The author calls us to praise the LORD with every musical instrument we have. We are to dance and make it LOUD!
Praise the LORD. We can praise God wherever we’re at. Maybe we’re in a sanctuary. Maybe we’re in heaven. Those two places are perfect for praising the LORD. As is every location. There’s never a wrong place to praise the LORD.
mighty acts . . .excellent greatness. There are hundreds or thousands of reasons to praise the LORD. This verse suggests two:
- his mighty acts
- his excellent greatness
the shofar. . .harp and lyre. Many people find it helps them to praise God if they have music. The verses in this chapter list the musical instruments that were available back in those days:
|cymbals (loud)||verse 5|
|cymbals (resounding)||verse 5|
|stringed instruments||verse 4|
In our day, we have many more musical instruments available. There are styles of praise and worship music that can fit just about everybody.
dancing. Can you dance in the Spirit? Are you willing to try?
with stringed instruments. Some people deny themselves their God-given birthright of joy by avoiding praise and worship music.
with loud cymbals. Praise is not quiet. It makes noise. It is LOUD!
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