I lift up my eyes – Psalm 141:5-10

From Matthew Henry’s Concise Commentary


Psalm 141:5-10

Let the righteous strike me;
It shall be a kindness.
And let him rebuke me;
It shall be as excellent oil;
Let my head not refuse it.

For still my prayer is against the deeds of the wicked.
Their judges are overthrown by the sides of the cliff,
And they hear my words, for they are sweet.
Our bones are scattered at the mouth of the grave,
As when one plows and breaks up the earth.

But my eyes are upon You, O GOD the Lord;

In You I take refuge;
Do not leave my soul destitute.
Keep me from the snares they have laid for me,
And from the traps of the workers of iniquity.
10 Let the wicked fall into their own nets,
While I escape safely.

Commentary on Psalm 141:5-10

We should be ready to welcome the rebuke of our heavenly Father, and also the reproof of our brethren. It shall not break my head, if it may but help to break my heart: we must show that we take it kindly. Those who slighted the word of God before, will be glad of it when in affliction, for that opens the ear to instruction. When the world is bitter, the word is sweet. Let us lift our prayer unto God. Let us entreat him to rescue us from the snares of Satan, and of all the workers of iniquity. In language like this psalm, O Lord, would we entreat that our poor prayers should set forth our only hope, our only dependence on thee. Grant us thy grace, that we may be prepared for this employment, being clothed with thy righteousness, and having all the gifts of thy Spirit planted in our hearts.


Dear Lord it takes humility to accept the correction of our peers in Your household.

May we forsake pride and be thankful to those who have concern, care and love for us that we better be followers of You

Thank You Lord for brothers and sisters in Your family who have taken us into their hearts to share in bearing  our burdens, uplift us in prayer and lend support in  moments of weakness, temptations and when we fall.  Thank You Lord for everyone of them may we likewise be to them. In Jesus’ Name we pray. Amen.

We are a family – Blest be the tie.


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