The psalmist calls upon the people to worship and praise God.
The psalmist praises God: “He made us and we are His, His people, the flock He tends.” (v. 3b)
III. Select Verses
(the entire psalm)
1-2: A psalm for praise. Raise a shout for the LORD, all the earth; worship the LORD in gladness; come into His presence with shouts of joy.
3: Acknowledge that the LORD is God; He made us and we are His, His people, the flock He tends.
4: Enter His gates with praise, His courts with acclamation. Praise Him! Bless His name!
5: For the LORD is good; His steadfast love is eternal; His faithfulness is for all generations.
1b-2. Call to praise
3. Rationale/address: God is the creator
4. Call to worship and praise
5. Rationale: God is good
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VI. Works Used
(see “Commentaries” page)
Gerstenberger, Erhard. Psalms Part 2 and Lamentations (Forms of Old Testament Literature; Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2001).
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