Great Plains Daily Devotional for 11/7/2022: Psalm 98

Today please be in prayer for

Columbus, NE First UMC
Prairie Rivers District
Bruning UMC
Davenport UMC
Prairie Rivers District
Bellwood UMC
David City St Luke's UMC
Prairie Rivers District
Doniphan UMC
Rosedale UMC
Prairie Rivers District

Today's Lectionary Text

Psalm 98

O sing to the Lord a new song,
    for he has done marvelous things.
His right hand and his holy arm
    have gained him victory.
The Lord has made known his victory;
    he has revealed his vindication in the sight of the nations.
He has remembered his steadfast love and faithfulness
    to the house of Israel.
All the ends of the earth have seen
    the victory of our God.

Make a joyful noise to the Lord, all the earth;
    break forth into joyous song and sing praises.
Sing praises to the Lord with the lyre,
    with the lyre and the sound of melody.
With trumpets and the sound of the horn
    make a joyful noise before the King, the Lord.

Let the sea roar, and all that fills it;
    the world and those who live in it.
Let the floods clap their hands;
    let the hills sing together for joy
at the presence of the Lord, for he is coming
    to judge the earth.
He will judge the world with righteousness,
    and the peoples with equity.

Today's Devotional

Psalm 98, a lectionary traditionally reserved for Christmas Day, was the inspiration for Isaac Watts' "Joy to the World."

It speaks of an ever-widening circle of celebration, from Israel to all of the earth.

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