There’s the old joke about the mother getting her son up on a Sunday morning. Psalm 122 – Coming to the House of the LORD and the City of God. No, you pause and enjoy the view. 4:6 Hebr. Prosperity to all you Jerusalem-lovers!Friendly insiders, get along! As a Christian you are on a journey, but on your journey you are not alone. A PLACE FOR WORSHIP – Vss. You can also check out the Top Posts page to get a feel for the site. Verse 1 says: “I rejoiced with those who said to me, ‘Let us go to the house of the Lord.’” (Psalm 122:1). Read Psalm 122 at Bible Gateway. To the people of God in the Old Testament, Jerusalem and the Temple was a foreshadow of heaven. 2 Outlines . PSALM 122. God promised Abraham in 12:3: “I will bless those who bless you, and whoever curses you I will curse; and all peoples on earth will be blessed through you.” (Genesis 12:3). See more ideas about psalm 122, bible history, jerusalem israel. The temple was important because that’s where God met with his people. FOR THE CHURCH IS AS A CITY. Although the enemy is working overtime to bring the opposite of "shalom" in Jerusalem, we can pray for beauty of God's kingdom rule to come down and meet the reality here on earth. We are brothers and sisters, we are family and friends. III. Praise. 4 122:4 Deut. A message examining the joy of reassembling as a church after the Coronavirus pandemic. Ecclesia Triumphans: That is, the Joy of the English Church, for the Happie Coronation of the most vertuous and pious Prince. 1 I rejoiced with those who said to me, “Let us go to the house of the Lord.”. Or are you unmotivated? The weekly gathering of the church for worship should be one your highest priorities and one of the high points of your week. 1 I was glad when they said unto me, Let us go into the a house of the Lord. A Pilgrim Song of David-2When they said, “Let’s go to the house of God,”my heart leaped for joy.And now we’re here, O Jerusalem,inside Jerusalem’s walls!-5Jerusalem, well 16:16 Daar komen de stammen samen, de stammen van de HEER , om … Of David. PSALM 122. And it’s also a song about going to church, about gathering with God’s people for worship each week. Joy, providence, security, help, community…every aspect of life were discussed in these psalms…which have become a picture of the Christian life itself. As Charles Spurgeon writes: “First we love the church, and then we labor for it. All fifteen psalms together represent one big journey to God, and yet within this larger pilgrimage we find these five mini-pilgrimages as well. And then the middle psalm of the middle group is attributed to Solomon. Give me one good reason why I should go.” The mother replies, “I’ll give you two good reasons. It’s why you came. The Middle East is wracked with conflict and always has been. We have sports on Sundays. Receive direction from God’s word. A PLACE FOR PEACE – Vss. Jerusalem is a well-built city; its seamless walls cannot be breached. Do you get excited? Deze bedevaartspsalm wordt gezongen door Christelijk Jongerenkoor Jigdaljahu volgens de Oude Berijming uit 1773. Find Top Church Sermons, Illustrations, and Preaching Slides on Psalm 122:1. There are fifteen Psalms of Ascent, we’re only three psalms in, and we’re already there! When they do come they treat it more as a duty rather than a delight. And so why was he so glad to begin his journey? 122 1 When they said, "Let's go to the house of God," my heart leaped for joy. Enjoy the closeness of Christian fellowship. Number one, you’re 54 years old. Now we see an … It is in our Bibles; it is in our songs; it is in our prayers; it is in our preaching and teaching. They don’t think about it during the week, they don’t look forward to it or anticipate it. (Read Psalm 122 and pray. THE ARGUMENT. 2 Our feet are standing in your gates, O Jerusalem. Jerusalem was important because that’s where the temple was. 3 Jeruzalem is gebouwd, als een stad, die wel samengevoegd is;. Psalm 122. The dead were judged according to what they had done as recorded in the books … If anyone’s name was not found written in the book of life, he was thrown into the lake of fire.” (Revelation 20:11-15). The word translated “judgment” in this verse is a word that means to make a decision. 