1 Chron 29:11h (KJV): "...O LORD, and thou art exalted as head above all."
When I first read this section, I thought that I would be the one who exalted God. However, upon researching this part I found that the word translated "exalted" is in what is called the Hithpael form (impressed?). What that means is that it is a reflexive action - in this case God exalts Himself. He is the One who makes Himself the summit, the peak, the head of all.
Now, if you or I were to exalt ourselves, people would think we were boastful and proud. They would consider us conceited. However, when God does it, He can because He IS above all things. Earlier we talked about the inclusiveness of the word all. There is absolutely nothing that is above God. So, He can exalt Himself.
And most importantly - we need to recognize this truth. And when we do, we can truly offer a stirring paean ofpraise to Him as David has done in verse 11. The crescendo has met its full intensity - GOD IS ABOVE ALL. GOD IS EXALTED!
Today, find some time to acknowledge the headship and exaltation of God. Tell Him so.
For Kingdom Education,