in the resource materials are not necessarily affirmed, in total, by this ministry. Johannine Writings Therefore the LORD has recompensed me according to my righteousness, The New Testament They confronted me in the day of my calamity, And come frightened from their hideouts. 2 Samuel 23. All his laws are before me; I have not turned away from his decrees. GenesisExodusLeviticusNumbersDeuteronomyJoshuaJudgesRuth1 Samuel2 Samuel1 Kings2 Kings1 Chronicles2 ChroniclesEzraNehemiahEstherJobPsalmsProverbsEcclesiastesSong of SongsIsaiahJeremiahLamentationsEzekielDanielHoseaJoelAmosObadiahJonahMicahNahumHabakkukZephaniahHaggaiZechariahMalachiMatthewMarkLukeJohnActsRomans1 Corinthians2 CorinthiansGalatiansEphesiansPhilippiansColossians1 Thessalonians2 Thessalonians1 Timothy2 TimothyTitusPhilemonHebrewsJames1 Peter2 Peter1 John2 John3 JohnJudeRevelation, Select an Ending Point Though earlier in the psalm he proclaimed his own righteousness, he comes back to the foundation of God's mercy. “To the faithful you show yourself faithful, to the blameless you show yourself blameless. By my God I can leap over a wall. I trod them like dirt in the streets, He is the tower of salvation to His king, GenesisExodusLeviticusNumbersDeuteronomyJoshuaJudgesRuth1 Samuel2 Samuel1 Kings2 Kings1 Chronicles2 ChroniclesEzraNehemiahEstherJobPsalmsProverbsEcclesiastesSong of SongsIsaiahJeremiahLamentationsEzekielDanielHoseaJoelAmosObadiahJonahMicahNahumHabakkukZephaniahHaggaiZechariahMalachiMatthewMarkLukeJohnActsRomans1 Corinthians2 CorinthiansGalatiansEphesiansPhilippiansColossians1 Thessalonians2 Thessalonians1 Timothy2 TimothyTitusPhilemonHebrewsJames1 Peter2 Peter1 John2 John3 JohnJudeRevelation, Select an Ending Point Luke-Acts -------------------- 2 Samuel 14. 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Waves … floods … sorrows … snares: Danger surrounds David on every side - physically, spiritually, emotionally, socially - David was on the brink of ruin when he cried out to God. So that my arms can bend a bow of bronze. Humility isn't necessarily a low opinion of self; it is a combination of accurate opinion of self and simple self-forgetfulness. He said: “The LORD is my rock, my fortress and my deliverer; my God is my rock, in whom I take refuge, my shield. The cords of the grave coiled around me; the snares of death confronted me. The glory goes to Him.". 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The Gospels Spurgeon quotes one commentator who wrote, "Kept himself! “I pursued my enemies and crushed them; I did not turn back till they were destroyed. GenesisExodusLeviticusNumbersDeuteronomyJoshuaJudgesRuth1 Samuel2 Samuel1 Kings2 Kings1 Chronicles2 ChroniclesEzraNehemiahEstherJobPsalmsProverbsEcclesiastesSong of SongsIsaiahJeremiahLamentationsEzekielDanielHoseaJoelAmosObadiahJonahMicahNahumHabakkukZephaniahHaggaiZechariahMalachiMatthewMarkLukeJohnActsRomans1 Corinthians2 CorinthiansGalatiansEphesiansPhilippiansColossians1 Thessalonians2 Thessalonians1 Timothy2 TimothyTitusPhilemonHebrewsJames1 Peter2 Peter1 John2 John3 JohnJudeRevelation, Select a Beginning Point A people I have not known shall serve me. iii. 2 Samuel 22:3(NASB) Verse Thoughts David was singing to the Lord a joyful song of thanks and praise because the Lord had delivered him from the multiple enemies that were seeking his destruction. The floods of ungodliness made me afraid. We shall never be delivered from all our enemies till we get to heaven; and to that heavenly kingdom God will preserve all that are his, 2 Tim. He is my shield, the power that saves me, a. So my feet did not slip. So shall I be saved from my enemies. In the midst of the battle he had to endure the contention of his own people, but God sustained him through that also. He was kept to be the head of the heathen (2 Samuel 22:44); his signal preservations evinced that he was designed and reserved for something great - to rule over all Israel, notwithstanding the strivings of the people, and so that those whom he had not known should serve him, many of the nations that lay remote. David's relationship with God was based on God's great mercy, not upon David's own righteousness. The verse actually says, 'To the twisted (or crooked) you will show yourself twisted (or crooked)' … The idea seems to be that if a person insists in going devious ways in his dealings with God, God will outwit him, as that man deserves." Share this page using one of these tools: Email / username or password was incorrect! Pauline Epistles It is likely that David composed this song as a younger man - perhaps when Saul died and he first took the throne, as described in 2 Samuel 8:14, when David had subdued all his enemies, and the Lord preserved David wherever he went. At the rebuke of the LORD, 3 my God, my rock of refuge!. This is possible, but not necessary. Let God be exalted, David spoke to the L ord the words of this song on the day when the L ord delivered him from the hand of all his enemies, and from the hand of Saul. Coals