“Sing for joy to God our strength; shout aloud
to the God of Jacob!
Begin the music,
strike the timbre,
play the melodious harp and lyre.
Sound the ram’s horn at the New Moon,
and when the moon is full, on the day of our festival….”
Psalm 81: 1-3
Let everything that has breath praise the Lord! Do you have breath? Well then praise the Lord!! Psalm 150
Do you think of God this way? That He is our strength? He is you know.
I think in today’s language this portion could be called “Crank it Up!” or perhaps, “Make Some Noise!” What a beautiful depiction of the high praise of God.
And throughout the Scriptures, God mentions that He is the God of Jacob. It seems to add a living history, showing us that our Creator is real, and involved in our world.
And you know what? God did give his ancient people specific celebrations. Perhaps those festivals are not only spiritually important but they seem to paint a picture also of what heaven must be like!!
We praise You Lord God. Help us to remain focused and confident in You! Amen!
P.S. These posts have been running later in the evening than intended. Hopefully next week we will be back to a more normal schedule.
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