The Whole Creation Invoked to Praise the Lord.
148 Praise the Lord!
Praise the Lord from the heavens;
Praise Him in the heights!
- The title is “The Whole Creation Invoked to Praise the Lord”
- The whole creation means everything created (man, beasts, fish, birds, bugs, trees, plants, animals, oceans, mountains, thunder, lightning, stars, sun, moon, galaxies, the Universe!
o It is said that everything generates frequency
o Frequency is sound in some cased you can’t hear unless you tune into it like a radio
o God hears all their sounds all at once (they are praising Him)
- Invoked to Praise the Lord
o Invoked means “to call upon” or “to mention,” and is often used when someone is identifying a law, a privilege, or an authority
o We are being called upon to Praise the Lord
§ This involves your mouth, your lips, your tongue, your throat, your lungs and most importantly your heart!
§ If you have been saved by Jesus Christ your Lord and Savior tell your face and your mouth about it! Let it bubble up to the tope and come out in song called praise !!!
- Praise the Lord!
o This is not a suggestion it’s a command to every created thing!
- Praise the Lord from the heavens
o This means all who are in heaven
§ People who died and went to heaven
§ Angels who live in heaven
§ The heavenly host; the army of God
§ The universe is 94 billion light years in circumference
· That’s 1 with 24 zero’s is the number of stars that need to Praise Him!
· There is a song that says “I hear the voice of many angels sing”, “worthy is the lamb”! Imagine the sound of a great multitude!
- Praise Him in the heights
o The word “heights” can be translated “to the most high”
o This speaks of His ultimate position of authority (the Highest Point or Position)
o As you praise Him consider He sits in the Highest Position (there is no one higher)
2 Praise Him, all His angels;
Praise Him, all His hosts!
- Praise Him, all His angels
o His angels are those who follow Him
o Can you imaging the sound of angels praising God!
o How many angels are doing it right now?
- Praise Him, all His hosts!
o This is the heavenly armies!
o How many members are in it?
o How powerful are these angels?
o What does it sound like when the sing all together?
3 Praise Him, sun and moon;
Praise Him, all stars of light!
- Praise Him, sun and moon
o Even the sun and moon praise Him!
- Praise Him, all the stars of light!
o Light travels at 186,000 miles per second; 671 million miles per hour
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