Spread the Good Word: Psalm 98:4

Written by GospelBlog on Friday, August 23, 2019. Posted in The Good Word

Spread the Good Word: Psalm 98:4

Today, we're putting a different spin on our Good Word theme of music and song. This psalm tells us that the earth itself — the natural world — makes a joyful noise to the Lord.

Musicians make music, yes, but this verse implies that God's other creations are also designed to "praise" Him.

If you take a moment to think, you'll probably be able to recollect many times when you've heard sounds in nature that are so lovely that they could be on par with a song.

  • The roll and crash of waves
  • Bird song in the early morning
  • Tree leaves fluttering in the breeze
  • The crunch of gravel beneath your feet
  • The rhythmic drumming of a horse in gallop
  • The snap and crack of a fire

You can easily add to this list. The earth itself praises God with these everyday hymns, and they witness to us that there is a Creator. Some songs are as soothing as rainfall, and others are as powerful as thunder; together, they point to God, the maker of all. Together, they paint a picture of His multifaceted character.

If you're seeking something fresh for your playlist, try taking out those earbuds and tune yourself to those earthy sounds that are all too often drowned out. You may be surprised by how much you hear.

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  • Rosemary


    12 September 2019 at 07:14 |
    98:4__Shout for joy to the Lord, all the earth,
    burst into jubilant song with music;
    Glorify the true living God Jesus Christ for he will bless you with an Eternal life .

    If you want to know who Jesus Christ is follow ChristNow.


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