Time Well Spent in Worship
Sacrifice – the willingness to give up something I love or need for someone or something I love even more Sacrifice is not what you measure according to what someone else does. Sacrifice is a heart so filled with gratitude to God that you and I are willing to give Him anyth
ing. Luke 19:37-39 NKJV 37 Then, as He was now drawing near the descent of the Mount of Olives, the whole multitude of the disciples began to rejoice and praise God with a loud voice for all the mighty works they had seen, 38 saying: “ ‘Blessed is the King who comes in the name of the Lord !’ Peace in heaven and glory in the highest!” 39 And some of the Pharisees called to Him from the crowd, “Teacher, rebuke Your disciples.”
Luke 19:40 NKJV 40 But He answered and said to them, “I tell you that if these should keep silent, the stones would immediately cry out.”
Psalms 57:7 KJV 7 My heart is fixed, O God, my heart is fixed: I will sing and give praise.
Hebrews 13:15 NKJV 15 Therefore by Him let us continually offer the sacrifice of praise to God, that is, the fruit of our lips, giving thanks to His name.
The Greek term most commonly translated worship means, “to give reverence to; to pay divine homage to; to worship and adore”
Genesis 22:5 NKJV 5 And Abraham said to his young men, “Stay here with the donkey; the lad and I will go yonder and worship, and we will come back to you.”
Psalms 47:1 NKJV 1 Oh, clap your hands, all you peoples! Shout to God with the voice of triumph!
Psalms 134:2 NKJV 2 Lift up your hands in the sanctuary, And bless the Lord .
Psalms 63:5 NKJV 5 My soul shall be satisfied as with marrow and fatness, And my mouth shall praise You with joyful lips.
Ephesians 5:19 NKJV 19 speaking to one another in psalms and hymns and spiritual songs, singing and making melody in your heart to the Lord,
Psalms 150:6 NKJV 6 Let everything that has breath praise the Lord . Praise the Lord !
Psalms 139:14 NKJV 14 I will praise You, for I am fearfully and wonderfully made; Marvelous are Your works, And that my soul knows very well.
Tithing opens a window in heaven of God’s blessings. Praise and worship open your door in heaven for your spiritual victory and the defeat of the enemy. Isaiah 61:3 NKJV 3 To console those who mourn in Zion, To give them beauty for ashes, The oil of joy for mourning, The garment of praise for the spirit of heaviness; That they may be called trees of righteousness, The planting of the Lord , that He may be glorified.”