This is a beautiful psalm to read during the Advent season. As we prepare to celebrate the birth of Jesus, to recognize he is our salvation and to look forward to his return. The words that are repeated several times in this psalm, “His faithful love endures forever”, come alive in the life of Jesus. Emmanuel, God with us.
The prophetic statements in this psalm give David, and all who read it, a promise to hold on to. A foreshadowing of what God will ultimately do to save us. God’s unfailing, eternal love for us is made evident in His son Jesus. “The stone which the builders rejected turned out to be the most important of all.”(Psalm 118:22). Don’t miss it.
I am left wondering tonight if David knew the eternal message in these words;
The LORD is my strength and song, And He has become my salvation.psalm 118:14
Jesus, thank you for being our strength and our song, helping us win our lifetime battles, both big and small. And thank you for becoming our salvation. Doing for us only what you could do. This is love.
See you tomorrow for psalm 119.