Psalms are emotions in triplicate here he does not complain, feel sorry for himself or want to kill anyone
1. El and the Cosmos Psalm 19: 1 – 6
Name of God in creation is El which means Mighty Strength or God the Mighty
The heavens proclaim that there is a God.
Romans 1: 19, 20 know the truth because he has made it obvious to them. For ever since the world was created people have seen the earth and sky. Through everything God made they can clearly see his invisible qualities, his eternal power and divine nature. So they have no excuse for not knowing God.
2.Abraham and El
Genesis 14 tells the story of Abram defeating four kings who attacked Sodom and captured Lot On Abram return he meets Melchizedek (A type of Jesus)He blesses Abram in the name of El
Genesis 14: 19, 20 And he blessed him and said: “Blessed be Abram of God (EL) Most High, Possessor of heaven and earth; 20 And blessed be God (EL) Most High, Who has delivered your enemies into your hand
This revelation of God helped Abram say no to the temptation of getting his wealth from Sodom instead of EL
We need a deeper revelation to come into relation with Jesus
Creation can proclaim God (EL) but it cannot show him far enough to lead to salvation
3. Jehovah = the Existing One
Just as the sun follows the path God laid out, we have a path that shows us How we can know Jesus.
Vs 7 the Law is perfect (This is not just the sacrifices, but the goal of the law, that we can know God a
Testimony of God is perfect
Ten commandments Romans 5: 20 God’s law was given so that all people could see how sinful they were. But as people sinned more and more, God’s wonderful kindness became more abundant.
Manna This is Jesus as bread from heaven (John 6: 58)
Budded Rod of Aaron (Jesus our Priesthood.
Testimony does not change as time goes on
Vs 8 Precepts detailed information on how to live out the law and testimony
Commandments (Code of Wisdom
Vs 9 Fear Awesome reverence
Vs 10 this is more valuable than gold
4. Jehovah and Moses
Abram knew God as El, now God is revealing himself in a more personal way.
Exodus 6: 2, 3 I will show myself by the name Jehovah which I did not reveal to Abraham (summary)
Goal was to get the people of God
Free from slavery and bondage
Give them the Law
Show them the pattern they were to live
So they would fear the Lord and the church would be multiplied
Acts 9: 31 Then the churches … had peace and were edified. And walking in the fear of the Lord and in the comfort of the Holy Spirit, they were multiplied
5. Two paths for us.
Vs 11 we are warned and rewarded
Small sins destroy the structure by eating away at it until it collapses
God save us from the small things that eat away at us so our lives will be pleasing to you.