Make a joyful noise unto the LORD, all ye lands.
Let us all make a joyful noise for the Lord and all his goodness. Let us celebrate the years to date he has given us. When we forget to give thanks to the Lord for the goodness we receive, it is easy to become complacent. Throughout the Bible, as well as much celebration, we have many people who desired greatly to worship God. Countless close calls and many who crossed the finish line in flying colours.
The book of Psalms in my view is a book of celebration. A celebration by many people who had the mind to testify of goodness from above. God does so much to help us in life. He does so much, we find ourselves talking about him often. To have something so good and to not share it is abnormal. When we just find something new, we can’t wait to tell people (calling friends and family soon after). Let us remember that the noise we make for Christ, shouldn’t be ordinary. He wasn’t. Neither was what he did for/to you.
Serve the LORD with gladness: come before his presence with singing.
Why would we ever come to God less than happy with him? We may find ourselves venting to God about past issues but its ok, he knows!
Know ye that the LORD he is God: it is he that hath made us, and not we ourselves; we are his people, and the sheep of his pasture.
We didn’t arrive here by ourselves, neither did we create ourselves. Everything we have, has been given to us one way or another. Let us acknowledge the fact God is all-powerful and has the ability to change us at ease. Whether we say we want to praise God for what he does in our lives. Let us at least praise him for what he done before we even knew anything. We are the sheep of his pasture, he is the great shepherd.
Enter into his gates with thanksgiving, and into his courts with praise: be thankful unto him, and bless his name.
I remind myself of the question wrote in one of my books, “if you willingly fight against God, doesn’t that mean he’s real? If you know he’s real why not worship?”
For the LORD is good; his mercy is everlasting; and his truth endureth to all generations.
Everyday should be celebrate day with God, for he is the King and the redeemer.
Like you, I “celebrate” when I read the Psalms. If one reads between the lines, those ancient Isrealites really did celebrate. Peace and Blessings
Wonderful Psalm to illustrate celebration – thanks
we have much to celebrate 🙂
Singing a new song! Thank you for this blessed post! We indeed have much to celebrate the day began and I woke up to birds singing> Praise the Lord at all times> Great is His faithfulness!
Amen, Israel! Thank you for an uplifting, wonderful post.
Hi Israel, sorry this is so late. I’ve not been feeling well.
This was a good, passionate, joyful post. I love it. I smiled when I read, “To have something so good and to not share it is abnormal.” Amen!!!! I absolutely agree!!! It reminds me of when Jesus was coming into Jerusalem and the people were shouting and praising. Some Pharisees criticized, and Jesus said, “I tell you, if these become silent, the stones will cry out!” (Luke 19:40)
I appreciate where you said, “… if you willingly fight against God, doesn’t that mean he’s real?” Amen again!! I have often thought that some atheists are a little too angry. They practically shake their fists in God’s face, while saying He isn’t there. Hmmmm. Really? Then, with whom, exactly, are they so very angry?
Thank you for this post. Makes me want to shout and cry all at the same time! Our God is AWESOME!!! 🙂