"This will be written for the generation to come, that a people yet to be created may praise the LORD" (Ps. 102:18).
Guilt, anxiety, and grief characterized Israel following their captivity by the Babylonians (This psalm was probably written during the days following that captivity to stoke the faith of those given to despair).
Psalm 102 teaches a number of helpful truths that minister to those who are overwhelmed by the fallout of their circumstances:
Only heaven will reveal the number of those over the past three millennia who"ve been comforted by this psalm. Overwhelmed with guilt, worry, and anxiety? Then this psalm is for you!
How does the worship of our great Sovereign God affect one's attitude and outlook?
In what ways does the psalmist worship God in these psalms? What does this reveal about worship?
What does the psalmist recognize about God that sends him soaring in worship?
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