A Word from the Word
A Throne for the King
This particular Word is a word spoken by the psalmist to the Lord:
Yet thou art holy, O Thou who art enthroned upon the praises of Israel. NASB
What a beautiful revelation that is – when we realize that the throne that God sits upon is the praises of His people.
God is Holy. God is a King. He’s the King of kings and Lord of lords. We do not make Him a King by praising Him, but we offer Him the throne, which is His due.
You see, Jesus said: “When two or three are gathered together in My name, there am I in the midst.” His presence in our midst is guaranteed. It depends upon His faithfulness, not our response. But when He comes in our midst – as the King of kings and the Lord of lords – it’s very right and appropriate that we respond to Him as a King. As a King, He merits a throne; nothing else becomes Him. And it is our privilege to offer Him the throne. When we praise Him, when we exalt Him, when we sing praises and glorify His name and extol His majesty, then we are acknowledging His Kingship and we are responding in a way that is appropriate. We are offering Him a throne to sit upon – the throne of our praises.
Oh, let’s be careful that we respond to the Lord by giving Him His throne.