God is to be praised for his goodness,
Psalms 33:1 Reioyce in the Lord, O ye righteous: for it becommeth vpright men to be thankefull. Psalms 33:2 Prayse the Lord with harpe: sing vnto him with viole and instrument of ten strings. Psalms 33:3 Sing vnto him a newe song: sing cheerefully with a loude voyce. Psalms 33:4 For the word of the Lord is righteous, and all his workes are faithfull. Psalms 33:5 He loueth righteousnesse and iudgement: the earth is full of the goodnesse of the Lord.
for his power,
Psalms 33:6 By the worde of the Lorde were the heauens made, & all the hoste of them by the breath of his mouth. Psalms 33:7 He gathereth the waters of the sea together as vpon an heape, and layeth vp the depths in his treasures. Psalms 33:8 Let all the earth feare the Lord: let al them that dwell in the world, feare him. Psalms 33:9 For he spake, and it was done: he commanded, and it stood. Psalms 33:10 The Lorde breaketh the counsell of the heathen, and bringeth to nought the deuices of the people. Psalms 33:11 The counsell of the Lord shall stand for euer, and the thoughts of his heart throughout all ages.
and for his providence.
Psalms 33:12 Blessed is that nation, whose God is the Lord: euen the people that he hath chosen for his inheritance. Psalms 33:13 The Lorde looketh downe from heauen, and beholdeth all the children of men. Psalms 33:14 From the habitation of his dwelling he beholdeth all them that dwell in the earth. Psalms 33:15 He facioneth their hearts euery one, and vnderstandeth all their workes. Psalms 33:16 The King is not saued by the multitude of an hoste, neither is the mightie man deliuered by great strength. Psalms 33:17 A horse is a vaine helpe, and shall not deliuer any by his great strength. Psalms 33:18 Beholde, the eye of the Lorde is vpon them that feare him, and vpon them, that trust in his mercie, Psalms 33:19 To deliuer their soules from death, and to preserue them in famine.
Confidence is to be placed in God.
Psalms 33:20 Our soule waiteth for the Lord: for he is our helpe and our shielde. Psalms 33:21 Surely our heart shall reioyce in him, because we trusted in his holy Name. Psalms 33:22 Let thy mercie, O Lord, be vpon vs, as we trust in thee.