Worship and praise needs to be outside the box for people who want to be outside the boxShort notes:
The Hebrew of this verse is halelu yah
, which we know as the word Hallelujah
150 Praise ye the LORD. Praise God in his sanctuary: praise him in the firmament of his power.
2 Praise him for his mighty acts: praise him according to his excellent greatness.
3 Praise him with the sound of the trumpet: praise him with the psaltery and harp.
4 Praise him with the timbrel and dance: praise him with stringed instruments and organs.
5 Praise him upon the loud cymbals: praise him upon the high sounding cymbals.
6 Let every thing that hath breath praise the LORD. Praise ye the LORD.I don't praise God because I feel like it; I praise HIM because HE said to, and because it is good for me and because when I do HE does great things. It is because he is worthy to be praised whether I feel like it or not.The Power of Praise and WorshipHebrews 13:15:
By Him therefore let us offer the sacrifice of praise to God continually, that is,
the fruit of our lips giving thanks to His name.Jeremiah 33:11
The voice of joy, and the voice of gladness, the voice of the bridegroom, and the
voice of the bride, the voice of them that shall say, Praise the Lord of hosts:
for the Lord is good; for his mercy endureth forever: and of them that shall
bring the sacrifice of praise into the house of the Lord.Lamentations 3:41
Let us lift up our heart with our hands unto God in the Heaven.Psalms 134:2
Lift your hands in holiness and bless the Lord.Psalms 63:4
Thus will I bless thee while I live: I will lift up my hands in thy name.Psalms 54:6
I will freely sacrifice unto thee: I will praise thy name, O Lord; for it is good.Ezra 3:11:
11 And they sang together by course in praising and giving thanks unto the LORD; because he is good, for his mercy endureth for ever toward Israel. And all the people shouted with a great shout, when they praised the LORD, because the foundation of the house of the LORD was laid.Isaiah 12:6
Let all the people of Jerusalem shout his praise with joy.
For great and mighty is the Holy one of Israel, who lives among you.Psalms 98:7
Let the sea in all its vastness roar with praise!
Let the earth and all those living on it shout, "Glory to the Lord!"Psalms 149:3
Let them praise his name in the dance: let them sing praises unto him with
the timbrel and harp.Psalms 30:11
Thou hast turned for me my mourning into dancing:
thou hast put off my sackcloth, and girded me with gladness.Psalms 47:1
O clap your hands, all ye people: shout unto God with the voice of triumph.Psalms 47:6
Sing praises to God, sing praises; sing praises unto our King, sing praises.Psalms 144:9
I will sing a new song unto thee, O God:
upon a psaltery and an instrument of ten strings will I sing praises unto thee.Psalm 135:3:
Praise the LORD, because he is good.
Praise his name, because it brings such joy!It is not enough to close our eyes and lift our hands- It matters what we are thinking! God is not looking for great singers or great musicians. He is looking for worshippers! (Matthew 15:8)John4:23:
23 But the time is coming when the true worshipers will worship the Father in spirit and truth. In fact, that time is now here. And these are the kind of people the Father wants to be his worshipers.Mark12:30:
30 Love the Lord your God with all your heart, all your soul, all your mind, and all your strength.Not trying to change your style of, but your mind about, worship… and here’s why! 1Peter 2.9,10 But you are a chosen generation, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, a peculiar people that should show forth the praises of Him who has called you out of darkness into His marvelous light… you are people who had no God and are now people who have obtained mercy!We are heart-surrendered! He is God, Father, and Savior worthy of all I have to offer 1Tim2.3 4.10 Tit 1.3 2.10 We are not those whose lips pay Him homage but whose hearts are far from Him! Mt 15.8 Mk 7.6 One thing have I desired… that I seek after… that I may dwell in the house of the Lord all the days of my life! Psalm 27.4That we are mind-fully engaged! “The world doesn’t know what to worship… but the time comes when true worshippers will worship the Father in spirit and in truth!” J4.21,22 The carnal mind is the enemy of God… Romans 8.7 Therefore I will be transformed by the renewing of my mind… 12.2 My delight is in the Lord and in His word I meditate day and night! Ps1.2We are affectionately-energized! The Lord is the One and I will love Him with all my heart, soul and might! Deut 6.5 I will sing praise unto the Lord Ps 9.2, because He has dealt bountifully with me 13.6 I will praise Him with the instruments… 144.9 Be glad and rejoice and shout for joy… Ps32.11 David danced before the Lord with all his might… 2Sam 6.14
Give unto the Lord the glory due unto his name; worship the Lord in the beauty of holiness.” Ps29.2 “You will worship the Lord your God, and Him only will you serve.” Mt4.10 “Come let us worship and bow down: let us kneel before the Lord our maker. Ps95.6Prayer:
This is my Bible. I am what it says I am. I have what it says I have. I can do what it says I can do. Today, I will be taught the word of God. I boldly confess my mind is alert, my heart is receptive; and with the help of God I’ll never be the same. Never, Never, Never. I pray this in Jesus’s name.
Just say HIS
name. HIS name is JESUS
Just say it now. JESUS. JESUS . JESUS .JESUS . Praise Him!
Awesome sermons:The Power of Praise and Worship: http://www.sermon.net/LWCFoursquare/sermonid/1200011190/type/audioThe Way We Worship:http://www.life4square.com/audiomsg/outbox08.mp3