Praise the LORD! Praise the name of the LORD! Praise him, you who serve the LORD,
you who serve in the house of the LORD, in the courts of the house of our God.
Praise the LORD, for the LORD is good; celebrate his wonderful name with music.
For the LORD has chosen Jacob for himself, Israel for his own special treasure.
I know the greatness of the LORD -- that our Lord is greater than any other god.
The LORD does whatever pleases him throughout all heaven and earth, and on the seas and in their depths.
He causes the clouds to rise over the earth. He sends the lightning with the rain and releases the wind from his storehouses.
Scripture quotations marked NLT are taken from the Holy Bible, New Living Translation, copyright 1996. Used by permission of Tyndale House Publishers, Inc., Wheaton, Illinois 60189. All rights reserved. (New Living Translation - The Bible Online)