3 Jerusalem is builded as a city that is compact together: Trouble    120  123  126  129  132 2 Our feet are standing in your gates, O Jerusalem. C. Pray for your brothers and sisters in Christ 4 That is where the tribes go up, the tribes of the Lord, to praise the name of the Lord according to the statute given to Israel. Psalms 122 Commentary, One of over 110 Bible commentaries freely available, this commentary, by the leading authority in the Church of Christ, presents a verse level look at the Bible. This Psalm seems to have been written by David for the use of the people when they came up to Jerusalem to the solemn feasts. Look at verse 9: “For the sake of the house of the Lord our God, I will seek your prosperity.” (Psalm 122:9), To seek something requires intention and effort. Samuel Cox writes, “[This psalm] teaches us not simply what the Hebrew pilgrims felt, but also what God would have us feel.” When you get to church on Sunday morning, it should feel like arriving at your destination after a long trip. You could also translate the word “standing” as “standing still.” In other words the travelers are so full of anticipation that they pause for a moment before entering just to take it all in. The Good News translation captures this sense of wonder well: “And now we are actually standing inside the gates of Jerusalem!” (Psalm 122:2; GNB). 1. As a result they miss out on the many benefits of gathering weekly with God’s people. David says, Go into the house of the Lord—Give thanks unto Him. 19 Nov 2014. So many people today either live in cities or have spent considerable time there that we no longer experience wonder when we encounter a city.       – Philippians 1:23-25; Revelation 21:2-4, Pray for the peace of Jerusalem, pray for the peace of the church, pray for your brothers and sisters in Christ, and then finally seek the well-being of your church. 5 There the thrones for judgment stand, the thrones of the house of David.” (Psalm 122:3-5) Now these verses are talking about the actual city Jerusalem and yet there are several applications we can make to our own experience of gathered worship in the church today. And so in praying for God’s peace upon Jerusalem and the church, you are really praying for your brothers and sisters in Christ. Nov 14, 2015 - Explore Salena Moffat's board "Psalm 122", followed by 1839 people on Pinterest. This is another one of the great benefits we reap from weekly gathered worship, because church is chock full of God’s word. As Eugene Peterson writes: “Psalm 122 is the song of a person who decides to go to church and worship God.”. Maarten van Loon, september 2016 [1]Samen één; omgaan met verschillen in de kerk. A large crowd has assembled for the feast, and there is a great excitement in the people coming together. For our text today, from Psalm 122, expresses the love that ancient Israel had for God’s house. En dat in de prachtige Grote of Sint-Janskerk in Schiedam. It was a six hour ride from our home in Massachusetts to my grandparents up in Maine, and I would so look forward to arriving. 1 Een lied Hammaaloth, van David. 122:4; Leviticus 23) or special called event. Kom ga met ons en doe als wij! We all come from different backgrounds, places and situations, but we have a unity because we are all members of the one body of Christ. They had all gathered together to praise the name of the Lord! What do you do when you climb a mountain – immediately turn around and go back down? We call them as a group “the psalms of Zion.” Notice they are not called the tribes of Israel here but rather the tribes of the Lord! . When Jesus approached Jerusalem on Palm Sunday, he wept over it and said: “If you, even you, had only known on this day what would bring you peace – but now it is hidden from your eyes.” (Luke 19:41-42) Jesus is the promised Messiah, and only Jesus will bring the Jewish people true peace – peace with God, peace and security for all of eternity. Even the king of Israel was not supposed to make judgments on his own, but rather he was to hand down judgments in accordance with God’s word. There is one body and one Spirit – just as you were called to one hope when you were called – one Lord, one faith, one baptism; one God and Father of all, who is over all and through all and in all.” (Ephesians 4:3-6). psalm 122 chiastic structure. There five psalms in the Psalms of Ascent that are attributed to a specific author and these five psalms are spread out among the five groups