Tuesday, September 13, 2016
Bible Questions Answered:
“Why are we here, what's it all about...”
Ben/ San Jose, California U.S.A.
Our Holy Lord created you to serve Him, and bring Him honor and glory.
This is eternities, occupation.
Colossians 1:15-17 NLT
15 Christ is the visible image of the invisible God. He existed before anything was created and is supreme over all creation,
16 for through Him God created everything in the heavenly realms and on earth. He made the things we can see and the things we can’t see—such as thrones, kingdoms, rulers, and authorities in the unseen world. Everything was created through Him and for Him.
17 He existed before anything else, and He holds all creation together.
“Our hearts are restless, until they can find rest in you.”
Augustine of Hippo (354-430) Confessions
Man was created by The Lord, to bring honor and praise to The Living God.
Just A Sampling Of Scriptures:
Psalm 9:11 KJV
Sing praises to The Lord, which dwelleth in Zion: declare among the people His doings.
Psalm 19:1 KJV
The heavens declare the glory of God; and the firmament sheweth His handy work.
Psalm 22:23 NLT
Praise The Lord, all you who fear Him! Honor Him, all you descendants of Jacob! Show Him reverence, all you descendants of Israel!
Psalm 29:1,2 KJV
1 Give unto The Lord, O ye mighty, give unto The Lord glory and strength.
2 Give unto The Lord the glory due unto His name; worship The Lord in the beauty of holiness.
Psalm 33:1-5 KJV
1 Rejoice in The Lord, O ye righteous: for praise is comely for the upright.
2 Praise The Lord with harp: sing unto Him with the psaltery and an instrument of ten strings.
3 Sing unto Him a new song; play skilfully with a loud noise.
4 For The Word Of The Lord is right; and all His works are done in Truth.
5 He loveth righteousness and judgment: the earth is full of the goodness of The Lord.
Psalm 34:1-3 KJV
1 I will bless The Lord at all times: His praise shall continually be in my mouth.
2 My soul shall make her boast in The Lord: the humble shall hear thereof, and be glad.
3 O magnify The Lord with me, and let us exalt His name together.
Psalm 35:28 KJV
And my tongue shall speak of thy righteousness and of thy praise all the day long.
Psalm 51:15 KJV
O Lord, open thou my lips; and my mouth shall shew forth thy praise.
Psalm 57:5 KJV
Be thou exalted, O God, above the heavens; let thy glory be above all the earth.
Psalm 67:3 KJV
Let the people praise thee, O God; let all the people praise thee.
Psalm 107:31,32 KJV
31 Oh that men would praise The Lord for His goodness, and for His wonderful works to the children of men!
32 Let them exalt Him also in the congregation of the people, and praise Him in the assembly of the elders.
Psalm 136:26 KJV
O give thanks unto The God Of Heaven: for His mercy endureth for ever.
Psalm 145:1-13,25 KJV
1 I will extol thee, my God, O King; and I will bless thy name for ever and ever.
2 Every day will I bless thee; and I will praise thy name for ever and ever.
3 Great is The Lord, and greatly to be praised; and His greatness is unsearchable.
4 One generation shall praise thy works to another, and shall declare thy mighty acts.
5 I will speak of the glorious honor of thy majesty, and of thy wondrous works.
6 And men shall speak of the might of thy terrible acts: and I will declare thy greatness.
7 They shall abundantly utter the memory of thy great goodness, and shall sing of thy righteousness.
8 The Lord is gracious, and full of compassion; slow to anger, and of great mercy.
9 The Lord is good to all: and His tender mercies are over all His works.
10 All thy works shall praise thee, O Lord; and thy saints shall bless thee.
11 They shall speak of the glory of thy Kingdom, and talk of thy power;
12 To make known to the sons of men His mighty acts, and the glorious majesty of His Kingdom.
13 Thy Kingdom is an everlasting Kingdom, and thy Dominion endureth throughout all generations.
21 My mouth shall speak the praise of The Lord: and let all flesh bless His holy name for ever and ever.
Psalm 150:6 KJV
Let every thing that hath breath praise The Lord. Praise ye The Lord.
Isaiah 25:1 KJV
O Lord, thou art my God; I will exalt thee, I will praise thy name; for thou hast done wonderful things; thy counsels of old are Faithfulness and Truth.
I Corinthians 6:19,20 KJV
19 What? know ye not that your body is the temple of The Holy Ghost which is in you, which ye have of God, and ye are not your own?
20 For ye are bought with A Price: therefore glorify God in your body, and in your spirit, which are God's.
Matthew 5:16 KJV
Let your light so shine before men, that they may see your good works, and glorify your Father which is in heaven.
John 15;8 KJV
Herein is My Father glorified, that ye bear much fruit; so shall ye be My disciples.
Romans 12:1 KJV
I beseech you therefore, brethren, by the mercies of God, that ye present your bodies a living sacrifice, holy, acceptable unto God, which is your reasonable service.
Romans 15:6 KJV
That ye may with one mind and one mouth glorify God, even The Father of our Lord Jesus Christ.
Ephesians 1:6 NLT
So we praise God for the glorious grace He has poured out on us who belong to His dear Son.
II Thessalonians 1:11,12 NLT
11 So we keep on praying for you, asking our God to enable you to live a life worthy of His call. May He give you the power to accomplish all the good things your faith prompts you to do.
12 Then the name of our Lord Jesus will be honored because of the way you live, and you will be honored along with Him. This is all made possible because of the grace of our God and Lord, Jesus Christ.
Hebrews 12:28 KJV
Wherefore we receiving a kingdom which cannot be moved, let us have grace, whereby we may serve God acceptably with reverence and Godly fear:
Hebrews 13:15 KJV
By Him therefore let us offer the sacrifice of praise to God continually, that is, the fruit of our lips giving thanks to His name.
I Peter 2:9 KJV
But ye are a chosen generation, a royal priesthood, an holy nation, a peculiar people; that ye should shew forth the praises of Him who hath called you out of darkness into His Marvelous Light;
Revelation 4:11 KJV
Thou art worthy, O Lord, to receive glory and honor and power: for thou hast created all things, and for thy pleasure they are and were created.
Revelation 19:7 KJV
Let us be glad and rejoice, and give honor to Him: for the marriage of
The Lamb is come, and His wife hath made herself ready.
The purpose of our being here, is to bring honor and praise to our wonderful, Living God.
Men may seek many different godless endeavors in life, but they will all, come to no avail. Come the end of life, life for them will be empty and without meaning.
It need not be that way...
II Peter 3:9 KJV
The Lord is not slack concerning His promise, as some men count slackness; but is long suffering to us-ward, not willing that any should perish, but that all should come to repentance.
Jeremiah 29:11-14 NLT
11 For I know the plans I have for you,” says The Lord. “They are plans for good and not for disaster, to give you a future and a hope.
12 In those days when you pray, I will listen.
13 If you look for Me wholeheartedly, you will find Me.
14 I will be found by you,” says The Lord..."
Acts 2:21 KJV
And it shall come to pass, that whosoever shall call on the name of The Lord shall be saved.