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12:1 And in that day thou shalt say, O LORD, I will praise thee: though thou wast angry with me, thine anger is turned away, and thou comfortedst me.
12:2 Behold, God is my salvation; I will trust, and not be afraid: for the LORD JEHOVAH is my strength and my song; he also is become my salvation.
12:3 Therefore with joy shall ye draw water out of the wells of salvation.
12:4 And in that day shall ye say, Praise the LORD, call upon his name, declare his doings among the people, make mention that his name is exalted.
12:5 Sing unto the LORD; for he hath done excellent things: this is known in all the earth.
12:6 Cry out and shout, thou inhabitant of Zion: for great is the Holy One of Israel in the midst of thee.

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Everything King James Bible:Isaiah
Matthew Henry's Concise Commentary on the Whole Bible
back to: Isaiah
Book: Isaiah
Chapter: 12

This is a Hymn of praise suited to the times of the Messiah.
- The song of praise in this Chapter is suitable for the return
of the outcasts of Israel from their long Captivity, but it is
especially suitable to the case of a sinner, when he first finds
peace and joy in believing; to that of a believer, when his
peace is renewed after corrections for backslidings; and to that
of the whole company of the redeemed, when they meet before the
Throne of God in Heaven. The promise is sure, and the blessings
contained in it are very rich; and the benefits enjoyed through
Jesus Christ, Call for the most enlarged thanksgivings. By Jesus
Christ, the Root of Jesse, the Divine Anger against mankind was
turned away, for he is our Peace. Those to whom God is
reconciled, he comforts. They are taught to triumph in God and
their interest in him. I will trust him to prepare me for his
Salvation, and preserve me to it. I will trust him with all my
concerns, not doubting but he will make all to work for good.
Faith in God is a sovereign remedy against tormenting fears.
Many Christians have God for their strength, who have him not
for their song; they walk in Darkness: but those who have God
for their strength ought to make him their song; that is, give
him the Glory of it, and take to themselves the comfort of it.
This Salvation is from the Love of God the Father, it comes to
us through God the Son, it is applied By the new-creating power
of God the Spirit. When this is seen By Faith, the trembling
sinner learns to Hope in God, and is delivered from fear. The
purifying and sanctifying influences of the Holy Ghost often are
denoted under the emblem of springing water. This work flows
through the mediation of Christ, and is conveyed to our souls By
means of God's ordinances. Blessed be God, we have wells of
Salvation opened On every side, and may draw from them the
waters of Life and consolation. In the second part of this
Gospel song, ver. 4-6, believers encourage one another to praise
God, and seek to draw others to join them in it. No difference
of opinions about the times and Seasons, and other such matters,
ought to divide the hearts of Christians. Let it be our care
that we may be placed amongst those to whom he will say, Come,
ye blessed of my Father, receive the kingdom prepared for you
from the beginning of the world.

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