The tone of the psalm shows that God’s rule and kingdom have a moral foundation and government. There is only One who fulfils the righteous requirements and moral character to enter into such a holy environment. Indeed, the end of the psalm shows the ascension and reception of the Lord Jesus into that glory. Heaven’s portals swing wide to receive Him.
But there is a generation, an elect and peculiar people, who seek Him and the righteousness He imputes and imparts. They too, because of His work in them, shall ascend into the holy hill, and even now have an earnest of it in their reception into Zion below. We are, therefore, to strive to be holy as He is holy, and prove that moral government in our lives.
1 The earth belongs unto the Lord,