )TransfiguredSunday Circle.One of the most beautiful sights in the world is the Bay of Naples. It was wrought out by the Son of God, and, like Himself, is "holy and without spot."2. Cooper.). Psalms 149:6. As the objects of Divine complacency.2. 2 Let Israel rejoice in him that made him: let … )The meek beautified with salvationW. But God's grace can fill our empty lives and make them sweet and beautiful and peaceful. THE FAVOUR TO BE ENJOYED BY THEM.1. L. In themselves — lowliness.II. "Beautify." BEAUTIFIED WITH SALVATION.1. How much greater, then, must be the beauty of such persons when they have, with their good qualities, religion also, with all its heavenly sweetness! Psalm 149 is one of the “final Hallel,” those five songs of praise that conclude the Psalter — five, perhaps, to match the five “books” of the Psalter, those in turn matching the five books of Moses. And there is great pleasure felt by the good man in simply being relied on. Amidst all his saints his praise prolong, yawn – ah..." Now, there is something beautiful about the gentle, and sweet, and kind, although they may not be religious. And so it is not an easy task, out of some one in disposition very much like that piece of wood, to make a religious person beautiful in face and in action. The Christian knows that others have as much or more to bear with him than he has to bear with from others; this tends to humble him, and to keep him meek. How can you become so? Towards man. 2. How beautiful, with the ornament of a meek and quiet spirit. And this beauty is seen in the face of religious people and also in all their kind acts. Let the godly exult in glory; let them sing for joy on their beds. ). But this can be done. The spirit they evince. Spottswood. Every child can have such adorning by getting and keeping a sweet religious disposition, and by doing kindly religious acts. 1. ( C. H. Now, there is something beautiful about the gentle, and sweet, and kind, although they may not be religious. (3)All the influences of His Spirit.2. Sing unto the LORD a new song, and his praise in the congregation of saints. )LinksPsalm 149:4 NIVPsalm 149:4 NLTPsalm 149:4 ESVPsalm 149:4 NASBPsalm 149:4 KJVPsalm 149:4 Bible AppsPsalm 149:4 ParallelPsalm 149:4 Biblia ParalelaPsalm 149:4 Chinese BiblePsalm 149:4 French BiblePsalm 149:4 German BiblePsalm 149:4 CommentariesBible Hub. Why does He take pleasure in them? If we want to draw others to Christ, we must let them see how sweetly blessed is the Christian life, and how a man can be sternly upright, and yet at the same time be blessedly cheerful, — how he can be dead against sin, and yet full of holy love to the sinner, — how he would not, to save his life, budge an inch from that which is right and true, and yet would give his life away if by blessing another he might bring glory to the Lord Jesus Christ. (2) The manner of its application. ), (2)By regenerating grace. The Lord beautify us thus with salvation, and great good will come of it! "Let Israel rejoice in him that made him: let the children of Zion be joyful in their King." (1) for what he is in his own glorious nature; (2) for what he is in the ordering of his gracious providences; (3) for what he is in covenant relations with his people. THE FAVOUR TO BE ENJOYED BY THEM.1. Did you sing it something like this: "Ah, sing praise to the Lord, yawn; come, aaahh, sing a new song. He endeavours to "show all meekness to all men"; "in meekness instructing them that oppose themselves."II. Psalm 149. We have seen such beauty as this. (Sunday Circle. By our meekness Christ is manifested.3. How beautiful, laden with the fruits of righteousness, and resigned to the will of God under trials. It says (1 Peter 3:3, 4). (Downers Grove, IL: InterVarsity Press, 2000), 576. At first, may be, we thought that some one had not a bit of beauty, but we found in that one a lovely soul and saw a lovely life; and then the plain face changed at once, and, in our sight, it became, like the soul and life, lovely too.(W. In the verse before us, our joy in God and praise of God are demanded on two very sufficient and suggestive grounds. The glory of salvation. The Christian knows that others have as much or more to bear with him than he has to bear with from others; this tends to humble him, and to keep him meek. But God's grace can fill our empty lives and make them sweet and beautiful and peaceful. and they were singing a new song before the throne and before the four living creatures and before the elders. (Psalms 149:2, Psalms 149:3.) The people of God are a singing people. What gave Christ his pleasure in his disciples? Chapter. Temple. he asks us to execute punishments on peoples and all manner of judgements from his hand. It may be shown how they tend to beautify. Delightful contentment.3. (2)Under the dispensations of His providence.2. Every child can have such adorning by getting and keeping a sweet religious disposition, and by doing kindly religious acts. 4. Religion is not equally beautiful in all who profess to have it; a disagreeable temper may mar that beauty. Last week we looked at the burning bush story where God called Moses to be his agent to go back to … That ought to be a constant pleasure and joy to us. )LinksPsalm 149:4 NIVPsalm 149:4 NLTPsalm 149:4 ESVPsalm 149:4 NASBPsalm 149:4 KJVPsalm 149:4 Bible AppsPsalm 149:4 ParallelPsalm 149:4 Biblia ParalelaPsalm 149:4 Chinese BiblePsalm 149:4 French BiblePsalm 149:4 German BiblePsalm 149:4 CommentariesBible Hub, 2. As men and women, who are what they ought to be in Christ, grow old, their temper mellows, and their whole spirit ripens.III. Schuyler Rhodes. 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