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Praise is the highest occupation of any being. – Max Lucado


The real test of being in the presence of God is that you either forget about yourself altogether or see yourself as a small dirty object. It is better to forget about yourself altogether. – C.S. Lewis


Praise—lifting up our heart and hands, exulting with our voices, singing His praises—is the occupation of those who dwell in the kingdom. – Max Lucado


Our heavenly Father loves us with an extravagant abandon. Passionate, undignified worship is our only reasonable response. – Matt Redman


The heart of God loves a persevering worshipper who, though overwhelmed by many troubles, is overwhelmed even more by the beauty of God. – Matt Redman


The most eloquent prayer is the prayer through hands that heal and bless. The highest form of worship is the worship of unselfish Christian service. The greatest form of praise is the sound of consecrated feet seeking out the lost and helpless. – Billy Graham


I never knew how to worship until I knew how to love. – Henry Ward Beecher


A man can no more diminish God's glory by refusing to worship Him than a lunatic can put out the sun by scribbling the word, 'darkness' on the walls of his cell. – C.S. Lewis


The world can be saved by one thing and that is worship. For to worship is to quicken the conscience by the holiness of God, to feed the mind with the truth of God, to purge the imagination by the beauty of God, to open the heart to the love of God, to devote the will to the purpose of God. – William Temple


Thirsty hearts are those whose longings have been wakened by the touch of God within them. – A.W. Tozer


The most acceptable service we can do and show unto God, and which alone he desires of us, is, that he be praised of us. – Martin Luther


It behooves us to be careful what we worship, for what we are worshiping we are becoming. – Ralph Waldo Emerson


We tend by a secret law of the soul to move toward our mental image of God. – A.W. Tozer


A drop of praise is an unsuitable acknowledgement for an ocean of mercy. – Rev. William Secker


Christian worship is the most momentous, the most urgent, the most glorious action that can take place in human life. – Karl Barth


Jesus was born of a virgin, suffered under Pontius Pilate, died on the cross, and rose from the grave to make worshippers out of rebels! – A.W. Tozer


Can you worship a God who isn't obligated to explain His actions to you? Could it be your arrogance that makes you think God owes you an explanation? – Francis Chan


I am of the opinion that we should not be concerned about working for God until we have learned the meaning and the delight of worshipping Him. – A.W. Tozer


The universe was created for this—making much of Christ. – John Piper


...Nothing takes precedence over worship in nurturing and protecting our identity as a people of God–not politics, not economics, not family life, not art. And nothing in the preparation for and conduct of worship is too small to be left to whim or chance–nothing in architecture, personnel, music, or theology. ...[Maintain] a critical awareness that the worship of God is the indispensable foundation for living whole and redeemed lives. – Eugene H. Petersen, Introduction to 01/02 Chronicles, The Message

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