For God Is the King of All the Earth: Sing Ye Praises with Understanding

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Psa 47:7 - For God is the King of all the earth: sing ye praises with understanding.
  • Psalm 95:3 – “For the LORD is a great God, and a great King above all gods.”
  • Psalm 96:10 – “Say among the heathen that the LORD reigneth: the world also shall be established that it shall not be moved: he shall judge the people righteously.”
  • 1 Chronicles 16:31 – “Let the heavens be glad, and let the earth rejoice: and let men say among the nations, The LORD reigneth.”
  • Psalm 97:9 – “For thou, LORD, art high above all the earth: thou art exalted far above all gods.”
  • Psalm 103:19 – “The LORD hath prepared his throne in the heavens; and his kingdom ruleth over all.”
  • Jeremiah 10:7 – “Who would not fear thee, O King of nations? for to thee doth it appertain: forasmuch as among all the wise men of the nations, and in all their kingdoms, there is none like unto thee.”
These verses celebrate God's sovereignty over all the earth and call for a response of praise and understanding of His reign.

Personalizing The Above As Christian Affirmations

God has greatness beyond all.

Psalm 47:7

  • I am aware that the LORD is the King of all the earth.
  • I will sing praises with understanding.
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Psalm 95:3

  • I am under the great King above all gods.
  • God has greatness beyond all.

Psalm 96:10

  • I will declare that the LORD reigns.
  • God has established the world firmly.
  • God will judge the people righteously.

1 Chronicles 16:31

  • I am joyful because the LORD reigns.
  • I will let others know of the LORD’s reign.

Psalm 97:9

  • God is exalted high above all the earth.
  • God has supremacy above all.

Psalm 103:19

  • God has His throne in heaven.
  • God’s kingdom rules over all.

Jeremiah 10:7

  • I am in awe of the King of nations.
  • God is incomparable among all.

For the Lord Is a Great God, and a Great King Above All Gods

Psalm 95:3 - "For the LORD is a great God, and a great King above all gods."
Psalm 95:3 - "For the LORD is a great God, and a great King above all gods."

“a great God”: This tells us that the Lord is mighty and powerful. The word “great” shows us that He is beyond what we can understand.

“and a great King above all gods”: In this part, we learn that the Lord is not just a king, but the highest authority. When it says “above all gods,” it means He is more powerful than any other being that people might worship or consider divine.

The verse from Psalm 95:3 praises the Lord's supreme power and authority over everything else. It tells us that no one and nothing else comes close to His greatness.

The LORD Reigneth: He Shall Judge the People Righteously

Psalm 96:10 - "Say among the heathen that the LORD reigneth: the world also shall be established that it shall not be moved: he shall judge the people righteously."

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Psalm 96:10 - "Say among the heathen that the LORD reigneth: the world also shall be established that it shall not be moved: he shall judge the people righteously."

“Say among the heathen that the LORD reigneth”: This phrase is a call to announce to the nations that God is the supreme ruler.

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“the world also shall be established that it shall not be moved”: This part means that God has created the world to be stable and secure. It won’t be shaken or fall apart.

“he shall judge the people righteously”: This tells us that God will make fair decisions about people. His judgments are always just and right.


Let the Heavens Be Glad, and Let the Earth Rejoice: and Let Men Say Among the Nations, the LORD Reigneth

1 Chronicles 16:31 - "Let the heavens be glad, and let the earth rejoice: and let men say among the nations, The LORD reigneth."
1 Chronicles 16:31 - "Let the heavens be glad, and let the earth rejoice: and let men say among the nations, The LORD reigneth."

Let the heavens be glad, and let the earth rejoice“: This part calls for joy across all creation. It’s like saying the sky and land should celebrate.

and let men say among the nations“: This encourages people everywhere to speak out. It’s like an invitation for everyone to declare something important.

The LORD reigneth“: This phrase states that God is in control. It tells us that God rules over all.


For Thou, LORD, Art High Above All the Earth: Thou Art Exalted Far Above All Gods

Psalm 97:9 - "For thou, LORD, art high above all the earth: thou art exalted far above all gods."

Also see: God Is Greater Than Our Heart, and Knoweth All Things

Psalm 97:9 - "For thou, LORD, art high above all the earth: thou art exalted far above all gods."

“high above all the earth.” This means God is seen as higher than everything else in the world.

“exalted far above all gods.” This tells us that God is not only above all earthly things but also more elevated than any other gods people might believe in.


The LORD Hath Prepared His Throne in the Heavens; and His Kingdom Ruleth Over All

Psalm 103:19 - "The LORD hath prepared his throne in the heavens; and his kingdom ruleth over all."
Psalm 103:19 - "The LORD hath prepared his throne in the heavens; and his kingdom ruleth over all."

“The LORD hath prepared his throne in the heavens”: This part of the verse shows us that God’s place of authority, represented by a throne, is in heaven. It’s like saying God has his home where he watches over everything from above.

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“and his kingdom ruleth over all”: This phrase tells us that God’s power extends everywhere. He’s in charge of everything, not just in heaven, but everywhere else too.

This verse from Psalm 103 is about how great and powerful God is. It's a way to say that no matter what happens, God has everything under control from his place in heaven.

Forasmuch as Among All the Wise Men of the Nations, and in All Their Kingdoms, There Is None Like Unto Thee

Jeremiah 10:7 - "Who would not fear thee, O King of nations? for to thee doth it appertain: forasmuch as among all the wise men of the nations, and in all their kingdoms, there is none like unto thee."
Jeremiah 10:7 - "Who would not fear thee, O King of nations? for to thee doth it appertain: forasmuch as among all the wise men of the nations, and in all their kingdoms, there is none like unto thee."

“Who would not fear thee, O King of nations?” This phrase shows that God is so great that everyone should naturally fear and respect Him. He’s called the King of nations which means He’s the highest ruler, above all the nations of the world.

“for to thee doth it appertain”: This means that it’s appropriate and right for God to receive fear and reverence since He’s the ultimate king.

“forasmuch as among all the wise men of the nations, and in all their kingdoms, there is none like unto thee”: No wise man or kingdom can compare to God. Even the smartest people from every country don’t come close to Him. He is unique and unmatched.

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