Sunday, August 23, 2020 | We Can’t Stay Here | Choose Praise

(2 Corinthians 6:10 NIV)
…sorrowful, yet always rejoicing; poor, yet making many rich; having nothing, and yet possessing everything.

(Isaiah 61:3 NKJV)
To give them the oil of joy for mourning, the garment of praise for the spirit of heaviness.

Praise

Focuses on __________ not ________.

(Psalm 50:23 NIV)
Those who sacrifice thank offerings honor me…”

Focuses on the ________________.

(2 Corinthians 4:8-9, 17-18 NIV)
We are hard pressed on every side, but not crushed; perplexed, but not in despair; persecuted, but not abandoned; struck down, but not destroyed…For our light and momentary troubles are achieving for us an eternal glory that far outweighs them all. So we fix our eyes not on what is seen, but on what is unseen, since what is seen is temporary, but what is unseen is eternal.

Focuses _____________, not _____________.

(Hebrews 13:15 NIV)
Through Jesus, therefore, let us continually offer to God a sacrifice of praise—the fruit of lips that openly profess his name.

The Sacrificial Choice

1. __________: To rave, boast, celebrate, to be foolish.

(Psalm 35:18 NLT)
I will thank you in front of the great assembly. I will praise you before all the people.

2. ___________: To acknowledge in public.

(Psalm 138:1 NIV)
I will praise you, O LORD, with all my heart.

3. ___________: To bless by kneeling or bowing.

(Psalm 103:1 NIV)
Praise the LORD, O my soul; all my inmost being, praise his holy name.

4. ___________: Making music to God with strings.

(Psalm 92:1 NIV)
It is good to praise the LORD and make music to your name, O Most High.

5. ___________: To address in a loud tone, to shout.

(Psalm 63:3-4 NIV)
Because your love is better than life, my lips will glorify you. I will praise you as long as I live, and in your name I will lift up my hands.

6. ___________: To lift hands in adoration.

(Psalm 50:23 NIV)
He who offers praise glorifies me: and to him that orders his conversation aright will I show the salvation of God.

7. ___________: Exuberant singing.

(Psalm 34:1 NIV)
I will extol the LORD at all times; his praise will always be on my lips.

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