Shout Out

July 7, 2019

While praying is an integral part of relationship with God, giving Him praise is equally important. Our praise is music to His ears! The book of Psalms is full of beautiful praise to God for who He is and what He has done. We need to set aside intentional time to praise God for His love, faithfulness, creation, provision, and so much more!

Topics: Worship, Praise

In this series

Music to My Ears

Almost everyone loves at least one form of music, and one of the largest books in the Bible is actually a song book, which is called the Book of Psalms. In the series Music to My Ears, Dr. James Merritt discusses four songs/psalms that lead us into knowing God more intimately. Join Dr. Merritt as he takes the Word of God in song and turns the Scripture into Music to your ears.

Bible Reference

Praise the LORD! For it is good to sing praises to our God; for it is pleasant, and a song of praise is fitting.
The LORD builds up Jerusalem; he gathers the outcasts of Israel.
He heals the brokenhearted and binds up their wounds.
He determines the number of the stars; he gives to all of them their names.
Great is our Lord, and abundant in power; his understanding is beyond measure.
The LORD lifts up the humble; he casts the wicked to the ground.
Sing to the LORD with thanksgiving; make melody to our God on the lyre!
He covers the heavens with clouds; he prepares rain for the earth; he makes grass grow on the hills.
He gives to the beasts their food, and to the young ravens that cry.
His delight is not in the strength of the horse, nor his pleasure in the legs of a man,
but the LORD takes pleasure in those who fear him, in those who hope in his steadfast love.
Praise the LORD, O Jerusalem! Praise your God, O Zion!
For he strengthens the bars of your gates; he blesses your children within you.
He makes peace in your borders; he fills you with the finest of the wheat.
He sends out his command to the earth; his word runs swiftly.
He gives snow like wool; he scatters hoarfrost like ashes.
He hurls down his crystals of ice like crumbs; who can stand before his cold?
He sends out his word, and melts them; he makes his wind blow and the waters flow.
He declares his word to Jacob, his statutes and rules to Israel.
He has not dealt thus with any other nation; they do not know his rules. Praise the LORD!