PSALM 47

This entry is part 44 of 65 in the series Psalms

PSALM CHAPTER 47

~~ Good Reasons For Worship ~~


 

1. THE DIRECTION OF WORSHIP.    V. 1.
A. IT IS ALWAYS GOD-CENTERED. COLOSSIANS 3:23.
—CANNOT BE A DIVIDED WORSHIP. MATT. 16:24.
—LUKE 19:37….PRAISING GOD ALONE.
B. IT USES WHAT GOD GAVE TO US. EXAMPLE: HANDS TO CLAP.
—EACH CREATURE DOES IT DIFFERENTLY.
—WATERS—PS. 99:8. TREES—PSALM 55:12, 96:12.
C. IT SHOULD INVOLVE ALL PEOPLE. V. 1. ROMANS 15:11.

2. SOME SPECIFIC REASONS FOR WORSHIP.   VERSES 2-4, 7-9
A. HE IS TO BE FEARED. V.2.
(“TERRIBLE”= HEB.=YAW’RAY=“TO BE REVERED, BE FEARED”).
—HIS HOLINESS-RIGHTEOUSNESS IS AWESOME. PSALM 66:5.
—HE PROVIDES VICTORY AT HIS OWN WILL. PSALM 68:35
—HIS NAME IS TO BE REVERED, HONORED. PSALM 99:3.
B. HE IS A GREAT KING. PS. 95:3,
—AS SUCH, HE DESERVES THE BEST. MAL. 1:14,
—AS SUCH, HE OWNS WHATEVER HE WANTS. MATT. 5:35.
C. HIS DOMAIN IS OVER ALL THE EARTH, NOT JUST ONE PART.
GENESIS 18:25. HE IS JUDGE OVER IT ALL.
EXODUS 9:14. THERE IS NONE LIKE HIM IN THE EARTH.
EXODUS 19:5. HE OWNS ALL THIS EARTH.
D. HE WILL CHOOSE OUR INHERITANCE. V. 4.
—TRUTH, MEEKNESS, RIGHTEOUSNESS. V. 4,7.
—THE HOLY SPIRIT IS A DOWN PAYMENT. EPHESIANS 1:14.
—IT IS LOCATED IN HEAVEN. 1 PETER 1:4.
—IT IS AN ETERNAL INHERITANCE. HEB. 9:15.
—IT WILL COME AS A REWARD. COL. 3:24, 2 COR. 5:10.
E. HE WILL BRING US BACK TO HEAVEN WITH HIM. V. 5.
1 COR. 15:52, REV. 4:1.
F. HE PRESENTLY REIGNS.
OVER HEATHEN. (THEY DON’T KNOW IT) V.8.
FROM HIS THRONE OF HIS HOLINESS. PSALM 97:12.
OVER THE FUTURE GATHERING, RESURRECTIONS. V.9.
SHIELDS OF THE EARTH. PROTECTION.
—FACTOR IN RAPTURE ? 1 THES. 4:17.

3. REQUIREMENT FOR WORSHIP.
A. UNDERSTANDING THE PRAISE. V. 7. PRAISE WITH LOVE ?
–THEN MUST LOVE WITH UNDERSTANDING. MARK 12:33.
–COMES FROM GOD. I KINGS 3:9, I CHRON. 22:12, LUKE 24:45,
2 TIM. 2:7—BUT MUST RECEIVE IT.
–IT IS SOMETHING IN WHICH WE MUST GROW. 1 COR. 14:20.
—IT IS REQUIRED TO BLESS HIM AND US. I COR. 14:14-15.
B. UNDERSTANDING WHAT WE ARE SUPPOSED TO BE
DOING: PLEASING HIM. REV. 4:11.

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