Joy In Worship
Most Relevant Verses
Shout to the LORD all the earth! Serve the LORD with joy. Come before him with a joyful shout!
How lovely are your dwelling places, LORD of the Heavenly Armies. I desire and long for the Temple courts of the LORD. My heart and body sing for joy to the living God.
Then I will approach the altar of God, even to God in whom my joy finds its source. Then I will praise you with the lyre, God, my God,
Make a joyful noise to the LORD, all the earth! Break forth into joyful songs of praise! Sing praises to the LORD with a lyre with a lyre and a melodious song! With trumpets and the sound of a ram's horn shout in the presence of the LORD, the king!
These things I will recall as I pour out my troubles within me: I used to go with the crowd in a procession to the house of God, accompanied with shouts of joy and thanksgiving.
The next day, they offered sacrifices and burnt offerings to the LORD amounting to 1,000 bulls, 1,000 rams, and 1,000 lambs, along with their libations. Sacrifices were abundant throughout all Israel, and they ate and drank in the LORD's presence with great joy.
The Temple was completed on the third day of the month Adar during the sixth year of the reign of King Darius. The Israelis the priests, the descendants of Levi, and the other related descendants who had returned from captivity celebrated with joy at the dedication of the Temple of God.
The LORD is my strength and my shield; my heart trusts in him, and I received help. My heart rejoices, and I give thanks to him with my song.
Let the word of the Messiah inhabit you richly with wisdom, teaching and admonishing one another with psalms, hymns, and spiritual songs, and singing to God with thankfulness in your hearts.