Praise and worship is powerful. In this article we'll check out just a few of the effects worship has in our lives.

Key Points:

  • Praise is the a gateway into God’s presence through the inner working of the Holy Spirit
  • No matter our circumstances, thanksgiving precedes all heartfelt praise and worship.
  • Peace results from turning our eyes to Jesus and thanking him for his work in our lives.
  • Praise and worship brings freedom in our lives and connect us to the truth: Jesus.
  • We were created to live lives of praise and worship that lead us into action and attracts others to the life and love of Christ in us.

Quote This:

Psalm 100:4 Enter his gates with thanksgiving; go into his courts with praise. Give thanks to him and praise his name.

See Also: Worship Teams

Talk About It
  1. Invite someone to summarize the topic.
  2. How good are you at praising God no matter what circumstances you are facing?
  3. Have you ever been tempted to worship God for the good things it might bring in your life? If so, how is this missing the point of worship?
  4. What does the peace of God look like to you? How does worship relate to this?
  5. How does praise and worship bring freedom in our lives?
  6. In what ways might worship motivate us to action?
  7. How does worshipping God relate to being a welcoming person others want to talk to in order to know Jesus the way you do?
  8. Takeaway: Write an action step based on this conversation.

This is part of the Worship Training series.

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