100:1 «A Psalm of praise.» Make a a joyful noise unto the LORD, all ye lands.
(a) He prophecies that God's benefits in
calling the Gentiles will be so great that they will have wonderful
opportunity to praise his mercy and rejoice.
100:3 Know ye that the LORD
he [is] God: [it is] he [that] hath b
made us, and not we ourselves; [we are] his people, and the sheep of his
(b) He chiefly means concerning spiritual
regeneration, by which we are his sheep and people.
Enter into his gates with thanksgiving, [and] into his courts with praise: be
thankful unto him, [and] bless his name.
(c) He shows that God will not be worshipped, but
by those means which he has appointed.
100:5 For the LORD [is] good; his mercy [is] d
everlasting; and his truth [endureth] to all generations.
(d) He declares that we should never be weary in
praising him, seeing his mercies toward us last forever.