The Bible – Old Testament
1 A psalm of thanksgiving. Shout joyfully to the LORD, all you lands;
worship the LORD with cries of gladness; come before him with joyful song.
2 Know that the LORD is God, our maker to whom we belong, whosepeople we are, God’s well-tended flock.
Enterthe temple gates with praise, its courts with thanksgiving. Give thanks to God, bless his name;
good indeed is the LORD, Whose love endures forever, whose faithfulness lasts through every age.
1 [Psalm 100] A hymn inviting the people to enter the temple courts with thank offerings for the God who created them.
2  Although the people call on all the nations of the world to join in their hymn, they are conscious of being the chosen people of God.