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Psalm 134-Now that the Temple is dedicated, this is a Psalm for the Priests. Priests were on duty 24 hours a day at the temple. They served as guards, and they also offered sacrifices and carried out other sacerdotal functions during the daylight hours. The psalmist called on them to praise God even at night.
Psalms 146—150 are the last Hallel (‘praise’) collection. These psalms were used at some point as a part of the daily prayers in the synagogue worship. They all start and end with the same verse “Praise the Lord” (“Hallelujah!”).
Do not put your trust in princes,
in human beings, who cannot save.
We as humans need to depend and trust on other men, we should avoid the temptation to trust in human beings entirely or even primarily. God is worthy of our absolute trust.
Psalm 147- I think songwriters just sit in the Psalms all day! When I read them I can’t help but think of songs:
He determines the number of the stars
and calls them each by name.
Here is the song in my head…
Psalm 148- “Praise” appears 13 times in the 14 verses of this psalm. This psalm combines the themes of wisdom, creation, and praise.
The whole creation should praise God because He is the Creator of all. The “horn” God raised up—is Jesus Christ, the descendant of David. Follow this psalm through Gensis1.
Psalm 149-This psalm is a reminder, to us who are believers, that praising God does not just involve praising Him with our lips. It must also include obeying Him with our lives. Any time I see “New Song”, my favorites song goes through my head.
150- The conclusion of the Praise Psalms!
Let everything that has breath praise the Lord.