We know that God blesses us. But the Bible also speaks of us blessing God. How does that work? How can mere human beings “bless the LORD”? What can we do to benefit Him, the One who needs nothing?
I learned in Bible class recently that there is a blessing from greater to lesser, when God gives gifts to mortals, but also when kings bestow gifts to their subjects, etc. But there is also a blessing from lesser to greater. This kind of blessing–when the subject blesses the king or the mortal blesses God–consists mainly of thanksgiving. [Read more...]