I will extol the Lord at all times; his praise will always be on my lips. My soul will boast in the Lord; let the afflicted hear and rejoice. Glorify the Lord with me; let us exalt his name together. (Ps. 34:1-3)
If asked how to exalt God, what would you say? You may be quick to respond that we exalt God through words of praise as well as through songs of worship. But, don’t end there.
Ways of Exalting God Above All Else
When we exalt God, we’re lifting Him up above all else, singling Him out as the One of whom there is no greater. It’s easy to speak or sing about how great God is but living like it reveals what we truly believe in our hearts. As the saying goes — actions speak louder than words.
We exalt God when we value what He views as important.
We’re saying that His opinions and heart are supreme, hence, exalting Him.
We exalt God when we obey His commands.
We’re saying that His ways are best, hence, exalting Him.
We exalt God when we line up what we do with His Word, following His ways.
We’re saying that He is the final standard, hence, exalting Him.
We exalt God when we help other people in their struggles by pointing them to God.
We’re saying that He is the ultimate source of strength, comfort, peace, and hope, hence, exalting Him.
Let’s live a life of worship, exalting the Lord above all else!
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