7 commands for the people of God
- Shout joyfully to the Lord all the earth
- Serve the Lord with gladness
. Serve = worship
. How is your heart during the day? Your service at church? Is your heart worshipful?
- Come before Him
. Recognize the blessing of being able to come and worship
- Know that the Lord Himself is God
. Our worship is to be intelligent and exclusive
. We do not worship a God Who is unknown or unknowable
. Jehovah – John 14:6
. Redeemer – Shepherd
. We are His people – John 10:7-16
- Enter into His gates with thanksgiving and praise
. It matters how we come to God. It matters how we live our daily lives.
- Give thanks to Him
. It matters how we worship God.
- Bless His name
. The Lord is good – moral value
. His lovingkindness is everlasting
. His faithfulness to all generations
1. Has God been good in the past?
2. Has God been loving?
3. Has He seen you through difficult times?