Tim Minge
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The Sadducees foolishly challenge the Word of God about the Word of God!
Matthew 22:23-33
The King's first call to the wedding feast is pure grace; the second call is pure mercy.
Matthew 22:1-14
Right worship involves prayer and praise.
Matthew 21
Once again, we see that the Messianic priorities are not what people think they are.
Matthew 20:29-34
Do you really know God? What you know of God will determine how you worship him.
Psalms 100
How can God be both truly just in judgment and full of mercy and forgiveness?
Psalms 99
We know that we are supposed to worship God, but do we know the reasons why we should do this?
Psalms 96
What exactly does it mean that God is holy? And what effect does it have on our worship?
Failure to trust in God's sovereign care and provision is failure to worship.
Psalms 95
The grace that saves is the grace that sanctifies.
Titus 2:11-15
Paul’s apostleship and the purpose for writing this letter was for the sake of the elect in the areas of faith, knowledge, and godliness.
Titus 1:1-4
This life isn't all there is; and it's not even the best part. Trust in God who alone can ransom a soul from death.
Psalm 49
Is our identity founded in this world or in God’s city?
Psalm 87
Who may be God’s guest and enjoy his hospitality?
Psalms 15
Does our attitude in worship say that God needs us or that we need God?
Psalms 50
We can say that we trust God, but how do we show it? How does someone prove or reveal that they truly trust God in troublesome times?
Psalms 3
Praise God through fear (1-4), song (5-7), and submission (8-9).
Psalms 47
How can anyone who recognizes his own depravity and sinfulness before a holy God expect to be declared innocent?
Three Voices of Psalm 19
When the psalmist considers the wonder of God’s creation, he recognizes his privileged place in it and turns to God in humility and praise.
Psalms 8
Regardless of my present circumstances, my future hope in God can battle fear and despair today.
Fear and Faith
I can and must forgive because I have been forgiven.
Matthew 18:21-35
Who are the little ones and how are we treating them?
Matthew 18
Respond joyfully to trials and ask God for wisdom to endure them, for blessing comes when we endure by receiving and obeying his Word.
James 1:1-27
Being religious is more than thinking that you are.
Arcing—Assignment 9
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Joy to the World
Psalms 98
What event inspired Isaac Watts' famous hymn Joy to the World?
Published January 23rd, 2020
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Main point summary
I recognize that my arc may not be completely accurate, but I wanted to provide something for others to compare to their own work. I welcome your comments and critiques.
Main point summary
God deserves joyful praise from all creation for the salvation he has brought and the righteous judgment he is bringing.
Psalms 98:1-9
Oh sing to the Lord y a new song,
O sing to the Lord a a new song,
Sing a fresh new song to YHWH our God,
for he has done z marvelous things!
For He has done b wonderful things,
BECAUSE he has done marvelous wonderful things!
His a right hand and his holy arm have worked salvation for him.
His c right hand and His d holy arm have 1 gained the victory for Him.
Namely, by his unique and awesome power, he has accomplished salvation.
The Lord has b made known his salvation ;
a The Lord has made known His salvation;
And he has made that salvation known;
he has c revealed his righteousness in d the sight of the nations.
He has b revealed His 1 righteousness in the sight of the nations.
he has revealed it (salvation = righteousness) in the eyes of all the nations of the world.
He has e remembered his f steadfast love and faithfulness to the house of Israel.
He has a remembered His lovingkindness and His faithfulness to the house of Israel;
He has remembered his steadfast love and faithfulness to his chosen people, Israel.
All g the ends of the earth have seen h the salvation of our God.
b All the ends of the earth have seen the salvation of our God.
And that salvation of our God has been witnessed in every corner of the earth.
i Make a joyful noise to the Lord , all the earth;
a Shout joyfully to the Lord , all the earth;
So, make a joyful nose to God, all the earth!
j break forth into joyous song and sing praises!
b Break forth and sing for joy and sing praises.
That is, break out in joyful song and sing praises to him!
Sing praises to the Lord with the lyre, with the lyre and the k sound of melody!
Sing praises to the Lord with the a lyre, With the lyre and the 1 b sound of melody.
Do it with musical instruments such as the lyre,
With l trumpets and the sound of m the horn i make a joyful noise before the King , the Lord !
With a trumpets and the sound of the horn b Shout joyfully before c the King, the Lord .
and trumpets and horns. Make a joyful noise before our King YHWH!
n Let the sea roar , and o all that fills it;
Let the a sea roar and 1 all it contains,
And let creation join in; let the seas roar and everything that is in it.
o the world and those who dwell in it!
The b world and those who dwell in it.
Also let the earth and its inhabitants join in!
Let the rivers p clap their hands;
Let the a rivers clap their hands,
Let rivers clap their hands together,
let q the hills sing for joy together before the Lord ,
Let the b mountains sing together for joy Before the Lord ,
and let the hills sing for joy.
for he comes to r judge the earth.
for He is coming to a judge the earth;
BECAUSE God comes to the earth to judge.
He will judge the world with righteousness,
He will judge the world with righteousness
And when he comes, he will judge with righteousness;
and the peoples with equity.
And b the peoples with 1 equity.
that is, he will judge the people of earth fairly and justly.
Sing a new song to God
Sing BECAUSE of what God HAS DONE
Sing for joy to God our Savior (1-3), our King (4-6), and our Righteous Judge (7-9)
this seems to be a poetic repetition of the same truth not a further explanation
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