Bible: 1 Chronicles 16:1-37
David Leads in Worship
16:1 They brought the ark of God and put it in the middle of the tent David had pitched for it. Then they offered burnt sacrifices and peace offerings 1 before God. 16:2 When David finished offering burnt sacrifices and peace offerings, he pronounced a blessing over the people in the
David Thanks God
16:7 That day David first gave to Asaph and his colleagues this song of thanks to the
16:8 Give thanks to the
Call on his name!
Make known his accomplishments among the nations!
16:9 Sing to him! Make music to him!
Tell about all his miraculous deeds!
16:10 Boast about his holy name!
Let the hearts of those who seek the
16:11 Seek the
Seek his presence 2 continually!
16:12 Recall the miraculous deeds he performed,
his mighty acts and the judgments he decreed, 3
you descendants of Jacob, God’s 6 chosen ones!
16:14 He is the
he carries out judgment throughout the earth. 7
16:15 Remember 8 continually his covenantal decree,
the promise he made 9 to a thousand generations –
16:16 the promise 10 he made to Abraham,
the promise he made by oath to Isaac! 11
16:17 He gave it to Jacob as a decree,
to Israel as a lasting promise, 12
16:18 saying, “To you I will give the land of Canaan
as the portion of your inheritance.”
16:19 When they were few in number,
just a very few, and foreign residents within it,
16:20 they wandered from nation to nation,
and from one kingdom to another. 13
16:21 He let no one oppress them,
he disciplined kings for their sake,
16:22 saying, 14 “Don’t touch my anointed ones!
Don’t harm my prophets!”
16:23 Sing to the
Announce every day 15 how he delivers!
16:24 Tell the nations about his splendor,
tell 16 all the nations about his miraculous deeds!
16:25 For the
he is more awesome than 17 all gods.
16:26 For all the gods of the nations are worthless, 18
16:27 Majestic splendor emanates from him, 20
he is the source of strength and joy. 21
16:28 Ascribe to the
ascribe to the
16:29 Ascribe to the
Bring an offering and enter his presence!
16:30 Tremble before him, all the earth!
The world is established, it cannot be moved.
16:31 Let the heavens rejoice, and the earth be happy!
Let the nations say, 24 ‘The
16:32 Let the sea and everything in it shout!
Let the fields and everything in them celebrate!
16:33 Then let the trees of the forest shout with joy before the
for he comes to judge the earth!
16:34 Give thanks to the
and his loyal love endures. 25
16:35 Say this prayer: 26 “Deliver us, O God who delivers us!
Gather us! Rescue us from the nations!
Then we will give thanks 27 to your holy name,
and boast about your praiseworthy deeds.” 28
16:36 May the
in the future and forevermore. 29
Then all the people said, “We agree! 30 Praise the