What God Deserves From Man (Psalms 73-150)
Passages That Address What Man Should Do Toward God
Passages That Address What Man Should Do Toward God
Sing aloud unto God our strength: Make a joyful noise unto the God of Jacob.
I will sing of the mercies of the Lord for ever: With my mouth will I make known thy faithfulness to all generations. For I have said, Mercy shall be built up for ever: Thy faithfulness shalt thou establish in the very heavens.
God is greatly to be feared in the assembly of the saints, And to be had in reverence of all them that are about him.
It is a good thing to give thanks unto the Lord, And to sing praises unto thy name, O most High:
O come, let us sing unto the Lord: Let us make a joyful noise to the rock of our salvation. Let us come before his presence with thanksgiving, And make a joyful noise unto him with psalms.
O come, let us worship and bow down: Let us kneel before the Lord our maker. For he is our God; And we are the people of his pasture, and the sheep of his hand. To day if ye will hear his voice,
O sing unto the Lord a new song: Sing unto the Lord, all the earth. Sing unto the Lord, bless his name; Shew forth his salvation from day to day. Declare his glory among the heathen, His wonders among all people. For the Lord is great, and greatly to be praised: He is to be feared above all gods. For all the gods of the nations are idols: But the Lord made the heavens.
Give unto the Lord, O ye kindreds of the people, Give unto the Lord glory and strength. Give unto the Lord the glory due unto his name: Bring an offering, and come into his courts. O worship the Lord in the beauty of holiness: Fear before him, all the earth. Say among the heathen that the Lord reigneth: The world also shall be established that it shall not be moved: He shall judge the people righteously.
O sing unto the Lord a new song; For he hath done marvellous things: His right hand, and his holy arm, hath gotten him the victory.
Make a joyful noise unto the Lord, all the earth: Make a loud noise, and rejoice, and sing praise.
Exalt ye the Lord our God, And worship at his footstool; For he is holy.
Exalt the Lord our God, And worship at his holy hill; For the Lord our God is holy.
Make a joyful noise unto the Lord, all ye lands. Serve the Lord with gladness: Come before his presence with singing.
Enter into his gates with thanksgiving, And into his courts with praise: Be thankful unto him, and bless his name.
I will sing of mercy and judgment: unto thee, O Lord, will I sing.
The Lord hath prepared his throne in the heavens; And his kingdom ruleth over all. Bless the Lord, ye his angels, That excel in strength, that do his commandments, Hearkening unto the voice of his word. Bless ye the Lord, all ye his hosts; Ye ministers of his, that do his pleasure. Bless the Lord, all his works In all places of his dominion: Bless the Lord, O my soul.
I will sing unto the Lord as long as I live: I will sing praise to my God while I have my being.
My meditation of him shall be sweet: I will be glad in the Lord. Let the sinners be consumed out of the earth, And let the wicked be no more. Bless thou the Lord, O my soul. Praise ye the Lord.
O give thanks unto the Lord; call upon his name: Make known his deeds among the people. Sing unto him, sing psalms unto him: Talk ye of all his wondrous works. Glory ye in his holy name: Let the heart of them rejoice that seek the Lord. Seek the Lord, and his strength: Seek his face evermore. Remember his marvellous works that he hath done; His wonders, and the judgments of his mouth;
Praise ye the Lord. O give thanks unto the Lord; for he is good: For his mercy endureth for ever. Who can utter the mighty acts of the Lord? Who can shew forth all his praise?
Blessed be the Lord God of Israel from everlasting to everlasting: And let all the people say, Amen. Praise ye the Lord.
Let the redeemed of the Lord say so, Whom he hath redeemed from the hand of the enemy;
Oh that men would praise the Lord for his goodness, And for his wonderful works to the children of men!
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This same thought is repeated verbatim in vv. 15, 21, 31.
And let them sacrifice the sacrifices of thanksgiving, And declare his works with rejoicing.
O God, my heart is fixed; I will sing and give praise, Even with my glory.
I will praise thee, O Lord, among the people: And I will sing praises unto thee among the nations. For thy mercy is great above the heavens: And thy truth reacheth unto the clouds.
I will greatly praise the Lord with my mouth; Yea, I will praise him among the multitude. For he shall stand at the right hand of the poor, To save him from those that condemn his soul.