were kindled by it. 1 Kings. “In my distress I called to the LORD; I called out to my God. Johannine Writings 2 Samuel 22:3 Or sovereign; 2 Samuel 22:3 Horn here symbolizes strength. The New Testament If I feel that I can and do bless the Lord for all his past goodness, I am bold to ask great things of him." a. foreigners cower before me; as soon as they hear of me, they obey me. a 2 He said: b O LORD, my rock, my fortress, my deliverer,. Historical Books The sorrows of Sheol surrounded me; All this is a reflection of David's confidence in the love of God. III. The New Testament 2 … The foundations of heaven quaked and were shaken, David experienced the LORD's deliverance: b. Came to David at the cave of Adullam: David spent time in this cave when those who would become his mighty men first came to him in 1 Samuel 22:1-2. 2 Samuel 22 (All) And I kept myself from my iniquity. 4:18. David thinks of the great victory of God on his behalf and can only worship. Pentateuch For who is God, except the LORD? Therefore I will give thanks to You, Study Guide for 2 Samuel 22 by David Guzik [A new version of this page can be found here] David's Psalm of Praise A. "The psalm appears almost as David's final words. B. They cried for help, but there was no one to save them— to the LORD, but he did not answer. -------------------- 2 Samuel 7:12 - And when thy days be fulfilled, and thou shalt sleep with thy fathers, I will set up thy seed after thee, which shall proceed out of thy bowels, and I will establish his kingdom. His plea for deliverance was rooted in relationship, not merely in a desire to survive. i. I will call upon the LORD, who is worthy to be praised; Wisdom Literature David’s Song of Praise. -------------------- All rights reserved worldwide. Prophets He knows that enemies may rise again, but he looks back at the field of battle and says, "They have fallen under my feet, and when they were under my feet I trod them like dirt in the streets.". Great strength and skill don't help much at all if we can't see in the midst of the struggle. The Blue Letter Bible ministry and the BLB Institute hold to the historical, Verse 1. But you can't say that if a man is wicked towards God then God will be wicked towards him, because God can't do wickedness. They confronted me in the day of my disaster, but the LORD was my support. Please enter your email address associated with your Salem All-Pass account, then click Continue. The Old Testament “I called to the LORD, who is worthy of praise, and have been saved from my … 1. * 1 David proclaimed the words of this song to the LORD when the LORD had rescued him from the grasp of all his enemies and from the grasp of Saul. The waves of death swirled about me; the torrents of destruction overwhelmed me. And sets me on my high places. (Boice). From the brightness before Him 2 Samuel 21. GenesisExodusLeviticusNumbersDeuteronomyJoshuaJudgesRuth1 Samuel2 Samuel1 Kings2 Kings1 Chronicles2 ChroniclesEzraNehemiahEstherJobPsalmsProverbsEcclesiastesSong of SongsIsaiahJeremiahLamentationsEzekielDanielHoseaJoelAmosObadiahJonahMicahNahumHabakkukZephaniahHaggaiZechariahMalachiMatthewMarkLukeJohnActsRomans1 Corinthians2 CorinthiansGalatiansEphesiansPhilippiansColossians1 Thessalonians2 Thessalonians1 Timothy2 TimothyTitusPhilemonHebrewsJames1 Peter2 Peter1 John2 John3 JohnJudeRevelation, Select a Beginning Point For examples, see P. Miller, “El the Warrior,” HTR 60 (1967): 422-25, and R. B. Chisholm, “An Exegetical and Theological Study of Psalm 18/2 Samuel 22” (Th.D. A. Under Eli and his sons (1 Samuel 2:22-25; 1 Samuel 4:17-18) and also under the two sons of Samuel (1 Samuel 8:1-2) the office of the judge crumbles into pieces. GOOD MORNING! © 2002 David Guzik - No distribution beyond personal use without permission. Smoke went up from His nostrils, Poetical Books Minor Prophets Blue Letter Bible offers several daily devotional readings in order to help you refocus on Christ and the Gospel of His peace and righteousness. With a blameless man You will show Yourself blameless; Not to have, not to take, not to protect, and not to keep. And He makes my way perfect. He parted the heavens and came down; dark clouds were under his feet. It's easy say that if a man is pure towards God then God will be pure to him. 2 Samuel 22:3 "The God of my rock; in him will I trust: [he is] my shield, and the … When we know He is our rock and fortress and deliverer and shield and stronghold and Savior, it is natural to then trust Him completely. 2 Samuel 5. diss., Dallas Theological Seminary, 1983), 135-36. 