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Building a Vocabulary of Praise

Titles of Jesus: “You are (my)…” “I love You (my)…” “Blessed are you Jesus (my)…” “Glory to You…”

Christ the King
Christ our Savior
Redeemer King
Healer
Deliverer
Most High
Fortress
King of the Universe
Son of God
Prince of Peace
Bread of Life
King of kings
Name above all names
Light of the World
Lion of Judah
Lord of All
Word made Flesh
Lord of Lords
Beloved
Messiah
Lamb Who was Slain
Alpha and Omega
Living Water
Bridegroom of Your Church
Good Shepherd
Wonderful Counsellor
Living Word
Great “I AM”
Promise of the Father
Great High Priest
My Life and my Love
Holy One of Israel
Font of all holiness
True Vine

Attributes of God: “You are…”

Holy
Awesome
True
Steadfast
Loving
Merciful
Glorious
Mighty
A Just Judge
Beautiful
Good
Tender-Hearted
Faithful and Just
Forgiving
True to Your word

Attributes of God in relation to us: “You are…”

My Rock
My Refuge
My Strength
My Song
My Portion & Cup
My Joy
My Glory
My Hiding Place
My God and my All
My Strength
My Treasure
My Father
My Justification
My Righteousness
My Sanctification
My Defence
My Provider
My Salvation

Our disposition toward God:

I praise You
I bless You
I worship You
I adore You
I love You
I magnify You
I seek You
I desire You
I trust in You
I bow before You
I hope in You
I long for You
I acclaim You
I glory in You
I thirst for You
I exalt You

What Christ has done for us:

By Your Cross and Resurrection You have set us free

Your word is a lamp for my feet and a light for my path

You have conquered sin and death

You have won the victory

By Your blood I have been redeemed

You are the light that shines in the darkness

You are the long-awaited Saviour of the world

You are the First-Born from the dead

You are seated at the right hand of the Father

Your kingdom lasts from age to age

There is no other God but You

By Your stripes I am healed

You have broken the chains that bound me

You have set the captives free

You have put a new song into my heart

You have called me by name and I am Yours

You have been my stronghold against the enemy

You are the Way, the Truth, and the Life

Miscellaneous:

  • All creation worships You
  • Blessed be Your Name
  • Bless the Lord, O my soul
  • Worthy is the Lamb Who was slain
  • Holy, holy, holy is the Lord God Almighty
  • Alleluia to the Lamb Who sits upon the Throne

Scriptures

“I will praise you, O Lord, with all my heart; I will tell of all your wonders. I will be glad and rejoice in you; I will sing praise to your name, O Most High.” (Ps 9:2-3)

“I will proclaim your name to my brethren; in the midst of the assembly I will praise you: You who fear the Lord, praise him; all you descendants of Jacob, give glory to him.” (Ps 22:23-24)

“Give to the Lord, you sons of God, give to the Lord glory and praise. Give to the Lord the glory due his name; adore the Lord in holy attire.” (Ps 29:1-2)

“Sing praise to the Lord, you his faithful ones, and give thanks to his holy name.” (Ps 30:5)

“I will bless the Lord at all times; his praise shall be ever in my mouth. Let my soul glory in the Lord; the lowly will hear me and be glad. Glorify the Lord with me, let us together extol his name.” (Ps 34:2-4)

“All you peoples clap your hands, shout to God with cries of gladness…God mounts his throne amid shouts of joy; the Lord, amid trumpet blasts.” (Ps 47:2,6)

“My heart is steadfast, O God; my heart is steadfast; I will sing and chant praise. Awake, O my soul; awake, lyre and harp! I will awake the dawn. I will give thanks to you among the peoples, O Lord, I will chant your praise among the nations.” (Ps 57:8-10)

“Your kindness is a greater good than life; my lips shall glorify you.
Thus will I bless you while I live; lifting up my hands, I will call upon
your name.” (Ps 63:4-5)

“Shout joyfully to God, all you on earth, sing praise to the glory of his name; proclaim his glorious praise…Let all the earth worship and sing praise to you, sing praise to your name!” (Ps 66:1-4)

“Come, let us sing joyfully to the Lord; let us acclaim the Rock of our salvation. Let us greet him with thanksgiving; let us joyfully sing
psalms to him…Come, let us bow down in worship; let us kneel before the Lord who made us.” (Ps 95:1-2,6)

“Sing to the Lord a new song; sing to the Lord, all you lands. Sing to the Lord, bless his name… Give to the Lord, you families of nations, give to the Lord glory and praise; give to the Lord the glory due his name! Bring gifts and enter his courts; worship the Lord in holy attire.” (Ps 96)

“Sing joyfully to the Lord, all you lands; break into song; sing praise.
Sing praise to the Lord with the harp, with the harp and melodious song. With trumpets and the sound of the horn sing joyfully before the King , the Lord” (Psalm 98:4-6)

“Sing joyfully to the Lord, all you lands; serve the Lord with gladness; come before him with joyful song… Enter his gates with thanksgiving, his courts with praise; Give thanks to him; bless his name, for he is good.” (Ps 100:1-2,4)

“Bless the Lord, O my soul; and all my being, bless his holy name. Bless the Lord, O my soul, and forget not all his benefits; He pardons all your iniquities, and heals all your ills. He redeems your life from destruction, he crowns you with kindness and compassion, He fills your life with good; your youth is renewed like the eagle’s.” (Ps 103:1-5)
“Give thanks to the Lord, invoke his name; make known among the
nations his deeds. Sing praise to him, sing his praise, proclaim all his wondrous deeds. Glory in his holy name.” (Ps 105:1-3)

“I will give thanks to the Lord with all my heart in the company and assembly of the just.” (Ps 111:1)

“Praise, you servants of the Lord, praise the name of the Lord. Blessed be the name of the Lord both now and forever. From the rising to the setting of the sun is the name of the Lord to be praised!” (Ps 113:1-3)

“Come, bless the Lord, all you servants of the Lord who stand in the house of the Lord during the hours of night. Lift up your hands toward the sanctuary, and bless the Lord.” (Ps 134:1-2)

“I will give thanks to you, O Lord, with all my heart, in the presence of the angels I will sing your praise: I will worship at your holy temple and give thanks to your name.” (Ps 138:1-2)

“I will extol you, O my God and King, and I will bless your name forever and ever. Every day will I bless you, and I will praise your name forever and ever. Great is the Lord and highly to be praised.” (Ps 145:1-3)

“Alleluia! Praise the Lord, O my soul; I will praise the Lord all my life; I will sing praise to my God while I live.” (Ps 146:1-2)

“Praise the Lord, for he is good; sing praise to our God, for he is

gracious; it is fitting to praise him.” (Ps 147:1)

“Sing to the Lord a new song of praise in the assembly of the faithful. Let Israel be glad in their maker, let the children of Zion rejoice in their king. Let them praise his name in the festive dance, let them sing praise to him with timbrel and harp…Let the faithful exalt in glory… let the high praises of God be in their throats.” (Ps 149:1-6)

Borrowed from https://www.companionscross.org/sites/default/files/Building%20a%20Vocabulary%20of%20Praise.pdf

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