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Oh That Men Would Praise The Lord!

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"Oh that men would praise the LORD for his goodness, and for his wonderful works to the children of men"




To praise means also to bless, it means to sing in honor of someone, it means to extol, to express respect and gratitude. Praise comes about because of what one has done, which is why David says, Bless the Lord Oh my soul and forget not His benefits. Praise goes hand in hand with remembering the works of the Lord. 

The Bible tells many remarkable stories and one of such is in Numbers 17, there are many lessons to learn in this chapter, today we focus on the part concerning praise. 

What happened in Numbers 17The Lord said to Moses"Speak to the Israelites and get twelve staffs from them, one from the leader of each of their ancestral tribes.Write the name of each man on his staff.On the staff of Levi write Aaron’s name, for there must be one staff for the head of each ancestral tribe.Place them in the tent of meeting in front of the ark of the covenant law, where I meet …