From Genesis to Revelation, the Bible links together the joy of experiencing salvation with the response of singing songs of praise. And Psalm 98—famously known as the inspiration for the Christmas hymn, “Joy to the World”—illustrates this beautifully. Here we find a song of joy and victory for all of God’s people and even all of creation reminding us of the basic truth that the Lord alone is worthy to be praised for his acts of salvation and judgment. And a God who is worthy to be praised is worthy to be trusted. And a God that is worthy to be trusted is worthy to be obeyed.
December 4, 2023
After learning about the day of God's vengeance and year of his redemption, Isaiah calls Israel to remember God's steadfast, covenant love. Drawing on imagery from the exodus and their…
- on November 27, 2023
- on November 20, 2023
- on November 13, 2023