God Abases the Wicked and Exalts the Righteous

751 [1]We praise you, God, we praise you, for your Name is near; people tell of your wonderful deeds.

Matthew Henry's Commentary on Psalm 75:1

Commentary on Psalm 75:1-5

(Read Psalm 75:1-5)

We often pray for mercy, when in pursuit of it; and shall we only once or twice give thanks, when we obtain it? God shows that he is nigh to us in what we call upon him for. Public trusts are to be managed uprightly. This may well be applied to Christ and his government. Man's sin threatened to destroy the whole creation; but Christ saved the world from utter ruin. He who is made of God to us wisdom, bids us be wise. To the proud, daring sinners he says, Boast not of your power, persist not in contempt. All the present hopes and future happiness of the human race spring from the Son of God.