1 Tony Evans, Tony Evans’ Book of Illustrations: Stories, Quotes, and Anecdotes from More than 30 Years of Preaching and Public Speaking (Chicago, IL: Moody Publishers, 2009), 229–230. “Hallelujah! It is the last psalm in the entire book and it ends this book on the right note (no pun intended). As the king shot the arrow, his thumb came off. There has been some controversy over introducing more than the organ into public worship, or even—in some cases—introducing the organ itself. This psalm gives us five reasons to praise God. Psalm 100: 4... 2. The flower praises God by being beautiful, and we praise Him by beautiful sounds. Jakes (January-16-2021) Watch Sermon: Praising God Produces Power. So really, to sum it all up, praising is bringing glory to God: 'Whoso offereth praise glorifieth me', the Psalmist says. Just as the horse approached the precipice, the man shouted out, “Hallelujah!” The horse stopped right there on the edge. That is another reason to praise God. The sanctuary is a place of worship and holiness. Can someone just show up at a church and start praising and worshipping God? —Psalm 42:11 (NIV) But I will keep on hoping for your help; I will praise you more and more. We are in a sermon series called ''Instruments of God'' and our key verse is in Romans 6:13 And do not present your members as instruments of unrighteousness to sin, but present yourselves to God as being alive from the dead, and your members as instruments of righteousness to God. He acknowledges God for His sovereign power, he acknowledges God for His wisdom, he acknowledges God for His grace. He lost control of the horse and he forgot his words. Praising God Produces Power - Bishop T.D. The king was furious and threw his friend in gaol. I. “Amen! Sermon Illustrations: Praising God. By Dr. Carol J Miller. 4. In 1 Thessalonians 5:16-18 we are told to, “Rejoice evermore. Also, send me the Evangelical Newsletter. All Rights Reserved. 2. 5. He'll give you water from a bottomless well to drink from. Once upon a time there was a king who went hunting game with his friend. Psalm 150 ends the Psalter with a call to praise. There is power in praise.1. God inhabits the praises of His people because we are His workmanship created in Christ Jesus to do good works – such as praise God.3, Today we could legitimately add our own musical instruments to the list. We do this through our words, through prayer, through songs of praise, and even through acts of adoration before God. Every Christian ought to cultivate his personal praise of God. It’s … [2] Bless the LORD, O my soul, and forget not all His benefits: [3] who forgives all your iniquities, who heals all your diseases, [4] Who redeems your life from destruction, who crowns you ...read more. This psalm is a little introduction to and summary of what real worship is: expressing joyful de light in the presence of God.2. [2] Bless the LORD, O my soul, and forget not all His benefits: [3] who forgives all your iniquities, who heals all your diseases, [4] Who redeems your life from destruction, who crowns you ...read more The man was a very religious man, so he came up with a couple of religious statements to use in training his horse. Text: 2 Corinthians 1:3-11 Title: Praise be to the Father of Compassion and the God of all comfort. The child of God who isn’t praising God is missing out on one of the greatest blessings of life. A. Praise Gives God a Gift and an Offering. He gave God praise and God gave him a Beautiful future. Bishop TD Jakes shared this new sermon and message titled “Praising God Produces Power” where he teaches that when you’re barely making ends meet you should not stop dancing. Thomas Dexter "T. D." Jakes, Sr. (born June 9, 1957) is the Apostle/Bishop of The Potter's House, a non-denominational American megachurch, with 30,000 members. The Presence of Worship - Exodus 33 2. “Give thanks to the Lord, for he is good. - Steven Furtick (January-19-2021), Don't Give Up On What God Has Given You To Do - Tony Evans (January-19-2021), Simple Changes, Real Results - Part 1 - Joyce Meyer (January-19-2021). PRAISE GOD Psalm 103:1-22 [1] Bless the LORD, O my soul; and all that is within me, bless His holy name! Hope is on the horizon. Up ahead was a cliff, and the horse was headed there full speed. Even in an age of technology, God still does miracles. Sure it is. 5 Chris Hodges and Craig Groeschel, Fresh Air: What Happens When You Discover the Powerful Secrets of a God-Breathed Life (Carol Stream, IL: Tyndale, 2012). T.D. And Jehoshaphat called upon the inhabitants of Judah and also of the nothern 10 tribes…to do two things, Believe the Lord… put your hope and trust in Him, not wavering in in way. He uses miracles of nature and miracles of circumstance to show His power. Because of God’s location, we are called to praise Him. May this sermon help you to understand the purpose of praising God at all times. God is God and we are called to worship Him because He is Who He is. The psalmist challenges us to praise God with musical instruments. 9. The issue is not what instruments we use; the issue is why we use them and how we use them. Psalm 150:1-6 Reasons to Praise God A man was trying to teach his horse to obey and to stop and start on command. Introduction The apostle Paul opens our scripture text for today by praising God the Father. Praise welcomes the presence of God Everybody Praise God! He acts in very powerful ways. God doesn’t just act in simple ways. A person will worship something…. Praise God because of how He acts (Psalm 150:2). Hymn Lists. 