Our Response

God has given us life, comfort, and forgiveness of sins. Our response should be filled with honor, praise, worship, and respect.

Day One: Honor
Revelation 4:10–11 describes a scene in heaven: "The twenty-four elders fall down before him who sits on the throne and...lay their crowns before the throne and say: 'You are worthy, our Lord and God, to receive glory and honor and power'"...
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Day Two: Praise
Christians often speak of "praising God," and the Bible commands all living creatures to praise the Lord (Psalm 150:6). One Hebrew word for "praise" is yadah, meaning "praise, give thanks, or confess"...
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Day Three: Worship
To worship is to show reverence and adoration for a deity or to something that represents a deity (e.g., a graven image). People worship all kinds of things: the true God, demons, carvings or statues made to represent beasts, the sun, moon, and stars...
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For more, see: "Why does God demand, seek, or request that we worship Him?" and "A Life of Worship"

Day Four: Bless
We are familiar with God's blessings upon us, but what does it mean for us to bless the Lord. The phrases "bless the Lord" and "bless God" are found primarily in the Old Testament. The Psalms, especially, are filled with the psalmists' blessings upon God...
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Day Five: Fear
For the unbeliever, the fear of God is the fear of the judgment of God and eternal death, which is eternal separation from God. For the believer, the fear of God is something much different. The believer's fear is reverence of God...
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For more, see: "Are you fearful of God?"

Day Six: Mocking
To mock God is to disrespect, dishonor, or ignore Him. It is a serious offense committed by those who have no fear of God or who deny His existence. The most easily recognized form of mockery is disrespect typified by verbal insults or other acts of disdain...
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For more, see: "Why does God allow people to mock Him?"

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Published 11-1-16