The Lord reins; Let the peoples tremble! He dwells between the cherubim; Let the earth be moved! The Lord is great in Zion, And He is high above all the peoples. Let them praise Your great and awesome name-He is holy. Psalm 99 NKJV
The psalmist exhorted his people to worship God at His holy hill. He exhorts us to worship God in the holiest place of all!
If we could comprehend the power of Almighty God it might shock us into a state of unresponsiveness. Godliness is always accompanied by a healthy fear and awe of God!
In ancient Israel God dwelt between the cherubim in His temple. Jesus dwells in the hearts of His people today. He is with us everywhere we go. Our presence, His, changes the spiritual atmosphere and impacts the world when we walk in obedience to Jesus!
God is great in the power centers of sinful man. He is great in your city and mine. He sits above and over all of creation. Praise the Great and awesome God who knows no equal and never will!
The Kings strength also loves justice; You have established equity; You have executed justice and righteousness in Jacob. Exalt the Lord our God, And worship at His footstool-
He is holy. Vs 4-5
God set David as king over Israel. David loved justice and righteousness but gave into his flesh. David committed great sins against God and his people. The Lord judged punished and restored David. The Lord forgave and restored David as well!
No one escaped accountability before God in Israel. No one escapes accountability before the Lord today!
The psalmist exhorted his people to worship God in the temple where the ark was kept. He is calling us to worship Him in the secret places of our hearts where He dwells today!
Do not forsake the gathering of the brethren for any reason. Be encouraged edified and exhorted. Make gathering together with other believers a priority!
You answered them, O Lord our God; You were to them God-Who-Forgives, Though You took vengeance on their deeds. Vs 8
God answered the prayers of righteous people in biblical times. He answers the prayers of people who live by faith in the Righteous One today!
You’ve sinned. You’ve failed. It will happen again. Repent, turn back to the Lord and let it go. Don’t punish yourself. If there are to be consequences God will deliver them. Jesus will deliver you through the consequences of sin. Jesus will forgive and restore you!
The God-Who-Forgives is with you today. You can spend eternity in His Heavenly Kingdom if you trust Him with your life today!
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