Often people moan about their life. It is as if they do not like to be here on this world. Many think the grass is greener somewhere else.
We have our good and our bad days on this earth. Some days we like it here very much, other days we hate it. Most of us do have questions why we are here and what life is all about. Many also wonder how they came about and what the reason of all the things that happen are. Lots of people only think of God when something goes wrong and than they question Him. It is not that God is silent when bad things happen here or when justice appears not to be meted out on our terms for the terrors of this world. It is also not God who created the terrors of this world. People do forget that most of the difficulties which come over them are a result of them leaving God, not listening to His ordinances. Most people have separated themselves from the Creator, Jehovah God.
The Creator has always walked alongside His people and was always longsuffering, patient and waiting for any of us that would turn to Him. He provided the solution for mankind to come back to Him, but many still do not see the Restoration. God gave His only begotten son as The Way to come to Him. His door, through Christ, is always open.
One of the main problems of the human beings is that they put their trust in mere man. They look forward that other men can find a political solution to make this life better. Some look to their idols to inspire them, other put all their trust in so called powerful persons. They all forget that no ordinary man shall be capable to find the most sublime best solution. They hope to find any kind of consistency and salvation in mankind. They forget what happened in passed time. Many do not know the history of mankind.
Plaque at coastal viewpoint Quoting a Psalm in the praise of the Creator God. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)
In case more people would know the history of the world and religion they would know that the reasons why it is such a mess is that people have far gone off the Law of God. Many our blinded, even when they do think they are religious and belonging to a church. In those churches they eat dogmatic words and often have not much Words of God coming unto them. Words of pastors and men surround them. Some of them want to bring the flock to see through the mist, to look at God, who alone is our rock and source of eternal life. God alone is worthy of our praise.
And because humankind does not recognises the works of the Creator, they also do not praise enough. In case they would praise more they would also be more enlightened.
Praise is not some non-emotional reaction – it is a holistic pouring out of self to lift up our voice and spirit to the Lord. It isn’t a suggestion – it is a command. It is an action. It requires us to be totally involved emotionally, spiritually and physically.
Praising the Most High, Creator of all things, should become a way of life.
For every God loving person it is a way of living. It is a lifestyle.
Praising God is something that comes in earnest from the heart. It is the fulfilment of the grace of love. To Praise God involves all of the individual ‘I’.
To praise the Almighty God isn’t some external only action. It involves our entire being. It takes all of us, down to our very soul, to praise Jehovah, God of all gods, King of all kings and King of all gods.
Praising God, is showing our love to Him and giving Him notice that we do not put our trust in nobles, nor in the son of earthling man, to whom no salvation belongs. It is recognising how small we are and that when we come to the end of our life our spirit goes out and we go back to the ground of this world, becoming dust. It is recognising that in the day of our death it shall be the day that our thoughts do perish.
Simeon’s song of praise. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)
By praising Jehovah, using His Name, we show Him that we want to give ourselves to Him and that we want to show are thanks for the many blessed moments we get in this life, though it may also be filled with difficult moments and moments never to be remembered. But by praising God we show Him and the world around us that we are belonging to the happy ones who has the God of Jacob for their help, whose hope is in Jehovah their God, the Maker of heaven and earth, of the sea, and of all that is in them, the One keeping trueness to time indefinite.
By praising Him alone we show the world and its Creator that we are willing to give ourselves in the hand of the Elohim, the One executing judgement for the defrauded ones, the One giving bread to the hungry ones, because we know that Jehovah is releasing those who are bound. We are sure that Jehovah is opening our eyes and even those of the blind ones.
In case we do bow down in front of God He might raise us up.
Jehovah is loving the righteous ones and is guarding the alien residents. Wherever we may be on this earth or this universe God is willing to be with us. When we call unto Him He shall come unto us.
Giving praise to Jehovah the king to time indefinite, we let Him know that we do recognise those facts, as written in His Word, the Bible. We do recognise that His Word is infallible and let it inspire us every hour of the day. Reading in the Bible is also a form of praising God, often forgotten by many. It is like reading the love letter from your most beloved over and over again, thinking of Him all the time, wanting to be close by Him.
We should take as much time as we can in the Word of God, reading it and taking it at heart. By reading those Words of Hope we shall get to know better the rock on which our fortress shall stand strong. In the Words of God we shall be able to find who is our Deliverer; our God being our rock, in whom we take refuge.
He is my and your shield and the horn of my and your salvation, my and your stronghold, in case you are willing to recognise the Most High. His only begotten son made it possible for all people to be reconciled again with the Father of all. It is on Him that we should call. Jesus learned his followers to pray to his Father with the words ‘Our Father’. Yes we can say “Our Father” to the creator of all things and praise Him. We also can ask Him many things in the name of His son Jesus.
Let us be humble enough and give praise to the right one. Praise to the LORD of lords, who is worthy of praise.
We need to recognize God and His sovereignty continually. And we should praise Him with all our heart,with all our soul, but also we are told
“I will sing praises to my God while I have my being”.
“Jehovah” at Exodus 6:3 (1611 King James Version) (Photo credit: Wikipedia)
That reinforces the lifelong aspect of praise, but also that singing is one way we should be lifting up His name. We should praise Him with our voice. It isn’t something we should always do in a closet but verbally and often in front of others. His son also asked his pupils to go out in the world and proclaim the Name of the Father. This Name: Jehovah, should sound all over the world, through many generations.
We should let as many as possible know that we love Jehovah our God, for generation after generation.
It is a personal relationship with us the Creator God desires. Not because He needs us, but because He loves us. He desires that we enter into His presence and have a relationship.
Do you have that with God?
Are you praising Him with all your soul?
If not, today is the day to begin. He is worthy. He deserves and desires our praise!
“Praise Jah, YOU people!”
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- Songs of Moses and the servants of God
- Worship and worshipping
- Dealing With the “Silence” of God
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- God our refuge
- Jehovah steep rock and fortress, source of insight
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- Contents of the Book of Revelation
- The Song of The Lamb #1 Visions, symbols and suggested meanings
- The Song of The Lamb #2 Sevens
- The Song of The Lamb #3 Daniel and Revelation
- The Song of The Lamb #4 Methods of Interpretation
- The song of the lamb #5 Revelation 5
- The Song of The Lamb #6 Revelation 14
- The Song of The Lamb #7 Revelation 15
- Kingdom Visions of a Man, Throne and Great crowd
- Kingdom Visions of Rainbowed angel, Lamb in Mount Zion
- Kingdom Visions of God’s judgements and Marriage of the Lamb
- 144 000 following the Lamb
- An unblemished and spotless lamb foreknown
- Seals, a flying scroll, a statue and blessings
- Songs of Moses and the servants of God
- Attributes to God, names and titles
- Believe in only One God
- God is one
- Suffering through the apparent silence of God