Summary: How shall we sing the Lords song in a strange land?
Psalm 137.4 – How shall we sing the Lord’s song in a strange land?
• V5 – By not forgetting our home.
o “If I forget thee, O Jerusalem, let my right hand forget her cunning.”
o They always had their minds on home.
o They longed for home not the strange land.
o They had a constant reminder of their transgressions (harps)
• V6a – By our often speaking of our home.
o “If I do not remember thee, let my tongue cleave to the roof of my mouth”
o They showed faith in the promise.
o They communication was upon their home.
o They worshiped Him.
• V6b – By our joy of home.
o “…if I prefer not Jerusalem above my chief joy.”
o Their hearts were filled with joy at the thought of home.
o Their faithfulness brought them joy in Him.
o Their satisfaction was in His joy and affection.