Discipling New Believers in Truth    January 10, 2024
TEXT:   Psalm 96

  1. Biblical worship is directed to the Lord (vv. 1-6)
    A. Singing unto the Lord (vv. 1-2a)
    B. Blessing the Lord and honoring His name (v. 2b)
    C. Displaying the Lord’s salvation (v. 2c)
    D. Declaring the Lord’s glory and greatness (vv. 3-6)
    1. Declaring His greatness as a witness to the lost (v. 3a)
    2. Declaring His greatness to encourage believers (v. 3b)
    3. Declaring His greatness by giving praise unto Him (v. 4)
    4. Declaring His greatness in His creation (v. 5)
    5. Declaring His greatness by offering Him the worship He deserves (v. 6)
  2.  Biblical worship is about giving God the honor He deserves (vv. 7-9)
    A. Giving God the glory He deserves (vv. 7-8a)
    B. Giving God the service He deserves (v. 7b)
    C. Giving God the offering He deserves (v. 8b)
    D. Giving God the reverence He deserves (v. 9)
  3.  Biblical worship prepares us for our future judgment (vv. 10-13)
    A. It equips us for witnessing to the lost (v. 10a)
    B. It prepares us with God’s righteous truth (v.. 10b)
    C. It reminds us of God as our Creator (vv. 11-12)
    D. It gets us ready for His coming to judge the world righteously (v. 13)