Psalm 117 – God is Loving and Faithful to All

Today’s Readings: Ezekiel 37:1‐38:23, James 1:19‐2:17, Psalm 117:1‐2, Proverbs 28:1

Random Fun Bible Facts: Psalm 117 is the shortest chapter in the Bible.  Psalm 119 is the longest chapter in the Bible.  Psalm 118 is the middle chapter in the bible – 594 chapters on both sides.

Context: Psalm 117 is sandwiched between other psalms praising God for who he is and what he has done.

Psalm 117 “Praise the Lord, all nations!

Extol him, all peoples!

For great is his steadfast love towards us,

And the faithfulness of the Lord endures forever.

Praise the Lord!

Observations:

  • ALL nations and ALL people are to praise and extol God
  • For
    • Great is his steadfast love (goodness or kindness) towards us
    • The faithfulness of the Lord endures forever

God has proved loving and faithful in my life.  Even through a difficult season of illness and a changing of direction, God is loving and faithful.

Apply: I need to spend focused time on praise today.  I want to look for ways to do it in words, thoughts, and songs.

How can you praise God for his love and faithfulness towards us?

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