In the book of Psalms we see a wonderful progression – which represents also the progression of the divine revelation in the Bible – and we also see the advance of the Lord’s recovery. The Lord wants toturn His loving seekers from religion to Christ Himself! Then this Christ is being enlarged and expanded to be the house of God, the dwelling place of God. This house of God must be strengthened and fortified to become the city of God, the kingdom of God. Eventually, it is through the church as the city of God that God will recover the whole earth! The Psalms talk about Christ, the house, the city, and the earth!
offering a consummate praise to God
A consummate praise indicates that this is praise at the highest and fullest level. The last book of Psalms has a section called, The Hallelujah Psalms – the psalmists just praise the Lord and utter one Hallelujah after another! This is the ultimate praise, even the universal praise! Let everything that has breath praise the Lord! This is our service to God – offering a consummate praise to Him! Read more via,