Psalm 50 - Dan Harper
Psalm 50 (ESV)
Psalm 50:title A Psalm of Asaph.
Psalm 50:1 The Mighty One, God the Lord, speaks and summons the earth from the rising of the sun to its setting.
Psalm 50:2 Out of Zion, the perfection of beauty, God shines forth.
Psalm 50:3 Our God comes; he does not keep silence; before him is a devouring fire, around him a mighty tempest.
Psalm 50:4 He calls to the heavens above and to the earth, that he may judge his people:
Psalm 50:5 “Gather to me my faithful ones, who made a covenant with me by sacrifice!”
Psalm 50:6 The heavens declare his righteousness, for God himself is judge! Selah
Psalm 50:7 “Hear, O my people, and I will speak; O Israel, I will testify against you. I am God, your God.
Psalm 50:8 Not for your sacrifices do I rebuke you; your burnt offerings are continually before me.
Psalm 50:9 I will not accept a bull from your house or goats from your folds.
Psalm 50:10 For every beast of the forest is mine, the cattle on a thousand hills.
Psalm 50:11 I know all the birds of the hills, and all that moves in the field is mine.
Psalm 50:12 “If I were hungry, I would not tell you, for the world and its fullness are mine.
Psalm 50:13 Do I eat the flesh of bulls or drink the blood of goats?
Psalm 50:14 Offer to God a sacrifice of thanksgiving, and perform your vows to the Most High, Psalm 50:15 and call upon me in the day of trouble; I will deliver you, and you shall glorify me.” Psalm 50:16 But to the wicked God says: “What right have you to recite my statutes or take my covenant on your lips?
Psalm 50:17 For you hate discipline, and you cast my words behind you.
Psalm 50:18 If you see a thief, you are pleased with him, and you keep company with adulterers.
Psalm 50:19 “You give your mouth free rein for evil, and your tongue frames deceit.
Psalm 50:20 You sit and speak against your brother; you slander your own mother’s son.
Psalm 50:21 These things you have done, and I have been silent; you thought that I was one like yourself. But now I rebuke you and lay the charge before you.
Psalm 50:22 “Mark this, then, you who forget God, lest I tear you apart, and there be none to deliver!
Psalm 50:23 The one who offers thanksgiving as his sacrifice glorifies me; to one who orders his way rightly I will show the salvation of God!”