", Psalm 135:1-3, "Praise the Lord! • God is all-knowing. ***** Sermon on Psalm 100 ***** By: Rev. 4 Enter into his gates with thanksgiving, and into his courts with praise: be thankful unto him, and bless his name. But the question is, "Do you know that you are called to give the same, if not more, devotion and dedication to the Lord as you do to your favorite team?". Those hymns typically then give reasons for praising God, which Psalm 100 does in verses 3 and 5. All of a sudden, the man turned to the fans seated behind him and started leading a cheer! \"We are his people, and,\" etc. The psalmist goes on to say, “Know that Yahweh is God …”. Copyright 2011, Philip McLarty. Welcome. Give thanks to him, and bless his name. WHY SHOULD WE BE THANKFUL. ", Acts 2:42, "And they were continually devoting themselves to the apostles’ teaching and to fellowship, to the breaking of bread and to prayer. 4 Enter his gates with thanksgiving and his courts with praise; give thanks to him and praise his name. A user-friendly resource for busy pastors! Look upon the beasts of the forest as upon the lion, the tiger, the wolf, the bear, and you shall ever find them favourable to their own kind; and yet men unnaturally prey upon one another, like the fish in the sea, the great swallowing up the small. It was now or never. Christian Apologetics & Research Ministry, CARM, PO BOX 1353, Nampa ID 83653 | 385-246-1048. “Enter into his gates with thanksgiving, ALL THE EARTH also means that such joyful shouting/proclamation is to be done in concert with others--corporate worship. God is God, and you’re not. 4 Enter His gates with thanksgiving, and His courts with praise. Trinity, Salvation, Creator, Omniscience, Omnipotence, Trinity, hypostatic union, Holy Spirit, salvation by grace, the resurrection, etc. For others it could be new clothes, a new car, going to a party, buying a new music C.D., or maybe seeing a great movie. (YOU ARE CALLED to Worship THE LORD BY) PRAISING HIS NAME v. 4. Our songs of praise and worship should come from hearts filled with joy. This video is about Psalm 100. Thanksgiving Sermon: Living with an Attitude of Gratitude Calvin Wittman Scriptures: Psalm 100 Sermon on giving thanks, recognizing who God is, and praising him regardless of our situation. “Here’s the good news. Plus, there are countless other reasons to be thankful we often take for granted, such as good health, the love and support of friends and family, a safe community in which to live, the freedom to work and worship as we please. click, Contact | Facebook | Twitter | Store | Radio | Copying and Linking | Statement of Faith | The Warning TractCARM, PO BOX 1353, Nampa ID 83653 | 385-246-1048 | email@example.comHosting by EverythingsA.com Powered by the Connectivity.Engineer Network. They not only sustain your life, they give you strength and pleasure. Reasons to be thankful come in every shape, form and fashion. It occurs in a psalm that may well be regarded as a universal psalm. 3 Know that the Lord is God. To serve the Lord with gladness is to be a cheerful giver, lending a helping hand to those in need, showing mercy to those who are struggling, practicing random acts of kindness wherever you go – not out of obligation or duty – but out of gratitude for what God has done for you. Psalm 100:1-5. who, for so many years have made me so very happy. Try this: In the midst of a stressful day, take a one-minute break. Give of the strength of your youth. And I think about those people who mean so much to me; First, it means to give what you have as a symbol of your gratitude and devotion. Ten men were cured of leprosy, but only one gave thanks. Thankfulness denotes a composite emotion, whose elements are joy for a gift, and love for the giver. Thank you, Enter into His gates with thanksgiving. Do so with an open and contrite heart, having made confession of sins, having repented of wrong, having trusted in Christ. You can listen here. For giving grateful praise. There’s something thrilling about shouting that declaration of belonging. There will be a time in the service in which I’ll ask the congregation, “What are you most thankful for? Your faith has healed you. • Be thankful for the rotation of the earth – that is, for night and day – and for the seasons – that summer doesn’t last all year long. Were there none found who returned to give glory to God, except this stranger?’ Then he said to him, ‘Get up, and go your way. We are — God’s.” (www.lectionary.org). ( Thomas Brooks.) We are not in that glorious day right now, but we are in the family of God and we are commanded to gather ourselves together and worship Him in His church, Heb. God wants us to be grateful, to express our gratitude and count our blessings. And the second is this: Serve Yahweh with gladness. There were 108,000 fans in the stadium, mostly rooting for Penn State, the home team. (Singing) v. 2. We will enjoy the fellowship of the holy Lord in His presence forever. I draw heavily on the material you send me and put it into my own words. Have you known the comfort of God through trials and testing? You may not be aware of this, but there are many different names for God in the Hebrew Bible. I have even seen people read books while the sermon is being preached! It says, ‘We are — God’s.’ It might not be quite as catchy as the Penn State cheer, but it means a whole lot more. Luke tells the story of how Jesus entered a village and was met by a group of ten lepers. Do you get excited and shout when you see a touch down, a home run, a goal, or a slam dunk? Do you know the batting averages of 5 or more players? Everyone on one side of the stadium yelled, “WE ARE!” And everyone on the other side of the stadium yelled back, “PENN STATE!” Back and forth it went – WE ARE … PENN STATE, WE ARE … PENN STATE – until the final buzzer sounded and the game was over. He fell on his face at Jesus’ feet, giving him thanks; and he was a Samaritan. Psalms 95:1, Psalms 95:2, and the comment ad loc.). Don’t forget to say thank you! Is it a basketball team, or a football team, baseball, or maybe hockey? You can only know the Lord God through the Son Jesus Christ. • Be thankful for the gift of love. Sermon: Thanksgiving (Psalm 100) T HANKSGIVING: T HE W AY OF W ORSHIP (Ps 100) pdf. Earlier I said that Doctrine was important to have a fuller understanding of God; This is true, but prayer is important for having a fuller experience of God. We are under his wise, holy, strong government; we are provided for by his loving care, led along as his sheep in his past… MATT SLICK LIVE RADIOCall in with your questions at 877-207-22763-4pm PST; 4-5pm MST; 6-7pm ESTWatch on FacebookPast Shows Radio PodcastRadio Show SurveySubscribe to CARM Radio, CARM wishlistWant to help CARM in a different way? 100:1-5 A CALL TO THANKSGIVING. Grace Notes Ministry: Subscribe Learn More . God is God, and you’re not. 6 With trumpets and the sound of the horn Shout joyfully before the King, the Lord.". I hope you can make it. The World Series? Do you enjoy entering His gates with praise? Transcript. When the temple leaders got wind of John the Baptist, they sent a delegation out to investigate. ‘gift’ it’s because I find meaning in the material you send me. Psalm 100:1 NIV. Jesus praised one and rebuked the others because of their ingratitude. In his book, The Twelve, Walter Underwood tells of going to a Dallas Cowboys game. Throw your soul’s fresh, glowing ardor Jesus answered, ‘Weren’t the ten cleansed? Do you love the excitement? Hopefully, your excitement for the Lord will match that of sports, or whatever it is you shout for joy about. Give Him the best that you have. Praise be to God because of His great mercy in Jesus our Savior. • Be thankful for the gift of color. Let me ask you, are you excited about God? ‘Make straight the way of the Lord'” (John 1:19-23). We find the first four of the seven commands of praise in this first stanza: shout, worship, come, and know: 1. Do you enjoy entering the gates of a ball park, a hockey rink, or a stadium? The secret of living a stress-free life is to live a life of gratitude – not sweating the small stuff, but praising God from whom all blessings flow throughout the day. Adrian Dieleman. God's love is a love of sacrifice in that Jesus, God in flesh, loved us so much that he died for us. Psalm 100 No. It is not for Jesus only, but for "all people that on earth do dwell." Alright, for those of you who are you into sports? Remember that next time your world is going to pieces and everyone is looking to you to hold it together. Have you experienced the comforting presence of God the Holy Spirit? His loving kindness endures forever, Psalm 99:2-3, "The Lord is great in Zion, And He is exalted above all the peoples. his faithfulness to all generations” (Psalm 100:4-5). Share: Those of us who know Jesus, who have been born again, washed in His blood and given the gift of eternal life, should always live with an attitude of gratitude. and those thoughts always center around those we love. Dick. Posted on March 28, 2019 by dangeroushope. You have been and great ‘find’ and and great help to a neophite preacher.”