The awesome deeds of God are known through creation (Genesis 1 and 2 and Psalm 104). Our identity as his people is expressed Psalm 95. And our hope through Christ’s resurrection is expressed in I Corinthians 15:12-21.
The reference to “every generation” in each stanza is found in Psalms 78:1-8 and 145:1-7.
We celebrate with joy that Christ has come to rescue us from sin and evil through the work of his son, Jesus Christ. Our World Belongs to God, paragraph 35 identifies the church as “the fellowship of those who confess Jesus as Lord…the bride of Christ…”
Belgic Confession, Article 21 professes how Jesus Christ is a high priest forever and provided for the cleansing of our sins; Article 10 proclaims him as the “true eternal God, the Almighty, whom we invoke, worship and serve.” Heidelberg Catechism, Lord’s Day 1, Question and Answer 2 calls us to “live and die in the joy of this comfort” and “to thank God for such deliverance.”