Psalm 90 Outline
– God existed before the beginning of the world (Psalm 90:1-2)
– God can give and take away life (Psalm 90:3-6)
– God is angry with the Israelites’ rebellion (Psalm 90:7-10)
– God’s anger has no boundary (Psalm 90:11-12)
– Moses prayed for God’s compassion on the Israelites (Psalm 90:13-16)
– Moses prayed that God’s favor return to the Israelites and work in them inwardly (Psalm 90:17)
Psalm 90 Summary
In Psalm 90:1-2, Psalm 90 is a prayer of Moses. God existed before the beginning of the world. Moses prayed God has been the dwelling place of the Israelites in all generations.
In Psalm 90:3-6, God can give and take away life as he wants. One thousand years on earth is like one day or a watch to God in the night.
In Psalm 90:7-10, God is angry with the Israelites because they rebelled against him. The normal lifespan of human being is about 70 ‘“ 80 years old but our lives are always full of troubles and they seemed to pass away quickly.
In Psalm 90:11-12, God can be very angry and give us a big punishment when we rebel against him. Moses prayed that God give the Israelites wisdom so that they know how to walk in God’s commandments.
In Psalm 90:13-16, Moses prayed for God to relent from his anger and have compassions on the Israelites so that they can rejoice and be glad in our days.
In Psalm 90:17, Moses prayed that God is pleased with them and his presence be with them. Moses prayed that God don’t just establish the Israelites outwardly but also inwardly.
Psalm 90 Bible Study
1. God is everlasting
God existed before the universe is created. He is the same yesterday, today and forever. In Isaiah 40:28, Hast thou not known? hast thou not heard, that the everlasting God, the LORD, the Creator of the ends of the earth, fainteth not, neither is weary? there is no searching of his understanding. In Hebrews 13:8, Jesus Christ the same yesterday, and to day, and for ever. In Exodus 3:14, And God said unto Moses, I AM THAT I AM: and he said, Thus shalt thou say unto the children of Israel, I AM hath sent me unto you. In Jude 1:25, to the only wise God our Saviour, be glory and majesty, dominion and power, both now and ever. Amen.