As is Your name, O God, So is Your praise to the ends of the earth; Your right hand is full of righteousness.” (Psalm 48:10, NASB95)

The HCSB translation is a little more clear than the NASB:

Your name, God, like Your praise, reaches to the ends of the earth; Your right hand is filled with justice.” (Psalm 48:10, HCSB)

How does God’s name and praise [GNB: “fame”] reach to the end of the earth?  Paul helps us out in his letter to the Romans:

For his invisible attributes, namely, his eternal power and divine nature, have been clearly perceived, ever since the creation of the world, in the things that have been made. So they are without excuse.” (Romans 1:20, ESV)

What God has made has been witnessed by all people in all places of the earth ever since the beginning of creation so that no man has an excuse for not believing in the God of creation.  Since we live in the great age of missions Ps. 48.10 is now literally true as followers of Christ exist in every nation on earth and churches are rapidly being founded in every tongue and tribe as God’s name and praise and fame spread to the literal ends of the earth.

This is amazing and miraculous.

Spurgeon: “Great fame is due to his great name…What if men are silent, yet the woods, and seas, and mountains, with all their countless tribes, and all the unseen spirits that walk them, are full of the divine praise.”

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