Posted by Peter Thompson

Nehemiah 9:1-6

Worship God for His Greatness

INTRODUCTION:  The Israelites that came back out of captivity have just finished obeying the word of God by taking part in the feast of tabernacles.  They now get back to the conviction that they felt when they read the word of God.  They begin here to worship God in a number of ways, beginning with the acknowledgment of His greatness.  We are to worship God with our whole life.  The worship of God is really giving God credit for everything and lifting Him up in our eyes and in the eyes of other people.  As you go through life worshipping God, as you worship God in church, as you worship God by your bed at night or in the living room in the morning, you should worship Him for his greatness.  You do that by acknowledging His greatness with your words and your actions in public and in private.  We are going to look at four proofs of the greatness of God that you need to acknowledge in the things you say and the things you do as you worship Him in front of people or by yourself.

  1. HE HAS AUTHORITY OVER YOU (VS. 1-5)
  2. HE IS GOD ALONE (V. 6A)
  3. HE CREATED AND MAINTAINS ALL THINGS (V. 6B)
  4. THE HOST OF HEAVEN WORSHIP HIM (V. 6C)

CONCLUSION:  Your words and your actions should acknowledge the authority of God over your life.  They should acknowledge God as the only God.  They should acknowledge that God created everything and maintains it daily.  Your words and actions should acknowledge that even the angels in heaven worship God.  God is great!  People should see it in your life!  Worship God by acknowledging His greatness!