v.1 >Sing to the Lord a "new song"!: de____________er! / gr_______________er!
>The assembly (meeting, company) of saints: God's l_______________ and f____________________ful
people, all who l_____________ God.
v.2 >Rejoice: C________________________!
>Your Sovereign Creator: M________________
v.3 >Music for dancing and singing with in______________________
v.4 >God takes pleasure: is pl__________________ and de______________________
>Beautify: crowns with v_______________________ humble "regular" people
v.5 >On their beds: from wherever they're s_________________
v.6 >High praises: praise that is deeply and greatly expressed and experienced
>Sword symbolizes and signals God's approaching p______________________ment on
God-defying enemies, nations and people, including...
(continued at v.8)
v.8 ...their leaders in c________________ of iron shackles!
v.9 >Who will be privileged with rendering the Lord's justice?
>"It's all about the Praise (of God)!!!"
>Praise: < (hebrew) yadah; < (greek) doxo
>"Praise the Lord!": < Hallelujah! (hebrew); < Alleluia! (greek)
>Praise is an act of worship expressing adoration - appreciation - approval of God:
<acknowledging - adoring - appreciating - approving - blessing - celebrating -
commending - exalting - giving - honoring - recognizing - rejoicing - revering - thanking
>Praise God, What?
<v.1 Praise the Lord!
>Praise God, Where/when?
>Praise God, Why?
>Praise God, How?
>Praise God, Who?
<v.6 Everything that b_____________________s, praise the Lord!
>Praise is solely giving credit to whom credit is due only! (lcrossland)
<"Ev'ry praise is due our God!" (hezekiahw)
>The Lord is worthy of all praise!
>In what way is the praise of God of benefit to the one who praises the Lord?
<God is inclined to respond to the one who renders heartfelt and soulful praise
(not just performance) with the following benefits:
"PRAISE THE LORD!"