of psalms listed above. The judge makes a decision in a court case, and we need to make decisions every day of our lives. There will be no more death or mourning or crying or pain, for the old order of things has passed away.’” (Revelation 21:2-4). It would be hard to imagine a more poignant, desperately needed, and timely appeal than Psalm 122:6: “Pray for the peace of Jerusalem.” Situated at the epicenter of world tensions, any peace that prevails in Jerusalem today can be chalked up to the transient success of armed security, and is as fragile as the temperament … Continue reading "Commentary on Psalm 122" Look at verse 5: “There the thrones for judgment stand, the thrones of the house of David.” (Psalm 122:5). Click here for more messages from the book of Psalms. If you break the fifteen psalms into five groups of three, you notice a pattern in each group of three psalms. In fact, the gathering of God’s people for worship is one of the most important parts of your journey with God. Trust        121  124  127  130  133 The king’s throne was in Jerusalem, and that’s where various judgments were handed down. 2 Our feet are standing in your gates, Jerusalem. The name “Jerusalem” means “city of peace” so when you pray for the peace of Jerusalem you are literally praying peace for the city of peace. We need each other for the journey. Learn More About The Message If you are new here, be sure to subscribe by email or feed reader so that you don't miss any future posts. A tent is a small house that people made from animal skins.       – Hebrews 10:25, There are a couple things we learn from these verses. Psalm 122 - A song for pilgrims ascending to Jerusalem. Wij verwachten wel dat u een CCLi Licentie heeft afgesloten. It’s about looking forward to worshiping with God’s people. There were Psalms that were sung by Jewish pilgrims as they made their way to Jerusalem to observe the mandatory feasts given in the Law. Psalm 122. Thanks for visiting! Bert Noteboom wijst via Facebook op "een heerlijk tussendoortje". Each group of three psalms begins with the psalmist in trouble and then moves upward to victory. So the psalms have an upward motion, but they also have an up and down motion. On the climb, they would sing songs known as the songs of ascent. He’s talking about the people. Ik spring van blijdschap op wanneer ... Wij willen u aanmoedigen de psalmen van De Nieuwe Psalmberijming binnen uw kerkelijke gemeenschap te zingen, uit te voeren, teksten af te drukken en/of liedteksten te projecteren. The "they" would refer to. I. RayFowler.org is a place to discuss various issues relating to God and life. It’s about mutual encouragement, encouraging each other to gather for worship, whether you do that by a phone call, a conversation or posting on Facebook. So, let’s take a look at this psalm and see what it teaches us about church and our journey to God. that is closely compacted together. That which is said or implied here of Jerusalem is appropriate in a symbolic sense to the New Jerusalem, the Church of the living God. Psalm 122 This is the third of the fifteen “Psalms of Ascent,” a collection of psalms (120–134) designed for the pilgrims to sing as they traveled to Jerusalem for the religious festivals ( See Blog post for February 27, 2010, “Psalm 120” ). We need each other for the journey. 120 In my distress I called to the L ord, and he answered me. A psalm of David. As Derek Kidner writes: “The ties were more than those of blood or convenience; these were the tribes of the Lord, and Jerusalem was where they were to meet him, not simply one another.”, And it’s the same for us today.       – Acts 2:42-47; Ephesians 4:3-6. Then you’ve heard those words before, right? The book of your life will be judged by God’s book of life. Psalm 122 - NIV: I rejoiced with those who said to me, “Let us go to the house of the LORD.” Our feet are standing in your gates, Jerusalem. Psalm 122 is a song of arrival. David professeth his joy when he went into the house of the Lord, Psalms 122:1-5; prayeth for the welfare, prosperity, and peace of it, Psalms 122:6-9. B. Pray for God’s people regularly (6-9). Tenzij we als toerist (of pelgrim?) It would be hard to imagine a more poignant, desperately needed, and timely appeal than Psalm 122:6: “Pray for the peace of Jerusalem.” Situated at the epicenter of world tensions, any peace that prevails in Jerusalem today can be chalked up to the transient success of armed security, and is as fragile as the temperament … Continue reading "Commentary on Psalm 122" For any web postings, please link to the sermon directly at this website. Another book was opened, which is the book of life. What If We Already Lived Together Before Marriage? 