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TABLE

OF THE PARTICULAR SUBJECTS OF EACH PSALM
ACCORDING TO CALVIN’S INTERPRETATION.

Psalms sung at the Passover, 111-118

The Believer’s Scruples, arising from the Prosperity of the Wicked, removed by Revealed Religion and the considerations of their Latter End, 73

— sung at the Feast of Trumpets, 81

Meditations of the Believer, in which he encourages himself and others to hope in God, and fortifies his mind against the Assaults of temptation, 62

— sung at the Feast of Tabernacles, 65 67

The high value which the Believer sets on God’s Sanctuary, 42, 43, 74

David’s Prayers for Protection and Deliverance from his Enemies, 3, 4, 9, 55, 56, 57, 58, 59, 64, 70, 71, 86

Humility of Spirit exemplified, 131

— confidence in God in Danger, 142

The Believer’s Prayers for Protection and Deliverance from Wicked Men, 3, 4, 5, 10,12, 13, 17, 25, 26, 42, 43, 54, 120, 140

— Thanksgivings for Deliverance from his Enemies, 11, 18, 27, 31, 40, 68, 138

Jehovah celebrated as the Guardian of His People, 121

— Good Resolutions in prospect of being put in possession of the Throne, 101

The Believer’s Potential Confessions and Deprecations, 6, 32, 38, 39, 51, 102, 130, 143

— Exhortations to Trust in God, and to study Godliness from the example of his own deliverance, 31, 34

Lamentations of the Believer when under very Severe Afflictions, and almost at the point of despair, 88

The Blessedness of the Righteous, and the Final Perdition of the ungodly, 1, 36, 37, 52, 112, 128

The Believer’s Thanksgiving for Deliverance from great Danger, 28, 30, 61, 116

True Believers distinguished from Hypocrites, 15, 24

The supposed Happiness of the Ungodly evanescent; and good men, however much afflicted, the Objects of the Divine Regard, 49

Reprehension of those who place religion in mere Ritual Observances, and under the veil of these shelter Impurity of Heart and Life, 50

The Goodness of God to His Ancient People, 77, 78, 105, 114

The Believer separates himself from idolaters, and rest in God as his Portion, 16

Prophetic Denunciations against the Enemies of Christ, 109

The Protection which God affords to His People in the hour of Danger or Calamity, 91

The Excellence of God’s Word, 19, 119

Jehovah celebrated as the Shepherd of His People, 23

Celebration of the Glory of God as manifested in Creation, and in the Order and various Wonders of Nature, 19, 29, 93, 104

The Stubborn and Ungrateful Character of God’s Ancient People, 78, 95

The Providence of God on Shipwrecks, Famines, and in all the ills which befall Mankind, as well as in the Happy Issue of Events, 117

The Jewish Church’s Confession of the Sins of their Fathers, 116

The Divine Omniscience, 139

Corrupt State of the Jewish Church brought about by the Reign of Saul 14, 53

The Blessing of having Children, 127

A Common Form of Prayer to be used by the Ancient Church in behalf of the King and Kingdom of Israel when threatened with Danger, 20

Prayers for Defense and Personal Protection, when Persecuted under False Charges, 7, 35

A Public and Solemn Thanksgiving for the Prosperous Condition of the King of Israel, 21

Prayers that the spirit may be bridled under unprovoked Injuries, 141

Jerusalem celebrated as the Seat of the Ark and of the Worship of God, 122

On Uncharitable Judgments pronounced on the Righteous when severely afflicted by the hand of God, 41

Prayers for God’s Presence in the Temple Worship, 132

Kings Addressed and Warned, 2

Songs of Triumph upon successful War, 60, 108

Character and Doom of Wicked Rulers and Judges, 58, 82

Prayers in the Church under Persecution, or in the Seasons of Calamity or of Threatened Danger, 37, 44, 74, 79, 80, 83, 89, 94, 115, 123, 129, 144

Lamentations over the Brevity and Miseries of Human Life, 90

The Safety of the Church celebrated, 125

The Believer incites himself to Praise God for the display of His Perfections in the Government of the World, and especially for His Goodness to the Children of Men, 145

Thanksgivings for the Deliverances of the Church, 46, 48, 66, 76, 124

Exhortations to Praise God because of His Justice displayed in the Protection of His People, and in the Destruction of the Wicked, 92

The Church’s Affliction in Babylon, 137

The Prosperity of Abraham in Distinction from the surrounding Nations are incited to Praise God for their peculiar Mercies and Privileges, 95, 99, 134, 135, 136, 149

The Church’s Prayers in Babylon, 102

They are called upon to Praise Him with every variety of Musical and Privileges, 95, 99, 134, 136, 149

Prayer of the returned captives, that God would deliver them from the Calamities with which they were still afflicted, 135

They are called upon to Praise Him with every variety of Musical Instruments, 140

Song of Triumph and Thanksgiving of the Returned Captives, 126

All Mankind, and not merely the Jews, are exhorted to Praise God, 96, 98, 100, 117

The Christian Church celebrated, 2, 45, 72, 87, 97

All Creatures, Rational and Irrational, Animate and Inanimate, are invited to Praise Him, 148

The Triumph of the Church over the Proud Despisers of God, 75

 

The Beauty of Christian Concord, 133

 

Messiah’s Prayers under his Sufferings, 22, 69

 

Messiah’s Regal and Priestly Offices celebrated, 110

 

Messiah’s Regal Character and Reign described, 45, 72

 

Messiah’s Victories, 18, 68

 

The certain Punishment of the Persecuting Wicked, 52

 

 

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