Thursday, June 17, 2010

Praise Him

The word praise is mentioned 248 times in the Bible. Here are a few things to get you started on a “praising” day.

What should we praise God for:

And she conceived again, and bare a son: and she said, Now will I praise the LORD: … Genesis 29:35

But in the fourth year all the fruit thereof shall be holy to praise the LORD withal. Leviticus 19:24

And immediately he received his sight, and followed him, glorifying God: and all the people, when they saw it, gave praise unto God. Luke 18:43

I will praise thee; for I am fearfully and wonderfully made: marvellous are thy works; and that my soul knoweth right well. Psalm 139:14

Praise ye the LORD for the avenging of Israel, when the people willingly offered themselves. Judges 5:2

His Power
Be thou exalted, LORD, in thine own strength: so will we sing and praise thy power. Psalm 21:13

His Loving kindness
Because thy lovingkindness is better than life, my lips shall praise thee. Psalm 63:3

His Mercy
Praise ye the LORD. O give thanks unto the LORD; for he is good: for his mercy endureth for ever. Psalm 106:1

His Truth
I will worship toward thy holy temple, and praise thy name for thy lovingkindness and for thy truth: for thou hast magnified thy word above all thy name. Psalm 138:2

His Goodness
Oh that men would praise the LORD for his goodness, and for his wonderful works to the children of men! Psalm 107:8

All His mighty words
And when he was come nigh, even now at the descent of the mount of Olives, the whole multitude of the disciples began to rejoice and praise God with a loud voice for all the mighty works that they had seen; Luke 19:37

When should we praise God:

Every morning and night
And to stand every morning to thank and praise the LORD, and likewise at even; 1Chronicles 23:30

I will bless the LORD at all times: his praise shall continually be in my mouth. Psalm 34:1

Before people
I will give thee thanks in the great congregation: I will praise thee among much people. Psalm 35:18

Every day
Every day will I bless thee; and I will praise thy name for ever and ever. Psalm 145:2

How should we praise God:

With our whole being
I will praise thee, O LORD, with my whole heart; I will shew forth all thy marvellous works. Psalm 9:1

In song
The LORD is my strength and my shield; my heart trusted in him, and I am helped: therefore my heart greatly rejoiceth; and with my song will I praise him. Psalm 28:7

Don’t be silent in your praise
To the end that my glory may sing praise to thee, and not be silent. O LORD my God, I will give thanks unto thee for ever. Psalm 30:12

With instruments
Praise the LORD with harp: sing unto him with the Psalmltery and an instrument of ten strings. Psalm 33:2

Finally, brethren, whatsoever things are true, whatsoever things are honest, whatsoever things are just, whatsoever things are pure, whatsoever things are lovely, whatsoever things are of good report; if there be any virtue, and if there be any praise, think on these things. Philippians 4:8

Fill your hearts and mind with praise to God. Spend a few minutes just meditating on His greatness. You will be amazed at how many things you can praise God for.

Have a blessed day,

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