Praise ye the Lord. I will praise the Lord with my whole heart, In the assembly of the upright, and in the congregation. The works of the Lord are great, Sought out of all them that have pleasure therein.
The fear of the Lord is the beginning of wisdom: A good understanding have all they that do his commandments: His praise endureth for ever.
Praise ye the Lord. Blessed is the man that feareth the Lord, That delighteth greatly in his commandments.
Praise ye the Lord. Praise, O ye servants of the Lord, Praise the name of the Lord.
Blessed be the name of the Lord From this time forth and for evermore.
From the rising of the sun unto the going down of the same The Lord’s name is to be praised.
Not unto us, O Lord, not unto us, But unto thy name give glory, For thy mercy, and for thy truth’s sake.
Ye that fear the Lord, trust in the Lord: He is their help and their shield. The Lord hath been mindful of us: he will bless us; He will bless the house of Israel; He will bless the house of Aaron. He will bless them that fear the Lord, Both small and great.
The Lord shall increase you more and more, You and your children. Ye are blessed of the Lord Which made heaven and earth. The heaven, even the heavens, are the Lord’s: But the earth hath he given to the children of men.
The dead praise not the Lord, Neither any that go down into silence. But we will bless the Lord From this time forth and for evermore. Praise the Lord.
I love the Lord, because he hath heard My voice and my supplications.
Because he hath inclined his ear unto me, Therefore will I call upon him as long as I live.
What shall I render unto the Lord For all his benefits toward me?
I will take the cup of salvation, And call upon the name of the Lord. I will pay my vows unto the Lord Now in the presence of all his people. Precious in the sight of the Lord Is the death of his saints.
I will offer to thee the sacrifice of thanksgiving, And will call upon the name of the Lord. I will pay my vows unto the Lord Now in the presence of all his people, In the courts of the Lord’s house, In the midst of thee, O Jerusalem. Praise ye the Lord.
O praise the Lord, all ye nations: Praise him, all ye people. For his merciful kindness is great toward us: And the truth of the Lord endureth for ever. Praise ye the Lord.
Thou art my God, and I will praise thee: Thou art my God, I will exalt thee. O give thanks unto the Lord; for he is good: For his mercy endureth for ever.
Order my steps in thy word: And let not any iniquity have dominion over me.
In my distress I cried unto the Lord, And he heard me. Deliver my soul, O Lord, from lying lips, And from a deceitful tongue.
I was glad when they said unto me, Let us go into the house of the Lord.
Whither the tribes go up, the tribes of the Lord, Unto the testimony of Israel, To give thanks unto the name of the Lord.
Unto thee lift I up mine eyes, O thou that dwellest in the heavens.
Behold, as the eyes of servants look unto the hand of their masters, And as the eyes of a maiden unto the hand of her mistress; So our eyes wait upon the Lord our God, Until that he have mercy upon us. Have mercy upon us, O Lord, have mercy upon us: For we are exceedingly filled with contempt.
A Song of degrees of David. Lord, My heart is not haughty, nor mine eyes lofty: Neither do I exercise myself in great matters, or in things too high for me. Surely I have behaved and quieted myself, As a child that is weaned of his mother: My soul is even as a weaned child. Let Israel hope in the Lord From henceforth and for ever.
A Song of degrees. Behold, bless ye the Lord, all ye servants of the Lord, Which by night stand in the house of the Lord. Lift up your hands in the sanctuary, And bless the Lord. The Lord that made heaven and earth Bless thee out of Zion.
Praise ye the Lord. Praise ye the name of the Lord; Praise him, O ye servants of the Lord. Ye that stand in the house of the Lord, In the courts of the house of our God, Praise the Lord; for the Lord is good: Sing praises unto his name; for it is pleasant.
Bless the Lord, O house of Israel: Bless the Lord, O house of Aaron: Bless the Lord, O house of Levi: Ye that fear the Lord, bless the Lord. Blessed be the Lord out of Zion, which dwelleth at Jerusalem. Praise ye the Lord.
I will praise thee with my whole heart: Before the gods will I sing praise unto thee. I will worship toward thy holy temple, And praise thy name for thy lovingkindness and for thy truth: For thou hast magnified thy word above all thy name. In the day when I cried thou answeredst me, And strengthenedst me with strength in my soul.
