Praise the Lord!
There is no mistaking the main command in Psalm 148! We are to praise the Lord.
I looked at the Hebrew word for praise this week; it is halal. I love the insight looking at the original language gives:
How to Praise the Lord
One fun Bible study tool is to insert these synonyms into the verses, to get a fuller meaning of the text. Let’s try it together!
Shine the Lord!
Make a show about the Lord!
Boast about the Lord!
Be clamorously foolish about the Lord!
Rave about the Lord!
Celebrate the Lord!
Commend the Lord!
Give glory to the Lord!
Doesn’t this give a better idea of what it means to praise the Lord?
Let them praise the name of the Lord!
What can you praise God for today? Share it in the comments below!
Oh sing to the Lord a new song;
sing to the Lord, all the earth!
Sing to the Lord, bless his name;
tell of his salvation from day to day.
Declare his glory among the nations,
his marvelous works among all the peoples!
For great is the Lord, and greatly to be praised!
(Psalm 96:1-4 ESV)
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