Saturday, 23 March 2013

WHY SHOULD WE PRAISE GOD?



Many people ask “why should I praise God? There is nothing worth praising God for in my life” If you think there is nothing to praise God for in your life, for Him being your creator, you owe Him all your praise.
We praise God because He is worthy of our praise (1 Chron. 16:25) “for great is the lord and most worthy of praise; he is to be feared above all gods” He is the Alpha and Omega, the Beginning and the End, the King of kings and Lord of lords. He is our Creator, Provider, Healer, Redeemer, Judge, Defender and much more. No matter what you are going through, it is mandatory for you to praise God. (That is the purpose of your creation)
(Psalm 24:1) “The earth is the lord’s and the fullness thereof; the world, and they that dwell therein”. God is the Supreme Being, the maker of heaven and the earth; he is the creator of things that are living and things that are not living. (Psalm 47:7) “For God is the King of all the earth: sing you praises with understanding. The above scripture made us to know what to do when you are praising God. “Understanding” this means do not praise God because you love the music that is being played; praise him for his mercy, greatness etc.
For the fact that He made heaven and the earth with His wisdom and strength, and all things were made good; He deserves our praise.
 (Gen1:31) and God saw everything that He had made and behold it was very good. You are part of His creation, so He created you very well. That situation that is making you to believe that there is nothing good in your life is just the scheme of the devil. The above verse said God looked at all He created and see that it was very good. That includes you praise God!
We need to praise God for creating us in his own image; God loves us that he created us like himself so that we can have dominion over every other thing that He created.  God loves us from the inception of the earth; this unfailing love should be reciprocated by praising him and showing him our love and respect. We cannot pay God monetarily for his love for us, but we can pay him with our genuine praise that comes from the innermost part of our heart.