Tag Archives: David

Glad Worship

The Psalmist rejoices to be summoned to the Lord’s house for worship, because he recognizes that the joys of living as God’s people in Jerusalem flow from the temple. God’s house is the place to go to give thanks for … Continue reading

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Bless His Holy Name

David responds to the unsearchable greatness of God with daily praise. He promises to bless the name of the Lord forever, because of His mighty acts. David is especially moved to praise by the fact that our majestic and righteous … Continue reading

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The Kingly Priest

In Psalm 110, the Lord God speaks to David’s Lord, instructing Him to take His seat in the place of authority at God’s right hand. This king’s rule is empowered by God. His enemies cannot overthrow Him. His own people willingly … Continue reading

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Remembering David

Psalm 132 calls on God to remember David’s zeal to establish a dwelling place for God, and how the news spread that God had a resting place in Zion where He could be worshiped. Because of David’s love for God, … Continue reading

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Exalted Above All

In Psalm 138, David bows himself down with thanks, and lifts up the name and the word of God. God’s name represents all that He has done, particularly His blessings towards David: strengthening, hearing, preserving, and defending him. God’s word refers … Continue reading

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Search Me, O God

In Psalm 139, David delights in the fact that God has searched him and known him. In a time when our suspicions are raised about issues of personal privacy, we should remember that following God means being known intimately and completely, and … Continue reading

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None Like You

In Psalm 86, David delights in the uniqueness of God. There is no other God like Yahweh, no other being who can perform such works. As a result, all the nations will recognize that Yahweh alone is God, and come … Continue reading

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