Psalms 1-72 (TOTC) by Derek Kidner. This little psalm is bursting with praise to the Lord. Psalm 117 is the shortest psalm with only two verses. Judaism. Psalm 117 is the shortest psalm and the shortest chapter in the Bible, though it tells a Gospel story that is timeless. “The Psalm was an intimation to Israel that the grace and mercy of their God were not to be confined to one nation, but would in happier days be extended to all the race of man.” (Spurgeon) iii. Charles Spurgeon said of Psalm 117 “it is very little in its letter, is exceedingly large in its spirit.” “According to independent research, the King James Version (KJV) of the Holy Bible contains 1189 chapters; Psalm 117 is the 595th; there are 594 chapters before Psalm 117, and 594 after it. The present Psalm is connected in thought and language with the foregoing, and linked on to the following Psalm by catchwords. Christians view this as a fulfillment of God's promise of mercy to the gentiles, pointing to God's promise … easyTithe is the largest giving provider - they're proud to serve over 15,000 churches, including Spurgeon GBC! A complete set of The Treasury of David in book form is available from Pilgrim Publications, PO Box 66, Pasadena, TX 77501. "—Christopher Wordsworth, D.D., 1868. As Spurgeon This is an exhortation to the Gentiles to glorify Jehovah, and a clear proof that the Old Testament spirit differed widely from that narrow and contracted national bigotry with which the Jews of our Lord's day became so inveterately diseased. Praise the Lord, all nations! by David Dickson. Praise the Lord! Here is what Charles Spurgeon wrote, in his “The Treasury of … Verse 1. For great is his steadfast love toward us, and the faithfulness of the Lord endures forever. Since this is one of the six Egyptian Hallel Psalms (113-118), sung as part of the Passover service, Jesus would have sung Psalm 117 with … Spurgeon's wife said that if Spurgeon had never written any other work, this would have been a permanent literary memorial. On all days when Hallel is recited, this psalm is recited in its entirety. Thus, it is 117, not 118, that is the center chapter of the Bible. Spurgeon. The Sections of this Psalm ; A Look at the Words ; Click the easyTithe logo If you have any questions, please contact Jamie Stafford or Pastor Marc. ... as several sources have been used to find ideas including Spurgeon's Treasury of David, The Pulpit Commentary (Online edition, PC Study Bible), ... Psalm 117, Praise the LORD, You Gentiles Listen in MP3. Follow Desiring God on Facebook. Psalm 117 Praise the Lord, all you nations! Follow Desiring God on Twitter. by C.H. A Call to Praise - Psalm 117. The work remains in print today in several editions. Psalms (Geneva. John Piper Oct 26, 2003 2 Shares God is most glorified in us when we are most satisfied in him Learn more about Desiring God Desiring God. Sermons From the Psalms. For great is his steadfast love toward us, and the faithfulness of the Lord endures forever. Web Page by John Piper. Psalm 117 is one of six psalms (113-118) of which Hallel is composed. Recent Blog Posts. Audio/MP3 by Tom Ascol. ... Psalms 117. Luther on Antinomianism. In Psalm 117, the gentiles are invited to join in praise of God. Psalm 117 maybe small but it’s anything but trivial as the great preacher Charles Spurgeon says ”This psalm, which is short in its word, is exceedingly large in its spirit; for, bursting beyond all bounds of race or nationality, it calls upon all humanity to praise the name of the Lord.” Foundations for Thanksgiving - Psalm 117. "Preserve … Scripture: Psalm 117. Part 1: Commentary - Exposition of the Psalm. Audio/MP3 by Dennis Prutow. Psalm 117:1 "O praise the Lord, all ye nations." 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