1. Sing to the Lord!
a) Everyone and everything should sing praise to the LORD!
b) God’s glory is beyond compare.
2. Ascribe Glory to the LORD.
a) The best way we ascribe glory to God is by offering our lives.
b) Seeing, living, anticipating His glory is our ultimate purpose in life!
Questions for further thought or discussion.
- How would you answer if someone asked you “what is your purpose in life?”
- How would you describe God’s glory? What are some of its aspects?
- What are ways we can declare His glory? What are ways we can give Him glory or ascribe Him glory?
- If your life goal is to see, live, and share God’s glory, how do you feel you are progressing?
Lord, we open our hearts to you. Please reveal to us Your glory and inspire us to share it with the world!
Oh sing to the Lord a new song;
sing to the Lord, all the earth!
2 Sing to the Lord, bless his name;
tell of his salvation from day to day.
3 Declare his glory among the nations,
his marvelous works among all the peoples!
4 For great is the Lord, and greatly to be praised;
he is to be feared above all gods.
5 For all the gods of the peoples are worthless idols,
but the Lord made the heavens.
6 Splendor and majesty are before him;
strength and beauty are in his sanctuary.
7 Ascribe to the Lord, O families of the peoples,
ascribe to the Lord glory and strength!
8 Ascribe to the Lord the glory due his name;
bring an offering, and come into his courts!
9 Worship the Lord in the splendor of holiness;
tremble before him, all the earth!
10 Say among the nations, “The Lord reigns!
Yes, the world is established; it shall never be moved;
he will judge the peoples with equity.”
11 Let the heavens be glad, and let the earth rejoice;
let the sea roar, and all that fills it;
12 let the field exult, and everything in it!
Then shall all the trees of the forest sing for joy
13 before the Lord, for he comes,
for he comes to judge the earth.
He will judge the world in righteousness,
and the peoples in his faithfulness.