. That's the words on our bulletin cover this Thanksgiving Day. Then again, do you like going in and sitting down in front of the tube and getting all psyched up for the "big event"? Many of us memorized it as children in Sunday School. It isn't wrong to shout for a team, to support them, to talk about how great they are. “Psalm 100 shouts about an even bigger kind of belonging. In fact, did you know that you are called to Worship the Lord and that the Lord even tells you how to do it? These ten men were all completely healed of the horrible disease of leprosy, but only one gave GET YOUR FOUR FREE SAMPLES! If you have any issues, please call the office at 385-246-1048 or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org. Intro: People bring all kinds of things to church. 12:34 says, "...out of the abundance of the heart the mouth speaks.". Tucker and Grant note that t… Have you felt the presence of God in grace or conviction? 3 Praise the Lord, for the Lord is good; Sing praises to His name, for it is lovely.". 44 views. Our songs should overflow out of the abundance of grace that has been given you, first of all, in the cross of Christ, and second in all the other blessings you receive. '”, All Rights Reserved | © 1997-2020 Richard Niell Donovan. It also teaches us a lesson on gratitude. Do you think she’s going to be upset and critical? To be glad means that you are delighted, pleased, happy, taking joy, taking pleasure in something. (Psalm 107:1) "How Sweet Are Your Words": … Make a joyful noise unto the Lord. In the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Ghost. c. Come before His presence with gladness. Such shouting comes from within, from a heart full of joy. Such hymns usually call people to praise God, as this psalm does in verses 1-2 and 4. That’s what Heather Entrekin would have us to do. You could easily preach a sermon series on each of these topics. What does the fa… It is he who made us, and we are his ; we are his people, the sheep of his pasture. (Lk. Therefore, do so with respect. Never forget: Christ died for you in order to bring you from death to life. He set it to music, and the Carpenters liked it so much they recorded it and put it on one of their albums. Radio Streams. A. Your faith has healed you. Do you vicariously bask in the glory of your team's victory? Psalm 65:13, "The meadows are covered with flocks and the valleys are mantled with grain; they shout for joy and sing. It’s not all up to you. It goes like this: “Sometimes – not often enough – we reflect upon the good things, Let the whole world know that the sovereign God of all creation is with us, he loves us, he’s on our side. Psalm 100:1 NLT. 10:25. Remember, you are coming before the Holy Lord, entering into His presence. To be alive is to have the potential of doing something creative, constructive and beneficial – if it’s only to feed the dog. She says, "I'd love to, but it's too … Through it, the Lord's presence was very clear. is a proclamation that all creation is to praise Him. Find a quiet place and breathing deeply, holding your breath for a few seconds, then exhale slowly. There’s a little passage in the first chapter of John’s gospel that sums it up nicely. Many of us memorized it as children in Sunday School. 2. • Be thankful for the gift of time. Psalm 100… I have had people tell me, ‘Thanks for your message’, Psalm 97:1, "The Lord reigns; let the earth rejoice; Let the many islands be glad.". There are the biggies, of course – a new job, a big promotion at work, the birth of a baby, the celebration of a marriage. Frustrated, he started watching a man sitting a few rows in front of him. WHAT EVERYONE SHOULD BRING TO CHURCH. • Be thankful for the air you breathe, the water you drink, the food you eat. "Shout joyfully to the Lord, all the earth. And how important that is! We are his people, and the sheep of his pasture” (Psalm 100:3). Thankfulness. What are you most thankful for? It should flow out of the abundance of the love, gratitude, and appreciation that dwells in your heart--because of Jesus!! (A trip to the woodshed would have a more permanent impact!) Who is your favorite team? Why? It has to do with endorphins, or something. Do you shout for joy and praise His name with joyful songs? \"The Lord, he is God.