Psalm 43:3-4 Send out your light and your truth; let them lead me; let them bring me to your holy hill and to your dwelling! Then I will go to the altar of God, to God my exceeding joy, and I will praise you with the lyre, O God, my God. John Piper, in a sermon, … More Authentic joy in God will overflow with praises.
Along with the Song of Moses we read today in in Exodus 15, we read this encouragement from David in Psalm 28 today, encouragement to EXULT, to “rejoice greatly” (KJV). Is there such a thing as TOO much rejoicing? Blessed be the Lord! For he has heard the voice of my pleas for mercy. The Lord is my … More Afraid of too much rejoicing in God’s grace?
January 9 Psalm 9 (ESV) Will Recount Your Wonderful Deeds  To the choirmaster: according to Muth-labben.  A Psalm of David. 9:1 I will give thanks to the Lord with my whole heart; I will recount all of your wonderful deeds. 2 I will be glad and exult in you; I will sing praise to your name, O Most High. 3 When … More January 9 Psalm 9
January 8 Psalm 8 (ESV) How Majestic Is Your Name To the choirmaster: according to The Gittith.  A Psalm of David. 8:1 O Lord, our Lord, how majestic is your name in all the earth! You have set your glory above the heavens. 2 Out of the mouth of babies and infants, you have established strength because of your … More January 8 Psalm 8
January 4 Psalm 4 (ESV) Answer Me When I Call To the choirmaster: with stringed instruments. A Psalm of David. 4:1 Answer me when I call, O God of my righteousness! You have given me relief when I was in distress. Be gracious to me and hear my prayer! 2 O men,  how long shall my honor be … More January 4 Psalm 4
Make a joyful noise to the Lord, all the earth! Serve the Lord with gladness! Come into his presence with singing! Know that the Lord, he is God! It is he who made us, and we are his; we are his people, and the sheep of his pasture. Enter his gates with thanksgiving, and his … More The reality of your theology gives you joy.
Here is Part 2 from a commentary on Psalm 148-150 by Sam Storms of Enjoying God Ministries: Second, the focus of such adoration is always and ever God alone for who he is and what he’s done. We do not worship the world or revere the reflection. We fix our hearts on the Original, the … More Unlimited Praise for a Limitless God!
Over the course of the next three days, I will post parts of a commentary on Psalm 148-150 by Sam Storms of Enjoying God Ministries. Here is Part 1: Psalms 148-150 are too lengthy for me to include in the text of this meditation, and too important for any of us to ignore. So I … More Sam Storms: “Worship is a universal privilege.”
Charles H. Spurgeon, in “The Treasury of David” “O for a well tuned harp!” Nay, rather, O for a sanctified heart. Then if my voice should be of the poorer sort, and somewhat lacking in melody, yet my soul without my voice shall accomplish my resolve to magnify the Lord…..As our life is the gift … More Sigh and praise….sing and praise!
Oh sing to the Lord a new song, for he has done marvelous things! Spurgeon comments on Psalm 98 at The Treasury of David: Man’s voice is at its best when it sings the best words in the best spirit to the best of Beings.