From this psalm to Psalm 118, are songs that were to be sung at the Passover. They are called, ‘The Hallel Psalms,’ or ‘Praise Psalms.’ It begins with ‘Hallelujah.’ One or more of these were sung by our Lord and His disciples in the upper room. There is the declaration that the Lord’s Name would be universally known. Christ would be preached from the rising to the setting of the sun. Twice, the being of God is shown to be higher than all nations, and all heavens, and yet he deigns to stoop from such exaltation and transcendence to consider dunghill dwellers. That is, sinners are drawn out of the mire, and given a place amongst the likes of Abraham, Isaac and Jacob, the princes of the church. Whether the last verse is literal, or spiritually intended of the church, the truth is evident. Barrenness will give place to fertility.
1 Praise God: ye servants of the Lord,