Psalm 65: a Psalm of gratitude
Gratitude is a divine feeling in people’s hearts and in Psalm 65, David is grateful to the Lord for all the wonders made within him, for his change and for being able to glorify God with joy, in order to reap the inner and outer fruits of God ‘s love for you.
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Read with faith the Psalm 65
1 Praise awaits you, our God, in Zion;
to you our vows will be fulfilled.
2 You who answer prayer,
to you all people will come.
3 When we were overwhelmed by sins,
you forgave our transgressions.
4 Blessed are those you choose
and bring near to live in your courts!
We are filled with the good things of your house,
of your holy temple.
5 You answer us with awesome and righteous deeds,
God our Savior,
the hope of all the ends of the earth
and of the farthest seas,
6 who formed the mountains by your power,
having armed yourself with strength,
7 who stilled the roaring of the seas,
the roaring of their waves,
and the turmoil of the nations.
8 The whole earth is filled with awe at your wonders;
where morning dawns, where evening fades,
you call forth songs of joy.
9 You care for the land and water it;
you enrich it abundantly.
The streams of God are filled with water
to provide the people with grain,
for so you have ordained it.
10 You drench its furrows and level its ridges;
you soften it with showers and bless its crops.
11 You crown the year with your bounty,
and your carts overflow with abundance.
12 The grasslands of the wilderness overflow;
the hills are clothed with gladness.
13 The meadows are covered with flocks
and the valleys are mantled with grain;
they shout for joy and sing.
Interpretation of Psalm 65
Our team has prepared a detailed interpretation of Psalm 65 so that you better understand each verse.
Verses 1 to 4
In the first few verses, David demonstrates how much he rejoices knowing that the Lord performs wonders in his life. It highlights the happiness of those who are chosen by God.
Verses 5 to 9
In these verses, David exalts the power of God and all the wonders that he has done in favor of His chosen people.
Verses 10 to 13
Everything has more life from the power and love of God, it is He who moves nature, and everything is transformed with his powerful touch.
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