A Meditation on Psalm 104
By John Miller
This wonderful Psalm is a Spirit-breathed praise of our loving, faithful and providential God of all creation. It gives voice to all Creation, that it shouts praise and glory to its Creator. Creation proclaims the divine work and certain presence of our eternally living Lord and King. The Psalmist speaks of light and life given, sustained, taken and replenished by the precious word of the Lord Almighty. It acknowledges Him who gives order to the cosmos and whose ultimate power and dominion over all creation is wrapped in incomprehensible, limitless love and grace.
This Psalm, written some one thousand years before Jesus Christ, reflects the condition of life in ancient times as well as today and hints to a holier time when we shall see a new earth. It encourages the hearts of those who know and confidently trust the One and Only Lord who feeds and cares for the commonest of creatures and life forms, while indwelling and nourishing the soul of the believer. He is Jesus! He is alive!
May our meditation honor and glorify the indescribable Lord as the first cause of all that He has called good. We thank the Holy Spirit for having breathed into the heart of the Psalmist, such wondrous, purposeful words of everlasting truth. Now, in and with the Spirit, we meditate on this Psalm and sing praise to our Creator - fervently and intensely from our soul.
Let’s consider a few questions from our meditation of this Psalm: