SUMMARY: Praise God
OVERVIEW: Praise God for what he has done, what he has said, and for who he is. Our praise should encourage others to think about God and to praise him.
BIG IDEA: Praise God today and every day.
KEY VERSE: 1 Chronicles 16:8–9 (David to Levites)
Give thanks to the Lord and proclaim his greatness. Let the whole world know what he has done. Sing to him; yes, sing his praises. Tell everyone about his wonderful deeds.
IF GOD WROTE YOU A LETTER
I am not like anyone or anything you have ever known. There are leaders, idols, and time-consuming hobbies that will bring you joy, inspiration, and encouragement. But they don’t last, and they are not reliable. They come and go and disappoint from time to time. I am not like that: I do not change, I do not fail, and I am reliable. I am your creator. I know you and love you, even when you don’t love me.
Remember what I have done and see what I am doing now. Fill your heart and mind with my works so that they are on the tip of your tongue. Tell everyone about the fantastic things I have done. Let others know of my power and provision and that I can do the same for them. Don’t let a day pass without sharing with others that I am a God who saves and that my salvation is available to all.
Write down all of the things God has done and the ways he has provided for you and your family. Make a list of at least 100. Don’t try to do it all now. Keep writing things done over the week.