Blessed Is the Nation Whose God Is the LORD

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Psa 33:12 - Blessed is the nation whose God is the LORD; and the people whom he hath chosen for his own inheritance.
  • Psalm 144:15 – “Happy is that people, that is in such a case: yea, happy is that people, whose God is the LORD.”
  • Deuteronomy 7:6 – “For thou art an holy people unto the LORD thy God: the LORD thy God hath chosen thee to be a special people unto himself, above all people that are upon the face of the earth.”
  • Psalm 65:4 – “Blessed is the man whom thou choosest, and causest to approach unto thee, that he may dwell in thy courts: we shall be satisfied with the goodness of thy house, even of thy holy temple.”
  • Psalm 2:12 – “Kiss the Son, lest he be angry, and ye perish from the way, when his wrath is kindled but a little. Blessed are all they that put their trust in him.”
  • Psalm 115:12-13 – “The LORD hath been mindful of us: he will bless us; he will bless the house of Israel; he will bless the house of Aaron. He will bless them that fear the LORD, both small and great.”
  • Psalm 100:3 – “Know ye that the LORD he is God: it is he that hath made us, and not we ourselves; we are his people, and the sheep of his pasture.”
These verses underscore the notion of a nation or people being blessed through their relationship with God and being chosen by Him.

Personalizing The Above As Christian Affirmations

I am blessed because the LORD has chosen me.

Psa 33:12 & Psalm 144:15

  • I am blessed, for the LORD is my God.
  • I am part of the nation chosen for His inheritance.
  • I am happy, for my God is the LORD.

Deuteronomy 7:6

  • I am a holy person unto the LORD.
  • The LORD my God has chosen me above all people.
  • I am special unto the LORD.

Psalm 65:4

  • I am blessed because the LORD has chosen me.
  • God has caused me to approach Him.
  • I will dwell in the LORD’s courts and be satisfied with His goodness.
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Psalm 2:12

  • I will kiss the Son, so I am not perished in anger.
  • I am blessed because I put my trust in Him.

Psalm 115:12-13

  • God has been mindful of me and will bless me.
  • I will fear the LORD and be blessed, no matter my status.

Psalm 100:3

  • I know that the LORD is God.
  • God has made me, and I am His.
  • I am one of the people of His pasture.

Happy Is That People, Whose God Is the LORD

Psalm 144:15 - "Happy is that people, that is in such a case: yea, happy is that people, whose God is the LORD."
Psalm 144:15 - "Happy is that people, that is in such a case: yea, happy is that people, whose God is the LORD."

Happy is that people, that is in such a case: This part of the verse shows a deep joy found in people living in a certain way. It tells us about a group of people who are truly content and joyful.

yea, happy is that people, whose God is the LORD: This phrase deepens the first part by explaining why these people are happy. Their happiness comes from having the LORD as their God. It shows a relationship with God brings true happiness.”


The LORD Thy God Hath Chosen Thee to Be a Special People Unto Himself, Above All People That Are Upon the Face of the Earth

Deuteronomy 7:6 - "For thou art an holy people unto the LORD thy God: the LORD thy God hath chosen thee to be a special people unto himself, above all people that are upon the face of the earth."
Deuteronomy 7:6 - "For thou art an holy people unto the LORD thy God: the LORD thy God hath chosen thee to be a special people unto himself, above all people that are upon the face of the earth."

For thou art an holy people unto the LORD thy God“: This phrase means God sees the people as holy, or set apart for a sacred purpose. They are meant to be different and follow God’s ways.

the LORD thy God hath chosen thee“: God has selected these people from among all others on Earth.

to be a special people unto himself“: They are not just chosen; they are special to God, meant to have a unique relationship with Him.

above all people that are upon the face of the earth“: This tells us that these chosen people are held in higher regard by God than any other group on the planet. It’s like saying they have a special place in God’s heart and His plan.


Blessed Is the Man Whom Thou Choosest

Psalm 65:4 - "Blessed is the man whom thou choosest, and causest to approach unto thee, that he may dwell in thy courts: we shall be satisfied with the goodness of thy house, even of thy holy temple."

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Psalm 65:4 - "Blessed is the man whom thou choosest, and causest to approach unto thee, that he may dwell in thy courts: we shall be satisfied with the goodness of thy house, even of thy holy temple."

Blessed is the man whom thou choosest, and causest to approach unto thee: This part talks about a person who is happy because God has chosen them. It says that God makes it possible for them to come closer to Him.

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that he may dwell in thy courts: This line means that the person can live or spend time in God’s sacred place.

we shall be satisfied with the goodness of thy house, even of thy holy temple: This means that being in God’s presence, in His house or temple, is fulfilling. The people feel content with all the good things they find there.


Blessed Are All They That Put Their Trust in Him

Psalm 2:12 - "Kiss the Son, lest he be angry, and ye perish from the way, when his wrath is kindled but a little. Blessed are all they that put their trust in him."

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Psalm 2:12 - "Kiss the Son, lest he be angry, and ye perish from the way, when his wrath is kindled but a little. Blessed are all they that put their trust in him."

“Kiss the Son”: This phrase symbolizes showing respect or allegiance to the Son, who is understood to be a representation of God’s anointed king.

“lest he be angry”: If one does not show respect or allegiance, it implies that the Son might become angry.

“and ye perish from the way”: This part suggests that there would be serious consequences for not showing allegiance, possibly leading to destruction or death.

“when his wrath is kindled but a little”: It emphasizes that even a small amount of his anger can have significant consequences.

“Blessed are all they that put their trust in him”: This phrase means that those who have faith in and are loyal to the Son will be happy or fortunate.


He Will Bless Them That Fear the LORD, Both Small and Great

Psalm 115:12-13 - "The LORD hath been mindful of us: he will bless us; he will bless the house of Israel; he will bless the house of Aaron. He will bless them that fear the LORD, both small and great."

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Psalm 115:12-13 - "The LORD hath been mindful of us: he will bless us; he will bless the house of Israel; he will bless the house of Aaron. He will bless them that fear the LORD, both small and great."

“The LORD hath been mindful of us”: This means the LORD remembers and cares for us.

“he will bless us”: This promises that the LORD will give us good things.

“he will bless the house of Israel”: The LORD’s blessings are for the people of Israel.

“he will bless the house of Aaron”: The LORD will also give good things to the family of Aaron, the priests.

“He will bless them that fear the LORD”: Those who have respect and awe for the LORD will receive His blessings.

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“both small and great”: This blessing from the LORD is for everyone, no matter if they are important or not.


Know Ye That the LORD He Is God: It Is He That Hath Made Us, and Not We Ourselves; We Are His People

Psalm 100:3 - "Know ye that the LORD he is God: it is he that hath made us, and not we ourselves; we are his people, and the sheep of his pasture."
Psalm 100:3 - "Know ye that the LORD he is God: it is he that hath made us, and not we ourselves; we are his people, and the sheep of his pasture."

“Know ye that the LORD he is God”: This line tells us to recognize and understand that the Lord is indeed God.

“it is he that hath made us, and not we ourselves”: This part of the verse emphasizes that God is our creator. It’s not by our own doing that we exist.

“we are his people”: This phrase means we are under God’s care and guidance, similar to citizens belonging to a nation.

“and the sheep of his pasture”: Here, we are compared to sheep being tended by God in His pasture, which means He looks after and provides for us.

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