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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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Instrumental Praise

In Psalm 150, the Psalmist’s calls for instrumental praise are filled with echoes of the creation account in Genesis. God is to be praised in the expanse, and everything that has breath is called to praise God. After speaking something … Continue reading

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In the Company of the Upright

Psalm 111 makes the case that the best way to praise God is to give thanks wholeheartedly surrounded by a congregation of worshipers, because praise grows when it is shared. God is rightly praised for His works of providing food, remembering … Continue reading

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A Universe of Praise

When the psalmist of Psalm 148 drafts his choir, he calls on all creation to worship its Creator. Snow and sea serpents, fire and flying things, men and the moon: everything under heaven is exhorted to praise the only one … Continue reading

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Joyful Noise

Psalm 100 clearly tells us how we should come before God. We should be joyful, glad, thankful, praising Him with singing. Since we have been fully instructed in how we are to worship, our failures to do so are shown to be disobedience … Continue reading

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Many Salvations

Psalm 107 exhorts God’s people to give thanks for the many different salvations that God has worked on their behalf. Whether they were lost, hungry and thirsty, foolish, afflicted, storm-tossed, in darkness, sin, or rebellion, God responded to every situation with loving and … Continue reading

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Save Us for Your Glory

Psalm 106 is a meditation on God’s mercy in remembering His covenant and saving His people in spite of their repeated forgetfulness and sin. The Psalmist cycles through Israel’s history, reminding people of periods on sin and the saviors that … Continue reading

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