…Psalm 95 Where is the Joy?

There is Joy in the Rock of Our Salvation
Where there is joy there is worship.  This psalm has a wonderful progression that brings us right into the presence of God!   It begins with jubilant praise and thanksgiving.  But later the mood begins to change.  “Come let us bow down and worship…let us kneel before the Lord our Maker.”  Praise and thanksgiving lead us to worship.  Worship is an attitude.  Every part of our being is involved in submission to God.  We can hear God speaking to us–our spirit in direct communion with God.
“Eye has not seen, nor ear heard,
Nor have entered into the heart of man–
The things which God has prepared for those who love Him.”  1 Corinthians 2:9
.Sing to the Lord, all the earth.
Sing to the Lord, bless His Name–
Proclaim the good news of His salvation from day to day
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Psalm 95

1     Oh come, let us sing to the Lord! Let us shout joyfully to the Rock of our salvation.
2     Let us come before His presence with thanksgiving, let us shout joyfully to Him with psalms.
3     For the Lord is the great God, and the great King above all gods.
4     In His hand are the deep places of the earth; the heights of the hills are His also.
5     The sea is His, for He made it, and His hands formed the dry land.
6     Oh come, let us worship and bow down. Let us kneel before the Lord our Maker.
7     For He is our God, and we are the people of His pasture, and the sheep of His hand.
     Today, if you will hear His voice:
8     “Do not harden your hearts, as in the rebellion, as in the day of trial in the wilderness,
9     When your fathers tested Me, they tried Me, though they saw My work–
10     For forty years I was grieved with that generation, and said, ‘
     It is a people who go astray in their hearts, and they do not know My ways.’
11     So I swore in My wrath, ‘They shall not enter My rest.’ ”