How precious is your steadfast love, O God! All people may take refuge in the shadow of your wings. They feast on the abundance of your house, and you give them drink from the river of your delights. For with you is the fountain of life; in your light we see light.
This Psalm on the steadfast love of the Lord is an encouragement to all. We sing about this in church and praise the character of our God. In doing so, sometimes we miss out on the end of this passage where there is a reference to the “fountain of life; in your light we see light.” This is section has a meaning that draws us into an understanding of the Triune God. These are prophetic words regarding the coming of the Messiah. Jesus, the one who is the fountain of life will come, and in him, through the power of the Spirit, we will receive light. That light will make it possible to see the One who is the generator of that light, the Father. The steadfast love of God is revealed in the activity o…