Summary: To prove that JESUS CHRIST our LORD is our Savior, Blessing, Shepherd and our Lifter forever.
Do you bless the LORD?
Yes. Everytime I wake up, I say "BLESS You FATHER, SON and HOLY SPIRIT"
II. AUDIENCE PROFILE:
To prove that JESUS CHRIST our LORD is our Savior, Blessing, Shepherd and our Lifter forever.
Save Your people and bless Your heritage; nourish and shepherd them and carry them forever.
Praise, worship and thank You very much LORD JESUS for You are my Savior, Blessing, Shepherd and my Lifter forever.
Save, bless, feed and lift
A. Authors: Authorship of many is uncertain, generally attributed to King David.
B. Date written: c. 1440 to 450 B.C. ( From Moses to Ezra)
C. Purpose: 150 songs to praise and worship GOD
D. To whom written: Sometimes to GOD, sometimes to author
E. Main Themes: praise and worship, prayer and praise
VIII. MAIN BODY:
A. Save Your people and bless Your heritage
"Save Your people and bless Your heritage;"
Save or "yasha" in Hebrew meaning:
1. to be open
2. wide or free
3. to be safe
4. avenging, defend, deliver (-er), help, preserve, rescue, be safe, bring (having) salvation, save (-iour), get victory.
People or "am" in Hebrew meaning:
1. troops or attendants
2. figuratively a flock: - folk, men, nation, people
Bless or "barak" in Hebrew meaning:
1. to kneel
2. to bless God (as an act of adoration)
3. congratulate, praise, salute, thank
Save and bless are both followed by a signature of the LORD JESUS - the ALEPH-TAV, the Beginning and the End, The First and the Last, THE ALPHA AND THE OMEGA. Both are functions and nature of the LORD JESUS CHRIST, that is to save and bless us.
We congratulate the LORD whenever He performs the best for us.
Oh, that the salvation of Israel would come out of Zion! When the Lord shall restore the fortunes of His people, then Jacob shall rejoice and Israel shall be glad.
Lest you be self-opinionated (wise in your own conceits), I do not want you to miss this hidden truth and mystery, brethren: a hardening (insensibility) has [temporarily] befallen a part of Israel [to last] until the full number of the ingathering of the Gentiles has come in,
And so all Israel will be saved. As it is written, The Deliverer will come from Zion, He will banish ungodliness from Jacob.
And this will be My covenant (My agreement) with them when I shall take away their sins.
We Bless the LORD, by saying "I bless You FATHER, SON and HOLY SPIRIT. It's like saying "Congratulations, FATHER, SON and HOLY SPIRIT, You did it again in my life!"
By having the eyes of your heart flooded with light, so that you can know and understand the hope to which He has called you, and how rich is His glorious inheritance in the saints (His set-apart ones),
The Portion of Jacob [the true God on Whom Israel has a claim] is not like these, for He is the Fashioner and Maker of all things, and Israel is the tribe of His inheritance—the Lord of hosts is His name.
Yet they are Your people and Your inheritance, whom You brought out by Your mighty power and by Your outstretched arm.
B. Feed (Nourish and Shepherd) and lift (carry them) forever
"nourish and shepherd them and carry them forever"
Feed or "raah" in Hebrew meaning:
1. to tend a flock
2. pasture it
3. to graze, to rule,
4. break, companion, keep company with, devour, eat up, evil entreat, feed, use as a friend, make friendship with, herdman, keep [sheep] (-er), pastor, + shearing house, shepherd, wander, waste
Lift or "nasa nasah" in Hebrew meaning:
1. to lift
2. accept, advance, arise, (able to, [armour], suffer to) bear (-er, up), bring (forth), burn, carry (away), cast, contain, desire, ease, exact, exalt (self), extol, fetch, forgive, furnish
Rule and feed Your people with Your rod and scepter, the flock of Your inheritance who dwell alone in a forest in the midst of Carmel [a garden land]; they shall feed in Bashan and Gilead, as in the days of old.
From tending the ewes that had their young He brought him to be the shepherd of Jacob His people, of Israel His inheritance.
In all the places where I have moved with all the Israelites, did I speak a word to any from the tribes of Israel whom I commanded to be shepherd of My people Israel, asking, Why do you not build Me a house of cedar?
So now say this to My servant David, Thus says the Lord of hosts: I took you from the pasture, from following the sheep, to be prince over My people Israel.