This Is That | Part 2 – Praise and WorshipJune 14, 2020
This Is That | Part 2 – Praise and Worship
Acts 2:12–15 (NIV) Amazed and perplexed, they asked one another, “What does this mean?” Some, however, made fun of them and said, “They have had too much wine.” Then Peter stood up with the Eleven, raised his voice and addressed the crowd: “Fellow Jews and all of you who live in Jerusalem, let me explain this to you; listen carefully to what I say. These people are not drunk, as you suppose. It’s only nine in the morning!
Acts 2:16 (KJV) But this is that which was spoken by the prophet Joel;
WHY DO WE WORSHIP?
- We worship because God .
Psalm 150:1–6 (NIV) Praise the Lord. Praise God in his sanctuary; praise him in his mighty heavens. Praise him for his acts of power; praise him for his surpassing greatness. Praise him with the sounding of the trumpet, praise him with the harp and lyre, praise him with timbrel and dancing, praise him with the strings and pipe, praise him with the clash of cymbals, praise him with resounding cymbals. Let everything that has breath praise the Lord. Praise the Lord.
Halal:to shine; hence, to make a show; to boast; and thus to be (clamorously) foolish; to rave; to celebrate
- We worship God for who .
Psalm 100:5 (NIV) For the Lord is good and his love endures forever; his faithfulness continues through all generations.
Psalm 145:3 (NIV) Great is the Lord and most worthy of praise; his greatness no one can fathom.
Psalm 145:1–2 (NIV) I will exalt you, my God the King; I will praise your name for ever and ever. Every day I will praise you and extol your name for ever and ever.
Psalm 145:8–9 (NIV) The Lord is gracious and compassionate, slow to anger and rich in love. The Lord is good to all; he has compassion on all he has made.
Psalm 145:13 (NIV) …The Lord is trustworthy in all he promises and faithful in all he does.
Psalm 145:21 (NLT) I will praise the Lord, and may everyone on earth bless his holy name forever and ever.
- We worship God for what .
Psalm 103:1–5 (NLT) Let all that I am praise the Lord; with my whole heart, I will praise his holy name. Let all that I am praise the Lord; may I never forget the good things he does for me. He forgives all my sins and heals all my diseases. He redeems me from death and crowns me with love and tender mercies. He fills my life with good things.
Luke 19:37-40 (The Message) … the whole crowd of disciples burst into enthusiastic praise over all the mighty works they had witnessed:… Some Pharisees from the crowd told him, “Teacher, get your disciples under control!” But he said, “If they kept quiet, the stones would do it for them, shouting praise.”
- Because worship
Psalm 18:3 (NLT) I called on the Lord, who is worthy of praise, and he saved me from my enemies
THE PROTOCOL TO HIS PRESENCE
Psalm 100:4 (NIV) Enter his gates with thanksgiving and his courts with praise; give thanks to him and praise his name.
Psalm 95:1–2 (NIV) Come, let us sing for joy to the Lord; let us shout aloud to the Rock of our salvation. Let us come before him with thanksgiving and extol him with music and song.
Psalm 95:6 (NIV) Come, let us bow down in worship, let us kneel before the Lord our Maker;
SPIRIT AND TRUTH
John 4:23 (NLT) But the time is coming—indeed it’s here now—when true worshipers will worship the Father in spirit and in truth. The Father is looking for those who will worship him that way.
1. Worship God with all .
Mark 12:30 (NIV) “Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind and with all your strength.”
2. Worship expecting God .
James 4:8 (NLT) Come close to God and God will come close to you.
Whatever I becomes an .
Whatever I become with I .
Whatever I I .