According to the The Holy Bible, The New Revised Standard Version, Catholic Edition, Psalm 145 1-2 say “… and bless your name forever. Everyday I will bless you”. My question is how can I bless Jesus or God. In fact i feel i need blessings from our Lord. How can human beings bless Jesus? We are so small in front of Him. Thanks
The word “bless” has more than one meaning. When we ask God to bless us we are asking Him to bestow His favor upon us. But there are other meanings of the word, according to Oxford Dictionaries:
- (especially in Christian Church services) call (God) holy; praise (God).
- express or feel gratitude to; thank
Old English blēdsian, blētsian, based on blōd ‘blood’ (i.e., originally perhaps ‘mark or consecrate with blood’). The meaning was influenced by its being used to translate Latin benedicere ‘to praise, worship’, and later by association with bliss.
When we “bless” God we praise God, give Him thanks, and worship Him.