Ps 117 Praising God! Ps 118: Praising God!
Today marks the halfway point through 2022 and now we are halfway through reading the Bible from Genesis to Revelation. We have gleaned truth upon truth through the many authors: Moses, Joshua, Ruth, Samuel, Ezra, Nehemiah, Esther, unknown author for Job, and now King David. As we have wandered through these pages of history we come away overwhelmed by the grace of God. Each author has given his/her perspective on life but all agree: we are to praise God for He is good and He is merciful. His name is to be honored because of His lovingkindness and faithfulness. We have gleaned much about the character of God: Ps 115:3 He does whatever He pleases and He is pleased to show His mercy to us. He is our deliverer and protector and therefore He is trustworthy. He is the Creator of heaven and earth and he has given man dominion over the earth.
Take a moment to think about your day and who God is. Isaiah explains this truth about God:
“Truly I am God, I have no peer, I am God and there is none like me. Yes, I have decreed, yes, I will bring it to pass; I have formulated a plan, yes, I will carry it out.” [Is 46:9-10]
Therefore, applaud him for His faithfulness, and His mercy endures forever.