Why we Worship

PSALM 47

Clap your hands, all peoples!
  Shout to God with loud songs of joy!
For the LORD, the Most High, is to be feared,
  a great king over all the earth.
He subdued peoples under us,
  and nations under our feet.
He chose our heritage for us,
  the pride of Jacob whom he loves.

God has gone up with a shout,
  the LORD with the sound of a trumpet.
Sing praises to God, sing praises!
  Sing praises to our King, sing praises!
For God is the King of all the earth;
  sing praises with a psalm!

Why Sing?

God reigns over the nations;
  God sits on his holy throne.
The princes of the peoples gather
  as the people of the God of Abraham.
For the shields of the earth belong to God;
  he is highly exalted!


Why Scripture?

 

Praise

Praise the Lord! Praise God in his sanctuary; praise him in his mighty heavens! Praise him for his mighty deeds; praise him according to his excellent greatness! (Psalm 150:1-2)


Now and Forever
| Walt Harrah
God's Care

Praise the Living God
| Walt Harrah
There is nothing in all God's creation that is excused from praising the Lord God

Faithful Love
| Walt Harrah
God's name reflects his character. He doesn't love in a vacuum, or in theory. He finds people to show love to. And his mercy results in our salvation, as he continues to lavish grace and favor on us - forever!

Beauty From Ashes
| Walt Harrah
God can redeem anything. He provides streams in the desert, and water from a rock. He can take any situation and bring good out of it.

Righteous One
| Walt Harrah
Jesus is Lord over everything. Someday all heaven and earth will acknowledge that fact.

His Love Endures
| Walt Harrah
God has always been trustworthy, and history is full of His acts of power, and His display of deliverance. And each time He intervenes, praise is the appropriate response.

His Glory Fills The Earth
| Walt Harrah
Let them praise your great and awesome name - he is holy. Psalm 99:3

It Causes Me To Tremble
Walt Harrah
The powerful redemptive work of Christ on our behalf, dying in our place, should move us to tears, it should humble us, and cause gratitude to swell up in us as a result.

O Sacred Head Now Wounded
Paul Gerhardt
The passion of Christ on the cross

He Was Wounded
Thomas Chisholm
The death of Christ

Christ Arose
Robert Lowry
Jesus died on the cross, but by the power of God's Spirit, he was raised from the dead, and is now seated at the right hand of the Father, until the appointed time of his return.

Christ The Lord Is Risen Today
Charles Wesley
Death has been swallowed up in victory. Where, O death, is your victory? Where, O death, is your sting? (1 Corinthians 15:54-55)

Crown Him With Many Crowns
Matthew Bridges
Jesus has completed the work his Father gave him to do. He is triumphant. He is King. He is Lord of all. And he will be throughout all eternity.

A Mighty Fortress
Martin Luther
In times of trouble, we have a place to hide. And that place is in God himself. he is our refuge and strength, an ever-present help. (Psalm 46:1)

All Creatures Of Our God And King
St. Francis of Assissi
All creation has an obligation to praise the One who created it.

In The Lord Alone
| Walt Harrah
Everything we need is found in the Lord. He is the fountain of all true and lasting satisfaction.

Solitary Throne
Walt Harrah
There is one king, and he reigns alone. He is supreme ruler, and His name is Jesus.

Who Is A God Like You
Walt Harrah
God loves to show mercy, and the removing of sin is primarily how he displays that love.

The Glory Goes To You
| Walt Harrah
Giving God credit for all that transpires in our lives is the essence of thanksgiving. It's all His doing, not ours.

So Grateful
| Walt Harrah
"In every thing give thanks: for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus concerning you." I Thessalonians 5:18

God Is With Us
Thomas Gill
Our all-powerful God, who does whatever pleases him, is pleased to fight for us. He is Emmanuel, God with us.

Shout For Joy To The Lord
Neander
Why do we worship the Lord? This song not only calls us to do that, it gives us a number of reasons to awaken our hearts to praise. The new refrain from Psalm 100 asks all the earth to join in the song.

So God!
| Walt Harrah
Our God does amazing things. He is a miracle- working, All-powerful God. And we are to be amazed as we ponder in worship.

Fairest Lord Jesus
Anonymous
The Person Of Jesus

And Can It Be
Charles Wesley
The Wonder of Salvation

Great God Of Love
Wesley/Harrah
The magnitude of our salvation, that we were dead and God made us alive, should awaken the loudest praise we can muster. What love but God's could run so deep, and extend so low, and raise to such height?

Endless Praise
| Walt Harrah
The sacrifice of Jesus to bring us back to God is so magnificent, that for all of eternity, it will be the theme of our praise. There will never be a time when it is inappropriate or out of date to thank our Savior Jesus Christ.

Think About His Love
| Walt Harrah
A wise person recalls the goodness of God, and how God intentionally loves on us.

Holy! Holy! Holy!
Reginald Heber
"And I heard a voice from heaven, as the voice of many waters, and as the voice of a great thunder;and I heard the voice of harpers harping with their harps." -- Revelation 14:2

To God Be The Glory
Fanny Crosby
The Good News of the Gospel can't be kept hidden. It must be told, and retold in a thousand ways, with stories of God's faithful love as shown in history, and in our very lives.

Emmanuel's Praise
John Blakewell
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All Creatures (Christmas version)
| St. Francis of Assissi
God is the Maker of everything, and his creation brings him glory by praising Him.

God Is Here
| Walt Harrah
When Jesus entered into our world, everything changed. Creation breathed easier, knowing its Maker was nearby. And Satan trembled, knowing his days were numbered.

Glory To God
| Walt Harrah
The birth of Jesus, God made flesh, born of Mary, is worth celebrating. It is a wondrous act of God, to reach out to his lost children and reconcile them. The angels sang gloriously, and so must we.

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