Posted by: Bill Hornbeck | November 3, 2016

“Praise Him for His mighty deeds; Praise Him according to His excellent greatness.”

Today’s devotion comes from Psalm chapter 150.

“Praise the Lord!
Praise God in His sanctuary;
Praise Him in His mighty expanse.
Praise Him for His mighty deeds;
Praise Him according to His excellent greatness.

3 Praise Him with trumpet sound;
Praise Him with harp and lyre.
4 Praise Him with timbrel and dancing;
Praise Him with stringed instruments and pipe.
5 Praise Him with loud cymbals;
Praise Him with resounding cymbals.
6 Let everything that has breath praise the Lord.

Praise the Lord!”  Psalm chapter 150.

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God’s mighty deeds call for mighty praise of Him.

God’s excellent greatness deserve excellent great praise of Him.

“Praise Him for His mighty deeds;
Praise Him according to His excellent greatness.”  Verse 2.

Today’s Scripture, the concluding chapter of the Book of Psalms, comes to a crescendo and shows us what praise of God is according to His excellent greatness.

According to God’s excellent greatness, praise of Him alerts people and gets their attention and their focus on God.  

“Praise Him with trumpet sound;
Praise Him with harp and lyre.”  Verse 3.

According to God’s excellent greatness, praise of Him is joyful.

“Praise Him with timbrel and dancing;
Praise Him with stringed instruments and pipe.”  Verse 4.

According to God’s excellent greatness, praise of Him is loud and resounding.

“Praise Him with loud cymbals;
Praise Him with resounding cymbals.”  Verse 5.

According to God’s excellent greatness, praise of Him is with all and every breath that we have.  Praise is with all of our mind, heart, soul, and strength.

“Let everything that has breath praise the Lord.

Praise the Lord!”  Verse 6.

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