The LORD My Help-Jehovah Ezer | Precept Austin
Song: My Friends May You Grow in Grace. BAPTISM - Lord willing, next Sunday, January 22, we hope to celebrate the Our first meeting will include all the . All the ministries were given opportunity to provide updates but given that we've. The Hebrew phrase Jehovah 'Ezer is translated as the "LORD [my] .. to meet the Philistines in battle and camped beside Ebenezer while the . Should not we set up the altar unto his name, or weave his mercies into a song?. He slumbers not, but shuts his eyes, Till we've filled up our numbers. SONG. Thick Dick can read, but signs his mark ; He likes a spree, when nights are dark See how they reel from street to street, Where brawls my lord, and ruffians meet!*.
Come, Thou Fount of every blessing, Tune my heart to sing Thy grace; Streams of mercy, never ceasing, Call for songs of loudest praise. Teach me some melodious sonnet, Sung by flaming tongues above. Jesus sought me when a stranger, Wandering from the fold of God; He, to rescue me from danger, Interposed His precious blood; How His kindness yet pursues me Mortal tongue can never tell, Clothed in flesh, till death shall loose me I cannot proclaim it well.
Let Thy goodness, like a fetter, Bind my wandering heart to Thee. It has been sung with many different tunes over the life of the church.
He was a strong speaker, but always deferred to John Wesley when he was around. Let angels prostrate fall; bring forth the royal diadem, and crown him Lord of all. Bring forth the royal diadem, and crown him Lord of all.
Hail him who saves you by his grace, and crown him Lord of all. Go spread your trophies at his feet, and crown him Lord of all. Silent Night Ina group of actors was touring Austria with gospel messages.
MLK requested a song minutes before his assassination, and that tune comforted millions
On December 23, they showed up at Oberndorf, a village near Salzburg where they intended to re-enact the birth of Christ in the Church of St. Sadly, the church organ was in disrepair and so they decided to put on their show in a private home. The evening put Josef Mohr in a pensive mood he went out for a long walk in the snow and ended up on a hill overlooking the village. With the organ out, Gruber came up with a melody on guitar and they played it at church on Christmas morning. Flesh represents man's weakness and mortality Isa 2: This story reminds one of the power of truth in the face of enemy attacks.
Jesus taught His disciples in Jn Because we are in Jesus Who conquered the world and He Himself is our peace in the midst of the storm.
Through His Cross the world has been crucified to us and we to the world. We are now alive in Christ and dead to the world! The citizens of Feldkirch, Austria, didn't know what to do.
Napoleon's massive army was preparing to attack. Soldiers had been spotted on the heights above the little town, which was situated on the Austrian border. So a council of citizens was hastily summoned to decide whether they should try to defend themselves or display the white flag of surrender. It happened to be Easter Sunday, and the people had gathered in the local church.
The pastor rose and said, "Friends, we have been counting on our own strength, and apparently that has failed. As this is the day of our Lord's resurrection, let us just ring the bells, have our services as usual, and leave the matter in His hands.
The enemy, hearing the sudden peal, concluded that the Austrian army had arrived during the night to defend the town. Before the service ended, the enemy broke camp and left.
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We too may be facing circumstances that threaten to crush us. But let us call out to the Lord Jehovah Ezer and depend on His almighty power. Bosch Spurgeon's Sermon on 2Chr The unfortunate commits himself to You; You Jehovah have been the helper 'azar; boetheo of the orphan. Jehovah Ezer is the ultimate resort of the helpless, aptly described as fatherless.
Perhaps you feel like your earthly father has forsaken you mine forsook me when I was less than a year old leaving you fatherless and, in a sense, an "orphan. In Jehovah Ezer, "the orphan finds mercy. A good prayer to pray to Jehovah Ezer anytime! It is not the length of the prayer, but the "strength" of the prayer that is effective cp Mt 6: Peter was sinking and had time for only a short "prayer" - "Lord, save me!
The prayer itself is remarkable, for it is short, but seasonable, sententious pithyand suggestive.
David mourned the fewness of faithful men, and therefore lifted up his heart in supplication—when the creature failed, he flew to the Creator. There is much of directness, clearness of perception, and distinctness of utterance in this petition of two words; much more, indeed, than in the long rambling outpourings of certain professors.
