so that I may declare all Your praises. I will rejoice in Your salvation within the gates of Daughter Zion.
I will enter Your house with burnt offerings; I will pay You my vows
that my lips promised and my mouth spoke during my distress.
I will offer You fattened sheep as burnt offerings, with the fragrant smoke of rams; I will sacrifice oxen with goats. Selah
Let us enter His presence with thanksgiving; let us shout triumphantly to Him in song.
Enter His gates with thanksgiving and His courts with praise. Give thanks to Him and praise His name.
For the LORD is good, and His love is eternal; His faithfulness endures through all generations.
How can I repay the LORD all the good He has done for me?
I will take the cup of salvation and worship the LORD.
I will fulfill my vows to the LORD in the presence of all His people.
Open the gates of righteousness for me; I will enter through them and give thanks to the LORD.
The LORD is God and has given us light. Bind the festival sacrifice with cords to the horns of the altar.
Lift up your hands in the holy place, and praise the LORD!
you must take some of the first of all the soil's produce that you harvest from the land the LORD your God is giving you and put [it] in a container. Then go to the place where the LORD your God chooses to have His name dwell.
When you come before the priest who is serving at that time, you must say to him, 'Today I acknowledge to the LORD your God that I have entered the land the LORD swore to our fathers to give us.'
"Then the priest will take the container from your hand and place it before the altar of the LORD your God.
You are to respond by saying in the presence of the LORD your God: My father was a wandering Aramean. He went down to Egypt with a few people and lived there. There he became a great, powerful, and populous nation.
But the Egyptians mistreated and afflicted us, and forced us to do hard labor.
So we called out to the LORD, the God of our fathers, and the LORD heard our cry and saw our misery, hardship, and oppression.
Then the LORD brought us out of Egypt with a strong hand and an outstretched arm, with terrifying power, and with signs and wonders.
He led us to this place and gave us this land, a land flowing with milk and honey.
I have now brought the first of the land's produce that You, LORD, have given me. You will then place the container before the LORD your God and bow down to Him.
When she had weaned him, she took him with her to Shiloh, as well as a three-year-old bull, two and one-half gallons of flour, and a jar of wine. Though the boy was [still] young, she took him to the LORD's house at Shiloh.
I prayed for this boy, and since the LORD gave me what I asked Him for,
They assembled in the Valley of Beracah on the fourth day, for there they praised the LORD. Therefore, that place is still called the Valley of Beracah today.
Then all the men of Judah and Jerusalem turned back with Jehoshaphat at their head, returning joyfully to Jerusalem, for the LORD enabled them to rejoice over their enemies.
So they came into Jerusalem to the LORD's temple with harps, lyres, and trumpets.
The terror of God was on all the kingdoms of the lands when they heard that the LORD had fought against the enemies of Israel.
God, You have taught me from my youth, and I still proclaim Your wonderful works.
Even when I am old and gray, God, do not abandon me. Then I will proclaim Your power to [another] generation, Your strength to all who are to come.
Your righteousness reaches heaven, God, You who have done great things; God, who is like You?
May the LORD God, the God of Israel, be praised, who alone does wonders.
Sing to Him, sing praise to Him; tell about all His wonderful works!
Help me understand the meaning of Your precepts so that I can meditate on Your wonders.
He alone does great wonders. His love is eternal.
He made the heavens skillfully. His love is eternal.
I will speak of Your glorious splendor and Your wonderful works.
Now He came near the path down the Mount of Olives, and the whole crowd of the disciples began to praise God joyfully with a loud voice for all the miracles they had seen:
Blessed is the King who comes in the name of the Lord. Peace in heaven and glory in the highest heaven!
Some of the Pharisees from the crowd told Him, "Teacher, rebuke Your disciples."
He answered, "I tell you, if they were to keep silent, the stones would cry out!"