Psalm 149 calls the faithful to celebrate with a new song, praising God in assembly and reveling in the honor He bestows upon His humble followers. This jubilant psalm is a vivid mosaic of worship, warfare, and the Word, where the high praises of God blend with the two-edged sword in the hands of His people. It portrays a divine paradox where the act of praise becomes a source of strength in battle, hinting at a spiritual victory achieved through zealous devotion. It is an invitation to let the faithful exult in glory, even on their beds, reflecting the rest and assurance found in the triumph of their King.

Psalm 149

1  Praise ye the LORD. Sing unto the LORD a new song, and his praise in the congregation of saints.

2  Let Israel rejoice in him that made him: let the children of Zion be joyful in their King.

3  Let them praise his name in the dance: let them sing praises unto him with the timbrel and harp.

4  For the LORD taketh pleasure in his people: he will beautify the meek with salvation.

5  Let the saints be joyful in glory: let them sing aloud upon their beds.

6  Let the high praises of God be in their mouth, and a twoedged sword in their hand;

7  To execute vengeance upon the heathen, and punishments upon the people;

8  To bind their kings with chains, and their nobles with fetters of iron;

9  To execute upon them the judgment written: this honour have all his saints. Praise ye the LORD.

End of Psalms 149

1 Year Plan:  Dec 29 - Zec 12Zec 13,  Ps 149, Ps 150

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