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Day by Day – Carried

February 4, 2020

Psalm 68:19 Amplified Bible, Classic Edition (AMPC)
19 Blessed be the Lord, Who bears our burdens and carries us day by day, even the God Who is our salvation! Selah [pause, and calmly think of that]!
Cast your burden on the Lord

Release the whole weight of it
Surrender all at His feet
He is more than able to sustain{
uphold, carry, make provision for}
Be lifted up and carried in His embrace
 –Ps 55:22
For He affectionately cares you and me 
1Pe 5:6-7
The Lord your keeper does not sleep –Ps 121:3
Everyday blessed be the Lord!  –Ps 68:19; 113:2; 145:2

1 Peter 5:6-7 Amplified Bible, Classic Edition (AMPC)
6 Therefore humble yourselves [demote, lower yourselves in your own estimation] under the mighty hand of God, that in due time He may exalt you, 7 Casting the whole of your care [all your anxieties, all your worries, all your concerns, once and for all] on Him, for He cares for you affectionately and cares about you watchfully.


Word Study
From NetBible Ps 68:19
Blessed be the Lord, Praise be to the Lord, to God our Saviour,
Who daily loads us with benefits, who daily bears our burdens, and carries us in His arms
The God of our salvation, who delivers us!

  • blessed[01288]= to kneel in adoration-praise-thanks before God
    *Blessed be the name of the LORD from this time forth and forevermore! –Ps 113:2
    *The Lord gives, and the Lord takes away; Blessed be the name of the LORD –Job 1:21
    *Daniel answered and said: “Blessed be the name of God forever and ever, for wisdom and might are His”. –Dan 2:20
    Every day I will bless You, and I will praise Your name forever and ever. –Ps 145:2

From Commentary Ps 68:19

  • It is by God’s favour and might, and not by the sword, that deliverance from the enemies actually threatening the nation is to be expected.
    God who daily takes our burden for us, i.e., either the burden of trial or of sin. (Comp. a somewhat similar passage, Psalm 99:8, “thou art a God who liftest for us,” i.e., as Authorised Version, “forgivest us.”) But it is quite possible to render, if any put a burden on us, God is our help.

From NetBible Ps 55:22

  • sustain[03557] = support, nourish, uphold, make provision