The Psalmist runs straight-forward to his God, with a well-considered prayer; he knows what he is seeking, and where to seek it. Lord, teach us to pray in the same blessed manner. The occasions for the use of this prayer are frequent. In providential afflictions how suitable it is for tried believers who find all helpers failing them.
Spiritual warriors in inward conflicts may send to the throne for reinforcements, and this will be a model for their request. Workers in heavenly labour may thus obtain grace in time of need. Seeking sinners, in doubts and alarms, may offer up the same weighty supplication. In fact, in all these cases, times, and places, this will serve the turn of needy souls.
In Him our help is found, let us not be slack to cry to Him. The answer to the prayer is certain, if it be sincerely offered through Jesus. Beloved are we not in need of His Help, His salvation every day?! Our mortal enemies the worldthe flesh and the devil daily yea, even moment by moment seek to being us down, to cause us to stumble, to "wound" our soul. It follows that David's prayer "Help Jehovah" should continually be in our heart and on our lips!
Stop and utter this brief but powerful prayer even now. Take a moment to give thanks and praise to our Lord Jesus for His great rescue of each of us from eternal death by offering His life as a substitute for our life Billy Foote and Cindy Foote Psalm Note that Ps There is a safe and secret place Beneath the wings divine Reserved for all the heirs of grace; That refuge now is mine.
The least and feeblest here may hide Uninjured and unawed. While thousands fall on every side, I rest secure in God. Out of heaven's sanctuary came the angel to strengthen our Lord, and from the precious remembrance of God's doings in his sanctuary our Lord refreshed himself when on the tree. There is no help like that which is of God's sending, and no deliverance like that which comes out of his sanctuary. The sanctuary to us is the person of our blessed Lord, who was typified by the temple, and is the true sanctuary which God has pitched, and not man: Men of the world despise sanctuary help, but our hearts have learned to prize it beyond all material aid.
They seek help out of the armory, or the treasury, or the buttery, but we turn to the sanctuary. Treasury of David Wiersbe: The Christian trusts in the Lord, and he exemplifies this trust by praying "May He [Jehovah] send you help When we are in trouble, what we do to solve our problems and turn our trouble into triumph is evidence of what or whom we're trusting.
When the day of trouble arrives, some people reach for their checkbooks. They think money will solve their problems. Others reach for the telephone. They look to friends to solve their problems.Lord Huron - The Night We Met
Prayer, Praises and Promises Psalm David rightly recognizes that other than Jehovah Ezer, there is no real help when one is inner torment of one's soul. We need soul help and that comes from Jehovah Ezer alone. The language of this psalm is felt by most commentators to be appropriately applied to the Messiah. There are two "fors," as though faith gave a double knock at mercy's gate; that is a powerful prayer which is full of holy reasons and thoughtful arguments.
The nearness of trouble is a weighty motive for divine help Ed: It is His glory to be our very present help in trouble Ps Our Substitute Jesus had trouble in His inmost heart, for He said, "the waters have come in, even unto my soul;" well might He cry, "be not far from Me.
In our Lord's case none either could or would help Him, it was needful that He should tread the winepress alone; yet was it a sore aggravation to find that all His disciples had forsaken Him, and lover and friend were put far from Him. There is an awfulness about absolute friendlessness which is crushing to the human mind, for man was not made to be alone, and is like a dismembered limb when he has to endure heart loneliness.
You Jehovah are my source of strength! Hurry hasten and help ezrah, boetheia me! The words in Psalm 22 penned by David are usually interpreted as fulfilled in Jesus at the time of His crucifixion. And so we see the mystery of Jesus fully God Jehovah and fully Man crying out for His Father's presence and assistance. Hard cases need timely aid: Mark how in the last degree of personal weakness he calls the Lord my strength; after this fashion the believer can sing, "when I am weak, then am I strong.
Neither hath he hid his face from him. That is to say, the hiding was but temporary, and was soon removed; it was not final and eternal. But when he cried unto him, he heard. Jesus was heard in that he feared. He cried in extremis and de profundis, and was speedily answered; he therefore bids his people join him in singing a Gloria in excelsis. Every child of God should seek refreshment for his faith in this testimony of the Man of Sorrows.
