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Published On: Wed, Dec 18th, 2013

Let my cry come near before thee, O LORD

Let my cry come near before thee, O LORD

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“TAU. Let my cry come near before thee, O LORD: give me understanding according to thy word.” (Psalms 119:169) (KJV)

Let my cry come near before thee, O LORD:

[su_pullquote align=”left”] To understand spiritual things is the gift of God. To have a judgment enlightened by heavenly light and conformed to divine truth is a privilege which only grace can give.[/su_pullquote]

He is tremblingly afraid lest he should not be heard. He is conscious that his prayer is nothing better than the cry of a poor child, or the groan of a wounded beast. He dreads lest it should be shut out from the ear of the Most High, but he very boldly prays that it may come before God, that it may be in his sight, under his notice, and looked upon with his acceptance; yea, he goes further, and entreats, “Let my cry come near before thee, O Lord.” He wants the Lord’s attention to his prayer to be very close and considerate. He uses a figure of speech and personifies his prayer. We may picture his prayer as Esther, venturing into the royal presence, entreating an audience, and begging to find favour in the sight of the blessed and only Potentate.

It is a very sweet thing to a suppliant when he knows of a surety that his prayer has obtained audience, when it has trodden the sea of glass before the throne, and has come even to the footstool of the glorious seat around which heaven and earth adore. It is to Jehovah that this prayer is expressed with trembling earnestness— our translators, filled with holy reverence, translate the word, “O LORD.” We crave audience of none else, for we have confidence in none beside.

Give me understanding according to thy word:

This is the prayer about which the Psalmist is so exceedingly anxious. With all his riches he would get understanding and whatever he misses he is resolved not to miss this priceless boon. He desires spiritual light and understanding as it is promised in God’s word, as it proceeds from God’s word, and as it produces obedience to God’s word. He pleads as though he had no understanding whatever of his own, and asks to have one given to him. “Give me understanding.” In truth, he had an understanding according to the judgment of men, but what he sought was an understanding according to God’s word, which is quite another thing. To understand spiritual things is the gift of God. To have a judgment enlightened by heavenly light and conformed to divine truth is a privilege which only grace can give. Many a man who is accounted wise after the manner of this world is a fool according to the word of the Lord. May we be among those happy children who shall all be taught of the Lord.

Author:  Charles H. Spurgeon

      Abad of Jesus Christ,

        Stulo Robinson.S.

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