Psalm 111 Outline
– The psalmist is determined to extol God in the assembly (Psalm 111:1)
– God’s works are great (Psalm 111:2-9)
– Those that fear God will have wisdom (Psalm 111:10)
Psalm 111 Summary
In Psalm 111:1, the psalmist is eager to offer praises to God enthusiastically with all his hearts in front of the assembly.
In Psalm 111:2-9, God’s works are great. God caused his miracles to be recorded and remembered so that it will be testimony for the future generation. God watches over his people and make sure they are well fed. God provided redemption for his people through Jesus Christ so that they can also inherit eternal life.
In Psalm 111:10, fearing God and obeying his commandments are the beginning of wisdom. To God belongs eternal praise.
Psalm 111 Bible Study
1. The fear of God is the beginning of wisdom
If you fear God and follow his commandments, you are wise. If you do evil and rebel against God’s commandments, you are not wise. In Psalm 111:10, the fear of the LORD is the beginning of wisdom: a good understanding have all they that do his commandments: his praise endureth for ever. In Job 28:28, And unto man he said, Behold, the fear of the Lord, that is wisdom; and to depart from evil is understanding.