For God is the King over all the earth. Praise him with a psalm! God reigns above the nations, sitting on his holy throne. The rulers of the world have gathered together. They join us in praising the God of Abraham. For all the kings of the earth belong to God. He is highly honored everywhere. Psalm 47: 7-9 NLT
In a recent sermon series in my church, we have talked a great deal about how God is our sovereign Lord. In other words, God is our King. So, we should treat God as such. In fact, God is King over all of creation. God is not just king inside our sanctuaries.
How infrequently we fail to join with other believers in giving God praise! We would rather worship God in private, behind closed doors. We don't want to offend anyone with our praise to God.
But if we really and truly believe that God is King, we should be giving him praise and honor all the time, not just one hour on Sunday. The psalmist is here to remind us of God's sovereignty and our allegiance.
God, you are the King over all the earth. I praise you with this psalm! In Jesus' holy name. Amen.
Copyright 2011 Amelia G. Sims