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Summary: I. EXORDIUM: What's your motivation to thank GOD? II. AUDIENCE PROFILE: Believers III. OBJECTIVES: To show that our prayers and communication with GOD should consist majority of thanksgivings IV. TEXT: Ephesians 5:19-20 (Amplified Bi

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I. EXORDIUM:

What's your motivation to thank GOD?

II. AUDIENCE PROFILE:

Believers

III. OBJECTIVES:

To show that our prayers and communication with GOD should consist majority of thanksgivings

IV. TEXT:

Ephesians 5:19-20 (Amplified Bible)

Speak out to one another in psalms and hymns and spiritual songs, offering praise with voices [and instruments] and making melody with all your heart to the Lord,

At all times and for everything giving thanks in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ to God the Father.

V. THESIS:

Our prayers and communication with GOD should consist majority of thanksgivings

VI. TITLE:

Always thank GOD the FATHER for everything

VII. EXPLICATION:

A. Author: Apostle Paul

B. Date written: 60 A.D. to 64 A.D.

C. Purpose: To show believers their position in CHRIST and encourage them to walk accordingly

D. To whom written: church at Ephesus

VIII. MAIN BODY:

A. Speak to one another with psalms, hymns and spiritual songs

"Speak out to one another in psalms and hymns and spiritual songs"

Psalms 81:1 (Amplified Bible)

To the Chief Musician; set to Philistine lute, or [possibly] a particular Gittite tune. [A Psalm] of Asaph. SING ALOUD to God our Strength! Shout for joy to the God of Jacob!

Psalms 95:1 (Amplified Bible)

O COME, let us sing to the Lord; let us make a joyful noise to the Rock of our salvation!

Isaiah 30:29 (Amplified Bible)

You shall have a song as in the night when a holy feast is kept, and gladness of heart as when one marches in procession with a flute to go to the temple on the mountain of the Lord, to the Rock of Israel.

1 Corinthians 14:15 (Amplified Bible)

Then what am I to do? I will pray with my spirit [by the Holy Spirit that is within me], but I will also pray [intelligently] with my mind and understanding; I will sing with my spirit [by the Holy Spirit that is within me], but I will sing [intelligently] with my mind and understanding also.

We speak and discuss what can uplift GOD in our presence, even in our gatherings and normal pep talk, we appreciate GOD's kindness to us and boast it every part of the day and for the whole day, our conversation is filled with praises and worship to GOD. When we are happy, we should sing, when we're sad, we should pray and consider GOD made both for us to enjoy. GOD created our emotions for us to enjoy and use it for His Own Glory and not the other way around. We control our emotions and not emotions controlling us. We are spirit beings, our emotions are only with us to give praises, glory and worship to GOD.

For He is worthy of our praises, for He is the GOD of all spirits

Numbers 27:16 (Amplified Bible)

Let the Lord, the God of the spirits of all flesh, set a man over the congregation

Numbers 16:22 (Amplified Bible)

And they fell upon their faces, and said, O God, the God of the spirits of all flesh, shall one man sin and will You be angry with all the congregation?

Hebrews 12:23 (Amplified Bible)

And to the church (assembly) of the Firstborn who are registered [as citizens] in heaven, and to the God Who is Judge of all, and to the spirits of the righteous (the redeemed in heaven) who have been made perfect,


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