Series: Psalms: Making the Connections

Psalm 95: The Kneeling Posture

September 25, 2022 | Dr. Gary Hylander
Passage: Psalms 95:1-11

When we read through Psalms 92-100, we realize that this special
collection of nine psalms emphasize the truth that the LORD is King
(Yahweh Malak). These words are rooted in 1 Chronicles 16, a chapter
that places special emphasis upon the sovereignty of God.
1 Chronicles 16 describes the moment when King David oversaw the
transport of the ark of God to Mt. Zion.

The psalm we are examining today, Psalm 95, is part of a trilogy of
psalms which stress that the LORD is above all gods (Pss 95:3; 96:4;
97:9). The expression, above all gods, is first introduced in 1 Chronicles
16:25. It is thought that Psalm 95 was written to celebrate the Feast
of Tabernacles upon the return of Jewish exiles from Babylon. This
psalm is marked by two significant royal invitations to enter into our
LORD’s presence with hearts prepared to worship. Let’s allow this
psalm to teach our minds and hearts how to worship our LORD in
spirit and truth (John 4:24).

Our Sovereign LORD Invites Us...

• To Come And Sing Our Praises To Him. (1-5)

• To Come And Offer Our Worship To Him. (6-11)


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