Because God is truly glorious,
Psalms 115:1 Not vnto vs, O Lorde not vnto vs. but vnto thy name geue þe praise for thy louing mercye & faythfulnesse. Psalms 115:2 Wherfore shal the Heathen say wher is now their God? Psalms 115:3 As for oure God, he is in heauen, he doeth whatsoeuer it pleaseth him.
and idols are vanity,
Psalms 115:4 Their ymages are but syluer and gold, euen the worke of mens handes. Psalms 115:5 They haue mouthes, and speake not: eies haue they, but they se not. Psalms 115:6 Thei haue eares, and heare not: noses haue they, but they smell not. Psalms 115:7 They haue handes, and handle not, fete haue they, but they cannot goo, neyther can they speake thorow their throte. Psalms 115:8 They that made them, are lyke vnto them and so are all suche as put theyr truste in them.
he exhorteth to confidence in God.
Psalms 115:9 But let Israell trust in the Lorde, for he is their succoure and defence. Psalms 115:10 Let the house of Aaron put their truste in the Lorde for he is their succoure and defence Psalms 115:11 They that feare the Lorde, lette them put their trust in the Lord, for he is their succour and defence.
God is to be praised for his blessings.
Psalms 115:12 The Lorde is myndfull of vs, and blesseth vs: he blesseth the house of Israel, he blesseth the house of Aaron. Psalms 115:13 Yea he blesseth al them that feare the Lord both smale and great. Psalms 115:14 The Lorde encrease you more and more: you, and your children. Psalms 115:15 For ye are the blessed of the Lord, whych made heauen and earth. Psalms 115:16 Al the whole heauens are the Lordes, but þe earth hath he geuen vnto þe chyldren of men. Psalms 115:17 The dead prayse not the (O Lorde) nether all they that go downe into sylence. Psalms 115:18 But we wil prayse the Lord, from this time forth for euermore. Prayse the euerlastynge.