Sign in with Facebook Sign in options. Quotes tagged as "praise-and-worship" showing of Its aim is to conceal ingratitude and get the praise of men. That is not your aim.
Your aim in loosing your tongue with words of gratitude is that God would be merciful and fill your words with the emotion of true gratitude. You are not seeking the praise of men; you are seeing the mercy of God. You are not hiding the hardness of ingratitude, but hoping for the in-breaking of the Spirit. Thanksgiving with the Mouth Stirs Up Thankfulness in the Heart Moreover, we should probably ask the despairing saint, 'Do you know your heart so well that you are sure the words of thanks have no trace of gratitude in them?
I doubt that I know my good ones well enough to see all the traces of contamination. And I doubt that I know my bad ones well enough to see the traces of grace. Therefore, it Praise and worship words of encouragement not folly for a Christian to assume that there is a residue of gratitude in his heart when he speaks and sings of God's goodness even though he feels little or nothing.
To this should be added that experience shows that doing the right thing, in the way I have described, is often the way toward being in the right frame. Hence Baxter gives this wise counsel to the oppressed Christian: If you cannot do it with the joy that you should, yet do it as you can. You have not the power of your comforts; but have you no power of your tongues? Say not that you are unfit for thanks and praises unless you have a praising heart and were the children of God; for every man, good and bad, is bound to praise God, and to be thankful for all that he hath received, and to do it as well as he can, rather than leave undone Doing it as you can is the way to be able to do it better.
Thanksgiving stirreth up thankfulness in the heart. The fragrance of our praise fills the Praise and worship words of encouragement earth and touches the heart of God. Continue work to give your best. Your reward may come unexpected. You heard my petition. You have answered my plea. May your name be glorified and be praised. Worship is zealous, famous and joyful. God is looking at the heart. Have an eye to God in every word you sing.
Aim at pleasing Him more than yourself, or any other creature. In order to do this attend strictly to the sense of what you sing, and see that your heart is not carried away with the sound, but offered to God continually; so shall your singing be such as the Lord will approve here, and reward you when he cometh in the clouds heaven.
It's all about denying yourself, let God to be God in your life and praise Him with all your heart and soul. I might not be the best dancer but I will dance for the Lord all the days of my life. Lord your unfailing love is as vast as the Heavens. If God makes light to shine out of darkness, well bless God, I can call forth light into my situation.
I am the light of God. Praising Him is not determined by day or night. In whatever state I find myself in, I will continue to acknowledge Him. Then and only then, He will direct my path. It should be our heartbeat and should never depart our lips. It's all about any type of songs that touch God's heart because He's the creator of nations and tribes and His desire for every nation and every tribe to praise and worship Him in spirit and in truth.
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39 quotes have been tagged as praise-and-worship: John Piper: 'Do not say, 'But it is tags: belief-quotes, christian-life, god, inspiring-thoughts, jesus-christ. A Special Word of Encouragement to Those who Lead Worship However, it is a mistake to praise God for his work without establishing first.
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