What Jesus here witnesses is as true today as when it was first written. It shall never be said that any man's affliction or poverty prevented his being an accepted suppliant at Jehovah's throne of grace.
The meanest applicant is welcome at mercy's door: Do not abandon me nor forsake me, O God of my salvation! The Hebrew reads more literally "You my help has become" which speaks of the psalmist's assurance of his past experience with Jehovah.
The psalmist uses his remembrance of God's past "help" as reason why God should befriend him now. When faced with distress, do you recall the past help of Jehovah? It is a good spiritual discipline to develop, for such memories provide a firm ground for boldly approaching His throne of grace.
And so the psalmist had reason to conclude "O God of my salvation" for Jehovah had been his help in times past, a present help in time of trouble, and one Whose hand is not so short that it cannot save and Whose power is the ever the same to come to our aid and provide help upon hearing the sound of our cry, be it bold and loud or weak and feeble.
He is always attentive to the voice of His dear children, beloved. Perhaps you need to begin a journal today, recording the instances of Jehovah's past help in preparation for the sure need we will all have of calling out for His future help. C H Spurgeon comments: IN times of distress it is somewhat a difficulty to have a choice of helpers, because while we are making our selection, the danger may have overtaken us.
While the fox was considering which way to run, the hounds had seized him; while the sick man was selecting the physician, and judging of the medicine, his disease carried him off. The believer is exactly in that condition; he must trust in his God, or remain without hope.
He dares not look to others as he once did, for he has discovered their incompetence; he cannot rely upon himself as once he was foolish enough to do, for he has learned by bitter experience the folly of self-confidence. He is compelled to look to the Lord alone. Blessed is that wind which drives the ship into the harbor, blessed is that wave which washes the mariner upon the rock of safety, and blessed is that distress which forces a man to rest only in his God.
A Mighty Plea Spurgeon adds: When you pray, have a plea ready, a plea that is available under all circumstances and conditions. Have a plea of your own, not one borrowed from others and perhaps only half suited to your specific needs. Have a plea that wells up from your inner consciousness, your personal plea, heavy in your own soul.
Have a plea that allows you to come before the throne of grace with confidence and boldness He 4: Have a simple plea, one you can understand. When you are in doubt, you are in a fog and you need a clear chart. When you plead with God during times of trouble, you want your plea to be clear, or else you will be so confused that you will not be able to prevail. This is a plain, personal, suitable, simple argument, one that is not fetched from a distance but grown at home in personal experience.
God has greatly displayed His power and His mercy on our behalf. Can you remember the times when your feet had almost gone and your steps had nearly slipped? Heart work is sure work; heart trust is never disappointed. Faith must come before help, but help will never be long behindhand. Every day the believer may say, "I am helped," for the divine assistance is vouchsafed granted to us every moment, or we should go back unto perdition; when more manifest help is needed, we have but to put faith into exercise, and it will be given us.
Notice the scrupulous loyalty of the Believer whose entire confidence is centered in God. Has your heart been trusting in God? That is a very strong expression of the Prophet when he speaks of the heart going a whoring from God.
The language is vehement even to coarseness, but it is none too forcible, for it involves the commission of a spiritual uncleanness when the heart trusts any other helper than God.
And he that trusts his own heart is a fool! It is frightfully easy for the heart to rely upon man, as we know right well! Did you ever notice the middle verse of the whole Bible? It is the eighth verse of the th Psalm Ps May our heart always keep to that—trusting God—trusting in God alone.
Am I as poor as I was before I prayed? No, I am not, for I have obtained the blessing I asked for. I appear to be as weak as I was before I trusted Him, but I am not, for the Lord is my strength and, having trusted in Him, I am helped.
A Sacred Solo Spurgeon's sermon on Psalm A Sacred Solo Ps Note the three "ours" in the text. These holdfast words are precious. Personal possession makes the Christian man; all else is mere talk. Jehovah is pictured armed for battle, and interposing Himself between His servant and His enemies.