All the kings of the earth shall praise thee, O Lord, When they hear the words of thy mouth. Yea, they shall sing in the ways of the Lord: For great is the glory of the Lord.
Search me, O God, and know my heart: Try me, and know my thoughts: And see if there be any wicked way in me, And lead me in the way everlasting.
Deliver me, O Lord, from the evil man: Preserve me from the violent man;
Lord, I cry unto thee: Make haste unto me; Give ear unto my voice, when I cry unto thee. Let my prayer be set forth before thee as incense; And the lifting up of my hands as the evening sacrifice. Set a watch, O Lord, before my mouth; Keep the door of my lips. Incline not my heart to any evil thing, To practise wicked works with men that work iniquity: And let me not eat of their dainties. Let the righteous smite me; it shall be a kindness: And let him reprove me; it shall be an excellent oil, Which shall not break my head: For yet my prayer also shall be in their calamities.
But mine eyes are unto thee, O God the Lord: In thee is my trust; leave not my soul destitute.
Blessed be the Lord my strength, Which teacheth my hands to war, And my fingers to fight: My goodness, and my fortress; my high tower, and my deliverer; My shield, and he in whom I trust; Who subdueth my people under me.
I will extol thee, my God, O king; And I will bless thy name for ever and ever. Every day will I bless thee; And I will praise thy name for ever and ever. Great is the Lord, and greatly to be praised; And his greatness is unsearchable. One generation shall praise thy works to another, And shall declare thy mighty acts. I will speak of the glorious honour of thy majesty, And of thy wondrous works. And men shall speak of the might of thy terrible acts: And I will declare thy greatness. They shall abundantly utter the memory of thy great goodness, And shall sing of thy righteousness.
My mouth shall speak the praise of the Lord: And let all flesh bless his holy name for ever and ever.
Praise ye the Lord. Praise the Lord, O my soul. While I live will I praise the Lord: I will sing praises unto my God while I have any being.
Praise ye the Lord: For it is good to sing praises unto our God; For it is pleasant; and praise is comely.
Praise ye the Lord. Praise ye the Lord from the heavens: Praise him in the heights. Praise ye him, all his angels: Praise ye him, all his hosts. Praise ye him, sun and moon: Praise him, all ye stars of light. Praise him, ye heavens of heavens, And ye waters that be above the heavens. Let them praise the name of the Lord: For he commanded, and they were created. He hath also stablished them for ever and ever: He hath made a decree which shall not pass. Praise the Lord from the earth, Ye dragons, and all deeps: Fire, and hail; snow, and vapour; Stormy wind fulfilling his word: Mountains, and all hills; Fruitful trees, and all cedars: Beasts, and all cattle; Creeping things, and flying fowl: Kings of the earth, and all people; Princes, and all judges of the earth: Both young men, and maidens; Old men, and children: Let them praise the name of the Lord: For his name alone is excellent; His glory is above the earth and heaven. He also exalteth the horn of his people, The praise of all his saints; Even of the children of Israel, a people near unto him. Praise ye the Lord.
Praise ye the Lord. Sing unto the Lord a new song, And his praise in the congregation of saints. Let Israel rejoice in him that made him: Let the children of Zion be joyful in their King. Let them praise his name in the dance: Let them sing praises unto him with the timbrel and harp. For the Lord taketh pleasure in his people: He will beautify the meek with salvation. Let the saints be joyful in glory: Let them sing aloud upon their beds. Let the high praises of God be in their mouth, And a twoedged sword in their hand; To execute vengeance upon the heathen, And punishments upon the people; To bind their kings with chains, And their nobles with fetters of iron; To execute upon them the judgment written: This honour have all his saints. Praise ye the Lord.
Praise ye the Lord. Praise God in his sanctuary: Praise him in the firmament of his power. Praise him for his mighty acts: Praise him according to his excellent greatness. Praise him with the sound of the trumpet: Praise him with the psaltery and harp. Praise him with the timbrel and dance: Praise him with stringed instruments and organs. Praise him upon the loud cymbals: Praise him upon the high sounding cymbals. Let every thing that hath breath praise the Lord. Praise ye the Lord.