Worship and Glory 12 of 14

Psalm 138

I may get blasted for this, but praise is not an emotional response. Yes, emotions (most) often accompany praise, but feelings are gravy, not substance. Praise is a logical and intentional response to the clear greatness of God. Now, if our praise never or rarely has an emotional aspect, then we must examine our hearts. But let us not wait for emotions before we begin to praise.
Coming up in April, I'll be (co-)leading a TFB Academy discussing the question, "What is worship?" These posts are the beginning of my thinking. These are, admittedly, rough and initial responses to the passages.


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