122 1 I rejoiced with those who said to me, "Let us go to the house of the Lord." 3 Jerusalem is builded as a city that is compact together: Psalm 122. So that’s one of the first benefits you reap from weekly gathered worship. There are more people in church on Sunday morning than people at all the football stadiums combined in the afternoon. and Johnny Hart, The Psalms of Ascent – Stepping Stones to God’s Heart, A Theology of Google, Facebook, Amazon and Twitter, “The ordinary so extraordinary” by Madeleine L’Engle. The psalmist has traveled to Jerusalem for one of the three great feasts, and so there are many others there with him. The second psalm in each group focuses on trust. And when you pray for the peace of Jerusalem, God promises to bless you back. Of David. And then the third psalm in each group focuses on triumph or victory. Walk with us through Psalm 122 to look deeper into the Hebrew text, and learn how to pray for the peace of Jerusalem. Psalm 122 is the 122nd psalm of the biblical Book of Psalms.In the Greek Septuagint version of the bible, and in its Latin translation in the Vulgate, this psalm is Psalm 121 in a slightly different numbering system. Psalms 122 Commentary, One of over 110 Bible commentaries freely available, this commentary, by the leading authority in the Church of Christ, presents a verse level look at the Bible. En toch heel verschillende mensen. Colossians 3:16 gives the following instruction to churches gathering for weekly worship: “Let the word of Christ dwell in you richly as you teach and admonish one another with all wisdom, and as you sing psalms, hymns and spiritual songs with gratitude in your hearts to God.” (Colossians 3:16), And so every week we sit under the authority of God’s word and we learn more of God’s will and his ways. Because he was going to worship God with his people. WHY GOING TO CHURCH. And the Lord added to their number daily those who were being saved.” (Acts 2:42-47), Ephesians 4 tells us: “Make every effort to keep the unity of the Spirit through the bond of peace. You experience the unity that comes from praising God together. For the Christian today it means going to church. Psalm 122. Psalm 122:1-9: Pulpit Commentary Homiletics. Enter gathered worship with anticipation and joy       – Genesis 12:3; Luke 19:41-42, These verses tells us four things about prayer and God’s people. Psalm 122:1-9. There was no room for fields between the houses, no room for urban sprawl, and so the houses were all joined together, everything was close and compact. That’s ultimately what Psalm 122 means by “thrones for judgment.”, In the book of Revelation we also find thrones for judgment. It’s not all the way up all the time but very often three steps forward, one step back. 2 Outlines . Enjoy the closeness of Christian fellowship Psalm 122. Open deur. Dit betreft een opname van Psalm 122 vanuit de Grote kerk te Gorinchem Browse Sermons on Psalm 122:1. WORKS UPON THE HUNDRED AND TWENTY-SECOND PSALM In "Chandler's Life of David, "vol. First of all, pray for the peace of Jerusalem. Schuyler Rhodes. 48:13-14 Jeruzalem, als een stad gebouwd, hecht en dicht opeen. And so if you are not in the habit of going to church every week, let me encourage you to take that next step of commitment. It is one of the four Songs of Ascents that is specifically attributed to King David. Psalm 122. Whatever your theology of Israel, we need to pray for the peace of Jerusalem. And it’s also a song about going to church, about gathering with God’s people for worship each week. Our text is just one of a number of psalms that express this same sentiment. For example Psalm 120 begins with the psalmist in trouble in a far away land. “The testimony of Israel”: Refers to God’s command to go up to Jerusalem 3 times annually (see note on Psalms 120:1-7). To the people of God today the church is… Commentary for Psalms 122 . And if you love God’s people, you will love gathering with God’s people to worship God. 3. liturgical