\" Our Jehovah, so good and gracious, is God Almighty also. It is he who has made us, and we are his. So, what does it mean to serve God? The first section gives four commandments … Contextually this means knowing that JHWH is God, not baal, not moloch, not a god from another planet, not brahma, not Zeus, etc. SA Radio Psalm 22:22, "I will tell of Thy name to my brethren; In the midst of the assembly I will praise Thee. The process often finds me finishing up late on a Saturday night after thinking about it for some time. Sermon: The Protocol of Worship - Psalm 100. by Rick Ezell on Wednesday, January 01, 2014 at 7:00 AM. I once heard that it’s physically impossible to be stressed out and thankful at the same time. (YOU ARE CALLED to Worship THE LORD BY) KNOWING THAT THE LORD IS GOD. 2:11-12, Strangers in a strange land, Matt. But where are the nine? It doesn’t matter what position they hold – or what title, or prominence, or power, or wealth – they have feet of clay, just like everyone else. • Enter into his gates with thanksgiving. Click here for more information. Penn State beat Michigan State by four points. There’s something about thousands of fans shouting out who they are, claiming their heritage, their colors, their mascot, their school. He said, “I can’t remember ever seeing him that animated on Sunday morning!”. SermonAudio.com - Psalm 100 Sermons. For Yahweh is good. Amen. whether hymns or praise songs, country or classical. Think of it this way: A three-year-old painstakingly colors a picture to give to his mother, or comes up to her with a dust cloth in hand offering to help clean the house. Psalm 100 A psalm. He said, “I was hungry and you gave me food to eat, I was thirsty, and you gave me drink ….” When the faithful asked, “When did we see you, Lord?” he said, “Inasmuch as you did it to one of the least of these, my brothers, you did it unto me.” (Matthew 25:35-36, 40). What tidbit of wisdom could you possibly share with God that God doesn’t already know far better than you? We could study the reasons for keeping His commands. "Shout joyfully to the Lord, all the earth. Here’s a short list to get you started: • Be thankful to be alive. The crowd left the stadium in triumph. For me its a new computer program or a good book. It’s brief, concrete and straightforward; plus, it gives us specific direction as to what God would have us to do: • Shout for joy to Yahweh… Do you know all the names of the players on your favorite team along with their hits, errors, or fouls? In this Psalm we have learned that true worship comes from the heart, a heart filled with the presence of God because of the cross of Christ. One of them, when he saw that he was healed, turned back, glorifying God with a loud voice. The Psalm divides into two sections; vs. 1-3 and vs. 4,5. b. The trees are ready to bud, the flowers are just hidden by the light soil, the clouds are heavy with rain, the sun shines in his strength; only a genial wind from the south is wanted to give a new life to all things. 5 For the Lord is good; His loving kindness is everlasting, and His faithfulness to all generations.". Matt Slick is the President and Founder of the Christian Apologetics and Research Ministry. With this in mind, the psalmist concludes. It is because of the cross of Christ that we can come before God at all with joyful songs -- that the Lord God will gladly receive. 17:11-17). Serve the Lord with gladness. Notes. If you appreciate this sermon ministry then help spread the Word and recommend it to others by casting your vote. It can warm your heart and speaks to your soul. “I am not the Christ … • Know that Yahweh is God … 1. I. And let us notice immediately that the psalmist calls us to be thankful -- it is a command from God that we be thankful. 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