'Adoration' is another very good word that would sum up what praise … One Minute Spiritual Sermonettes and Sermon Ideas for Busy Christians, Pastors, Teachers, and Bible Students! Worship is a constant reality. T.D. Sing unto the Lord with thanksgiving. Praise God because of where He is (Psalm 150:1). The Benefits of Praisng God — sermon outline 1. He trained the horse to go on the command words, “. So let us worship God with our whole lives and gather together to pour out our love to Him with all our heart, with all our soul, with all our mind, and with all our strength.6. God is in Heaven. Clif Daniell. Those who gathered around him realized how well he had learned the lesson of praising God in every circumstance. Pastors Bud & Betty Miller on Praising God In Everything Give Thanks Since the presence of praise is voiced continually in heaven, our voices should also be lifted up in praise to our Lord. Psalm 150:1-6 shares the reasons and ways to praise God. There is power in praise. Great is our Lord and great power. People put praise to music and we sing it back to God. When your landscape is bleak, don't stop dancing. Learn to worship Him in spirit and truth. Praise Him with tambourine and dance; praise Him with flute and strings. Jakes (January-16-2021). Some of the Pharisees in the crowd said to Jesus, “Teacher, rebuke your disciples!” 3. God is beautiful in His splendor and holiness, and the sanctuary is to be beautiful; the music is to be beautiful, and the people are to be beautiful. 10. He'll give you shade to rest under. We live in a universe of God’s making. Any further thoughts along those lines? Isa 61:3 KJV - To appoint unto them that mourn in Zion, to give unto them beauty for ashes, the oil of joy for mourning, the garment of praise for the spirit of heaviness; that they might be called trees of righteousness, the planting of the LORD, that he might be glorified.This sermon contains a fully alliterated outline with sub-points. Explore the world's faith through different perspectives on religion and spirituality! One day he was riding the horse and it took off. —Psalm 71:14 (NLT) It’s good to know that our Father invites us to confide in him, to share our feelings honestly in prayer. Praise drives away the dark spirits He keepeth truth forever (v. 6b). The Weapon of Worship (2 of 7) by Lenny Ports. “Serminutes” – Sermon in a Minute. He looks for it. Many years later, in 1791, John Wesley lay on his deathbed at the age of 88. We should praise God personally. Don’t stop “dancing in the desert.” When you're parched, searching high and low for water, don't stop dancing. God is holy because He is unique and because of Who He is, we spend time worshiping Him. Sing praise upon the harp unto our God, who covereth the heavens with a cloud, who prepares rain for the earth, who maketh grass to grow upon the mountains. The more you praise God in the dry place, the more He will work for you. God has acted in history. was trying to teach his horse to obey and to stop and start on command. Today we could legitimately add our own musical instruments to the list. It all starts with praise. Starting praising God in your “night season” until your prison doors open. Church and ministry leadership resources to better equip, train and provide ideas for today's church and ministry leaders, like you. Heaven is bigger and more than Earth. What is necessary to truly praise and worship God? Just as God created us, He put in us the creative thinking to praise back at Him. And in that day thou shalt say, O Lord, I will praise thee: though thou wast angry with me, thine anger … Jesus saves! 3 “Five Reasons to Praise God,” Psalm 150:1-6, 22 April 22, 2015, Lectionary Reflections Year B (2014-2015), found at: http://www.patheos.com/blogs/jimerwin/2015/04/22/five-reasons-to-praise-god/. 4 Donald Williams and Lloyd J. Ogilvie, Psalms 73–150, vol. He acknowledges God for kindness and grace given to them by way of Abraham, his descendants, and land. Jakes (January-16-2021) Watch Sermon: Praising God Produces Power. He also said that when your landscape is bleak you should not stop dancing. PRAISE GOD Psalm 103:1-22 [1] Bless the LORD, O my soul; and all that is within me, bless His holy name! One way of praising someone is to talk about something good that the person has done. Don’t stop “dancing in the desert.” When you're parched, searching high and low for water, don't stop dancing. Please also opt me in for Exclusive Offers from Patheos’s Partners. God dwells close to us when we praise Him. Theme: Why we should PRAISE GOD! Subscribe and Get Sermons and Messages by T.D. Praise God because He made us His instruments of worship (Psalm 150:3-6). God is powerful and uses all kinds of power at His disposal. How wonderful ti was to see God’s people turning to him in praise and worship, they believed and Lord was with them. He lives beyond. 7:9 Know therefore that the LORD thy God, he is God, the faithful God,.. 1. His friend said, "Praise God because He's in control." As a result, He knows more and is more powerful than we are. The psalm challenges the worshipper to praise God in the sanctuary. The man wiped his head and said, “Whew, Praise the Lord!”, Praising the Lord is not some kind of casual meaningless activity. In in praising God – and living lives of praise to God – that is where we find our truest delight and satisfaction – that is what life was made for, that is what life is all about. 