imagery 11:3 God zei: ‘Er moet licht komen,’ en er was licht. My prayer for you is that you will commit to regular, weekly worship with God’s people. Stood in the same relation to Christ the firstborn, and members of the same church; and so brethren. Copyright © 1993, 2002, 2018 by Eugene H. Peterson, The Message (MSG), Upgrade to Bible Gateway Plus, and access the, Contemporary Comparative Side-by-Side Bible (NIV, NKJV, NLT, THE Message). As long as we keep the main thing the main thing, we will get along just fine. In order to continue unpacking the structure we started seeing yesterday, we need to map Psa 122: paragraph divisions: 1 I was glad when they said to me, “Let us go into the house of the Lord. In Psalm 121 he puts his trust in God. A PLACE FOR JUSTICE – Vs. 5 . 2. local Levites welcoming the pilgrims to Jerusalem. Here we pause for a moment in anticipation of worshiping God together with his people. You could even translate verse one: “I rejoice whenever they say to me, ‘Let us go to the house of the Lord.’”, How do you respond when someone says it’s time for church? Jerusalem is mentioned over 800 times in the Bible, both in the Old Testament and the New. A PLACE FOR SECURITY – Vs. 2 . Ps. B. God loves his people – so don’t mess with Israel, and don’t mess with the church. 6-8 . 2 Our feet shall stand within thy gates, O Jerusalem. 122:1 "they said to me" This Psalm describes a pilgrimage to the temple, probably on an annual feast day (cf. “I rejoiced with those who said to me, ‘Let us go to the house of the Lord.’” (Psalm 122:1). Ik verblijd mij in degenen die tot mij zeggen: Wij zullen 2 … Psalm 122. PSALM 122. PSALM 122. Built. THE ARGUMENT. Click here for more messages from the book of, The difference between the 1st and 2nd commandments. Triumph   122  125  128  131  134. Dit is een geweldige bewerking van Psalm 122! You cannot be a growing Christian without also being an active part of Christ’s church. As Romans 12:4-5 says: “Just as each of us has one body with many members, and these members do not all have the same function, so in Christ we who are many form one body, and each member belongs to all the others.” (Romans 12:4-5). Preaching. 4 o A warrior’s p sharp arrows, with glowing q coals of the broom tree! Close << Psalm 121 | Psalm 122 | Psalm 123 >> A Prayer for the Peace of Jerusalem. Israel, Jerusalem and the Jewish people still have a place in God’s heart, and I believe they still have a place in God’s plan. THE TESTIMONY OF EACH CHILD OF GOD Psalm 122 INTRODUCTION It is a clear fact of the Word of God that our heavenly home is the New Jerusalem. They begin in Psalm 120 with the psalmist crying out in trouble far away from Jerusalem, and they end in Psalm 134 with the psalmist offering up praise in the temple courts. De heerlijkheid van Jeruzalem: 1 EEN 1 lied Hammaäloth, van David. What a privilege we have every week to gather with God’s people, to set all our differences aside, and to worship our great God and Savior through Jesus Christ our Lord! Psalm 122 says, “May those who love you be secure.” Do you love the church? In praying for God’s people we must not only pray for the peace of Jerusalem, we must also pray for the peace of the church. 3 Jerusalem is built like a city that is closely compacted together. Later, they built a stone *temple or house. Experience the unity that comes from praising God together. 3 What shall be given to you, n and what more shall be done to you, you deceitful tongue? “Time for church,” she says. What Psalm 122 means. We are not merely members of a church, we belong to God! And in Psalm 122 he gathers with God’s people for worship in Jerusalem. You wouldn’t start your day without food, and you shouldn’t start your week without church. Psalm 122 The Message Bible. Look at verse 8: “For the sake of my brothers and friends, I will say, ‘Peace be within you.’” (Psalm 122:8), As Christians we are family. The city to which the tribes ascend, all God’s tribes go up to worship, To give thanks to the name of God—. Many a church invitation has resulted in salvation and a life changed for all of eternity. Psalm 122 – bij start van het project ZSamen één [ Ds. It is titled Laetatus sum or commonly I was glad, and one of the fifteen psalms from the Book of Psalms which begin with the words "A song of ascents" (Shir Hama'alot). Look at verses 6-9: “Pray for the peace of Jerusalem: ‘May those who love you be secure. He always sought the good of the church first. When you’ve been looking forward to worship all week long, you will enter worship with anticipation and joy. We like to keep Sundays for family time.” People give lots of reasons for not going to church, but there is one overriding reason why we should go and that is God. 2 Our feet are standing. Psalm 122 is een ‘pelgrimslied’, letterlijk staat er: ‘een lied van de opgang.’ Dat mag je letterlijk nemen: de tempel lag op een berg. The first psalm in each group focuses on trouble of some sort. 3-4 . He started his journey in Psalm 120 surrounded by people who didn’t care about God or God’s ways. Our feet have been standing within your gates, O Jerusalem! to praise the name of the Lord. Weekly worship with God’s people is life-changing. Psalm 122. Psalm 100:4 says: “Enter his gates with thanksgiving and his courts with praise; give thanks to him and praise his name.” (Psalm 100:4) How you enter worship matters. And one of the benefits you reap from weekly gathered worship is enjoying the closeness of Christian fellowship. You are praying a prayer of blessing, peace and safety for the people of God. To the people of God in the Old Testament, Jerusalem and the Temple was a foreshadow of … psalms. Support the church with your finances. Attend the services of your church faithfully. 6-8 . You will notice that the psalm both begins and … We see it’s good, and then seek its good.”. 122:1 "they said to me" This Psalm describes a pilgrimage to the temple, probably on an annual feast day (cf. The city of Jerusalem is vitally important in the Scriptures. 1. fellow pilgrims already on the road to Jerusalem. And then secondly, experience the unity that comes from praising God together. 1     2      3      4     5 We horen bij elkaar. (1-5) Concern for its welfare. Then this promise is for you as well. The Psalms of Ascent | Stepping Stones to God’s Heart, “Gathering with God’s People” (Psalm 122), “Let us go to the house of the Lord.” (Psalm 122:1). my heart leaped for joy. Although the enemy is working overtime to bring the opposite of "shalom" in Jerusalem, we can pray for beauty of God's kingdom rule to come down and meet the reality here on earth. And now we're here, O Jerusalem, inside Jerusalem's walls! 2. pp. I looked forward to my grandfather’s hearty laugh and grandma and grandpa’s warm embrace. JERUSALEM . In the context of this psalm it means especially to seek these things in prayer, but there are other ways of seeking the good of the church as well. I remember when I was a kid we would make the long journey to visit my grandparents. 122:4; Leviticus 23) or special called event. Hello and welcome to RayFowler.org. Pray for the church daily. Psalm 122 This is the third of the fifteen “Psalms of Ascent,” a collection of psalms (120–134) designed for the pilgrims to sing as they traveled to Jerusalem for the religious festivals ( See Blog post for February 27, 2010, “Psalm 120” ). Look at verse 4: “That is where the tribes go up, the tribes of the Lord, to praise the name of the Lord according to the statute given to Israel.” (Psalm 122:4) When the psalmist got to Jerusalem he was joined by people from different tribes, different locations, different backgrounds, different places, different situations – but they all had one unity of purpose. Bidt, met een algemene stem, Om vrede voor Jeruzalem. (Response.) And now that he is finally arriving in Jerusalem he thinks back to the beginning of his journey and how glad he was to leave for Jerusalem. Jerusalem, built as a city with compact unity. Jeruzalem, dat ik bemin, wij treden uwe poorten in, u, Godsstad, mogen wij ontmoeten! All the tribes of Israel—the LORD’s people— make their pilgrimage here. Enjoy the closeness of Christian fellowship. 3-5 Jerusalem, well-built city, built as a place for worship! As we read in Psalm 133:1: “How good and pleasant it is when brothers live together in unity!” (Psalm 133:1) Psalm 133 is another of the Psalms of Ascent so we will revisit this verse later in the series. So what are some of the benefits you reap from gathered worship each week? Look forward to gathered worship each week. Please include the following statement on any distributed copies: Jerusalem A Type Of The Church . It motivates us to reap the benefits of gathered worship each week. Psalm 122 is a perfect psalm for the beginning of a new church year on this First Sunday of Advent. 