How is Psalms 33 used?
• We don’t know exactly who wrote it but David is often given credit.
• It use to be used as morning prayer by the most pious of devout Jews.
• Nowadays the Psalm is often spoken or sung during general Jewish morning services as a praise offering before any supplications are made.

WHAT CAN WE LEARN FROM PSALM 33 AS A NATION AND AS A PEOPLE?

His word can be trusted Ps 33:4 “For the word of the Lord holds true, and we can trust everything he does.”

He values righteousness and justice Verse 5 “He loves whatever is just and good; the unfailing love of the Lord fills the earth.”

He values his creation Ps 33:6 “The Lord merely spoke, and the heavens were created. He breathed the word, and all the stars were born. 7 He assigned the sea its boundaries and locked the oceans in vast reservoirs.”

He oversees and overrides the nations Ps 33:10 “The Lord frustrates the plans of the nations and thwarts all their schemes. 11 But the Lord’s plans stand firm forever; his intentions can never be shaken.”

Nations are blessed who seek Him Ps 33:12 “What joy for the nation whose God is the Lord.”

Israel…The chosen nation Ps 33:12 “What joy for the nation whose God is the Lord, whose people he has chosen as his inheritance.”

Christ Followers…the imbedded nation Ps 33:13 “The Lord looks down from heaven and sees the whole human race. 14 From his throne he observes all who live on the earth. 15 He made their hearts, so he understands everything they do.”

The Omni-Shepherd Ps 33:18 “But the Lord watches over those who fear him, those who rely on his unfailing love. 19 He rescues them from death and keeps them alive in times of famine. 20 We put our hope in the Lord. He is our help and our shield.”