The invitation is very pressing similarly praise you the LORD again and again, Praise Him. That it is a necessary and most excellent duty, greatly pleasing to God and has a large room in religion.
Love makes like and they who worship God are bound to. Certainly will however in proportion to the ardor and sincerity of their devotion. To grow like him who they adore. Praise in this passage is a command, not a suggestion.A lifestyle of Praise is our privilege as believers and should be our daily passion.
“From the rising of the sun unto the going down of the same the Lord’s name is to be praised.”
God’s name ought to be praised in every place also from east to west. Within this wide space the Lord’s name is to be praised. God is exalted above all blessing and praise. We must therefore say, with holy admiration. God sometimes makes glorious his own wisdom and power, when, having some great work to do, he employs those least likely, and least thought of for it by themselves or others.
This is God’s constant method in his kingdom of grace. He takes men, by nature beggars, and even traitors, to be his favorites, his children, kings and priests unto him.
That is from everywhere east to west. These western parts of the world are particularly prophesied of to enjoy the worship of God after the Jews which were in the east. These islands of ours that lie in the sea, into which the sun is said to go down. It which is an expression of the old Greek poets. The prophet here useth such a word in the Hebrew, where the west is called, according to the vulgar conceit. The sunset or the sun’s going down.