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Jun 09, 2024

The Calling To Worship

The Calling To Worship

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The Calling to Worship

June 9, 2024

Psalm 117
1 Praise the Lord, all nations! Extol him, all peoples! 2 For great is his steadfast love toward us, and the faithfulness of the Lord endures forever. Praise the Lord!

He it

Psalm 96:1–3
Oh sing to the Lord a new song; sing to the Lord, all the earth! Sing to the Lord, bless his name; tell of his salvation from day to day. Declare his glory among the nations, his marvelous works among all the peoples!
Psalm 66:1–3, 8–9
1 Shout for joy to God, all the earth! 2 Sing the glory of his name; make his praise glorious. 3 Say to God, “How awesome are your deeds! So great is your power that your enemies cringe before you… 8 Praise our God, all peoples, let the sound of his praise be heard; 9 he has preserved our lives and kept our feet from slipping.

He is worthy of it

1 Chronicles 16:25
For great is the Lord and most worthy of praise; he is to be feared above all gods.
Revelation 5:13
Then I heard every creature in heaven and on earth and under the earth and on the sea, and all that is in them saying, “To him who sits on the throne and to the Lamb be praise and honor and glory and power, for ever and ever!”
Luke 4:8
And Jesus answered him, “It is written, ‘You shall worship the Lord your God, and him only shall you serve.’”
Revelation 15:4
Who will not fear, O Lord, and glorify your name? For you alone are holy. All nations will come and worship you, for your righteous acts have been revealed.
Revelation 4:11
Worthy are you, our Lord and God, to receive glory and honor and power, for you created all things, and by your will they existed and were created.”

He alone

John 14:6
Jesus said to him, “I am the way, and the truth, and the life. No one comes to the Father except through me.”
1 Timothy 2:5–6
5 For there is one God, and there is one mediator between God and men, the man Christ Jesus, 6 who gave himself as a ransom for all, which is the testimony given at the proper time.

He is the only one who can it

Psalm 40:16
May all who seek you rejoice and be glad in you; may those who love your salvation say continually, “Great is the Lord!”
Psalm 145:1–3
1 I will extol you, my God and King,?and bless your name forever and ever.?2 Every day I will bless you?and praise your name forever and ever.?3 Great is the Lord, and greatly to be praised,?and his greatness is unsearchable.
Colossians 1:16–17
16 For by him all things were created, in heaven and on earth, visible and invisible, whether thrones or dominions or rulers or authorities — all things were created through him and for him. 17 And he is before all things, and in him all things hold together.

We were for it.

Isaiah 43:21
The people whom I formed for myself that they might declare my praise.
John 4:23
But the hour is coming, and is now here, when the true worshipers will worship the Father in spirit and truth, for the Father is seeking such people to worship him.
Isaiah 43:7
Everyone who is called by my name, whom I created for my glory, whom I formed and made.
Psalm 139:13–14
13 For you formed my inward parts; you knitted me together in my mother's womb. 13 I praise you, for I am fearfully and wonderfully made. Wonderful are your works; my soul knows it very well.

It is for our

1. Worshipping God can our downcast spirits.

Psalm 42:5–6
5 Why are you cast down, O my soul, and why are you in turmoil within me? Hope in God; for I shall again praise him, my salvation 6 and my God. My soul is cast down within me; therefore I remember you.

2. Worshipping God can focus us back on God’s .

Psalm 140:13
Surely the righteous shall give thanks to your name; the upright shall dwell in your presence.

3. Worshipping God can remind us of our .

Psalm 69:30
I will praise the name of God with a song; I will magnify him with thanksgiving.

When Do we Worship Him?

1. If we only praise Him for what we can get Him, we may never praise Him for all that He has done.

2. If we only worship Him when we need something, we may Him when we feel like we don’t need anything.

3. But when we praise Him in things, He will be glorified in us in all things.

4 Takeaways

1. to Him daily.

2. Write down daily all the joys and return it back in .

3. Praise Him during the .

Romans 8:38–39
For I am sure that neither death nor life, nor angels nor rulers, nor things present nor things to come, nor powers, nor height nor depth, nor anything else in all creation, will be able to separate us from the love of God in Christ Jesus our Lord.

4. Daily draw to Him through His word and through worship.

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