“Let God arise, let His enemies be scattered; Sing to God, sing praises to His name; Extol Him who rides on the clouds, by His name Yah, and rejoice before Him. To Him who rides on the heavens! (Psalm 68:1, 33 NKJV)
Sparkling wilder than a firecracker, King David exploded with worship, penning the victorious 68th Psalm and vehemently rejoicing in God’s presence “God is [already] beginning to arise, and His enemies to scatter…let the [uncompromisingly] righteous be glad; let them [jubilantly] rejoice! (vs 1-3)
Ascribing power and strength to Him and His majesty over Israel, David shouts the greatness of the Lord “Awe-inspiring, profoundly impressive, and terrible are You out of Your holy places…Himself gives fullness and might to His people” (v.35).
David celebrated retrieving the Covenant Ark to Jerusalem. Singing over the Ark and its’ rightful place in Zion, David knew the importance of having [God’s dwelling place] in Israel's midst and proved altogether vital when defeating enemies.
Scattering foes like snow falling on Zalmon (v 14), God continued onward until (in glory) entering the high hill and taking possession of His holy city “Behold the Lord rides on a swift cloud, and will come into Egypt; the idols of Egypt totters at His presence” (Isaiah 19:1 NKJV).
Storms of passion for the Living Lord consumed the Psalmist. David, fugitive-hero, poetic-genius, shepherd-King---knew God protected His own. This enabled David to endure wartimes with a peaceful heart. Looking upward to the hills [Yahweh] for help, the Psalmist longed for pleasures at the right hand of God and yearned to live in the house of the Lord forever (Psalm 23).
“Lo, He comes with clouds descending, Swell the triumph of His train
God appears on earth to reign. Every eye shall now behold Him.
All who love Him view His Glory meeting Him in the air!
Now on clouds He comes! He comes! Songs of everlasting joy!
~~~ Charles Wesley 1758 –Hymn taken from Revelation 1:7
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