Do we serve the Lord with gladness or because of obligation? Do we fear the Lord, I hope so, but don’t let His Greatness and Power be the reason why. By the way, by Fear I don’t necessarily mean that you stand and tremble for concern as to what He can do to you if He desires, but reverence, respect, and realizing He is Creater and we are the created. When we realize Who God is and the things He has done, how could we not serve Him in gladness. The Lord also blesses our praise and gladness in Him.
Make A Joyful Noise: If we are glad and excited, let us shout to Him. Shout what? How about: You are God the One and Only, Your Mercy Endures Forever, Your Grace is Sufficient, Thank You Lord for Your Greatness, You are Majestic, You are Loving, Praise Your Goodness, could be anything of praise or thanksgiving, really anything wholesome that acknowledges Him.
All Ye Lands Praise Him: No One is excluded or left out. All are welcome to come to Him. Let people of All Nations and even the Rocks cryout to Him.
Come Before His Presence With Singing: Let a Song or Hymn or Psalm, be in your heart and be thankful to Him for His Love for us.
Know He is God: Remind yourself and God that He is Lord and Savior. Respect Who He is and that He is Everlasting, always worthy.
We Are His People: Says it All! How blessed we are to call Him Father and Lord, our Savior and Redeemer, the Lover of our soul.
1 Make a joyful noise unto the Lord, all ye lands.
2 Serve the Lord with gladness: come before His presence with singing.
3 Know ye that the Lord He is God: it is He that hath made us, and not we ourselves; we are His people, and the sheep of His pasture.
Heavenly Kind and Gracious Father,
You are God not just our God but The One and Only God.
Thank You for Your Greatness, Grace, and Mercy.
Teach me About You, Teach me Your Word, let me grow in Your Grace.
Your Grace is Sufficient because It is everything good, mighty and powerful.
Grant us Peace and Joy with You, Family and Friends, and our enemies, let us forgive all and be kind to All.
We pray for hope, increased faith, joy, and peace in our Nation, hearts, families, and Church families, local and universally, in the workplaces, schools, colleges, and the world. Let us join in grateful hearts to thank and worship You.
Bless and give us this day strength, kindness, and compassion and the Grace and Mercy of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ.
May the Power and Love of the Holy Spirit guide us in truth, peace, and knowledge.
Let us come before You with gladness, thanksgiving, and praise.
In Jesus Name,
Cedar Plains Christian Church