Psalm 93: The Lord’s Majesty

Why don’t people always recognize God’s majesty?

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Psalm 93:1 Lord, you reign in majesty, clothed with power and authority. You established the world, which no one can move.
John 9:39 Jesus said, “I came to this world to bring people to a point of decision, to give sight to the blind and blindness to those who think they see.”
Romans 1:20 They have no excuse for not believing and doing the good they know to do, since the power and nature of our invisible God can be clearly observed in his creation.
King James
Psalm 93:1 The Lord reigneth, he is clothed with majesty; the Lord is clothed with strength, wherewith he hath girded himself: the world also is stablished, that it cannot be moved.
John 9:39 And Jesus said, For judgment I am come into this world, that they which see not might see; and that they which see might be made blind.
Romans 1:20 For the invisible things of him from the creation of the world are clearly seen, being understood by the things that are made, even his eternal power and Godhead; so that they are without excuse:

What reasons do we have to believe that God created the world?

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Psalm 93:1 Lord, you reign in majesty, clothed with power and authority. You established the world, which no one can move.
King James
Psalm 93:1 The Lord reigneth, he is clothed with majesty; the Lord is clothed with strength, wherewith he hath girded himself: the world also is stablished, that it cannot be moved.

Why should we believe the Lord’s reign will be an exception to the saying that “nothing lasts forever”?

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Psalm 93:2 Your throne is established for all eternity.
King James
Psalm 93:2 Thy throne is established of old: thou art from everlasting.

What are the best analogies to describe God’s power?

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Psalm 93:3–4 The seas roar, Lord, as the waves rise and crash upon the shore. The Lord on high is more powerful than sixty-foot waves or a raging waterfall.
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Psalm 93:3–4 The floods have lifted up, O Lord, the floods have lifted up their voice; the floods lift up their waves. The Lord on high is mightier than the noise of many waters, yea, than the mighty waves of the sea.

What do you think is the greatest evidence of God’s knowledge and power?

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Psalm 93:3–4 The seas roar, Lord, as the waves rise and crash upon the shore. The Lord on high is more powerful than sixty-foot waves or a raging waterfall.
King James
Psalm 93:3–4 The floods have lifted up, O Lord, the floods have lifted up their voice; the floods lift up their waves. The Lord on high is mightier than the noise of many waters, yea, than the mighty waves of the sea.

If God cannot lie, why are his words of absolute truth so easily trivialized, distorted, and ignored?

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Psalm 93:5 What you say, Lord, is absolute truth. Your house is set apart, always better than everywhere else.
King James
Psalm 93:5 Thy testimonies are very sure: holiness becometh thine house, O Lord, for ever.

What sets God’s house apart, making it better than anywhere else?

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Psalm 93:5 What you say, Lord, is absolute truth. Your house is set apart, always better than everywhere else.
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Psalm 93:5 Thy testimonies are very sure: holiness becometh thine house, O Lord, for ever.