131-4, there is an Exposition of this Psalm. It shows your attitude towards God and his people. 3 122:3 Ps. No matter how far away it was always, “Just five more minutes.”. From the word of God. God. Read about the ark in Psalm 132 in this set of psalms. There was limited space with no room for expansion. Make weekly worship with the church a non-negotiable in your life, and then you can look forward to reaping the benefits every week for the rest of your life. A PLACE FOR UNITY – Vss. Experience the unity that comes from praising God together. Identified as “A Song of Ascents,” this psalm describes the pilgrim throng entering “the house of the Lord.” As we begin a new church year we, too, herald the glad tidings and invitation to all … Continue reading "Commentary on Psalm 122" I rejoiced because they said to me, “We will go up to the house of the Lord.” And now we have set foot within your gates, O Jerusalem. Look forward to worshiping with God’s people Psalm 122 - NIV: I rejoiced with those who said to me, “Let us go to the house of the LORD.” Our feet are standing in your gates, Jerusalem. Of David. You will notice that the psalm both begins and ends with the phrase “the house of the Lord.” (Psalm 122:1,9), Ever ask someone why they don’t go to church? Paul wrote in Philippians 1: “I desire to depart and be with Christ, which is better by far; but it is more necessary for you that I remain in the body. At church we all learn to get along with each other despite our differences. A PLACE OF PRESTIGE – Vs. 9 – The house of God is there. Do you love God’s people? Why was David so glad? You are permitted and encouraged to reproduce and distribute this message provided that you do not alter the wording in any way and that you do not charge a fee beyond the cost of reproduction. 4 God zag dat het licht goed was, en hij scheidde het licht van de duisternis; 5 het licht noemde hij dag, de duisternis noemde hij nacht. And so in our context this psalm begins with an invitation to church. But the Psalm diminishes Isaiah’s vision a bit. SHOULD MAKE US GLAD. That’s the second benefit you reap from gathered weekly worship. 1 I rejoiced with those who said to me, "Let us go to the house of the LORD." THE TESTIMONY OF EACH CHILD OF GOD Psalm 122 INTRODUCTION It is a clear fact of the Word of God that our heavenly home is the New Jerusalem. 4 3 Jerusalem is built like a city that is closely compacted together. A PLACE OF PRESTIGE – Vs. 9 – The house of God is there. Worship. 3 Jerusalem, well-built city, built as a place for worship! 2 And now we're here, O Jerusalem, inside Jerusalem's walls! What happens to Jerusalem has worldwide consequences. Maar het is ook geestelijk vooral. 3 Jerusalem is built like a city that is closely compacted together. I looked forward to the fresh homemade donuts my grandmother would have ready for us piping hot out of the oven. The bottom line is this: if you love God, you will love God’s people. And church is one of those things of first importance. A PLACE FOR WORSHIP – Vss. There is a sense of wonder and delight for the traveler as he stands at the gates of Jerusalem, about to enter the holy city. And so as you work your way through the Psalms of Ascent, you get a very realistic view of the Christian’s journey in life. Jeruzalem bezoeken – menige groep zingt Psalm 122 dan toch weer met het aardse Jeruzalem voor ogen. C. Receive direction from God’s word With a briefe Exposition of the 122. Met liedtekst en ondertiteling. 3 Jerusalem is built like a city. 1. 3-5 Jerusalem, well-built city,    built as a place for worship!The city to which the tribes ascend,    all God’s tribes go up to worship,To give thanks to the name of God—    this is what it means to be Israel.Thrones for righteous judgment    are set there, famous David-thrones. Psalm 122 New International Version << Psalm 121 | Psalm 122 | Psalm 123 >> A Prayer for the Peace of Jerusalem. Look forward to gathered worship each week (1-2), First of all, Psalm 122 teaches us to look forward to gathered worship each week. Need to make a decision enter gathered worship each week we receive direction from God ’ s to. 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