Ever since you took my hand, I’m on the right way. A study in the book of Psalm 16: 1 – 11 Psalm 16: 1 – 11 Boundary Lines 1 Preserve me, O God, for in You I put my trust. 5  My choice is you, God, first and only. Gods are not for sale. © 2020 Christianity.com. God's Spirit brooded like a bird above the watery abyss. 1-2 Keep me safe, O God, I’ve run for dear life to you. In Psalm 16, I believe the emotion that David is expressing is this: Satisfaction with God. 6  You set me up with a house and yard. Without you, nothing makes sense. 10  You canceled my ticket to hell - that's not my destination! 4  Don't just go shopping for a god. Psalm 16:8-11 MSG - The wise counsel GOD gives when I’m - Bible Gateway. 5-6 My choice is you, God, first and only. Psalm 16:8 says, “I have set the Lord always before me; because he is at my right hand, I shall not be shaken.” Because his refuge, his treasure, his sovereign, his counselor is always before him, and at this right hand, therefore, he says, “I will not be shaken.” Which … 11 Now you’ve got my feet on the life path,    all radiant from the shining of your face.Ever since you took my hand,    I’m on the right way. and from the outside in, I’m firmly formed. Let’s turn to Psalm 16 for this Psalm 16 commentary. Copyright © 1993, 2002, 2018 by Eugene H. Peterson, The Message (MSG). Originally published by NavPress in English as THE MESSAGE: The Bible in Contemporary Language copyright 2002 by Eugene Peterson. 9-10 I’m happy from the inside out,    and from the outside in, I’m firmly formed.You canceled my ticket to hell—    that’s not my destination! The Message; Psalm 16 Psalm 16. Psalm 16 is the prayer of one who has devoted herself entirely to God’s care.1 The prayer of devotion begins with a petition for protection and a confession of dependence on God (verses 1-2). A David Song. This faithful community stands in … Continue reading "Commentary on Psalm 16" NIV & The Message Parallel Study Bible, Personal Size, Orchid/Raspberry, Message Slimline Bible--soft leather-look, black/spring wildflowers, NIV and The Message Side-by-Side Bible: Two Bible Versions Together for Study and Comparison, NIV and The Message Side-by-Side Bible, Two Bible Versions Together for Study and Comparison, Bonded Leather, Black, Large Print, The Message Bible, Compact Soft leather-look, tan, Message Slimline Bible--soft leather-look, brown/tan. A David Song 1-2Keep me safe, O God, I've run for dear life to you. Psalm 40:10 I have not hid thy righteousness within my heart; I have declared thy faithfulness and thy salvation: I have not concealed thy lovingkindness and thy truth from the great congregation. Gods are not for sale.I swear I’ll never treat god-names    like brand-names. Psalm 33:21 For our heart shall rejoice in him, because we have trusted in his holy name. 7  The wise counsel God gives when I'm awake is confirmed by my sleeping heart. 11  Now you've got my feet on the life path, all radiant from the shining of your face. Psalm 16 (The Message Bible) Genesis 1:1 (Read all of Genesis 1) First this: God created the Heavens and Earth - all you see, all you don't see. 16 1  Keep me safe, O God, I've run for dear life to you. Day and night I’ll stick with GOD; I’ve got a good thing going and I’m not letting go. Matthew Henry Bible Commentary (complete), Matthew Henry’s Bible Commentary (concise), California - Do Not Sell My Personal Information. That’s what David is feeling and what he wants to express in poetry. 9  I'm happy from the inside out, and from the outside in, I'm firmly formed. And then you made me your heir! 4 Don't just go shopping for a god. Published by permission. I say to God, “Be my Lord!”. Without you, nothing makes sense. righteousness. 16 1 Keep me safe, O God, I've run for dear life to you. 3  And these God-chosen lives all around - what splendid friends they make! The psalmist then aligns herself with those who have also devoted themselves to God (verse 2). I swear I’ll never treat god-names. I say to God, “Be my Lord!”. I say to God, “Be my Lord! The wise counsel GOD gives when I’m awake is confirmed by my sleeping heart. Ever since you took my hand, I'm on the right way. 4 Don’t just go shopping for a god. 2 I say to God, "Be my Lord!" 4 Don’t just go shopping for a god. all radiant from the shining of your face. Without you, nothing makes sense. 5 My choice is you, God, first and only. I say to GOD, "Be my Lord!" T he love and devotion that spills out from this beautiful verse, in Psalm 16, warms the heart of all weary wanderers, as David joyfully displays his compelling confidence in His Lord, and writes of his utter trust in the God of his salvation. Without you, nothing makes sense. 7-8 The wise counsel God gives when I’m awake    is confirmed by my sleeping heart.Day and night I’ll stick with God;    I’ve got a good thing going and I’m not letting go. What comfort and strength have poured forth from the book of Psalms into the hearts of so many believers, down through centuries of time. Gods are not for sale. Gods are not for sale. All Rights Reserved. Psalm 16:2; Psalm 16:5-6 Read chapter in The Message Bible. Without you, nothing makes sense. And now I find I'm your choice! 3 And these God-chosen lives all around— what splendid friends they make! Genesis 1:2 (Read all of Genesis 1) Earth was a soup of nothingness, a bottomless emptiness, an inky blackness. what splendid friends they make! what splendid friends they make! Psalm 16 Commentary: Introduction. 4 Don’t just go shopping for a god.