2 Donald Williams and Lloyd J. Ogilvie, Psalms 73–150, vol. God isn’t looking at US, He’s looking at YOU. Everything that evokes praise or expresses praise is a legitimate instrument of praise and therefore relevant for the culture and the people using it. 1. Man is not meant to be worshiped, but God is because He is unique above us. We are on Earth. We join the angels (as well as Christians across the world) around the throne of God as we worship and participate here and now in what we will experience fully when Christ returns. The man was a very religious man, so he came up with a couple of … As he prays to God he exalts Him and gives Him the highest praise he knows how. His worship kept him connected to his destiny, and in the end God blessed him with more, restored everything and gave him double. Sermons. Through such worship we participate in the worship of heaven. To try to list all the things God has done is impossible, but it is a wonderful exercise because it turns our hearts back to Him and keeps us mindful of how much we owe to Him. Psalm 150 ends the Psalter with a call to praise. The purpose of worshiping Him in the sanctuary is to declare that God is worth our worship. Praise invites His presence. The Preparation of Worship - Ecclesiastes 5 3. The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, http://www.patheos.com/blogs/jimerwin/2015/04/22/five-reasons-to-praise-god/. It is in our DNA. His love endures forever. Featuring a sermon puts it on the front page of the site and is the most effective way to bring this sermon to the attention of thousands including all mobile platforms + newsletter. Psalm 148. Don't pay 'lip service' to God anymore. 1 Peter 2:5, 9 You also, as living stones, are being built … 1) FOR BEING OUR SAVIOR & REDEEMER & SPECIFICALLY FOR THE INDESCRIBABLE GIFT HE GAVE US IN THE PERSON OF JESUS CHRIST! If the Book of Psalms is about worship, then Psalm 150 reveals to us that in the end of time, we will be praising God. “Praise Him for His powerful acts; praise Him for His abundant greatness.” (Psalm 150:2, HCSB). The Lord lifteth up the meek and casteth the wicked down unto the ground. Deut. He created the world. But God lives beyond the universe. He moves waters, He stops storms. Music and worship go together in a creative process. He'll move you into the place of provision. Nobody can praise God for you. Praising the Lord is not some kind of casual meaningless activity. So, the next time you're feeling depressed, grab your tambourine and dance it away! Despite Wesley's extreme weakness, he began singing the hymn, "I'll Praise My Maker While I've Breath." I want thank all of you for getting a copy of my... Roman Catholics call the mother of Jesus "the Blessed Virgin Mary," and... Aimee Byrd and I continue our regular chats, this time about: American... How do the sitcoms and movies we watch affect our views about... What Were We Thinking? Rev. Yes, I want the Patheos Evangelical Newsletter as well, Identity Politics vs. Transactional Politics. God Is a God of Hope. Put your hope in God, for I will yet praise him, my Savior and my God. That is why we sing with worship songs. This, however, is a matter of culture and taste rather than spirituality. “Thanks be to God for his indescribable gift!”(2 Cor. Beauty is to characterize all that is involved in worship. Praise God because He acts in history (Psalm 150:2). Heaven is not just up. Lead Like King Virtual Awards & Scholarship Drive - TD Jakes (January-19-2021), Lead Like King Virtual Awards & Scholarship Drive - TD Jakes Ministries (January-18-2021), T.D Jakes - Destiny From The Perspective of Focus, SIGNS GOD IS LEADING SOMEONE BACK INTO YOUR LIFE HE WANTS YOU TOGETHER BECAUSE OF THESE THINGS - Motivation, His Blessings Over You Are Irreversible - Joseph Prince (January-19-2021), Why Am I So Tired? Praise God in His sanctuary. Therefore, it behooves us to be careful what we worship, for what we are worshipping we are becoming. Hey, think about this for a moment. “In praising God, the meaning of the world is fulfilled.” The world exists from God, and the world exists for God. Through such worship we participate in the worship of heaven. 6 Lex Buckley, Rise up and Sing (Colorado Springs, CO: David C. Cook, 2010). He acts in history for His people. Jacob's life proves the faithfulness of God! He trained the horse to go on the command words, “Praise the Lord!” He trained the horse to stop on the command word, “Hallelujah!”. 9: 15) 2) FOR WHO THE LORD OUR GOD IS & FOR HIS MIGHTY & MARVELOUS DEEDS! The word praise is repeated thirteen times in six verses. So let us worship God with our whole lives and gather together to pour out our love to Him with all our heart, with all our soul, with all our mind, and with all our strength. The horse had been trained to only respond to the key words. There has been some controversy over introducing more than the organ into public worship, or even—in some cases—introducing the organ itself. When you're barely making ends meet, don't stop dancing. Hallelujah!” (Psalm 150:6, HCSB). Q. His understanding is infinite. Psalm 22: 3 “But You are holy, who inhabit the praises of Israel.” Praise Him with resounding cymbals; praise Him with clashing cymbals.” (Psalm 150:3–5, HCSB), We are designed to worship God. Holy!” Nothing worked. 1. 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