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Reasons I Worship the Lord - Part 2

Updated on December 3, 2010
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Reasons I Worship the Lord: Part 2

Hearing individual worship in church this Sunday, I wrote down the reasons I worship the Lord. I have already given ten reasons in my earlier hub. Here are some more reasons:

11. I worship the Lord for His abundant mercy and grace. When I fall into sin, His mercy (His forgiveness) is always available. And since He is merciful, and the Blood cleanses every sin, I am restored into His favour. And I thank God for His abundant grace. It is difficult to obey, difficult to follow. But I ask for grace, and He gives 'more grace'. His grace is sufficient for me, for every trial & test. I live the Christian life entirely by His mercy & grace.

12. I thank the Lord for the provision of the Lord's Table. Every week in church I am able to take part in the bread and in the cup. They are the emblems of the Lord's sacrifice -- His broken body and His shed blood. I testify to the fact that without Christ, I am nothing & I can do nothing. He is my life. I apprehend Him, I appropriate Him, I assimilate Him, as I take part every week in the Lord's Table.

13. I thank God that my Lord is becoming more dear and precious to me. I know that He is altogether lovely. His love, His patience, His kindness, His goodness, His faithfulness, His gentleness, His longsuffering, His holiness -- the virtues and excellences of His divine nature, His divine character, make Him 'Chief among ten thousand'. Foolish people try to picture Christ, with long hair and an effeminate personality! What blasphemy! It is only through spiritual eyes that we can come to recognize the Lord; through deep experiences of the cross.

14. I thank the Lord for the blessed hope that He has given every believer -- that one day He is coming again. Yes, we look forward to His second coming. In Revelation 22, the last chapter in the Bible, three times He says, 'Behold, I come quickly.' Oh, how I long for His coming.

15. I thank the Lord for the resurrection of the saints. Yes, the dead in Christ shall rise. We will see our loved ones again. Oh, what a glorious 'coming together' (family get-together) that will be!

16. I thank the Lord for the promised Millenial Reign, the glorious 1000 year rule of Christ on earth, the outcome of the first resurrection. And after that, the new heaven and the new earth. And all the glories described in Revelation 21 and 22.

17. I thank the Lord for the love that He has put in my heart for people all around the world, and the burden that they should come to know Him as Saviour and Lord. Every true Christian should have a burden for perishing souls (which should grow more & more over the years), and a missionary spirit.

18. I worship the Lord for the faith that is growing in me. Once I used to be terribly shaken when trials and persecutions and enemy attacks came. But I know now what it is to have a steadfast heart. He who trusts in the Lord will not be shaken, Isa 28.16. It is through many trials and troubles that we acquire this strong and tested faith.

19. I thank the Lord for making heaven real. I know the experience of an open heaven. I know that when I was born again, 'heaven came down and glory shone around'. I know heaven rules in the affairs of men. I know that heaven is more real than this perishing earth. And I see in the distance, as I see the beauty of the snow-capped mountains, the glories of heaven.

20. I thank the Lord that He is a God of justice. And that the wicked shall not escape. And as there is a heaven, so there is a hell. And though some foolishly preach universalism and others annihilation, I believe a righteous & holy God must have a terrible Hell, even as He has a glorious heaven.

(I have given you another 10 reasons as to why I worship the Lord Jesus Christ. In the third and concluding part, in another hub, I will give you another 10 reasons, making it a total of 30 reasons. Oh, we must learn to worship the Lord and rejoice in Him always!)

© Roland N Oliver/Pratonix


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      Siny J 

      8 years ago from Delhi, India



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      8 years ago from Illinois


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      Judah's Daughter 

      8 years ago from Roseville, CA

      The more I read, the more my spirit bears witness with yours and the Lord's that you KNOW Him and He KNOWS you!! Praise Him!!

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      Idamarie Etsebeth 

      8 years ago

      Thanks Roland. Very good advice!! Have a great week. May God Bless you!!

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      Jenny Linklater 

      8 years ago

      Thank you so much brother, Roland! Inspired and wonderful words with much food for thought! The Lord bless you!

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      Tina Truelove 

      8 years ago

      I enjoyed reading this hub. It is truly beautiful. Your love for the Lord spills over in every sentence. I too look forward to part three.

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      8 years ago from Michigan

      Awesome hub pratonix! Reading it makes me want to stand up and praise the Lord. I will be looking forward to part three.

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      8 years ago

      What peace I find in your words and your thoughts as you share them with us. Be encouraged you have a special gift to reach into the lives of those who read.


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      8 years ago from Tennessee

      voted up & beautiful! Amen and Amen! I would have loved to hear these messages...

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      8 years ago from Barefoot Island

      I am happy that you find comfort and joy in your worship!

      bless you! ~aloha~


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