The LORD had given David strength and answered his prayer. So David bows down and gives thanks to the name of the LORD.
with my whole heart. What does it mean to praise God wholeheartedly? Is it possible to praise God halfheartedly?
This verse is fantastic! Would you consider memorizing it? More great verses to memorize from the Psalms.
give thanks to your Name. Which name is that?
you have exalted your Name. God has exalted his own name above all.
you have exalted your … Word. God has exalted the Bible above all.
In the day that I called. As soon as we pray, the LORD answers us.
strength in my soul. The LORD increases the strength of our soul. He makes us bold and gives us energy. This can happen in many ways. Here are two examples:
- We do active spiritual practices, such as reading the Bible or memorizing Scripture. Through those practices, God invisibly grants us fresh strength.
- We sit quietly before God in contemplative prayer. Our inner being becomes quieted, and then the Divine Surgeon works invisibly and quietly within us.
VERSE 4. All the kings of the earth will give you thanks, LORD, for they have heard the words of your mouth.
VERSE 5. Yes, they will sing of the ways of the LORD; for great is the LORD’s glory.
VERSE 6. For though the LORD is high, yet he looks after the lowly; but the proud, he knows from afar.
you will revive me. The word “revival” often means “re-Bible.” That is, as we turn back to the Bible, God revives us.
right hand. The Bible often mentions “the right hand” of God. That is a position of power and honor. We believe it refers to Jesus Christ. More verses about the right hand.
fulfill that which concerns me. God has a plan for our lives. Whatever happens, he will keep working away at that plan.
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