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The Newsboys: “He Reigns”
Meant to be Shared
I heard this song on the radio last night, as I was driving home from an exceptionally long day.
This morning, as I sat down to reflect on what to write today, I noticed that last night I’d jotted “Newsboys–He Reings” [sic–I did mention it was a long day, didn’t I?] on a pad next to my computer. I decided to look for a video to share with you.
I surfed over to YouTube and began to type in the track name. As soon as I’d typed in “newsboy” a list of possible matches came up, including several different song titles.
But the cursor was highlighting a specific song, about halfway down the list of suggestions.
Yup. “He Reigns.”
Next I went to, and used the keyword search to find an illustrative verse. I wanted the “joyful noise” reference. BibleGateway showed me Psalm 100, verses 1 and 2. As is my habit, once I’d located that verse, I switched to the passage lookup function and entered a “bigger chunk” of scripture so I could see the context of the verse. I entered Psalm 100:1-5.

Usually one has the option, when viewing results, to click a link and read the entire chapter. No such option was offered for my selection. Puzzled, I turned to my bible to look up Psalm 100 so I could read the rest of the psalm.

It’s only five verses long.
I began to share this song with you because it’s inspiring. But now I’m feeling inspired to share it.

1 Shout with joy to the Lord, all the earth!
2 Worship the Lord with gladness.
Come before Him, singing with joy.
3 Acknowledge that the Lord is God!
He made us, and we are His.
We are His people, the sheep of His pasture.
4 Enter His gates with thanksgiving;
go into His courts with praise.
Give thanks to Him and praise His name.
5 For the Lord is good.
His unfailing love continues forever,
and His faithfulness continues to each generation.
Psalm 100 (NLT)

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