12 “Honor your father and your mother, that your days may be long upon the land which the LORD your God is giving you.
He brought out His people with joy,
His chosen ones with gladness.
The LORD shall preserve your going out and your coming in
From this time forth, and even forevermore.
2 Peter 1:4
4 by which have been given to us exceedingly great and precious promises, that through these you may be partakers of the divine nature, having escaped the corruption that is in the world through lust.
9 There is no one greater in this house than I, nor has he kept back anything from me but you, because you are his wife. How then can I do this great wickedness, and sin against God?”
6 From the first day of the seventh month they began to offer burnt offerings to the LORD, although the foundation of the temple of the LORD had not been laid.
30 And you shall love the LORD your God with all your heart, with all your soul, with all your mind, and with all your strength.’ This is the first commandment.
What are they?
Tehillim meaning “Praises” is the Hebrew name for the Book of Psalms. The title of the book is derived from the Greek word, Psalmoi, meaning “instrumental music” and “the words accompanying the music.”
What is the purpose?
The purpose of many is to praise and worship God with music.
Who wrote them?
Most of the psalms were written by David, but there are other authors.
Ephesians 1:9, 11-14
9 having made known to us the mystery of His will, according to His good pleasure which He purposed in Himself,
11 In Him also we have obtained an inheritance, being predestined according to the purpose of Him who works all things according to the counsel of His will, 12 that we who first trusted in Christ should be to the praise of His glory.
13 In Him you also trusted, after you heard the word of truth, the gospel of your salvation; in whom also, having believed, you were sealed with the Holy Spirit of promise, 14 who is the guarantee of our inheritance until the redemption of the purchased possession, to the praise of His glory.
7 In Him we have redemption through His blood, the forgiveness of sins, according to the riches of His grace 8 which He made to abound toward us in all wisdom and prudence, 9 having made known to us the mystery of His will, according to His good pleasure which He purposed in Himself,
24 God is Spirit, and those who worship Him must worship in spirit and truth.”