22 And David spoke z to the Lord the words of this song on the day when the Lord delivered him from the hand of all his enemies, and from the hand of Saul. He is a shield to all who trust in Him. 2 Samuel 22. They looked, but there was none to save; Then David spoke to the LORD the words of this song, on the day when the LORD had delivered him from the hand of all his enemies, and from the hand of Saul. c. My Savior, You save me: Each title is meaningful to David because God has fulfilled the meaning of the title in David's experience. David sang to the LORD the words of this song when the LORD delivered him from the hand of all his enemies and from the hand of Saul. c. He heard my voice: For David it was that simple. g. You have kept me as the head of the nations: David knew that the throne belonged to God. We can come to God in prayer with the same claim, but not on the basis of our own righteousness, but the righteousness we have received Jesus (1 Corinthians 1:30 and 2 Corinthians 5:21). The Gospels -------------------- g. He took me … He drew me … He delivered me: David saw God apply all that majesty and strength to the meeting of his need. He is the God who avenges me, who puts the nations under me. Study Guide. The LORD lives! Please read 2 Samuel 22 completely before beginning. Luke-Acts (Spurgeon). He delivered me because He delighted in me: David had a sense of God's delight in him. But the LORD was my support. This passage describes something that happened either during that time or a later time of battle against the Philistines when David went back to the cave of Adullam. Poetical Books (Matthew 7:2), i. The decay in the house of Eli is so much graver as the priesthood is concerned also which ought to be the medium between God and the people. And I have destroyed them and wounded them, GenesisExodusLeviticusNumbersDeuteronomyJoshuaJudgesRuth1 Samuel2 Samuel1 Kings2 Kings1 Chronicles2 ChroniclesEzraNehemiahEstherJobPsalmsProverbsEcclesiastesSong of SongsIsaiahJeremiahLamentationsEzekielDanielHoseaJoelAmosObadiahJonahMicahNahumHabakkukZephaniahHaggaiZechariahMalachiMatthewMarkLukeJohnActsRomans1 Corinthians2 CorinthiansGalatiansEphesiansPhilippiansColossians1 Thessalonians2 Thessalonians1 Timothy2 TimothyTitusPhilemonHebrewsJames1 Peter2 Peter1 John2 John3 JohnJudeRevelation, Select a Beginning Point I beat them as fine as the dust of the earth; I pounded and trampled them like mud in the streets. 2 Sam 22:3 uses the metaphor of the horn in a slightly different manner. He delivers me from my enemies. This also was a resource of strength for David. Because He was angry. b. 2 Samuel 7:13 - He shall build an house for my name, and I will stablish the throne of … d. And sing praises to Your name: "To be saved singing is to be saved indeed. And who is the Rock except our God? c.  He delivers me from my enemies. Chapter 22. He teaches my hands to make war, This general truth is applied in 2 Samuel 22:28 to the congregation of God, in the contrast which it presents of humble and haughty, and is expounded from the conduct of God, as displayed in the history of Israel, towards these two classes of men, into which the nation was divided. Then the channels of the sea were seen, The LORD lives! (Meyer), e. I have pursued my enemies and destroyed them: David relishes the place of victory he has in the LORD. "Such convictions - of the absolute sovereignty of Jehovah, of His omnipotent power to deliver, of the necessity for obedience to His law, and of assurance that in the case of such obedience He ever acts for His people - constituted the underlying strength of David's character." Minor Prophets 2 Samuel 17. The throne is the LORD'S." You have also given me the shield of Your salvation; 2 … 2 Samuel 11. You have also delivered me from the strivings of my people; Blessed be my Rock! Therefore I will praise you, LORD, among the nations; I will sing the praises of your name. David also knew that God could not hear the distress of His people without taking action on their behalf. He made darkness canopies around Him, We might say that David simply believed what the Prophet Nathan told him in 2 Samuel 12:13: The LORD also has put away your sin. Then David spoke to the LORD the words of this song, on the day when the LORD had delivered him from the hand of all his enemies, and from the hand of Saul. Please see Blue Letter Bible's Privacy Policy for cookie usage details. As I approach the two psalms of David in 2 Samuel 22 (all) and 23 (verses 1-7), I am reminded of our dear family friends, Karl and Martha Lind. 22 And David spoke to Jehovah the words of this song+ in the day that Jehovah rescued him out of the hand of all his enemies+ and out of Saul’s hand.+ 2 He said: “Jehovah is my crag and my stronghold+ and the One who rescues me.+ 3 My God is my rock,+ in whom I take refuge, My shield+ and my horn* of salvation,* my … Yet we know there is certainly a sense in which we must keep ourselves from sin, even as Paul spoke of a man cleansing himself for God's glory and for greater service (2 Timothy 2:21). You have subdued under me those who rose against me. 2 Samuel Chapter 22. There is something in true humility that prompts the grace and mercy of God and there is something in pride and haughtiness that prompts his resistance and displeasure. Gave him the same as psalm 18 in one title using one of these tools email... 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