The sacrifices to God mentioned by the psalmist are the thoughts and feelings of the soul, both audibly and inaudibly. Man’s innermost being is the most precious thing ever created by God and He wants us to share our souls with Him.
The Memphis School of Preaching is blessed to have a most outstanding library and on the second floor of the beautiful building is located an archive room. One of the artifacts is the paper on which Tillit S. Teddlie wrote his famous song, “Worthy Art Thou.” The hymn comes from the verse quoted above and it is said that brother Teddlie wrote it immediately upon a reading of the passage.
Jehovah encouraged His people with a message of comfort: “Therefore know this day, and consider it in your heart, that the LORD Himself is God in heaven above and on the earth beneath; there is no other” (Deuteronomy 4:39).
Oh to be a recipient of the special blessings of God! Notice the Author of our blessings “the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ.” Second, we have the attribute of our blessings, “spiritual blessing in the heavenly places.” The agency of our blessings: “in Christ.”
Christians should be aware that the priority of life is not about forming resolutions, but faithfully applying God’s solution. After very painful lessons were learned in his daily life Solomon found the valued solution only in God.